Campus Activities

Dining

Stanford offers over 30 dining options right on campus. Whether you crave Thai, Italian, or California cuisine, or just a sandwich and an espresso, be sure to schedule time for a meal during your campus visit.

Campus eateries

The Stanford campus offers a wide range of dining options, which you will find listed below.

Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries is proud to present a wide variety of dining destinations on campus. Profits from these locations are reinvested into Student Room & Board Fees.

 
Picnic area outside of the Graduate School of Business

Arbuckle Dining Pavilion (map)
Graduate School of Business
641 Knight Way
Tel: (650) 725-7718

Monday–Friday: 7:30am–2:00pm
Saturday–Sunday: closed

Global favorites, Taqueria, Freshly Prepared Sushi, Panini station, soup & salad bar, deli, Grab & Go salads and sandwiches with a Full Espresso Bar, frozen yogurt and much, much more. Beautiful large indoor dining area.

 
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The Axe & Palm (map)
Old Union
520 Lasuen Mall
Tel: (650) 721-6982

Summer hours: Closed

A popular student hangout near the entrance of the Old Student Union, featuring an extensive menu selection that includes burgers served with home-made Yukon gold and sweet potato fries, hearty sandwiches and Paninis, fresh and wholesome salads, milk shakes and desserts.  Great late-night menu selections, too. Find out why it's called "The Axe and Palm"

 
Basils

Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries AdBasils @ Union Square
Tressider Memorial Union (map)
459 Lagunita Drive
Tel: (650) 725-6875

Closed during summer quarter 2016 for a renovation project.

The flavors of Italy and more come alive at Basils. Union Square’s newest café features classic paninis, hearty lasagna and deep dish pizza served hot from the oven. Enjoy international favorites from our expanded menu.

 
Stairway leading from patio of Beckman Bistro

Beckman Bistro (map)
Beckman Center Basement
279 Campus Drive
Tel: (650) 725-8484

Monday–Friday: 7:30am–3pm

Operated by Lutticken's. Burrito bar with burritos, tacos, enchiladas, and nachos. Also serve sandwiches, hot dogs, chili, coffee drinks, and snacks. Nice indoor and outdoor eating areas. Fresh sandwiches made from 11:30am-3:00pm.

 
Outside of the Packard Electrical Engineering Building

Bytes Café (map)
Packard Electrical Engineering Building
350 Serra Mall
Tel: (650) 736-0456

Monday–Friday: 7:30am–5:00pm

Serve breakfast and lunch. Lunch menu includes burgers, sandwiches, lite fare, salads, soup, and pizza. Indoor and outdoor dining areas.

 
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The Café at the Arrillaga Alumni Center (map)
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
326 Galvez Street
Tel: (650) 725-9512

Monday–Friday: 7:30am–7:00pm
Wine Bar: 3:00pm–7:00pm

Cozy but popular café located near the entrance of the Alumni Center, close to picturesque gardens.  The Cafe offers a wide selection of premier California cuisine, as well as a selection of choice wines from wineries owned by Stanford alumni. Wine bar also includes draft beers.  Rick's Hand Dipped ice cream, hot lunch entrées, Grab-n-Go sandwiches, coffees, and weekly specials.

 
Outside of the Packard Electrical Engineering Building

CoHo (map)
459 Lagunita
Tresidder Union
Tel: (650) 721-1234

Monday–Saturday: 7:00am–midnight
Sunday: 8:00am–midnight

Come visit the Stanford Coffee House! It’s a student’s favorite place to meet up and hang out. Comfortable couches, tv’s, and live music.  We offer coffee, tea, pastries, paninis, and full restaurant dining options. Dine-In and Take-Out menus are available.  Call us for catering!

 
Outdoor eating area of Cool Cafe

Cool Café (map)
Cantor Arts Center (Stanford Museum)
328 Lomita Drive
Tel: (650) 725-4758

Wednesday, Friday–Sunday: 11:00am–5:00pm
Thurs: 11:00am–8:00pm

Approximately 80% of the Cool Cafe's ingredients are organic and free of artificial chemicals, colorings, preservatives, or pesticides. Food service stops 1/2 hour prior to Center closing.

 
Coupa Café

Coupa Café@Huang Engineering Center (map)
475 Via Ortega
Tel: (650) 248-2911

Monday–Friday: 8:30am–4:30pm

This location features the finest single estate coffees from Venezuela as well as Chuao Chocolatier Spicy Maya and Abuela hot chocolates. Locally grown products are promoted and enjoyed in our extensive menu offerings, that include pancakes, waffles, breakfast pastries, paninis, salads, soups, crepes, wraps, quesadillas, quiche, organic hot dogs and other Coupa Specialties.

Additionally, patrons may purchase lattes, cappuccinos, mochas, hot chocolates, espressos, and americanos at one of Coupa's 24 hour espresso machines located at Meyer Library, Huang Engineering Center, and Margaret Jacks Hall.

 
Coupa Café

Coupa Café@Y2E2 (map)
473 Via Ortega
Tel: (650) 331-1132

Monday–Friday: 7:30am–5:00pm

This location features the finest single estate coffees from Venezuela as well as Chuao Chocolatier Spicy Maya and Abuela hot chocolates. Locally grown products are promoted and enjoyed in our extensive menu offerings, that include pancakes, waffles, breakfast pastries, paninis, salads, soups, crepes, wraps, quesadillas, quiche, organic hot dogs and other Coupa Specialties.

Additionally, patrons may purchase lattes, cappuccinos, mochas, hot chocolates, espressos, and americanos at one of Coupa's 24 hour espresso machines located at Meyer Library, Huang Engineering Center, and Margaret Jacks Hall.

 
Coupa Café

Coupa Café@Knight (map)
655 Knight Way
Tel: (650) 331-0512

Monday–Friday: 7:00am–5:00pm

Coupa Café offers a blend of the finest mountain grown single estate coffees from Venezuela, traditional Venezuelan white cornmeal griddle cakes (arepas) filled with a variety of savory products, breakfast pastries, French pastries, crepes, salads, panini, and other gourmet foods. Indoor and outdoor eating areas.

Additionally, patrons may purchase lattes, cappuccinos, mochas, hot chocolates, espressos, and americanos at one of Coupa's 24 hour espresso machines located at Meyer Library, Huang Engineering Center, and Margaret Jacks Hall.

 
Coupa Café

Coupa Café@Stanford Golf Course (map)
198 Junipero Serra Blvd

Restaurant & Bar
Open: Tues-Sun– 6:15am to 9:00pm;
Tel: (650) 331-0517
Events & Catering: golfcatering@coupacafe.com

10th Tee Snack Stand
Open: Tues-Sun – 10:00am to 5:00pm;
Tel: (650) 337-5005

Beverage Cart Service
Open: Fri – 10:00am to 4:00pm;
Sat-Sun – 10:00am to 6:00pm;
Tel: (650) 427-0117

Coupa Cafe opened in the Stanford Golf Course on May 1, 2013. Located in the foothills above the Stanford University Campus and housed in a 1930′s William Bell and George C. Thomas building, Coupa Cafe offers an extensive menu featuring Coupa Specialties such as the Coupa Burger, Steak Frites, Chicken Paillard, Grilled Salmon and Venezuelan Pabellon. The extensive menu also offers delicious paninis, salads, pasta, Venezuelan arepas, full breakfasts, pastry and a great selection of beer and wines. Happy Hour is coming soon from 4pm to 7pm daily, offering specials on drinks and appetizers.

Additionally, patrons may purchase lattes, cappuccinos, mochas, hot chocolates, espressos, and americanos at one of Coupa's 24 hour espresso machines located at Meyer Library, Huang Engineering Center, and Margaret Jacks Hall.

 
Coupa Café

Coupa Café@Green Library (map)
571 Escondido Mall
Tel: (650) 331-0672

Monday–Friday: 7:30am–10:00pm
Saturday–Sunday: 8:30am–6:00pm

This location features the finest single estate coffees from Venezuela as well as Chuao Chocolatier Spicy Maya and Abuela hot chocolates. Locally grown products are promoted and enjoyed in our extensive menu offerings, that include pancakes, waffles, breakfast pastries, paninis, salads, soups, crepes, wraps, quesadillas, quiche, organic hot dogs and other Coupa Specialties.

Additionally, patrons may purchase lattes, cappuccinos, mochas, hot chocolates, espressos, and americanos at one of Coupa's 24 hour espresso machines located at Meyer Library, Huang Engineering Center, and Margaret Jacks Hall.

 
Outdoor dining area at Cubberly Cafe

Cubberley Café (map)
Cubberley Education Building, Basement
485 Lasuen Mall
Tel: (650) 725-1236

Monday–Friday: 8:00am–3:00pm

Serve sandwiches, soups, and snacks. Additional lunch specials served Tuesday-Thursday. Small indoor dining area and outdoor patio. Sandwich bar open from 11:30am-1:30pm.

 
Food Trucks

Food Trucks (map)
South Services Road, near Y2E2

Monday–Friday: 11:00am–2:00pm

Food trucks serve a variety of cuisines on campus every weekday, excluding holidays and academic breaks. Since truck schedules may change at the last minute, please check the calendar to determine whether a food truck will be on campus before going to the scheduled location.

 
Fraiche

Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries AdFraiche @ Union Square
Tressider Memorial Union (map)
459 Lagunita Drive
Tel: (650) 725-6875

Closed during summer quarter 2016 for a renovation project.

Fraiche features European-style fresh and frozen yogurts, all homemade using Clover organic milk and a special probiotic-focused culture. Stop by for a breakfast of slow-cooked steel cut oatmeal, hand-made baked goods high in quality and low in sugar and fat, and a cup of organic Blue Bottle coffee. To your health!

 
Forbes Family Cafe

Forbes Family Cafe (map)
475 Via Ortega

Monday–Friday: 9:00am–7:00pm

Identifies as a flexitarian restaurant with a variety of vegetarian options, as well as fish and meat dishes. Salad bar and hot buffet available.

 
Dining patio at Garden Cafe

Garden Café (map)
Psychiatry Academic & Clinic Building
401 Quarry Road
Tel: (650) 723-2858

Monday–Friday: 8:00am–4:00pm

Serve sandwiches, rice plates, special dishes, soups, salads and coffee drinks. Small indoor dining area and outdoor patio.

 
Heirlooms

Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries AdHeirlooms @ Union Square
Tressider Memorial Union (map)
459 Lagunita Drive
Tel: (650) 725-6875

Closed during summer quarter 2016 for a renovation project.

Heirlooms offers made to order fresh salads with farm-fresh ingredients and a choice of homemade dressings. Try the classic southwest chicken, go organic, or create your own. It’s a country produce market in your salad bowl!

 
Jamba Juice

Jamba Juice (map)
Tresidder Memorial Union
459 Lagunita Drive
Tel: (650) 833-6845

Monday–Friday: 8:00am–9:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am–6:00pm

Serve smoothies, soft pretzels, and a small variety of snacks.

 
Eating area outside Jimmy V's Sports Cafe

Jimmy V's Sports Café (map)
Arrillaga Family Sports Center
641 Campus Drive
Tel: (650) 724-6465
Monday–Friday: 7am–3pm

Serve breakfast and lunch. Eclectic lunch menu. Spacious indoor and outdoor dining areas.

Fraiche

Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries AdKikka @ Union Square
Tressider Memorial Union (map)
459 Lagunita Drive
Tel: (650) 725-6875

Closed during summer quarter 2016 for a renovation project.

Get your sushi fix with Kikka. Our made-to-order rolls and sashimi use only the freshest seafood from suppliers that emphasize responsible environmental stewardship. Try a unique and tasty salad roll, or watch as our chefs create your own special order. We also offer large platters for any catering needs, or an impromptu Tresidder gathering of friends.

 
 
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The Law School Café at The Stanford Law School
Crown Quadrangle
559 Nathan Abbott Way

Monday–Friday: 8:00am–3:00pm

The Law School Café is operated by Russo Café and features a variety of delicious take-out items, fresh salads, sandwiches, homemade soups, snacks, coffee products and cold beverages. Try our delicious Grab-n-Go items carefully prepared by our outstanding culinary team at Russo Café. Breakfast items such as pastries and coffee are available as early as 7:30am. 

 
Outdoor eating area of Lutticken's Deli

Lutticken's Deli (map)
Center for Clinical Sciences Research
269 Campus Drive
Tel: (650) 736-0716
Fax: (650) 736-0717

Monday–Friday: 7:30am–5:30pm

Sandwiches to order, snacks. Also offer a fax-a-lunch menu. Outdoor, bamboo-surrounded eating area. No indoor dining.

 
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The Market at Munger (map)
Munger Jacobson-Sorensen Hall
554 Salvatierra Walk
Tel: (650) 723-4501

Monday–Friday: 7:30am–6:00pm
Saturday–Sunday: 11:00am–5:00pm

The neighborhood market with the best selection of food items that are affordably priced! Offers a wide selection of grocery staples, fresh produce, Kosher, ethnic and gluten-free specialty items, Grab-n-Go meals, specialty beverages, and household items. Check out the very popular gelato bar specialty coffees, beverages, and freshly baked breads.

 
The bakery section at Market Square Cafeteria

Market Square Cafeteria (map)
Stanford Medical Center
Across from the Emergency Room
300 Pasteur Drive
Tel: (650) 723-6968

Sunday–Monday: 7:00am–7:00pm (Cafeteria)
Sunday–Monday: 12:00am–7:00pm (Market Express)

Full cafeteria service. Large dining area. Some outdoor dining tables. Market Express (snack and espresso bar) serves coffee drinks, cookies, soups and sandwiches.

 
Med Cafe

Med Café (map)
Li Ka Shing Center For Learning and Knowledge
291 Campus Drive
Tel: (650) 725-6883

Monday–Thursday: 7:00am–7:00pm

Friday: 7:00am–5:00pm

Hot Food Service:

Tasty Meals: Delicious Sandwiches, Fresh Salads, Hearty Soups, Hot Food, Specialty Coffee Drinks, Snacks & Candy

 
American dish

Nexus (Clark Center Café) (map)
James H. Clark Center
318 Campus Drive West
Tel: (650) 324-3447

Monday–Friday: 8:30 am–7:00pm

Offering a wide range of fresh cuisine. Breakfast served from 8:30-10am. Lunch items served from 11am-2:30pm.

 
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Olives@Building 160 (map)
Wallenberg Hall
450 Serra Mall, Building 160
Tel: (650) 724-3160

Closed during summer quarter.

Known throughout the Quad for its savory Beef & Lamb Gyros, Olives also offers daily hot entrée specials, homemade soups and sandwiches inspired by Greek, Thai, Indian, and California Cuisines.

 
Panda Express

Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries AdPanda Express @ Union Square
Tressider Memorial Union (map)
459 Lagunita Drive
Tel: (650) 725-6875

Closed during summer quarter 2016 for a renovation project.

Two words: Orange Chicken. Everyone’s Panda Express favorite is an excellent reason to visit Stanford’s go-to for fast, tasty Asian fare. Want more? Try the Broccoli Beef, Peppercorn Shrimp and Fresh Veggies. You can even cater your next event with Panda’s popular party platters.

 
Peet's Coffee & Tea

Peet's Coffee & Tea (map)
James H. Clark Center, third floor
318 Campus Drive West
Tel: (650) 324-3529

Monday–Thursday: 7:00am–8:00pm
Friday: 7:00am–6:00pm

Full service Peet's Coffee and tea store.

 
750 Pub

Ray's Grill at the GCC (map)
Graduate Community Center
750 Escondido Road
Tel: (650) 724-9260

Tel: (650) 724-7851
Monday–Thursday: 8am–11pm
Friday–Saturday: 8am–12am
Sunday: 9am-11pm

Happy Hour: 5pm-7pm. Daily.

Tucked into the graduate residential area, Ray's Grill serves pastries, breakfast burritos and sandwiches, plus a great selection of Tex Mex, Asian, Burgers, Salads and Sandwiches for lunch and dinner.  Also wine and premium draft beer. Indoor and outdoor dining areas, big screen tv's, conference room, and catering. 

 
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Russo Café (map)
Munger Graduate Residence, Bldg. 4
555 Salvatierra Walk
Tel: (650) 723-7759

Monday–Friday: 11:30am–2:30pm (hot lunch until 2:00pm)

Exceptional food everyday — wholesome and delicious made from the finest organic ingredients, sustainably sourced from local producers and farmers, and carefully prepared by outstanding chefs! Menu selections include hand-tossed pizzas, deli sandwiches, hot entrées and sides, fresh seasonal salads, Starbucks Coffee.

 
Salute

Saluté! (map)
Stanford Cancer Center
18 Blake Wilbur Drive
Tel: (650) 725-7756

Monday–Friday: 6:30am–5:30pm

Small Italian café. Spacious indoor eating area.

 
Stanford Bookstore Cafe counter

Stanford Bookstore Café (map)
Stanford Bookstore
Upper Level
519 Lasuen Mall
Tel: (650) 329-1217

Monday–Thursday: 9:00am–8:00pm
Friday: 9:00am–7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am–6:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am–6:00pm

Coffee, including blended coffee drinks, smoothies, bakery, and limited lunch items. Also sell Peerless coffee beans, Haagen Dazs ice cream, Godiva and Ghirardelli chocolates, and selected candy items. Indoor mezzanine dining area.

 
Dining patio outside Stanford Faculty Club

Stanford Faculty Club (map)
439 Lagunita Drive
Tel: (650) 723-9313

Restricted to club members and their guests. Full-service menu/cafeteria. Large dining area.

 
Starbucks coffee

Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries AdStarbucks @ Union Square
Tressider Memorial Union (map)
459 Lagunita Drive
Tel: (650) 725-6875

Monday–Friday: 6:30am–11:00pm
Saturday: 7:00am–10:00pm
Sunday: 7:00am–11:00pm

All the coffee drinks you know and love. Visit the first company-owned Starbucks operated on a university campus! This popular hang out was custom designed and features The Clover coffee machine invented by Stanford alumni.

 
Subway

Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries AdSubway (map)
Tresidder Memorial Union
459 Lagunita Drive
Tel: (650) 725-2098

Closed during summer quarter 2016 for a renovation project.

Full-service Subway store. Offers a variety of healthy made-for-you sandwiches and salads.

 
Outdoor eating area of Thai Cafe

Thai Café (map)
Jordan Hall
450 Serra Mall, Building 420

Closed during summer quarter.

Thai food. Dine outdoors. Charge $6.00 (tax included) per meal.

 
Inside The Treehouse

The Treehouse (map)
Tresidder Memorial Union
459 Lagunita Drive
Tel: (650) 723-4500

Everyday: 10:00am–midnight

Come visit the Treehouse for pizza, burgers, and Tex-Mex!  Call for free on-campus delivery of any of our large pizzas until midnight. Vegetarian options available.

 
Tables inside Tressider Memorial Union

Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries AdUnion Square
Tressider Memorial Union (map)
459 Lagunita Drive
Tel: (650) 725-6875

Monday–Friday:
Breakfast: 7:30am–10:15am
Hot Lunch: 11:00am–2:00pm
Grab-n-Go: 7:30am–4:00pm

Definitely more than your ordinary food court! Union Square, the main restaurant and dining room at Tresidder Memorial Union, is a lively meeting place for lunch, a quick coffee, or for studying or socializing with friends. Vegan and vegetarian options are available throughout six culinary stations. Weekly Specials, Tossed-to-order Salads, Mexican Cuisine, Asian, Pizza and Grilled-to-order Panini, Sushi and Beverages.

Note: campus eatery hours are subject to change, particularly during intersession and summer.

Updates: requests to change information on this page should be sent to HelpSU MontagWeb.

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Updated on July 14, 2016 1:26 PM