C'est Bon Serves Delicious Key Lime Pie in Coral Gables

Easy as pie.
Easy as pie.
Photos by Carina Ost

Thanksgiving is approaching, which means Black Friday shopping hysteria is also upon us. The Village of Merrick Park might try to soothe you with holiday tunes and a decorated tree, but sometimes that's just not enough.

Before you pop a Xanax, know this: There's a sweet spot at this fancy mall where you can eat something nice and reasonably priced.

C'est Bon sits among posh shops and overpriced restaurants on the mall's second floor. It's a casual café with French flair, and it can be your shopping escape.

The restaurant serves panini and other prepackaged foods, but the best-looking item is its key lime pie ($4.29). It features a moist graham cracker crust, zesty cream filling, and a peak of torched meringue.

Protein power.
Protein power.

If you're wary of a sugar rush, grab a salad. The tuna salad ($5.49) includes hardboiled eggs, cucumber, lettuce, and tomato. You can also find dolmas, chickpea salads, and other inexpensive prepackaged dishes.

The crêpe maker.
The crêpe maker.

Crêpes are another option ($3.99 to $6.49). They include stuffings such as eggs, meat and veggies, and fruit and whipped cream.

C'est Bon is nothing fancy, but sometimes that's a good thing.

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