Welcome to the Vanilla Bean Restaurant!

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! Open daily at 7:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Highway 61 in Two Harbors.

Make the Vanilla Bean Restaurant a destination stop on your next visit to Lake Superior’s North Shore. We are located just 20 miles north of Duluth, as you head towards Gooseberry Falls State ParkSplit Rock Lighthouse State ParkTettegouche State Park and other beautiful points north.

For  Reservations, Please Call 218.834.3714.

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Daily Dinner Deals!

April 27th – May 2nd

Monday – Burger Night: $6 Burger Baskets
Tuesday – Rib Night: $2 off Half Rack, $3 off Full Rack
Wednesday – Mexican Night: $2 Beef Tacos
Thursday – Italian Night: Shrimp Alfredo ($14)
Friday – Smelt Fry Weekend! ($12)
Saturday – Smelt Fry Weekend! ($12)

Chef’s Choice Soup of the Day!

April 27th – May 2nd

Monday – Broccoli & Bacon
Tuesday – Mulligatawny
Wednesday – Chicken Tortilla
Thursday – Italian Tomato
Friday – Chicken Barley

Call ahead and we’ll have your meal ready to eat-in or take out!

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Castle Danger’s Beers on Tap
Wine by the Bottle or Glass & Cocktails

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Here are this weeks Daily Soups & Dinner Deals.

Due to an overwhelming demand, we are extending our #SmeltFry this upcoming weekend as well. Stop in Friday or Saturday from 3 to 9PM to get yourself a basket of fresh Lake Superior smelt fried with a Castle Danger Brewery beer batter, fresh cut French fries and cole slaw for just $12!

Have a great week and we hope to see you soon at Vanilla Bean Restaurant! www.thevanillabean.com

The smelt are hot and fresh! Come get your smelt basket with fresh cut French fries and homemade cole slaw for $12! The smelt are being fried up until 9PM. ...

Due to overwhelming demand for our fresh smelt, we will start our Smelt Fry at 1:00PM today!

Stop by between 1-9PM and you'll get a basket of Castle Danger Brewery beer-battered smelt, fresh cut French fries, and homemade cole slaw for $12! Didn't get enough smelt? Order a second basket of smelt for $5.

Don't miss this once-a-year opportunity! Have a great Saturday.


Stop in for our Smelt Fry Weekend!

May 1st and 2nd  •  3PM to 9PM Each Day

$12 per person  •  Includes Castle Danger beer-battered smelt, fresh cut fries & homemade cole slaw.


Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet

Join us for our Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet on Sunday, May 10th from 9AM to 2PM at the Vanilla Bean Restaurant in beautiful Two Harbors, Minnesota.

Our menu includes: Basil Lime Chicken, Roasted Lemon Pepper Salmon, Roasted Seasonal Vegetables, Asparagus & Sun Dried Tomato Frittata, French Toast, Chicken Sausage Links, Scrambled Eggs, several salads, dessert and more!

$17 – Adults, $15 – Seniors 65+, $8 – Kids under 6
Reservations are recommended by calling (218) 834-3714.