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​Beneficial Beans Café

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center's (SARRC) Beneficial Beans Café is a unique social enterprise business inside Burton Barr Central Library. The café provides training opportunities for adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) through internships, while offering a full espresso menu, fresh-brewed Beneficial Beans® coffee, fresh-baked pastries, snacks, salads and sandwiches. Learn more.

 

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

​Menu


Salads + Soups

Garden Salad

with sliced tomatoes, shaved red onions, cucumbers, diced celery, carrots, home style croutons + your choice of dressing   7


Greek Salad

with cucumbers, shaved red onions, sliced tomatoes, antipasto olives + feta cheese vinaigrette   7


Chicken Caesar Salad

with diced grilled chicken breast, shaved parmesan, home style croutons + classic caesar dressing   8 

 

Chopped Antipasto Salad

with genoa salami, honey cured ham, pepperoni, peperoncini, provolone, antipasto olives + creamy Italian dressing    8

BBQ Chicken Salad

with BBQ glazed chicken breast, black beans, sweet corn, tomatoes, red onions + BBQ ranch dressing    8

 

Soup of the Day 

3.5

 

 

Sandwiches + Toasts

Smoked Turkey Sandwich

with lettuce, sliced tomatoes, cucumbers, provolone cheese + your choice of dressings on the bread of your choice   7.5

Caprese Sandwich

with mozzarella medallions, sliced tomatoes + basil pesto on the bread of your choice   7 

Spicy BLT

with bacon, lettuce, sliced tomatoes + Sriracha mayo on the bread of your choice   7

Italian Sandwich

with genoa salami, honey cured ham, pepperoni, mozzarella medallions, pepperoncini, provolone + creamy Italian dressing on the bread of your choice   8

Veggie Sandwich

with shaved carrots + onions, sliced tomatoes, cucumber, avocado spread, provolone + whipped cream cheese on the bread of your choice   7

Avocado Toast

with avocado spread, salt, pepper + olive ponace oil on the toasted bread of your choice  3.5 

Cucumber Toast

with whipped cream cheese, shaved cucumbers, salt + pepper on the toasted bread of your choice   3 

Tomato Pesto Toast

with mozzarella medallions, sliced tomatoes +basil pesto on the toasted bread of your choice   3.5

PB+J Toast

with creamy peanut butter and concord grape jelly   3