Given the expansive menu, we decided to turn our expected afternoon snack into a late lunch. We both selected the 1/2 sandwich with soup or salad. I opted for the pesto turkey panini with cranberry spinach salad while the hubby went for the fajita panini and the chicken and wild rice soup. We also added a sugar cookie to split and a couple of drinks.
After placing our order at the counter, we seated ourselves at a table. The walls were covered with art sponsored by HAL and available for purchase. Our food came up quickly, in small spurts.
My salad, shown above, was a few handfuls of baby spinach sprinkled with walnuts and dried cranberries. It was tasty but seemed rather uninspired. The dressing however was a tangy raspberry vinaigrette and the flavors melded well.
The half paninis were generously sized and served hot from the press.
With a wide variety of options, the Cozy Bean Cafe is a great spot for lunch or an afternoon treat. The prices are reasonable, that giant sugar cookie came in at just $1. Drink options include smoothies, teas, soft drinks, and coffee, ensuring that there is something for everything. The small chocolate gallery just to the left of the cafe not only provides a small something sweet but also offers gift baskets.
Total for the meal: $19.01 (Includes two 1/2 sandwich and soup/salad meals, two soft drinks, and one cookie)
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