Residential Dining Centers

Danforth Dining Center  

First Floor Susan B. Anthony Hall

Our Fresh Food Company offers fresh and delicious options five days a week. At this residential, all-you-care-to-eat facility, each station features inspired menu options and fresh ingredients that can be customized to your preference. Danforth also boasts a variety of specialty stations designed to satisfy unique dietary needs and preferences with a dedicated vegan station and a made-without-gluten station. Additionally, Danforth offers Halal options and is a completely nut-free facility.

HOURS:
Monday – Thursday: 11am – 1:30pm (Lunch), 5pm – 7pm (Dinner)
Friday: 11am – 1:30pm (Lunch)
Saturday & Sunday: Closed


Douglass Dining Center  

First Floor, Frederick Douglass Bldg.

The Douglass Dining Center provides a variety of options at every turn. Five unique micro-restaurants serve a blend of global fare in a casual contemporary setting. Our Kosher Comfort station offers delicious Kosher comfort fare such as whole-roasted meats and sides, along with a full NYC-style deli with made-to-order sandwiches from our house-cured meats. The Kosher Comfort station is supervised by our on-campus mashgiach to comply with kashrut laws. The Free station located in Douglass delivers fresh, clean entrées and sides devoid of the top eight food allergens and gluten. There is also a separate gluten-free pantry in Douglass offering a variety of meals and snacks (to gain access, please email Dining at rcdining@services.rochester.edu). For hearty, home-style flavors and campus favorites stop by the Bistro station, or visit Street, which delivers authentic, globally-inspired dishes with endless variety. Topping it all off is out Just Desserts area with sweet treats, ice cream, locally roasted coffee from Java’s and more.

HOURS:
Monday – Friday: 7am – 7:30am (Continental Breakfast), 7:30am – 10:30am (Breakfast), 11:30am – 3:30pm (Lunch), 5pm – 9pm (Dinner)
Saturday – Sunday: 8am – 10:30am (Continental Breakfast), 10:30am – 3:30pm (Brunch), 5pm – 9pm (Dinner)


Food Courts/Retail Dining

The Pit Food Court

First Floor Wilson Commons

This food court offers a variety of choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Choose from bagels, cut fruit, and breakfast sandwiches in the morning to exciting, locally-sourced grilled selections, pizza, globally-inspired bowls, burritos and salads. Be sure to check our two newest concepts, Wok On Up, an Asian-fusion concept, and the new Rocky’s Sub Shop. The Pit also offers a fully-stocked salad bar, quick to-go options including sandwiches, Nathan’s soups, sushi, and locally-prepared desserts.

HOURS @ THE PIT:
Monday – Friday: 8:30am – Midnight
Saturday – Sunday: 11am – Midnight

Pizza Pi Menu   II   Grill Menu   II   Wok On Up Menu II   Freshens Menu

HOURS @ ROCKY’S SUB SHOP:
Sunday – Thursday: 11am – Midnight
Friday – Saturday: 11am – 1am

Rocky’s Menu


Grab & Go

Second Floor Frederick Douglass Bldg

Created directly in response to student feedback, the Grab & Go location is conveniently located off the Douglass terrace and provides Unlimited or Pass Plan members with the opportunity to use a meal swipe for a pre-packaged meal to go for those busy class to class transitions during major meal periods. These delicious Grab & Go meals can also be purchased using DB, Cash, Credit, or URos.

HOURS:
Monday – Friday: 8am – 2pm
Saturday – Sunday: Closed


Late Night Dining

Second Floor Frederick Douglass Bldg

Here you’ll find a delicious array of campus favorites geared to satisfy those late-night cravings. Enjoy pub-style menu items at a one of a kind eating experience on campus.

HOURS:
Tuesday – Thursday: 9pm – Midnight
Friday – Saturday: 9pm – 2am
Sunday – Monday: Closed

Late Night Menu


OptiKale

Lobby of Robert B. Goergen Hall

OptiKale is our latest dining location on campus. This innovative concept offers a health-focused menu featuring made-to-order salads and bowls filled with fresh produce, grains, bone broths and proteins.

HOURS:
Monday – Friday: 10:30am – 2pm
Saturday – Sunday: Closed

OptiKale Menu


Coffee Shops

Starbucks

Third Floor Wilson Commons

Need a pick-me-up on your way to class, or a place to meet with a study group?  Check out Starbucks in Wilson Commons to grab a quick iced coffee or caramel macchiato, hang out with friends over a warm mocha or latte, or enjoy a sandwich  while you get some work done. For information on Starbucks products, please click here.

HOURS:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – Midnight
Friday: 7:30am – 1am
Saturday: 9am – 1am
Sunday: 9am – Midnight


Connections

Rush Rhees Library

Located in Rush Rhees Library, this café is dedicated to sustainability. Enjoy locally grown and produced foods including soups, salads, sandwiches and baked goods, along with locally-roasted Fair Trade coffee. We’ve also added an all new bagel and cream cheese schmear bar to help get your mornings started off right!

For information on Connections many local partners and products, please check out the following links: Coffee Connection, Leo’s Bakery, Savoia Pastry Shoppe, Hale & Hearty Soups, Pine Hill.

HOURS:
Monday – Thursday: 7am – 10pm
Friday: 7am – 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 2pm – 10pm


Peet’s @ Wegmans Hall

Lobby of Wegmans Hall

Yet another delicious coffee option on campus, the new Peet’s coffee location at Wegmans Hall serves brewed coffee, a variety of hot and cold espresso drinks, specialty beverages and teas. You’ll also find Nathan’s Soups and a new selection of grab & go sandwiches, salads and sides for quick food options between classes.

HOURS:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 7pm
Friday: 7:30am – 2pm
Saturday – Sunday: Closed

Peet’s Menu


Convenience

Hillside Market P.O.D.

First Floor Susan B. Anthony Halls

Convenience at your service, mornings through late night. Stop in for hot coffee, cold beverages, espresso,snacks, groceries, toiletries and much more!

HOURS:
Monday – Wednesday: 9am – 1am
Thursday – Friday: 9am – 3am
Saturday: Noon – 3am
Sunday: Noon – 1am


The Southside Market

deKiewiet Tower

Another great spot for grocery and convenience items.

HOURS:
Sunday – Thursday: 5pm – 1am
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Noon – 5pm