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 11:30am-2pm. Some additional time restrictions may apply.

Weekdays: 10am–9pm
Weekends: 11am–6pm

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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 accepts meal swipes, RU Express, cash or credit.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.


Monday: College Avenue

Tuesday: Livingston

Wednesday: Busch

Thursday: Cook/Douglass

Friday: College Avenue


Days and locations are subject to change.

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

New this semester!

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

New this semester!

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

Monday–Thursday: 7 am–10 pm
Friday: 7 am–9 pm
Saturday: 8 am–9 pm
Sunday: 9 am–9 pm

New this semester!

Every Monday is Student Night where a student can enjoy an a la carte pre-fixe dinner with just one meal swipe.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

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


Hours of Operation

Monday–Friday: 11am–9pm
Saturday: 2pm-8pm
Sunday: Closed (Reserved for special events)

*NEW* Rutgers’ Three Chilies Taco Truck is a new addition to the on-campus food trucks. The truck is currently posted on College Avenue campus for now. RU Express is accepted.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Any questions, comments or concerns, please contact


College AvenueIntersection of Senior Street and College Avenue


Weekdays: 9am – 3pm

Livingston Dining Commons

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!

Dine In Hours

Weekdays: 7:00AM – 9:00PM

Breakfast: 7:00 – 11:00AM

Lunch: 11:00AM – 4:00PM

Dinner: 4:00 – 9:00PM

Weekends: 9:30AM – 8:00PM

Brunch: 9:30AM – 4:00PM

Dinner: 4:00 – 8:00PM


Student Takeout is open from Sunday–Friday. Students are to bring any 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.

Takeout Hours

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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* 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.