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21 Taft Hwy, Dry Ridge, KY 41035-8122
+1 859-823-2326
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“donuts” (25 reviews)
“sandwiches” (21 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
21 Taft Hwy, Dry Ridge, KY 41035-8122
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place. The staff was very friendly and fast service. Good sandwiches, soup, ice cream and donuts.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Dry Ridge to visit The Ark in nearby Williamstown. We were up early and wanted a little something to eat, it was too early for a big breakfast so we opted for a muffin. We were pleasantly surprised how good they were....More

Thank AMSAnkie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some friends that live in Aurora, IN, and I (Lexington, KY) decided to meet half way for both groups. Looking for a unique restaurant in Dry Ridge, KY, we chose to meet at "Beans". This was the perfect place, as it was very easy to...More

Thank Melinda E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch on the way to the Ark Encounter. We all had sandwiches... the homemade bread is delicious. The deli meat was very fresh....kettle chips were wonderful! We enjoyed the “beans” (donut holes)especially the pumpkin spice.The service was very efficient and friendly. A...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our retired teachers meet here once a month and they are always accommodating and serve excellent food.

Thank Judy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our trip to the Ark Encounter, we stayed in Dry Ridge. In selecting a place for dinner, we decided to go local and gluten-free (my wife has Celiac's, put down the pitchfork). Bean's is nothing short of fantastic. The baked goods are made on...More

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice, cozy, comfortable coffeehouse atmosphere. Very good soup and sandwiches...they bake their own! Great coffee and bakery items....ice cream, too!! Excellent breakfast !! We love this place!

Thank O1795VGdennisb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told about the cafe by a local young man, who did not lead us wrong. Delicious ice cream, fresh sandwiches, and drinks. We will be back!

Thank Boots-n-theGoose
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
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, Child-friendly, Kids
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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We specialize in homemade bakery goods, including donuts, cookies, and artisan breads; as well as all-natural deli meats and cheeses on sandwiches, paninis, wraps, and salads. Our Caribou Coffee selection and hand-dipped UDF Ice Cream are also favorites.
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