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Commons Café

Commons Café, located in the Commons Building, is available to all guests from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. The café offers a variety of breakfast items, assorted drinks, pizza, snacks, burgers and sandwiches, as well as reasonably priced daily lunch specials.

Daily Lunch Specials

Entrée with two sides is $7.95 (unless otherwise noted).
Menu subject to change.

Mon2
Entrées
  • Pecan Breaded Chicken with Orange and Onion Sauce
  • Three Peppercorn Crusted Steak with Brandy Shallot Sauce
  • Pork Loin Scaloppini with Lemon Caper Sauce Gluten Free
  • Fried Spinach and Four Cheese Ravioli with Marinara Sauce Vegetarian
Sides
  • Sweet Potato with Maple Syrup
  • Scalloped Potatoes
  • Fresh Vegetable Medley
  • Braised Greens

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Tue3
Entrées
  • Chicken Parmesan Gluten Free
  • Swedish Meatballs
  • Pan Fried Pork Chop with Tomato, Caper, and Olive Sauce
  • Eggplant Parmesan Vegetarian
Sides
  • Parsley Noodles
  • Rice Florentine
  • Fresh Green Beans with Roasted Mushrooms
  • Spinach and Shaved Carrots

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Wed4
Entrées
  • Shredded Beef Enchiladas with Guajillos Sauce
  • Flame Broiled Chicken Mole
  • Pork Fajitas with all the trimmings
  • Spinach, Kale, and Mushroom Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce (gluten free, vegan)
Sides
  • Frijoles Borrachos
  • Spanish Rice
  • Squash Medley with Roasted Mushrooms
  • Grilled Fresh Corn

Note: Soup of the Day: Black Bean Chili or Sopa De Lima


Thu5
Entrées
  • Country Style Chicken Fried Steak with Cream Gravy
  • Smoked Turkey Breast
  • Elgin Sausage with BBQ Sauce
  • Hot Chicken Wings
  • Asparagus and Mushroom Quiche with Gruyere Cheese Vegetarian
Sides
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Cut Corn
  • Fresh Vegetable Medley
  • Fried Okra

Fri6
Entrées
  • Parmesan Crusted Tilapia with Lemon Garlic Butter
  • Grilled Chicken with Mediterranean Relish
  • Blackened Salmon with Cajun Garlic Sauce
  • Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes ($12.95)
  • Coconut Shrimp ($12.95) (gluten free)
  • Grilled Black Angus Rib Eye Steak with Red Wine Butter ($18.00)
  • Mixed Seafood Platter (crab cake, coconut shrimp, and catfish - $14.95)
  • Steamed Vegetable Dumplings with Ginger Scallion Sauce Vegetarian
Sides
  • Penne Pasta with Basil Pesto
  • Steak Fries
  • Fresh Steamed Vegetable Medley