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Located across the street from the Rutgers Student Center and the College Avenue Gym is Brower, the College Avenue dining hall, named in honor of Distinguished Alumnus Charles Brower.

A suggestion board (known as “the napkin board” since most comments are written on napkins) is located near the exit doors in the main dining room. “Captain Commons” responds to comments, suggestions and complaints. You may also email Captain Commons.

Student Main Dining


Breakfast: 7 – 11 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Dinner: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.



Brunch: 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Dinner: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Student Take out

Knight Room (Take-out) is not open for dinner on holiday weekends, Easter Sunday and Boardwalk Bonanza (closes at 4 p.m.). There are altered service hours before holidays and MidKnight Breakfast. Take-out portions are limited. If you have a hearty appetite, you may swipe twice for an additional portion, but the maximum amount of meal swipes are two per customer.


Student Takeout Hours:


Breakfast (Main Dining Room entrance)

Weekdays: 7 -11 a.m.


Lunch (Knight Room Takeout)

Monday – Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – midnight (lunch menu until 4 pm)
Friday: 11:30 am – 4 p.m.
Sunday: 5:30 pm – 10 p.m.


Dinner (Knight Room Takeout)

Monday – Thursday: 4 p.m. – midnight
Sunday: 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.


Service hours are subject to change.

Faculty & Staff Dining

Faculty Dining room is open during the weekdays from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. year round and only closes on university holidays.

Located at 199 College Ave. is Rutgers Club. Every Monday and Thursday is Student Night where a student can enjoy a buffet dinner with a meal swipe and $2. The buffet consists of soup of the day, pasta entree, vegetable, starch, protein entree, vegetarian entree and marinated cold salads, fresh field green salad, fresh rolls, dessert station and soda.

Reservations are required. Our first reservation is at 5:00 p.m. and the last is at 7:30 p.m. Call (848) 932-7139 before 11:30 a.m. or after 2:30 p.m. to make reservations. They do not accept e-mail reservations.

Located in the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital on the third floor of the Clinical Academic Building is CABfare. The restaurant offers a variety of meals, bottled beverages, pastries and snacks. See retail policy for meal swipe specifics. See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.


Weekdays: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Closed on weekends.

Meet the Knight Wagon on Senior Street every Monday and Friday. The scarlet red mobile truck serves gourmet medieval themed meals fresh off the grill that are easy to grab and go such as “The Twisted Gyro” (lamb with baby spinach & feta cheese) and “The Bent Excalibur” (grilled Guinness marinated sirloin). While serving unconventional meals, it also offers a fun experience for customers who can enjoy satellite television. To find out the truck’s daily locations check out their Twitter and Facebook pages.

The Knight Wagon also takes meal swipes and RU Express, the university debit program and cash. See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Rutgers’ Starbucks Truck makes its way around each campus throughout the week. When on this campus, it is typically located next to the Knight Wagon on Senior Street. The famous Starbucks Truck, being that it is only one of six in the country, serves the entire menu from any other Starbucks location including the sandwiches and pastries. The truck takes RU Express and to receive constant updates on the Starbucks Truck, follow them on Twitter.