About Vanilla Bean Cafe
Official Launch site of Vanilla Coke!
May 8th, 2002
Day Declared in Pomfret!
launched Vanilla Coke here at "The Bean".
|The Vanilla Bean
Café opened in 1989 with a seating capacity of 16, today we seat 90
inside and 40 outside! Located in a restored, early 19th century barn in
scenic Pomfret, Connecticut, The Vanilla Bean Café is owned and operated
by the Jessurun Family, Barry, Brian and Eileen, with occasional
appearances by and help from the rest of the family.
Philosophy was simple: "Create a place where we would feel comfortable
and serve food that we would want to eat. If we wouldn't eat it, we
certainly wouldn't serve it."
Homemade soups, sandwiches, and light dinners comprise our basic menu,
but daily specials made with creativity, imagination and seasonal
ingredients, spice up the menu. Baked goods, such as muffins, bagels, croissants, and cookies, come out of our ovens every morning, not to
mention our decadent desserts.
goal is to serve you good homemade food in a comfortable, casual
atmosphere. As Eileen told a customer, "We provide comfort foods in a
hope that you enjoy our establishment and will come back and see us
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Allow us to cater your next
party! The addition of experienced staff (ie., Brett La
Fert) enable the Cafe to now expand it's catering
operations. Let us cater your next function (indoors or
outdoors). We specialize in ready-to-eat meals that can be
picked-up at our place or that can be delivered. We can provide
everything to make your next function a success - from hors
d'oeuvres to desserts, including planning and staffing.
Whether it is a simple luncheon for 10 or a party for 150,
we will be able to provide quality food and service in a simple
and informal fashion - something you have come to expect from
The Vanilla Bean
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Please tell them you saw them on CT Dining and Events Guide!
Corners of Routes 44, 169, & 97 Pomfret
From Interstate 395 going South:
Take exit #97 and take a right off the
ramp. This is route 44 going West. Follow for about five miles
through the town of Putnam. You will come to a four way stop
sign and a flashing light. This is the intersection of Routes
44, 169 & 97. Go straight and take first driveway on the right
From Interstate 395 going North:
Take exit #93 and take a left off of the
ramp. This route 101 going West. Follow for about four miles to
a traffic light at the intersection of route 169. Take a right
and follow route 169 for about 2.5 miles. You will come to a
four way stop sign and flashing light. This is the intersection
of Routes 44, 169 & 97. Take a left onto route 97 and take the
first driveway on the right.
From Interstate 84 going East:
Take exit #69
and take a right off of the ramp. This is route 74 going east.
Follow for about ten miles. At the stop sign take a left onto
route 44 going east. Follow route 44 for about 12 miles at which
point route 44 will make a hard left and route 101 will continue
straight. Stay on route 44 for about another 2.5 miles. You will
come to a four way stop sign and flashing light. This is the
intersection of routes 44, 169 & 97. Take a left onto route 97
and take the first driveway on the right
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