Guidebook for Pomfret

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Guidebook for Pomfret

Food Scene
Located next door to the cottage and owned by your host, Brian and his brother, Barry. The Vanilla Bean Cafe celebrates its 29th Anniversary in August 2017. Enjoy outdoor dining and quality foods. including homemade, locally grown, and gluten free options. Specials daily. Full breakfast on weekends; weekday breakfast menu M-F. Open 7 days. Opens 7am M-F and 8a Sat & Sun. Closes at 3pm M & Tues; 8pm Sun & Wed.; and 9p Thurs-Sat (may close earlier in colder months). Tel. 860.928.1562 www.thevanillabeancafe.com
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The Vanilla Bean Cafe
450 Deerfield Road
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Located next door to the cottage and owned by your host, Brian and his brother, Barry. The Vanilla Bean Cafe celebrates its 29th Anniversary in August 2017. Enjoy outdoor dining and quality foods. including homemade, locally grown, and gluten free options. Specials daily. Full breakfast on weekends; weekday breakfast menu M-F. Open 7 days. Opens 7am M-F and 8a Sat & Sun. Closes at 3pm M & Tues; 8pm Sun & Wed.; and 9p Thurs-Sat (may close earlier in colder months). Tel. 860.928.1562 www.thevanillabeancafe.com
85 Main is located 7 minutes east on Rt 44 in Putnam (at 85 Main St). It's the best restaurant in this area's restaurant scene and it is also owned by your host, Brian, his brother, Barry, and their Partner/Chef, James Martin. Full bar, raw bar, sushi bar, daily specials, and more great food. Tel. 860.928.1660 www.85main.com
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85 Main
85 South Main Street
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85 Main is located 7 minutes east on Rt 44 in Putnam (at 85 Main St). It's the best restaurant in this area's restaurant scene and it is also owned by your host, Brian, his brother, Barry, and their Partner/Chef, James Martin. Full bar, raw bar, sushi bar, daily specials, and more great food. Tel. 860.928.1660 www.85main.com
Perhaps you've seen Ben's Beans organic, fair-trade coffee at your local Whole Foods or independent grocer. Enjoy a great cup of coffee and visit their cafe and roastery. bensbeans.org
Chubby Dog Coffee Co.
164 Main Street
Perhaps you've seen Ben's Beans organic, fair-trade coffee at your local Whole Foods or independent grocer. Enjoy a great cup of coffee and visit their cafe and roastery. bensbeans.org
Parks & Nature
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Mashamoquet Brook State Park
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A pleasant walking trail (no hills).
Airline North State Park Trail
A pleasant walking trail (no hills).
Shopping
Fun boutique with gardens, plants, great clothing and gifts.
Martha's Herbary
589 Pomfret St
Fun boutique with gardens, plants, great clothing and gifts.
A magical place to visit if you love unique plants and greenhouses. Logee's is the largest an old family-run mail order plant business. "The Logee's Retail Store is a destination greenhouse for all who enter. We are open year-round. We invite you to stroll through our 6 greenhouses and retail shop where the mail-order experience comes to life. The Fern House is the oldest greenhouse dating back to 1892. The Herb House supplies your culinary and medicinal plant interests. The Potting House hosts a variety of passion flowers, spice plants and bonsais. The Lemon Tree House has citrus, orchids and our 'Ponderosa' lemon tree that has been there since 1900 where the lemons are the size of grapes
Logee's Greenhouses
141 North St
A magical place to visit if you love unique plants and greenhouses. Logee's is the largest an old family-run mail order plant business. "The Logee's Retail Store is a destination greenhouse for all who enter. We are open year-round. We invite you to stroll through our 6 greenhouses and retail shop where the mail-order experience comes to life. The Fern House is the oldest greenhouse dating back to 1892. The Herb House supplies your culinary and medicinal plant interests. The Potting House hosts a variety of passion flowers, spice plants and bonsais. The Lemon Tree House has citrus, orchids and our 'Ponderosa' lemon tree that has been there since 1900 where the lemons are the size of grapes
Target
2177 Killingly Commons Drive
T.J. Maxx
581 Hartford Pike
Drinks & Nightlife
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85 Main
85 South Main Street
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Located just past the former Xtra Mart/Gas Station as you take a left out of the driveway. It's a restaurant that gets varying reviews from the locals, but it is close proximity if you want a nightcap and a short drive home (you can even walk).
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Grill 37
37 Putnam Rd
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Located just past the former Xtra Mart/Gas Station as you take a left out of the driveway. It's a restaurant that gets varying reviews from the locals, but it is close proximity if you want a nightcap and a short drive home (you can even walk).
Essentials
Price Chopper
251 Kennedy Dr
Stop & Shop
60 Providence Pike
Stop & Shop
1094 Killingly Commons Drive
Arts & Culture
art, jewelry, pottery, etc by local artists.
Silver Circle Gallery
art, jewelry, pottery, etc by local artists.
Entertainment & Activities
mat-based yoga classes also located at 75 Main St., Putnam (shares studio space with Glow Aerial Yoga).
Strong Body/Strong Mind Family Yoga Studio
112 Main Street
mat-based yoga classes also located at 75 Main St., Putnam (shares studio space with Glow Aerial Yoga).
day passes available
Planet Fitness
710 Hartford Pike
day passes available