Vegetarian & Vegan Dining

R&DE Stanford Dining offers a variety of plant based options in every dining hall, every day. All vegetarian and vegan options are clearly labeled (V =  Vegetarian options, VGN = Vegan). Our menus are about 80% vegetarian and over 50% vegan, offering a wide range of healthful plant based options featuring soy, beans, lentils, nuts and seeds. You can access our daily menus on the Stanford Dining Facebook page.

The dining halls each have the following vegetarian and vegan options available:

Vegetarian & Vegan Dining


  • Bagels, bread, and breakfast pastries
  • Oatmeal with toppings bar
  • Cage free eggs
  • Potatoes
  • Cereals with choice of organic milk or non-dairy milks (soy, rice, or almond)
  • Fresh fruit
  • Yogurt with toppings bar

Lunch and Dinner

  • At least one vegetarian and/or vegan soup option
  • One vegetarian and/or vegan entrée
  • Two vegetarian and/or vegan sides
  • Make your own salad bar with homemade dressings
  • Vegetarian pizzas
  • Vegan quinoa burgers at the grill
  • Fresh fruit
  • Desserts
  • Soft-serve ice cream

Specialty Items

Many of our dining halls feature a Performance Bar displaying beautiful seasonal produce, whole grains and plant based proteins for students to build their own bowl, salad or wrap. The Performance bar always offers an assortment of bean salads, marinated tofu, stewed beans and lentils, hummus along with basic beans, chopped nuts and seeds for topping.

In addition the following dining halls have specialty items, such as:

  • Stern Dining Hall has tofu burritos or bowls at the Cardinal Sage station.
  • Wilbur Dining Hall has vegetarian pho at the Star Ginger station.
  • Lakeside Dining offers additional vegetarian entrees at the Red Skillet station.