Places to Eat

Dining Hall and Retail Operations

Busch Campus

Busch Dining Hall (Busch Campus)

Busch Dining Hall offers an extensive menu seven days a week.

The menu includes but is not limited to, soups, green salads, composed salads, fresh fruit, yogurt cups, breakfast sandwiches, cereal cups & milk, bagels and deli sandwiches. Busch offers a large selection of Build Your Own (BYO) Stations including Sautéed chicken, shrimp, salmon, tofu & beef kabobs. A BYO Pasta, Stir Fry and Omelet Stations are also available. You can also get all your favorite items including, chicken wings, chicken parmesan, burgers, Philly cheese steaks, hot dogs, samosas, chicken tender and pizza, to name a few.

All meal swipe BYO entrees come with sides like roasted potato, rice & grilled vegetables.  Vegetarian and vegan entrees are available every day, as are chips, snacks, cookies, desserts, coffee, bottle drinks and Coca Cola fountain beverages.

Dine In

Weekdays
7:00am – 9pm

Weekends
9:30am – 8pm

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Takeout

Breakfast
Weekdays, 7am – 11am

Lunch
Weekdays,11am – 4pm

Dinner
Monday to Thursday, 5pm – 11pm

Gerlanda's Pizza and Cafe (Busch Campus)

Specialty coffees, paninis, large variety of specialty pizzas, and provider of Casual Catering Options.

*This location is not owned nor operated by Rutgers Dining Services*

Harvest Juice Bar

This location will not open during the Spring 2023 semester.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Knight Wagon

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.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

This location will not open to start the Spring 2023 semester. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Daily Menu Twitter

Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge is located on Busch campus in an administrative building. It offers a variety of hot and cold meals, bottled beverages, pastries and a variety of snacks.

This location will be closed until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Moe's Southwest Grill

Fresh made-to-order Southwest Fare and provider of Casual Catering Options.

*This location is not owned nor operated by Rutgers Dining Services*

Panera Bread (Busch Campus)

Freshly baked bread each day inside the bakery-cafes and provider of Casual Catering Options.

*This location is not owned nor operated by Rutgers Dining Services*

Starbucks Truck

Rutgers’ Starbucks Truck makes its way around each campus throughout the week. 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. RU Express is accepted.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Weekdays
10am – 4pm

Please follow the Starbucks Truck on Twitter for the most up to date information regarding location and hours of operation.

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Szechwan Ichiban

Asian Cuisine, sushi, bubble teas, smoothies, and and provider of Casual Catering Options.

*This location is not owned nor operated by Rutgers Dining Services*

Three Chilies Taco Truck

Rutgers’ Three Chilies Taco Truck has diverse menu featuring flavors from North and South America, Korea, and Vietnam. The truck is currently posted on College Avenue campus.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Any questions, comments or concerns, please contact marketing@dining.rutgers.edu.

This location will not open to start the Spring 2023 semester. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Woody's Cafe

Located in the Kessler Teaching Building is Woody’s Cafe, offering a variety of hot and cold meals, bottled beverages, pastries and a variety of snacks. See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Weekdays
7:30am – 6pm

 


Livingston Campus

Henry's Diner

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

Hours of Operation (Dine In Only)

Monday – Friday
12pm – 6pm

Meal swipe Hours (Dine In Only)

Monday – Friday
12pm – 5pm

 

Kilmer's Market

Monday to Thursday
11am – 10pm

Friday
11am – 8pm

Kilmer’s Market is a retail operation that offers hot and cold entrees with a variety of healthy side dishes.

Breakfast sandwiches are available all day and you can pick up additional breakfast items like bagels, hot and cold cereal, breakfast bars and energy drinks.  Kilmer’s also has sandwiches, chips, snacks, candy, ice cream, bottled beverages, coffee, and tea. An added feature at Kilmer’s Market is the option to purchase toiletries, school supplies and other grocery items.

Meal swipes are accepted all day along with RU Express credit cards and cash. The online ordering option is highly recommended to promote safety and expedite your visit.

Meal swipes are accepted all day.

Knight Wagon

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.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

This location will not open to start the Spring 2023 semester. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Daily Menu Twitter

Livingston Dining Commons (Livingston Campus)

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
7am – 9pm

Weekends
9:30am – 8pm

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Sbarro

Monday to Thursday
11am – 11pm

Friday to Sunday
11am – 5pm

In 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.

Starbucks (Livingston Campus)

Weekdays
7am – 5pm

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

Starbucks Truck

Rutgers’ Starbucks Truck makes its way around each campus throughout the week. 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. RU Express is accepted.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Weekdays
10am – 4pm

Please follow the Starbucks Truck on Twitter for the most up to date information regarding location and hours of operation.

Twitter

The Rutgers Club

Located in Livingston Dining Commons is The Rutgers Club. Every Monday is Student Night where a student can enjoy a sit down dinner for just one meal swipe.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Three Chilies Taco Truck

Rutgers’ Three Chilies Taco Truck has diverse menu featuring flavors from North and South America, Korea, and Vietnam. The truck is currently posted on College Avenue campus.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Any questions, comments or concerns, please contact marketing@dining.rutgers.edu.

This location will not open to start the Spring 2023 semester. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 


College Avenue Campus

The Atrium

Located inside the College Avenue Student Center, the Atrium into a new, more modern and innovative food service destination. This dynamic food service destination replaces Brower Commons Dining Hall, which has served the Rutgers community well for over 60 years. The food concepts in the Atrium will join Café West as dining locations on the College Avenue Campus. 

Dine In

Monday to Thursday
7am – 11pm

Friday
7am – 9pm

Saturday to Sunday
9:30am – 8pm

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Cafe West

Monday to Thursday
9am – 11pm

Friday
9am – 8pm

Cafe West offers a complete and diverse menu five days a week for your on-campus dining needs. They also offer daily specials plus coffee, bottled drinks and Coca Cola Free Style beverages.

*menu offerings may vary daily*

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Knight Wagon

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.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

This location will not open to start the Spring 2023 semester. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Daily Menu Twitter

Panera Bread (College Avenue Campus)

Freshly baked bread each day inside the bakery-cafes and provider of Casual Catering Options.

*This location is not owned nor operated by Rutgers Dining Services*

Starbucks Truck

Rutgers’ Starbucks Truck makes its way around each campus throughout the week. 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. RU Express is accepted.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Weekdays
10am – 4pm

Please follow the Starbucks Truck on Twitter for the most up to date information regarding location and hours of operation.

Twitter

Three Chilies Taco Truck

Rutgers’ Three Chilies Taco Truck has diverse menu featuring flavors from North and South America, Korea, and Vietnam. The truck is currently posted on College Avenue campus.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Any questions, comments or concerns, please contact marketing@dining.rutgers.edu.

This location will not open to start the Spring 2023 semester. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 


Cook/Douglass Campus

Cook Cafe

The Cook Cafe is located at the Cook Student Center. It offers a variety of meals, bottled beverages, pastries and snacks.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Monday to Friday
3pm – 11pm

Douglass Cafe

The Douglass Cafe is located in the Douglass Student Center. It offers a variety of meals, bottled beverages, pastries and snacks.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Monday to Thursday
8am – 8pm

Friday
8am – 4pm

Harvest IFNH

Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 2:30pm

Meal Swipes
12:00pm – 2:00pm

Located in the New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health Building on 61 Dudley Road is Harvest IFNH. Harvest IFNH offers creative dishes that are focused on whole, minimally processed food, with “from scratch” culinary techniques that develop flavor without additives.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Knight Wagon

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.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

This location will not open to start the Spring 2023 semester. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Daily Menu Twitter

Neilson Dining Hall (Cook/Douglass Campus)

Right across the street from the Katzenbach bus stop is Neilson Dining Hall. Neilson has two separate dining rooms to simultaneously accommodate students and catered events.

Dine In

Weekdays
7am – 9pm

Weekends
9:30am – 8pm

View the Menu

Takeout

Lunch

Monday – Friday  
11:00am – 2:00pm

Dinner

Monday – Thursday 
5:00pm – 9:00pm

Red Pine Pizza

Monday to Thursday
11am – 8pm

Friday
11am – 4pm

Located in the Douglass Student Center, enjoy hand-tossed pizza, a variety of hot and cold meals and bottled beverages.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Starbucks Truck

Rutgers’ Starbucks Truck makes its way around each campus throughout the week. 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. RU Express is accepted.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Weekdays
10am – 4pm

Please follow the Starbucks Truck on Twitter for the most up to date information regarding location and hours of operation.

Twitter

Three Chilies Taco Truck

Rutgers’ Three Chilies Taco Truck has diverse menu featuring flavors from North and South America, Korea, and Vietnam. The truck is currently posted on College Avenue campus.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Any questions, comments or concerns, please contact marketing@dining.rutgers.edu.

This location will not open to start the Spring 2023 semester. We apologize for any inconvenience.

* Consumer Responsibility * Ingredients and nutritional content may vary. Manufacturers may change their product formulation or consistency of ingredients without our knowledge, and product availability may fluctuate. While we make every effort to identify ingredients, we cannot assure against these contingencies. Therefore, it is ultimately the responsibility of the consumer to judge whether or not to question ingredients or choose to eat selected foods. Food-allergic guests and those with specific concerns should speak with a dining services manager for individualized assistance. Please note that all ingredients and food items are subject to allergen cross contact.