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Everything you need to know about on-campus dining options

At Stanford R&DE, we provide an exceptional dining experience regardless of your living location. With locally-sourced, sustainable ingredients, our talented chefs craft delicious options for every meal of the day. In order to control the flow of students and adhere to physical distancing guidelines, students will be assigned to a specific dining location based on their housing assignment. 


Dining Halls & Café Locations​

From all-you-care-to-eat dining halls to cafés with made-to-order and quick-service meals, you will find globally-inspired cuisine prepared daily by an award-winning chef team.

All of our locations provide high-quality, diverse menu options, and exceptional service while meeting the diversity of dietary needs of our Stanford community. Whether you’re a vegan, flexitarian, keep kosher or need allergy accommodations, we offer something for every diet and every taste. See a map for our locations.

Undergraduate Meal Plans 
The dining experience plays a key role in the university's mission to build community, foster student well-being and provide residential learning opportunities beyond the classroom. R&DE Stanford Dining meal plans offer significant value, the highest quality food, and flexibility of dining across campus. Learn more about the new neighborhood Dining Hall Meal Plans and Row, Suites & Co-Op Meal Plans for the 2021-22 academic year!
Graduate Meal Plans
Grad meal plans and meal block packages offer significant savings when eating in any of our eight main dining halls. Choose the option that best fits your needs and save today!
Post Docs, Student Spouse/Partner Meal Plans
View meal plan options for postdoctoral scholars, and spouses/partners of students. 

Cardinal Dollars

Cardinal Dollars (loaded on your Stanford ID) is a payment option providing the security and convenience of a debit card and can be used at R&DE café and market locations and athletic concessions stands at Stanford Stadium, Maples Pavilion and Sunken Diamond.


EVGR Marketplace

The EVGR Marketplace is your convenient stop for groceries, grab-and-go salads and sandwiches, produce, deli/dairy, pantry basics, snacks, beverages and more. 


The Market at Munger

Visit your local go-to market where you can purchase anything from grab-and-go meals to a variety of ingredients for home cooking and the basic essentials you need during the week.

Running short on time? Order your groceries online for pick-up or free campus delivery.


Dining Additional Information

Food Safety

The R&DE Food Safety Program achieves a high standard of food safety by setting stringent guidelines, communicating frequently, conducting regular training and audits, and executing our Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs).

Meal Plans

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about the R&DE Stanford Dining meal plans along with guidance for where to find further information.

Eat Well @ Stanford

R&DE Stanford Dining prides itself on providing high-quality and nutritious cuisine to meet the wide variety of dietary needs within our diverse Stanford community.

One Plate, One Planet

R&DE Stanford Dining’s award-winning Sustainable Food Program, collaborates on many aspects of complex global food systems—from equitable supply chains, climate-smart dining, and regenerative agriculture, to reducing food waste and shifting diets towards plant-forward options.

Teaching Kitchen

The R&DE Teaching Kitchen @ Stanford provides cooking classes to students, staff, and faculty, and is the culinary training facility for R&DE Stanford Dining staff.

Experience On Campus Dining

Late night offerings

Late Night Dining Locations

My favorite part about making great food for students has been witnessing their excitement and enthusiasm over the food in the dining commons and I enjoy engaging with them about their favorite foods.

- Chef Alice Pyo