Livingston dining options range from cafes to restaurants. Coffee lovers have a Dunkin Donuts and a Starbucks. This campus allows you to meet a friend at the Rock Cafe or hang out with a bunch at Henry’s Diner.

Cafes and Restaurants

At the Livingston Student Center, enjoy great tasting coffee, sandwiches and baked goods that will keep you going throughout the day.

Monday–Thursday: 7:30 am–8 pm
Friday: 7:30 am–6 pm
Closed on weekends.

At the Plaza, enjoy a milkshake, your very own customized burger or a hearty breakfast at any time of the day.

Meal Swipes are not accepted from 11am-2pm. Some additional time restrictions may apply.

Weekdays: 9 am–11pm
Weekends: 9 am–9 pm

At the Plaza, savor the flavors of this on-campus market and grocer that features store-made deli sandwiches, freshly tossed salads as well as a variety of fruits, vegetables, snacks and bottled beverages.

Meal swipes are accepted all day.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Weekdays: 8 am–8 pm
Closed on weekends.

Every day, the scarlet red mobile truck serves gourmet medieval themed meals fresh off the grill that are easy to grab and go. While serving unconventional meals, it also offers a fun experience for customers who can enjoy satellite television. The Knight Wagon takes meal swipes, RU Express and cash.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.


Monday: College Avenue

Tuesday: Livingston

Wednesday: Busch

Thursday: Cook/Douglass

Friday: College Avenue

At the Livingston Student Center, the Rock Cafe offers a variety of meals, bottled beverages, pastries and a variety of snacks.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Monday–Thursday: 8 am–9 pm
Friday: 8 am–8 pm
Weekends: 10 am–4 pm

At the Livingston Student Center, choose from a variety of options including pizza, salad, pasta and cold beverages.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Weekdays: 11 am–10 pm
Weekends: 3 pm–10 pm

At the Plaza, reignite your love affair with handcrafted, high-quality coffee, sandwiches and pastries.

Monday–Thursday: 7 am–11 pm
Friday: 7 am–10 pm
Weekends: 9:30 am–9 pm

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, marinated cold salads, fresh field green salad, fresh rolls, dessert station and soda.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Reservations are required. The first reservation is at 5 pm and the last is at 7:30 pm. Call (848) 932-7139 before 11:30 am or after 2:30 pm to make reservations. E-mail reservations are not accepted.

Monday–Thursday: 7:30 am–8 pm
Friday: 7:30 am–6 pm
Closed on weekends.

Dining Hall

Behind the Livingston Student Center is Rutgers’ newest dining hall. Livingston Dining Commons offers customized burgers through The Pub, a welcoming fireplace and three dining rooms!


Weekdays: 7:00AM – 9:00PM
Weekends: 9:30AM – 8:00PM


Student Takeout is open from Sunday–Friday. Students are to bring their Cupanion or another appropriately sized bottle in order to have a drink. Takeout portions are limited, but if you have a hearty appetite, you may swipe twice for an additional portion. The maximum number of meal swipes are two per customer.

Service hours are subject to change.


Breakfast (Mon–Fri): 7–10:30 am
Lunch (Mon–Fri): 11:30 am–4 pm
Dinner (Mon–Thurs): 5 pm–midnight
Sunday: 5:30 pm–10 pm

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