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Stern Dining



Contactless check-in at the dining halls and specialized outdoor seating allows for 6-foot physical distancing to increase the safety of our diners. Our enhanced cleaning protocols include regular electrostatic disinfecting and sanitization of surfaces in the dining halls to eliminate all pathogens, including coronavirus. Learn more about R&DE Stanford Dining’s CleanDining program.





All undergraduate students, graduate students, post-docs and grad student spouse/partners welcome. Offering a nut-free dining environment for students with food allergies. Stern is home to Cardinal Sage with rotating Latin American specials during dinner meal meal periods, Monday - Friday.

Monday - Friday
Breakfast: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM          Lunch: 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM          Dinner: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday
Brunch: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM               Dinner: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cardinal Sage @ Stern inspired by Iliana de la Vega

Dinner, Monday – Friday

Prominent Mexican-born Chef Iliana de la Vega of Austin’s celebrated El Naranjo restaurant, incorporates her innovative Oaxacan flavors into the menu at Cardinal Sage, located at Stern Dining. The menus offer a range of modern Mexican favorites featuring slow-marinated meats,  fresh house-made salsas, and flavorful rice and bean dishes cooked from scratch.



618 Escondido Road, Stanford, CA 94305

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