UC Cafes

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Welcome to Uniquely Caffeinated Cafes

UC Cafes strive to provide the campus community an exceptional and convenient dining experience on a daily basis focused on customer service.  Our menus include a wide variety of drinks, soups, sandwiches, salads, and snacks designed to accommodate those with dietary and nutritional needs or preferences.

PLEASE NOTE: All our retail locations (except Dairy Bar) are now cashless. Points, Husky Bucks, Flex Passes in Cafes, Debit/Credit accepted.

Flex Passes for Fall 2021: For the fall, Flex Passes will be allowed in the cafes. One Flex Pass = one value meal. Value meals include any salad or sandwich plus any bottled drink plus any bag of chips. No substitutions are allowed. Only one Flex Pass is allowed per transaction at the register however there is no limit on the number of times you can use a Flex Pass during the day. Flex passes are only valid at Bookworms, Beanery, Market Cafe, Up & Atom, and CrossRoads.

UC Cafes Quality Statements

Sandwiches
UC Cafes’ "With the Grain" sandwiches are made fresh daily. Our dedicated staff produces nearly 1,200 sandwiches a day featuring fresh bread such as focaccia, marble rye, and white and wheat grinder rolls – all baked in our very own UConn bakery!

Salads
Over 250 salads are made fresh every day using fresh-cut greens and the finest ingredients!

Rainforest Alliance Certified Coffee
We offer bold and flavored roasts and are proud to serve Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee, including other fine coffees made right here in Connecticut!

Community & Beyond
Our “Give to the Cause” café donation boxes has provided, through the generosity of our customers, donations to the following charities: Marine Toys for Tots Program, Camp Rising Sun (Colebrook, CT), Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Children’s Miracle Network, and the Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund. The recent donation to the Red Cross was $2500.

The “Give to the Cause” café donation boxes are a collaboration of the Department of Dining Services and UConn’s Community Outreach program.

 

The Beanery Cafe

THE BEANERY - Menu

August/Fall 2021 Hours:

Monday-Friday: 7:30am-3pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

PLEASE NOTE: UConn Dining retail locations (except Dairy Bar) are now cashless.

Whether you are coming into the Benton Museum to enjoy the artwork or just looking for a nice place to study, the Beanery is the place for you! This café is located in the lobby of the Benton Art Museum on campus and offers an eclectic seating area perfect for studying or meeting up with friends!  (860) 486-5426

Bookworms Cafe

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BOOKWORMS CAFÉ - Menu

Fall 2021 Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-9:00pm
Friday: 7:30am-3:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Noon-9:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: UConn Dining retail locations (except Dairy Bar) are now cashless.

Hitting the books at Homer Babbidge Library? Take a study break and visit Bookworm’s Café located on the plaza level in the 24-hour study room. We offer a variety of hand-crafted “With The Grain” sandwiches and “Fresh Harvest” salads made daily on campus. Need an energy boost? Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy fresh-baked treats from our on-campus bakery. (860) 486-5233

Chem Cafe – Closed

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Chem Cafe will be closed permanently. Thank you for your patronage.

 

CrossRoads Cafe

CROSSROADS CAFE - Menu

Fall 2021 Hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:30am-3pm
Weekends - Closed

PLEASE NOTE: UConn Dining retail locations (except Dairy Bar) are now cashless.

CrossRoads Café in the Wilbur Cross building has a unique menu; offering plant-forward options that will satisfy meat-eaters, vegetarians, and vegans alike. Our goal is to serve "Healthy, wholesome cuisine that nourishes the body, feeds the soul, and helps the planet." 

In addition to making plant-based options more obtainable within the UConn community, we also strive to educate and spread awareness on the importance of sustainability. Through student leadership, the Crossroads Events Management Committee will coordinate and host events on a range of topics relating to the plant-forward movement. Such areas include sustainable farming, alternative proteins, nutritional topics, etc.  -- If you are interested in joining us please reach out to crossroadseventsmanagement@gmail.com -- For press inquiries about CrossRoads please reach out to DDSmarketing@uconn.edu.

Follow us on Instagram @uconncrossroadscafe

 

 

 

Market Cafe

MARKET CAFÉ - Menu

Fall 2021 Hours (begin August 30th)

Monday-Friday: 7:30am-4pm
Saturday: 9am-4pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm

PLEASE NOTE: UConn Dining retail locations (except Dairy Bar) are now cashless.

Located in the Student Union as part of Union Street Market. Market Cafe features international sandwiches, soups, mac and cheese, and bakery items, all made fresh daily. Also serving a full line of espresso and coffee drinks. (860) 486-8832

Up & Atom Cafe

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UP & ATOM - Menu

Fall 2021 Hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:30am-3pm
Weekends - Closed

PLEASE NOTE: UConn Dining retail locations (except Dairy Bar) are now cashless.

Located in the atrium of the BioPhysics building, the café offers a great place to study or relax with lots of natural sunlight! Choose from a wide array of beverages and snacks in this truly Uniquely Caffeinated Café. (860) 486-1590

Café Kits

Café Kits

Payment Accepted

  • Credit/Debit Cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover & American Express)
  • Husky Bucks
  • Points
  • Flex Passes - a flex pass allows you to get a value meal (sandwich or salad, 1 bottled drink, and 1 bag of chips)

PLEASE NOTE: All our retail locations (except Dairy Bar) are now cashless. Points, Husky Bucks, Flex Passes in Cafes, Debit/Credit accepted.