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The Vanilla Bean Cafe

450 W Rd, Pomfret, CT 06258
+1 860-928-1562
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (36 reviews)
“chilli” (22 reviews)
“burger” (22 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
450 W Rd, Pomfret, CT 06258
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 Peter L
Reviewed 10 March 2018

The Vanilla Bean offers a variety of higher-quality sandwiches and other lunchtime items. We purchased a variety of the takeout sandwiches, chili, quesedellas, and other items for a family luncheon. The foods was tasty and the service from an order we made earlier in the...More

Thank christopherbO9687MP
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is a community staple that thrives on lack of immediate competition. Basic sandwiches are priced high, as are drinks and accompanying items. Owner is aloof and often hovering around without actually doing much. Weird.

Thank woodstockfoodie2016
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Been here many times and they're always right on,except for this time. Had to wait 25 minutes for meals for a family of three. Was nobody in front of us when we ordered, but the two couples in back of us received their food before...More

Thank Trafficman968
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This place is terrific , have been here a few times , always good eats! Great lunch spot , try the chilli !!

Thank labdogs
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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