Dining Commons

Bon Appetit is known for their made from scratch cooking techniques and Farm to Fork program, which requires 30% of their purchasing to take place within a 150 mile radius of campus. The dining commons are open to the public, as well as UChicago students, facilty, and staff.  With vegan and vegetarian options aplenty, All of our Dining Commons offer a dedicated station for those trying to avoid gluten, certified by the Gluten Intolerance Group. Dedicated Kosher and Zabiha Halal stations are also available.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday 7am – 8:30pm
Friday 7am – 7:30pm
Saturday 8am – 2:30pm
Sunday 8am – 8:30pm

 Our dining halls operate continuously throughout the day, with transitional periods between breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  The transition between breakfast and lunch is from 10:30-11:00, and the transition between lunch and dinner is from 2:30-4:30.  Soup, pizza, salad, grill and deli items will still be available during these times. 

Baker Dining Commons

5500 S. University

Located off of the urban plaza at the corner of 55th and University, Baker Dining Commons was built in 2016. The cafe operates continuously throughout the day, with transitional periods between breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Bartlett Dining Commons

5640 S. University

What once served as the university’s track and gym, Bartlett Dining Commons, operates continuously throughout the day, with transitional periods between breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Cathey Dining Commons

6025 S. Ellis

Located on University of Chicago’s south campus, Cathey Dining Commons, operates continuously throughout the day, with transitional periods between breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

                                                                     4th Meal is from 9pm-12am Monday – Thursday during the 2nd thru 10th weeks.                                                                         4th Meal will be offered in Cathey Dining Commons during Fall Quarter, Bartlett during Winter Quarter and Baker during Spring Quarter.

Café’s & Markets

Maroon Dollars are accepted at all of the following locations (*Meal Exchanges are accepted at these locations)

 

Café Logan *
915 E. 60th Street
Mon – Fri 8am – 8pm
Sat – Sun 12pm – 8pm

Café Logan features an eclectic menu including wraps, sandwiches, salads, and small plates. The chefs feature local ingredients as well as coffee and espresso from one of our favorite local roasters, Counter Culture.

The café also serves wine and craft beer. The food, coffee, and drink menu will rotate seasonally. Performance evenings will also occasionally feature special menus. Stop by for a cup of our specialty coffee in the morning, a quick sandwich, or one of our signature small plates with a glass of wine after work.

Open to the public, as well as UChicago students, facilty, and staff.

Hutchinson Commons
5706 S University Ave 
Mon – Thur 11am – 8pm
Friday 11am – 3pm
Saturday 11:30am – 7:30pm

Hutchinson Commons, located inside UChicago’s Reynolds Club building, has a unique, food hall style layout, featuring five different local vendors: Basma’s Kitchen, Noodles, Saffron, Mr.Pak’s Sushi, and Asada Mexican Grill. Hutchinson Commons also offers a variety of grab and go items including sandwiches, salads, sushi, desserts, candy, and more! Whatever you’re in the mood for, you can find here!

Hutchinson Commons offers $1.00 milkshakes every Wednesday, per university tradition!

Pret A Manger
5706 S University Ave 
Mon – Friday 7am – 11pm
Sat & Sun 9am – 11pm

Good Food, Doing Good.

Pret A Manger uses only fresh, natural ingredients to make their menu items. All sandwiches, wraps, salads, pastries, etc. are made in-house the day of purchase. Any food left unsold at the end of the day is collected by a UChicago Food Recovery student organization.

Open to the public, as well as UChicago students, facilty, and staff.

Tiffin Café
1414 E. 59th Street
Mon – Sun

7:30am – 10:30am

4pm – 12am

Located inside UChicago’s International House, Tiffin café is open for early morning breakfast and late night eats!

In the morning, try one of our made to order breakfast items: eggs your way, breakfast sandwiches, or omelets. In the evening, Tiffin Cafe has the best late night eats to fill your cravings. The evening menu consists of wings, chicken tenders, burgers, fries, quesadillas, nachos, soup, and more!

Open to the public, as well as UChicago students, facilty, and staff.

Gordon Café
927 E. 57th Street 
Mon – Friday 8am – 3pm

If you find yourself in the GCIS Building, head to Gordon Cafe on the third floor to get your morning coffee fix and enjoy a made to order breakfast sandwich or fresh pastry. For lunch, customize your own hot sandwich or pizza, enjoy one of our made from scratch daily soups, or choose from our variety of grab and go items.

Open to the public, as well as UChicago students, facilty, and staff.

Law School Café
1111 E. 60th Street
Mon – Thur 8am – 5pm
Friday 8am – 3:30pm

In the main lobby of the University of Chicago’s Law School Building, Law Cafe is perfect for your morning coffee fix or to enjoy a breakfast sandwich or fresh pastry. Looking for Lunch? Customize your own salad or sandwich, enjoy one of our made from scratch daily soup specials, or choose from our variety of grab and go items.

Open to the public, as well as UChicago students, facilty, and staff.

Quantum Café
5640 S. Ellis Ave
Mon – Friday 7am – 6pm

In the main lobby of William Eckhardt Research Center, Quantum Cafe has everything you need to get your day going. Stop by for your morning coffee fix and enjoy a breakfast sandwich or fresh pastry. For lunch, choose from their menu of mande to order burgers and sandwiches, including the IMPOSSIBLE burger! Enjoy one of our made from scratch daily soups or choose from our variety of grab and go items.

Open to the public, as well as UChicago students, facilty, and staff.

Maroon Market
5640 S. University Ave
Mon – Sunday 10am -1am

Tucked away on the first floor of Bartlett Hall, Maroon Market is part coffee shop and part convience store, stocked with all the essentials! From candy, chips, cereal, frozen meals, and beverages to cough drops and toiletries, Maroon Market has everything you need. Maroon Market proudly brews Starbucks brand coffee.

Open to the public, as well as UChicago students, facilty, and staff.

Harris Café
1307 E. 60th Street 
Mon – Friday 8am – 5pm

The brand new Harris Café, located in the newly renovated Keller Center, home to UChicago’s Harris School of Public Policy, opened it’s doors on January 2019.

Stop by in the morning hours to enjoy a breakfast pastry or freshly made breakfast sandwich, along with local La Colombe coffee drinks. For lunch, choose from a made to order salads, hot sandwiches, made from scratch daily soups, and our selection of grab and go items. Don’t forget to browse our rotating selection of house-made cakes, pies, and pastries!

Open to the public, as well as UChicago students, facilty, and staff.

Press Café
1427 E. 60th Street 
Mon – Friday 8am – 3pm

Just inside UChicago’s Press Building, you’ll find Press Cafe, where you can get your morning coffee fix and enjoy a breakfast sandwich or fresh pastry. For lunch, customize your own salad or sandwich, try our specialty pizzas, enjoy one of our made from scratch daily soups, or choose from our variety of grab and go items.

Open to the public, as well as UChicago students, facilty, and staff.

Starbucks
5757 S University Ave 
Mon – Friday 7am – 6pm

Tucked just inside Saieh Hall, near UChicago’s Main Quad, Starbucks is the perfect place to grab a custom beverage or quick pastry before heading on your way.

Open to the public, as well as UChicago students, facilty, and staff.

Midway Market
6031 S. Ellis Ave
Mon – Sunday 10am -1am

The Midway Market is one part coffee shop, one part deli, and one part convenience store. Located below street level, there are stairs leading down from the courtyard to the store entrance, across from Cathey Dining Commons.

Ellis Street Deli provides made to order sandwiches, salads, soups, and proudly serves Starbucks brand coffee. The market is stocked with all the essentials, from candy, chips, cereal, frozen meals, and beverages to cough drops and toiletries. Midway Market proudly brews Starbucks brand coffee.

Open to the public, as well as UChicago students, facilty, and staff.

Maroon Dollars also accepted at these other campus locations:

Barnes & Noble Bookstore Cafe

970 E 58th Street

Mon – Fri 7am – 6pm
Sat 9am – 4pm

SMART Museum

5550 S Greenwood Ave

Mon – Fri 8am-4:30pm
Sat & Sun 10am-4:30pm

 

Hallowed Grounds

970 E 58th Street

Mon – Fri 7am – 6pm
Sat 9am – 4pm

Ex-Libris Cafe

970 E 58th Street

Mon – Fri 7am – 6pm
Sat 9am – 4pm

Cobb Coffee Shop

970 E 58th Street

Mon – Fri 7am – 6pm
Sat 9am – 4pm

Hallowed Grounds

970 E 58th Street

Mon – Fri 7am – 6pm
Sat 9am – 4pm
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