Places to Eat

Around the Forty Acres you will find a variety of food options from quick bites to fine dining and everything in between. At The University of Texas at Austin, it's all food for thought.

Residential Dining Venues

The Division of Housing and Food Service (DHFS) serves a variety of tastes in relaxing and convenient locations across campus, including the Jester City Limits Food Court, Market and Dining Hall, Kinsolving Market and Dining Hall, Cypress Bend Café and the Littlefield Patio Café. DHFS promotes nutritional education, internships and student management opportunities while serving up local, seasonal and farm direct ingredients.

University Unions

The University Unions offer a variety of convenient food options in both the Texas Union and the new Student Activity Center (opening in 2011). The Texas Union is also home to the famous Cactus Cafe and Bar.

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Enjoy fine dining, meet a friend for a casual lunch or savor a cup of coffee in the beautiful surroundings at Gabriel's Café, One Twenty 5 Café and The Carillon, all in one of Austin's newest hotels, the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

The Blanton Museum Café

The Edgar A. Smith Building provides a relaxing setting for The Blanton Café, which offers a variety of hot and cold sandwiches, gourmet flat bread pizzas, fresh-tossed salads, signature desserts and salads.

O’s Campus Café

O’s Campus Café operates five campus locations that serve breakfast, lunch and snacks. O’s also offers a catering service for private parties and meetings and boxed lunches and breakfasts that can be ordered online.

Red McCombs Red Zone Food Court

The Red McCombs Red Zone Food Court, on the north side of Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, is a great place to meet, eat or just hang out. With nearly 18,000 square feet of space, there's plenty of seating and free wireless Internet access along with great food and drink choices.

Texas Espresso Café

At the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, the Texas Espresso Café features a variety of coffees, lattes, espressos and other beverages along with fresh baked items, sandwiches, salads and more.

Under the Oaks Café

At the Thompson Conference Center, the Under the Oaks Café features a variety of breakfast and lunch items at a convenient east campus location near the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum.

Still More

There are more food and coffee venues to be found around campus, including the Art Building Courtyard (Double Dave’s Pizza, University Coffee Company), Perry-Castañeda Library (Prufrock's Java City) and Townes Hall Atrium (George's Café, Texas Coffee Traders).

There are also many places near campus that you can reach by foot or bike.