The Finest in Hospitality – Stanford’s Retail Cafés
So much to choose from, so little time. Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries provides innovative products and services for the evolving needs of our campus community – and our environment. Our retail cafés offer their own distinct ambiance, and a range of delicious, nutritious, regional and international cuisines for pleasurable dining on a busy schedule. Always mindful of our community’s needs, our award-winning chefs provide vegan and vegetarian options with every menu. Along with offering greater flexibility with student meal plans, proceeds from R&DE Stanford retail cafés help offset increases in room and board, and support student programs.
Forbes Family Café
For a Flexitarian Feast
Forbes Family Café supports a flexitarian diet with pure foods and global flavors. The menu focuses on vegan/vegetarian options. From salad bar to savory hot buffet, patrons needing flexible choices find them at Forbes Family Café.
Visit Forbes Family Café Webpage
Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Located in Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center
475 Via Ortega
Under The Palms at Rehnquist Court
Our newest concept features authentic Asian-Burmese Cuisine. Dishes include traditional salads, wraps, curries, and wood fire baked palata bread.
Monday - Friday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Munger Graduate Residence - Bldg 4
555 Salvatierra Walk
The Market at Munger
The Farm's Neighborhood Market
The neighborhood spot for a wide variety of fresh produce, grocery and sundries. Meal options include grab & go salads and sandwiches. A dinnertime serve-yourself salad and hot entrée bar is available Monday-Friday from 5-8 p.m. Now featuring kitchen and bath basics.
Visit Market at Munger webpage
Saturday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
The Axe & Palm
A Campus Tradition Every Day
The Big Game and The Axe & Palm are a Stanford tradition. Serving a variety of delicious burgers, The Axe & Palm becomes an instant student favorite their first quarter.
Visit Axe & Palm webpage
Monday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Sunday 5:30 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Al Fresco Dining at Arrillaga Alumni Center
The Alumni Cafe offers hot made-to-order breakfast. Or stop by for lunch or dinner to enjoy an acai bowl or chef curated grain bowl, panini or signature sandwich. The Cafe serves sangria wine and draft beer for Happy Hour Monday - Friday from 5 -7 p.m.
Visit Café webpage
Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Arrillaga Alumni Center (08-450)
326 Galvez St
The Med Café
Health Conscious Cuisine at the School of Medicine
Hot healthy entrees, grab & go salads and artisan sandwiches. The Med Cafe is located in beautiful Li Ka Shing Center at the Stanford School of Medicine.
Visit Med Café webpage
Monday - Thursday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Li Ka Shing Center For Learning and Knowledge
291 Campus Dr
Breakfast & Lunch with Global Flair
Olives offers specialty sandwiches including the "Fear the Tree!" Hot breakfast, Bánh mì Vietnamese-style sandwiches, house-made hummus and tabbouleh, too. Try our self-serve specialty coffee bar.
Visit the Olives Café webpage
Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 160
Law School Café
Recently renovated, the new Law School Café/student lounge is modern and airy, the perfect spot to enjoy a meal with friends. Hot lunch entrees rotate daily. Featuring hot breakfast items, a salad bar and grab & go galore.
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Comfort Food with Flair
Located in the state-of-the-art SLAC complex, SLACafé offers pure comfort foods crafted with home-style flavor. Hot breakfast is served daily, and lunch offerings include burgers, hot buffet items, house-made soups and daily “Off the Grill” specials.
Monday – Friday
Breakfast 6:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Lunch 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Grab 'n' Go items, hot/cold beverages 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SLAC Science and User Support Building
2575 Sand Hill Road
Your Campus Hub
Tresidder Memorial Union’s lively meeting place offers menus rich in flavor diversity. From sushi and traditional favorites from Panda Express to fresh-made salads and grain bowls in our own Heirlooms, everyone can enjoy their favorites. Dine under the trees in our lovely courtyard.
Stanford's Sweet Spot
Featuring authentic Italian Alberto Gelato churned daily. Choose from 16 delicious cream and non-dairy fruit flavors. Cup, cone or waffle, have it your way. Don't miss our delicious toppings. Look for frozen yogurt, seasonal treats and specialty beverages.
Monday - Friday 12 - 8 p.m.
Fresh Creations Made-to-Order
Salads made with farm fresh ingredients—locally sourced whenever possible—and choice of toppings and homemade dressings. Get your power veggies and plant-based proteins without sacrificing taste.
Monday - Friday 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.