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21 Taft Hwy, Dry Ridge, KY 41035-8122
+1 859-823-2326
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“donuts” (41 reviews)
“sandwiches” (26 reviews)
“ice cream” (24 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
21 Taft Hwy, Dry Ridge, KY 41035-8122
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kind of pricey but amazing food!! Breakfast, donuts, muffins, cookies, soup?! Great service. And amazing fruit smoothies what more could you want

Thank AlexisHarper2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little place is actually a bakery and a deli. Lots of soups, salads, sandwiches and more. Lots of comfortable seating. You order and they give you a number then you get your own coffee and take a seat. They bring your food and you...More

Thank Polkadot72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was greeted by one of the owners who explained what they do and how they do it. Got the turkey panini which was off the chart. Similar to Panera but better. Wife got the chicken pecan salad which she said was excellent. Made another trip...More

Thank wolandy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great home made tomato busque soup and baked potato soup. So hearty and good on a cold day. The staff very helpful and friendly. Clean bright and comfortable seating.

Thank Debra S
Reviewed 6 November 2017

My friend chose this spot for our first lunch together in about 15 years and it was perfect! She had the Hot Brown and I had the Reuben...both were really good. Service was fast and then they left us alone to talk. We had a...More

Thank monicahess
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Great food, fresh baked goods, wonderful fresh coffee drinks. I would not have expected a deli/bakery in such a small, remote location. Wonderful surprise. I passed up a free hotel breakfast to eat there. Best Apple Fritter I have had in a very long time.

Thank keithhP1415KM
Reviewed 29 October 2017

If you like home cooking at a medium price that does not break your pocket book, This is the place. It also has a well stocked bakery. It is also close to the hotels.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We stopped in after visiting the Ark. It was the perfect atmosphere. The people were so friendly. The food was so good. The selection was perfect to satisfy all of our different appetites. They have outdoor seating but inside was a nice setting too. And...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Stopped at Beans on our way to the Ark Encounter (maybe 10 mins away). Easy off the highway with lots of parking available. Very friendly staff. Not a huge restaurant by way of seating, but it was just past lunch time when we arrived so...More

Thank GianinaL
Reviewed 16 October 2017

What a wonderful place !! We found it by accident from a billboard along the interstate. So much better than all the chain restaurants that surround the interchange. Friendly staff, quick service, excellent food, pleasant eating area. If you are in Central Kentucky, be sure...More

Thank TravelAmateur
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Taft Hwy, Dry Ridge, KY 41035-8122
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Dry Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 859-823-2326
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Beans is a favorite local stop for fresh donuts, full-service breakfast, homemade bakery goods, all-natural deli meats and cheeses; Caribou coffee, and UDF ice cream.
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