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The Vanilla Bean Cafe

450 W Rd, Pomfret, CT 06258
+1 860-928-1562
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“sandwiches” (33 reviews)
“chilli” (15 reviews)
“burger” (20 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
450 W Rd, Pomfret, CT 06258
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everybody from 14 to 50 found something to eat here. Healthy generous portion of fresh well cooked food. We went after the Woodstock Fair so we were too tired to stay for the live music.

Thank lobsterknits
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Vanilla Bean is owned by the same people who own 85 Main. The day was pleasant and we ate outside under the trees. The menu is larger than I expected for such a small, out-of-the-way establishment. That said, the menu was larger than expected...More

Thank Sophie726
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We stopped for breakfast on our way to Southwick Zoo. The service was great and the staff was very friendly. The food was hot and very tasty. I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a local restaurant.

Thank yankeegirl48
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Six of us Stopped off, just by chance, on the way to Taylor Brooke Winery. We all had sandwiches and they were just great. For a light lunch we highly recommend this place. Thank you.

Thank Clive B
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We stopped by while bringing stuff to wedding venue. Nice menu, lots to choose from. I hidden gem in Pomfret, CT. Recommend the clam chowder. My sister-in-law had to servings.

Thank mari m
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Rode our bike up to Pomfret for lunch at The Vanilla Bean. Hit it at 1pm and most of the lunch crowd was gone! Love to sit outside and watch all the bikes coming and going while eating good food. I had the tuna salad...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

We were told that this was the place to get lunch and we tried it. Fortunately beating the crowd. By noon the line extends nearly out the door. It deli selections are varied and pricy but the food was excellent. Outdoor seating is available, weather...More

Thank Doug K
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We met up with some friends at the Vanilla Bean Cafe. It was a halfway point and offered glutton free options. It's a cute place with burgers, salads, sorbets and great deserts. There's plenty of seating inside the building. On nice days you can sit...More

Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I have rode by this place a few times on my motorcycle, always noticed a lot of bikes so I decided yesterday to see what the attraction was. Well it's not the bang for your buck, with the popularity I would have thought perhaps.... I...More

Thank william m
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Tried Vanilla Bean for breakfast $7.50 for a bacon egg and cheese English muffin side of fruit 6 grapes and a slice of cantaloupe. Home fries $$1.50 extra Very disappointed in value see photo.

Thank Dan_VM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 W Rd, Pomfret, CT 06258
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Pomfret
  • Phone Number: +1 860-928-1562
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