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.

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.


CAFE SOUP SCHEDULE - Daily offerings may vary based on issues with suppliers. We apologize for the inconvenience. The best way to find out today’s soup is to call the café you are going to visit. Phone numbers for each café are provided in each description below.


MAP OF CAFE LOCATIONS

The Beanery Cafe

THE BEANERY - Menu

Fall 2022 semester 

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

Hours are subject to change during finals, breaks, holidays, and special events. Please refer to dining.uconn.edu/hours

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

Bookworms Cafe

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BOOKWORMS CAFÉ - Menu

Fall 2022 semester

Monday-Friday: 7:30am-3pm
Saturday: 10am-3pm
Sunday:
Noon-10pm

Hours are subject to change during finals, breaks, holidays, and special events. Please refer to dining.uconn.edu/hours

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

CrossRoads Cafe

CROSSROADS CAFE - Menu

Fall 2022 semester 

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

Hours are subject to change during finals, breaks, holidays, and special events. Please refer to dining.uconn.edu/hours

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.

Check out the local and national press on CrossRoads here!

 

 

 

Market Cafe

MARKET CAFÉ - Menu

Fall 2022 semester 

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

Hours are subject to change during finals, breaks, holidays, and special events. Please refer to dining.uconn.edu/hours

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

Up & Atom Cafe

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UP & ATOM - Menu

Fall 2022 semester 

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

Hours are subject to change during finals, breaks, holidays, and special events. Please refer to dining.uconn.edu/hours

Located in the lower level/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, sandwiches, and snacks in this truly Uniquely Caffeinated Café. (860) 486-1590

Café Kits

Café Kits

Payment Accepted

  • Credit/Debit Cards: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover
  • Husky Bucks
  • Dining Services Points
  • Flex Passes - One Flex Pass at the UC Cafes allows you to get a value meal (sandwich or salad, 1 bottled drink, and 1 bag of chips or fruit - no substitutions)
  • Mobile Payments (Google Pay, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay)

PLEASE NOTE: All our retail locations (except Dairy Bar) are cashless.