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The Vanilla Bean Cafe

450 W Rd, Pomfret, CT 06258
+1 860-928-1562
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (35 reviews)
“chili” (15 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
450 W Rd, Pomfret, CT 06258
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I never miss an opportunity to have lunch at The Vanilla Bean when I am visiting family. On my latest trip I decided to go "outside the box" and order a Quesadilla (since I now live in Arizona! I was pleasantly surprised at how delicious...More

Thank dessertgranny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

VBC deserves all the praise it receives. Had three lunches here. Great sandwiches, cordial staff and a very diverse menu. Not to be missed.

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for a quick lunch after nearby golf. Place has some degree of charm. Place your order and pay at the counter and it is brought to your table. Qualify of food was good; somewhat eclectic, portions were moderate to small and prices were on...More

Thank OG1010
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped by the Vanilla Bean on an unusually pleasant early Fall day. Beautiful ride to get here. The bistro is a little quirky and the food is great.

Thank PapaBones
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This average rating isn't for the food or service. I enjoyed my meal and found the wait staff quite friendly. However, I thought their burgers to be slightly on the high side for what you get. I ordered a specialty burger for 12 dollars and...More

Thank Aaliyah M
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The food and drinks were very good, and reasonable. The service was also as good. The atmosphere here is very quaint being in a small but beautiful Village.

Thank IrishmistWindsor
Reviewed 16 September 2017 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 7 September 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 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
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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