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Vanilla Bean Restaurant

812 7th Ave, Right On Highway 61, Two Harbors, MN 55616-1458
+1 218-834-3714
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“omelet” (25 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
812 7th Ave, Right On Highway 61, Two Harbors, MN 55616-1458
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I remember the wonderful food that used to be served here. The Chicken/wild rice soup that the original owners made was absolutely wonderful. Their recipe was the one that won the awards that the current Bean brags about. My sandwich was mediocre. My sister had...More

Thank TravelingGranny1943
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're not in a rush... Vanilla Bean offers delicious made-from-scratch foods. Mmmmm, crepes... yummy treat! Wild rice soup has a delicious, earthy flavor. Sandwich's cranberry bread is good, too.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to try the warm dinner rolls with the excellent vanilla butter. I enjoyed the turkey club on wild rice-cranberry bread.

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of us had a burger and the other a chef salad. Both meals were good, but seem to be overpriced. Service was great. I guess we won't go back for awhile.

Thank Lakerfantoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the restaurants pointed out to me my the owner of the hotel where I stayed. She said that it had new ownership and that she hadn't eaten there since the new owners took over but that it was very good in...More

1  Thank oneof5Knoxville_Tn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for late lunch after canoeing in the Boundary Waters. Wonderful and friendly service. Nice ambiance with great indie folk music in the background. I had the walleye sandwich and a cup of wild rice chicken soup. My wife had a burger with fries and...More

Thank davidnova8405
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It wasn't busy on a Monday night. So I got great service and the special was a smoked duck stir fry, which was really good. It was a little chilly outside so I enjoyed a hot apple cider. I think they were getting ready to...More

Thank CorpLibrarian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not gourmet, but better than your average small town diner. Eggs Benedict are tasty if a touch overdone, standard hash browns, very nice fresh fruit. Decent espresso drinks, cranberry wild rice pancake is interesting, under done in the middle (about 8" in diameter). Service is...More

1  Thank L H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The coffee was good, the menu reflected the northern Minnesota environment - what more could you ask for? We ate breakfast here twice (I think they serve breakfast all day). The wild rice porridge was delicious! Everything we tried was good!

Thank Allison H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for breakfast on Monday Sept. 21, 2017. Great coffee, ordered the Walleye Cakes, simply awesome. Our server Jenna was very polite and informative. The food came very fast and everything was good. Best seasoned potatoes.

Thank woodrosieone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 812 7th Ave, Right On Highway 61, Two Harbors, MN 55616-1458
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Two Harbors
  • Phone Number: +1 218-834-3714
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Great food is all about flavor. Wake up your taste buds today with a home cooked meal at the Vanilla Bean Restaurant in Two Harbors. Whether you choose our signature oven-baked omelets, Swedish pancakes with lingonberries or our award-winning soups and sandwiches, or pan-seared fish dinner, you'll find great flavor, great value, and great service. The Vanilla Bean is way more than great coffee. We are proud to say that our friendly servers and accommodating kitchen staff are truly the best you'll find anywhere!
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