Cardinal To Go and Cardinal Brew

Cardinal To Go and Cardinal Brew at Stanford Redwood City offer fresh grab-and-go breakfast and lunch, illy specialty coffees, snacks, bottled beverages and more.  We feature daily soups and a weekly hot lunch menu

For the safety of our customers and staff, we offer preordering online or with our app, as well as touch-free payment at our kiosks. 

We plan to reopen on Monday, January 31
Monday - Friday 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.


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Produce Boxes: Fresh from local farms to your table

Our Produce Box service will resume in February.

Look forward to seasonal produce from the O'Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm and other local growers. Please check back in early February for the featured produce list and ordering details.

Cardinal Brew

Let the perfect creation from our knowledgeable and passionate barista start your morning or perk up your afternoon. Enjoy the hand-crafted coffees, a variety of loose-leaf teas and other specialties.

Cardinal To Go

Our Cardinal To Go market offers breakfast pastries and yogurt parfaits, fresh grab-and-go sandwiches, salads, wraps, meal kits (freshly prepared ready-to-heat meals), energy bars, assorted snacks, bottled beverages and more.
View our weekly menu.

Cardinal Café

We look forward to reopening Cardinal Café in the future. Please stay tuned for more information.

Download our App

Short on time? Order ahead and make the most of your break! Simply download our free Stanford R&DE FOOD ToGo app, place your order and select a convenient time for pickup.


Convenient Ordering and Payment Options

We offer convenient self-order kiosks in our location - at the entrance to the café, Cardinal To Go market, and the Cardinal Brew bar. Cashier and self-checkout options are also available.

Stanford employees, go cashless and save with Cardinal Dollars! Add funds to your employee ID card, which provides the security and convenience of a debit card, and enjoy an automatic 10% bonus. Learn more.


Sustainability Commitment

Sustainability is a core value and a way of life in R&DE. On the main campus, we’ve launched award-winning programs to lower utility use and chemical-free green cleaning. At the Cardinal Café, our sustainability program includes:

  • Simple, delicious foods made with quality ingredients, locally and sustainably sourced when possible
  • Reusable dishware in the café, and compostable plates and cutlery for carry-out
  • Three-stream waste disposal (recycling, compost, landfill) and a commitment to the university’s Zero Waste by 2030 goal
  • Educational programming to help the Stanford community live more sustainably

To read more about R&DE’s commitment, visit our sustainability page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact us at or (650) 736-6101.

Your feedback and suggestions are important to us.

Stanford at Redwood City - 505 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063