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Stern Dining

Neighborhood A

Coming Fall 2021!
Neighborhood Dining.

Visit our Meal Plans page for more information on Academic Year 2021-22 Neighborhood Meal Plans. For more information about the new neighborhoods launching in Fall 2021, visit the ResX website.


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.


Offering to go meals 7 days per week, and is the Nut Sensitive dining location. Stern Dining features Cardinal Sage menu from Monday to Friday at Dinner.

Summer Quarter Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
Breakfast: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Lunch: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Dinner: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Saturday - Sunday
Brunch: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Dinner: 5:00 PM - 7:00 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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Menus & Dietary Information

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Eat Well @Stanford!

The Eat Well @Stanford program provides support to students dining with food allergies, religious requirements, medical diets, veganism/vegetarianism and other nutritional needs. For more information on navigating your dietary needs in the neighborhoods, please contact