Mouth-Watering Food Options for All Palates

At the University of New Haven, you have almost instant access to good food and a diversity of cuisine from which to choose. You can even stop by our student-run café for a cup of coffee or gather your friends to go to our fine-dining campus restaurant.


Nourish Your Body and Mind

All the learning you will be doing will work up an appetite – and we’re happy to keep you well fueled.

Food Options

We Have An Option for You

Whatever you are in the mood for, we have you covered. Our newly designed Marketplace features a wide variety of stations – from Beach Grill and All-Day Breakfast to Holy Habanero and Hearty American – that cater to all tastes.

Our meals range from old-fashioned comfort foods to those with international flair. Our Simply Serving station caters to those seeking gluten-free, allergy-free, vegan, or vegetarian foods.

You’ll also find minimally processed, non-GMO, antibiotic- and hormone-free options on the menu.

Good Eats

Good Eats

Enjoy gourmet-quality cuisine at Food on Demand, a technology-driven restaurant experience – you’ll order digitally using a touch-screen kiosk – where the possibilities are as wide as your imagination.

In addition to your individually prepared meal, you’ll enjoy unlimited salad, dessert, and beverages, all in a great space in Westside Hall – our newest residence hall – to connect with your friends and the community.

Looking for a mid-day snack or a late-night bite to eat? Stop by one of our eight retail locations that feature everything from sushi to freshly baked pastries to mega smoothies. If you are a commuter, you don’t have to miss out on all the great food.

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Let Your Fellow Students Do the Cooking

Beyond the regular fare, the University offers two additional food options:

Hazell Nut Café

Hazell Nut Café

Completely run by the University’s hospitality and tourism students, Hazell Nut Café is located in the heart of campus in Maxcy Hall and offers sandwiches, pastry, coffee, its signature pizza, and even lobster rolls.

Jeffery’s Fusion

Jeffery’s Fusion

Open on Wednesdays for lunch during the academic year, Jeffery’s Fusion, located in Harugari Hall, offers a fine-dining experience for a fraction of the price at off-campus fine restaurants.

Some of the Best Food Around

Louis’ Lunch

Go-To Locations for Food Lovers

Beyond the many on-campus food options, the cities of West Haven and New Haven are go-to locations for food lovers. In fact, Louis’ Lunch is the birthplace of the hamburger, and New Haven has been named among the best pizza towns in the country.

There are more than 50 local restaurants and national chains within a three-mile radius of the campus, and some of them accept Charger Cash.

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