Locations, Hours & Menus

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  • Dining Halls


  • Colleges Nine & Ten Dining Hall

  • Colleges Nine and Ten Dining Hall

    Nestled in the redwoods near the academic campus core, this is our largest dining hall. Upstairs, you’ll find Terra Fresca Restaurant and Coffee Bar, a popular spot for students to meet with faculty. Cash, major credit cards, meal plans, and flexi dollars accepted. 
    ✆ (831) 502-8397



  • Cowell/Stevenson Dining Hall

  • Cowell/Stevenson Dining Hall

    Located on the hill above the East Field, this dining hall features a fantastic view of the Monterey Bay, with outdoor patio dining available to capture the crisp ocean breezes. Cash, major credit cards, meal plans, and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-4609



  • Crown/Merrill Dining Hall

  • Crown/Merrill Dining Hall

    Serving the east side of campus, this dining hall boasts a 20-foot salad bar. Next door is Banana Joe’s, offering premium beverages, on-the-go menu selections, groceries, and convenient, natural foods to-go. Cash, major credit cards, meal plans, and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-4619



  • Porter/Kresge Dining Hall

  • Porter/Kresge Dining Hall

    Serving the west side of campus, this dining hall features a remodeled serving area made with natural, sustainable textures and surfaces. Come enjoy the patio, perched high on the hill overlooking the bay. Cash, major credit cards, meal plans, and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-4774



  • Rachel Carson/Oakes Dining Hall

  • Rachel Carson/Oakes Dining Hall

    Located near the West Field House, this dining hall features incredible views of the hillsides of Santa Cruz. This is also the home of the campus bakery, which supplies fresh-baked goods to all our locations. Cash, major credit cards, meal plans, and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-3547



     
  • Cafes, Restaurants and Coffee Bars


  • Banana Joe's

  • Banana Joe's

    Located near the Crown College fountain this cafe and convenience store has everything you need all in one place. Banana Joe's also coordinates the UCSC online grocery. Cash, major credit cards, flexi dollars, and meal equivalencies accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-1445

    Banana Joe's is managed by UCSC Dining.



  • Bay Tree Express Store

  • Bay Tree Express Store

    Bay Tree Express Store, located in the Quarry Plaza, stocks a wide inventory of teas, coffees, sandwiches, drinks, snacks, breakfast foods, pastries, and a host of convenience items. Cash, major credit cards, and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-2268

    Bay Tree Express Store is not managed by UCSC Dining. Please contact this location directly with your questions and/or concerns.



  • Bowls by Café Brasil

  • Bowls by Café Brasil

    Located at Porter College, Bowls by Café Brasil offers a balance between Brazilian specialties and the Santa Cruz lifestyle, with a unique touch of family recipes and creativity.

    Bowls by Café Brasil is not managed by UCSC Dining. Please contact this location directly with your questions and/or concerns.

     

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  • College Eight Cafe

  • College Eight Cafe

    Located at Rachel Carson College. Serving made to order espresso coffee drinks, pastries, grab-and-go meals, local, organic ice cream by alumni-owned Mission Hill Creamery, and more. Cash, major credit cards, flexi dollars, and meal equivalencies accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-4567

    College Eight Cafe is managed by UCSC Dining.



  • Cowell Coffee Shop

  • Cowell Coffee Shop

    Located at Cowell College. Serving made to order espresso coffee drinks, pastries, salads, sandwiches, and more. Cash, major credit cards, flexi dollars, and meal equivalencies accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-2710

    Cowell Coffee Shop is managed by UCSC Dining.


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  • Global Village Cafe by Amazon Juices

  • Global Village Cafe by Amazon Juices

    Located in the McHenry Library lobby. Featuring many delicious menu items including soups, salads, sandwiches and made-to-order juices and smoothies. Cash, major credit cards, and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-4428

    Global Village Cafe is not managed by UCSC Dining. Please contact this location directly with your questions and/or concerns.


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  • Ivéta Cafe

  • Ivéta Cafe

    Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, with options such as organic egg dishes, fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches, and much more. Cash, major credit cards, and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-3066

    Ivéta Cafe is not managed by UCSC Dining. Please contact this location directly with your questions and/or concerns.


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  • Oakes Cafe

  • Oakes Cafe

    Located at Oakes College, Oakes Cafe offers breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night dining. Cash, major credit cards, flexi dollars, and meal equivalencies accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-2640

    Oakes Cafe is managed by UCSC Dining.


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  • Owl's Nest

  • Owl's Nest

    Located at Kresge College, the Owl's Nest offers breakfast, lunch and dinner options on the west side of campus. Cash, major credit cards, flexi dollars, and meal equivalencies accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-1934

    Owl's Nest is managed by UCSC Dining.


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  • Perk Coffee Bar at Baskin Engineering

  • Perk Coffee Bar at Baskin Engineering

    Perk Coffee Bars offer 100% organic coffee and a wide selection of freshly baked muffins, Bagelry bagels, and pastries. This Perk Coffee Bar can be found in the lobby of Baskin Engineering. Cash, major credit cards, and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-2932

    Perk Coffee Bar is managed by UCSC Dining.


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  • Perk Coffee Bar at Earth & Marine Sciences

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    Perk Coffee Bars offer 100% organic coffee and a wide selection of freshly baked muffins, Bagelry bagels, and pastries. This Perk Coffee Bar can be found in the lobby of Earth & Marine Sciences. Cash, major credit cards, and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-1999

    Perk Coffee Bar is managed by UCSC Dining.


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  • Perk Coffee Bar at Physical Science Building

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    Perk Coffee Bars offer 100% organic coffee and a wide selection of freshly baked muffins, Bagelry bagels, and pastries. This Perk Coffee Bar can be found in the lobby Physical Science Building. Cash, major credit cards, and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-2679

    Perk Coffee Bar is managed by UCSC Dining.


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  • Stevenson Coffee House

  • Stevenson Coffee House

    Located at Stevenson College. This long-standing favorite offers espresso drinks, made-to-order salads and sandwiches, their famous fudgies, and more. Cash, major credit cards, flexi dollars, and meal equivalencies accepted.
    ✆ (831) 459-2433

    Stevenson Coffee House is managed by John Hadley of UCSC Dining.


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  • Terra Fresca Restaurant & Coffee Bar

  • Terra Fresca Restaurant

    Enjoy an exquisite lunch at this full service restaurant, or visit the coffee bar for a quick bite. Located above the Colleges Nine & Ten Dining Hall. Cash, major credit cards, flexi dollars, and meal equivalencies accepted.  Reservations encouraged - especially for parties of 5 or more. 
    ✆ (831) 459-2689

    Terra Fresca Restaurant and Coffee Bar are managed by UCSC Dining.


    Map Hours Menu (PDF)


  • Vivas

  • Vivas Mexican Restaurant

    Located at Merrill College, Vivas serves fresh, natural & organic mexican food. Cash, major credit cards, and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-3299

    Vivas is not managed by UCSC Dining. Please contact this location directly with your questions and/or concerns.


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  • Food Trucks


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    Food trucks on campus offer a variety of cuisine. Please note, we are not able to publish their campus locations or operational hours.

    Raymond's Catering: Check out their facebook page for more information.

    Cruz N Gourmet: Check out their web site for more information.

    These mobile restaurants are not managed by UCSC Dining. Please contact the business directly with your questions and/or concerns.


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