Forbes Family Café

Forbes Family Cafe

Welcome to Forbes Family Café: Engineered by Earth!

Eat healthy, tread lightly. Forbes Family Café offers a flexitarian* fare of earth friendly and pure foods, curated to be deliciously wholesome. Enjoy our fresh salad bar and savory hot buffet -- real foods rich in vegetables, fruits and grains, sustainable seafood and responsibly-raised meat. Now serving Laksa and Pho daily. Please visit our Facebook page for weekly menu updates. 


Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

475 Via Ortega Dr, Stanford, CA 94305

Contact us!

Jose Flores, General Manager
(650) 724-7969

To learn more about our catering services,
please see our catering menu.  

Click here to access our online catering request form

Cashier handing over food to a customer, composed salad, a basket of fresh carrots and a chicken salad with tomatoes
Flexitarian: 1. A person who eats a predominantly vegetarian diet, but who eats meat or fish occasionally. 2. A big fan of Forbes Family Café.
O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm Partnership

O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm Partnership

A partnership between the O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm and Forbes Family Café brings you fresh produce that is grown right here on campus.  This working farm produces a bounty of edibles, with six acres of field crops, rotating pastures and perennial borders planted with fruit trees, native plants and herbs. Drop by Forbes Family Café and enjoy the bountiful harvest of a truly local farm on the Farm.