Sonoma State University students favor Charlie Brown’s Cafe

The cafe's menu features grilled-to-order breakfast sandwiches, monthly paninis and salads, handcrafted espresso drinks and more.

ROHNERT PARK, Calif.—Where’s the best place to get a refreshing smoothie in the summer, a hot mocha in the winter and a tasty pizza bagel all year round? Look no further than Charlie Brown’s Cafe, Sonoma State University's students’ favorite place to eat on campus.

“We offer unique items that no one else has,” said Victoria Rhodes, a Dining Services staff member who runs Charlie Brown’s. “We’re the only ones to grill paninis, we hand-toss our salads, and we have a lot of gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options.”

Charlie Brown’s has been open for 13 years. Its menu includes Freshën smoothies, grilled-to-order breakfast sandwiches, handcrafted espresso drinks and drip coffee, Italian sodas, an assortment of bagels and pastries, fruit salads, chips and candy.

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