Locations, Hours & Menus

  • Open Locations


  • 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 The Market at University Center. Credit cards, meal plans, and  flexi dollars accepted. 
    ✆ (831) 502-8397



  • 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 and convenient on-the-go menu selections. This is also the home of our campus bakery team, supplying fresh-baked goods to all our locations. Credit cards, meal plans, and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-4619



  • The Market at University Center

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    Located just upstairs above Colleges Nine & Ten Dining Hall, our market has grocery items, health and beauty supplies, grab-n-go meals, snacks, frozen foods, fresh produce, bottled beverages, and smoothies and espresso drinks made-to-order. The Market also coordinates the UCSC online grocery. Credit cards and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-2689

    The Market web page »

    Managed by UCSC Dining



  • Cowell Coffee Shop (By Appointment Only)

  • Cowell Coffee Shop

    This student-run cafe expands food security by providing free food to all students. This location is currently partnered with the Dean of Students Slug Support pantry to provide a variety of foods to students via online appointments.

    Basic Needs on-campus food resources web page »

    Not managed by UCSC Dining; contact this location directly with your questions and concerns.


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  • Grubhub Food Delivery (Flexi$ Accepted)

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    Use the UCSC Grubhub link for easy set-up, or: 1) Download the Grubhub app, 2) Sign up from Campus dining by going to My Grubhub> Settings > Campus dining, 3) Optional: Add your Campus Card (to pay with Flexi Dollars) inside Settings > Payment > Add new payment, 4) Order and get your food delivered anywhere – on campus or at home.

    Not managed by UCSC Dining; contact this location directly with your questions and concerns.

     


  • Closed Locations


  • Cowell/Stevenson Dining Hall (Opening Fall 2021)

  • 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. Credit cards, meal plans, and  flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-4609


  • Porter/Kresge Dining Hall (Opening Summer 2021)

  • 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. Credit cards, meal plans, and  flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-4774


  • Rachel Carson/Oakes Dining Hall (Closed for Renovations)

  • Rachel Carson/Oakes Dining Hall

    Located near the West Field House, this dining hall features incredible views of the hillsides of Santa Cruz. Porter/Kresge Dining Hall will offer expanded service hours while this location is closed for renovations. Oakes Cafe will also serve 5-Day and 7-Day meal plan holders until the Rachel Carson/Oakes Dining Hall reopens. Credit cards, meal plans, and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-3547


  • Banana Joe's (Opening Fall 2021)

  • Banana Joe's

    Located near the Crown College fountain, this cafe offers student favorites like burritos, rice bowls, burgers, and our famous monster fries. Credit cards and flexi dollars accepted. 
    ✆ (831) 459-1445

    Managed by UCSC Dining


  • Bay Tree Express Store (Opening Day TBD)

  • Bay Tree Express Store

    Bay Tree Express Store storelocated in the Quarry Plaza, stocks a wide inventory of sandwiches, drinks, snacks, breakfast foods, pastries, coffee, tea, and a host of convenience items. Credit cards and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-2268

    Not managed by UCSC Dining; contact this location directly with your questions and/or concerns.



  • Bowls by Café Brasil (Opening Day TBD)

  • 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.  Credit cards and flexi dollars accepted.

    Not managed by UCSC Dining; contact this location directly with your questions and/or concerns.


  • Global Village Cafe by Amazon Juices (Opening Day TBD)

  • 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. Credit cards and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-4428

    Not managed by UCSC Dining; contact this location directly with your questions and/or concerns.


  • Ivéta Cafe (Opening Day TBD)

  • Ivéta Cafe

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

    Not managed by UCSC Dining; contact this location directly with your questions and/or concerns.


  • Oakes Cafe (Opening Fall 2021)

  • Oakes Cafe

    Located at Oakes College, Oakes Cafe offers breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night dining. While the Rachel Carson/Oakes Dining Hall is closed for renovations, this location will also offer meals for 5-Day and 7-Day meal plan holders, as a supplemental service for students who may not have the time to visit the nearest open dining hall. Credit cards, meal plansand flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-2640

    Managed by UCSC Dining


  • Perk Coffee Bar at Baskin Engineering (Opening Fall 2021)

  • 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. Stop by for a latte or mocha, or meet friends for a quick lunch from the selection of salads, sandwiches, and more. This Perk Coffee Bar can be found in the lobby of Baskin Engineering. Credit cards and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-2932

    Managed by UCSC Dining


  • Perk Coffee Bar at Earth & Marine Sciences (Opening Day TBD)

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    Perk Coffee Bars offer 100% organic coffee and a wide selection of freshly baked muffins, Bagelry bagels, and pastries. Stop by for a latte or mocha, or meet friends for a quick lunch from the selection of salads, sandwiches, and more. This Perk Coffee Bar can be found in the lobby of Earth & Marine Sciences. Credit cards and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-1999

    Managed by UCSC Dining


  • Perk Coffee Bar at Physical Sciences Building (Opening Day TBD)

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    Perk Coffee Bars offer 100% organic coffee and a wide selection of freshly baked muffins, Bagelry bagels, and pastries.  Stop by for a latte or mocha, or meet friends for a quick lunch from the selection of salads, sandwiches, and more. This Perk Coffee Bar can be found in the lobby of the Physical Sciences Building. Credit cards and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-2679

    Managed by UCSC Dining


  • Stevenson Coffee House (Opening Fall 2021)

  • Stevenson Coffee House

    Established in 1975 and located at Stevenson College. This long-standing favorite offers espresso drinks, salads, sandwiches, their famous fudgies, and more. Credit cards and flexi dollars accepted.
    ✆ (831) 459-2433

    Managed by UCSC Dining


  • Terra Fresca Restaurant & Coffee Bar (Opening Day TBD)

  • 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. Credit cards and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-2689

    Terra Fresca Restaurant and Coffee Bar web page »

    Managed by UCSC Dining


  • Vivas (Opening Day TBD)

  • Vivas Mexican Restaurant

    Located at Merrill College, Vivas serves fresh, natural & organic Mexican food. Credit cards and flexi dollars accepted.  
    ✆ (831) 459-3299 ✉ Send Vivas an email

    Not managed by UCSC Dining; contact this location directly with your questions, concerns or catering requests.



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