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The Vanilla Bean Cafe

450 W Rd, Pomfret, CT 06258
+1 860-928-1562
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (35 reviews)
“chilli” (23 reviews)
“burger” (21 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 15:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
450 W Rd, Pomfret, CT 06258
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Some might think it a challenge to be world class in something as basic as chilie...but believe me, this place sets the bar very very high. Been eating here each October for years. My wife surveys the 20 different WSU’s they prepare a hamburger before...More

Thank BenDillow
Reviewed 16 September 2018

My friends in the motorcycle world have been telling me about this place for years. Finally, two of us from the Boston suburbs saddled up and headed out. Once we arrived on a sunny Sunday morning in mid-September, it was clear the news was universal....More

Thank ExGMan
Reviewed 11 September 2018

I had read about this place on Twitter and put it on my list of places to check out. Very nice drive, especially if you want to avoid the Mass Pike and take a little trip through the towns nearby via route 16. Plenty of...More

Thank quiet_wave
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Great place for breakfast! My family ordered the breakfast special - eggs, sausage/bacon and home fries. My daughter especially enjoyed the fresh fruits that came on the side of her meal. Additionally, I like to drink tea and this place has many tea options to...More

Thank Hansenfamily27
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Good food and service. Wide variety of choices with great deserts. We had lunch but the breakfast menu looked very good too

Thank bobbyeh14
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Went out for a drive and lunch. VBC food was absolutely delicious. The burgers were so well cooked and the salads were amazing. We had the Oreo cream pie for desert which was our treat for the week and so worth it. Definitely a place...More

Thank Jasmine R
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

First time there for lunch the other day with clients. Weather was nice do we ate outside. You go in to order and they deliver to your table. For a small place the menu is very very large. I had a Cesar salad with chicken....More

Thank cherieg207
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I stopped by here yesterday with a friend. We both had cheeseburgers and we split two desserts. It's a fun little place; you order and pay, then sit down and they bring the food to you. You can't sit in the room with then entertainment...More

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Vanilla bean is kind of a little local gem. Kind of more known for lunches they also have live music Friday or Saturday nights in the summertime and of course that means dinners as well. Nice outside area to sit and a wide variety of...More

Thank marionbS6962NG
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I have been coming here for years. I actually come here for the acoustic and folk music entertainment. But the food has always been great. Full disclaimer I have been a performer there but I have gone there many other times as well.

Thank PeterL2757
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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, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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