Saint Louis University

Hungry? Whether you want to grab a quick bite in your residence hall or savor all the city has to offer, Saint Louis University and the surrounding neighborhoods are made to order.

Great food on campus. SLU has options to meet every student's needs, combining dining hall meals with Flex dollars that can be spent at favorites like Jamba Juice, Qdoba Mexican Grill, Panda Express and St. Louis Bread Company.

Please note: Hours may vary depending on the time of year. Get the latest information on hours, SLU's dining plans, healthy eating on campus and sustainability with DineSLU

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On Campus Dining

Ameren Cafe

Select a building block – bread, bun, wrap or bowl – then add a protein, cheese, toppings and finishes like pico de gallo, sun dried tomato spread, fruit or dressings to create a meal as unique as the Billiken. Located in Cook Hall at 3674 Lindell Boulevard.
Monday through Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

SLU Bannister HouseBannister House

Saint Louis University alumni, faculty, staff and the community are invited to dine at Bannister House at 3824 Lindell Boulevard. The house spans three floors and features a courtyard in back for outdoor dining. Call 314-977-9430 for reservations.
Monday through Friday: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Billiken Club and Grill

The Billiken Club and Grill

Grab a basket of Buffalo wings, or sample SLU-inspired favorites like the Billiken Burger, Billiken Fish Tacos and St. Louis Chili Mac as you watch the big game on nearly a dozen flat screen televisions. Located on the lower level of the Busch Student Center.
Monday through Sunday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The Cafe

SLU students come from 75 countries, a fact reflected by the international cuisine at The Cafe, located in the Center for Global Citizenship, 3672 West Pine Mall
Monday through Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Chick-fil-A

This campus favorite, located in the Grand Marketplace in the Busch Student Center, recently expanded its menu.
Monday through Thursday: 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Einstein Bros. Bagels

Einstein Bros. Bagels

Bagels, sandwiches coffee and more, all tucked away inside SLU’s popular Pius Memorial Library.
Monday through Thursday: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Fresh Gatherings Café - Allied Health Building

For a homemade, wholesome meal on campus, head to Fresh Gatherings. Run by SLU's department of nutrition and dietetics, the café promotes a healthful, local and eco-friendly experience. Open Monday through Friday, the café serves a menu of entrées, soups, salads, smoothies and espresso drinks.
3437 Caroline St., St. Louis, MO 63104
314-977-1154
SLU Residence Hall

Griesedieck Dining Hall

Griesedieck Dining Hall is one of the all-you-care-to-eat restaurants on campus. Meal swipes, Flex Dollars, cash and both debit and credit are accepted.
Monday through Thursday: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

SLU Grille Works

Grille Works

Got a late night craving for burgers, fries or chicken sandwiches? Grille Works at the Billiken’s Lair in Fusz Hall has you covered.
Monday through Thursday: 11 a.m. to Midnight
Friday: 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Saturday: 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Sunday: 5 p.m. to Midnight

The Docket

Located inside Scott Hall, the downtown home of the Saint Louis University School of Law, The Docket at 100 N. Tucker Boulevard is a short trip from Midtown but is already a favorite of students and the legal community. It features small plates, as well as pastas and pizza fired in a wood-burning oven.
Monday: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Jamba Juice

Power through your day fueled by a blended-to-order smoothie or re-energize with freshly-squeezed juices. Find it at the Billiken’s Lair in Fusz Hall.
Monday through Friday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
SLU Panda Express

Panda Express

Satisfy that craving for orange chicken or Beijing beef. Panda Express serves up American Chinese in SLU’s Grand Marketplace, located in the Busch Student Center.
Monday through Thursday: 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

P.O.D. Market

There are four P.O.D. Markets across campus with convenient grab-and-go items, plus chips, fruit, candy and canned food. Located in Busch Student Center, Fusz Hall, the Salus Center and Doisy Hall.
SLU Qdoba

Qdoba Mexican Grill

On a quest for queso? Even when it’s late, you can get your fix of cheesy goodness right on campus. Located at the Billiken’s Lair in Fusz Hall.
Monday through Thursday: 11 a.m. to Midnight
Friday: 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Saturday: 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Sunday: 5 p.m. to Midnight

Red Mango

Sometimes you just need something sweet. Grab some all-natural frozen yogurt and your choice of toppings – at #1 Zagat-ranked Red Mango. Located in the Grand Marketplace P.O.D. in the Busch Student Center.
Monday through Thursday: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m. to Noon

Reinert Dining Hall

Reinert Dining Hall, at 303 S. Grand Boulevard, is one of the all-you-care-to-eat restaurants on campus. Meal swipes, Flex Dollars, cash and both debit and credit are accepted.
Monday through Thursday: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saint Louis Bread Co.

Saint Louis Bread Co.

Maybe you know it as Panera but in here in St. Louis, this purveyor of tasty bakery items, sandwiches and salads pays homage to the city where it was born. Conveniently located on the lower level of the Busch Student Center.
Monday through Friday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Salus Cafe

The Salus Cafe at 3545 Lafayette Avenue lets you customize your sandwich or burger with a signature sauce, toppings and sides.
Monday through Friday: 7:30 am. to 1:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Starbucks 

Perk up for a morning class or a late night study session with this on-campus Starbucks located in Clemens Hall, 3640 West Pine Mall.
Sunday through Thursday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SLU SubwaySubway

Whether piled high on white, wheat or flatbread, you’ll find all your favorite Subway sandwich fixings on campus, located at the Billiken’s Lair in Fusz Hall.
Monday through Friday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Topio’s

Located in the Grand Marketplace in the Busch Student Center, this pizza shop features big slices of traditional favorites like cheese, pepperoni, veggie and a daily creation along with stromboli and calzone.
Monday through Thursday: 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Union Cafe

Located in SLU’s Health Sciences Education Union at 1312 Carr Lane, Union Cafe is your quick solution for grab & go salads, sandwiches and beverages.
Monday through Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Off Campus Dining

BaiKu at Hotel Ignacio

Specializing in sushi, BaiKu offers a small, selective menu for lunch and dinner.
3407 Olive St. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-338-2500

The Best Steak House

This cafeteria-style Midtown institution serves up steaks, chicken, burgers and more hot off the grill, seven days a week. Toss in a salad, baked potato or fries, and top it all off with a piece of pie. Just make sure you're ready with your order when the griller gets to you!
516 N. Grand Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-535-6033

Brinco's Mexican Grill & Cantina

Stop by this quick, casual place for Tex-Mex staples such as burritos, quesadillas, fajitas and more.
3108 Olive St. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-533-1409

Café Ventana

A cross between a coffee shop and a casual bistro, this tasteful spot offers early morning coffee, late-night cocktails and everything in between. Bring a laptop, settle into an easy chair, savor something from the New Orleans-flavored menu. Save room for beignets.
3919 West Pine Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63108
314-531-7500

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Fast, fresh Mexican food assembled as you order. Chipotle uses 100 percent naturally raised meats and includes lots of organic items on the menu. 
212 S. Grand Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-342-9919

City Diner at the Fox

Need something to stick to your ribs during finals week? A satisfying meal before a show at the Fox Theatre? Stop by City Diner, where comfort food is king: meatloaf, grilled cheese, milkshakes and breakfast served all day.
541 N. Grand Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-533-7500

Crave Coffeehouse

Crave is in the former sanctuary of a historic church just steps away from SLU's Medical Center. Come for coffee, sandwiches and a quiet place to study.
3500 Caroline St. St. Louis, MO 63104
314-771-3299

Crazy Bowls & Wraps

Like wrap sandwiches? Like wraps without the wrap? Try both at CBW, a healthy, quick option near the west side of campus. Vegetarian and vegan options are available.
3852 Lindell Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63108
314-533-WRAP (9727)

Diablitos Cantina

With décor straight out of a Day of the Dead festival and food in the "Mexican street vendor" style -- tacos, tortas, churros -- Diablitos might make you think you've wandered south of the border.
3761 Laclede Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108
314-644-4430

Dooley's Beef N' Brew House

A city's best burger is up for debate, but surely Dooley's could make a claim in St. Louis. Choose from lots of different ingredients (classic beef, tuna, veggie, etc.), plus fries and other bar-friendly food.
601 N. Grand Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-531-7600

Double Apple Café and Hookah Lounge

Double Apple gives off a decidedly international vibe, serving authentic Middle Eastern and South American cuisine and offering dozens of unique and popular tobacco flavors to share. Karaoke, DJs and belly dancers enhance the experience.
3131 Olive St. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-371-6700

Field House Pub and Grill

With a growing reputation as one of the best sports bars in St. Louis, the Field House serves a full menu of the kind of food that goes best with the game on a wide-screen TV: wings, nachos, steak sandwiches, burgers, pizza.
510 Theresa Ave. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-289-0311

Flying Cow Frozen Yogurt Company

Red velvet "fro-yo" with Ghiradelli chocolate sauce? Mango tango with coconut? Green tea with Froot Loops? Mix up your own tasty treat at Flying Cow, where dozens of flavors and toppings make the possibilities nearly endless.
3331 Locust St. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-533-0941

The Fountain on Locust

The soda fountain tradition meets the modern era at The Fountain. Sandwiches, soups and salads make the menu, but save room for ice cream: in homemade sodas and pretzel cones, in an "adult" float or in the "world's smallest" hot fudge sundae.
3037 Locust St. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-535-7800

Humphrey's

A Midtown mainstay since 1976, Humphrey's is the quintessential college bar late at night - but family-friendly during the day and around SLU events such as Homecoming or Billiken games. Known for great burgers and wings, they serve breakfast, lunch and dinner from 7 a.m. to 3 a.m., seven days a week.
3700 Laclede Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108
314-535-0700

Jimmy John's

Try a sandwich on freshly baked French bread or thick-sliced seven-grain. JJ's delivers to the residence halls and offices on campus.
3822 Laclede Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108
314-531-8500

Lücha Mexican Soul Food

Lücha mixes modern techniques with Mexican home cooking to create healthy, flavorful cuisine.
522 N. Grand Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-833-9993

Nadoz Euro Café and Bakery 

(Closed for renovations, Summer 2014)

A warm, inviting spot perfect for studying between classes, Nadoz offers a full café menu including soups, salads, sandwiches and breakfast all day. Save room for their artisan pastries and desserts.
3701 Lindell Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63108
314-446-6800

Papa John's

This local outlet of the popular pizza chain will deliver to the residence halls.
3822 Laclede Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108
314-534-2729

Pappy's Smokehouse

Don't let the line winding out the door deter you; it goes quickly, and it's worth the wait to savor award-winning fare from one of the country's top barbecue joints.
3106 Olive St. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-535-4340

Pickleman's

Made-to-order toasted sandwiches, thin-crust pizza and salads make Pickleman's a great option for a quick bite. The shop is open from 10 a.m. until the wee hours, seven days a week, and they deliver on campus.
3722 Laclede Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108
314-802-7410

Plush

With three floors for dining, drinking, and enjoying music and other artistic entertainment, Plush is an ambitious arrival on the Midtown scene. Everything is made from scratch - pickles, sausage, mozzarella, you name it - for an upscale take on traditional diner fare.
3224 Locust St. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-535-2686

Six Row Brewing Company

The focus is on beer at this craft brewery and tasting pub. To balance out the beverages, Six Row offers light bar fare, including pizza, soft pretzels, and cheese and crackers.
3690 Forest Park Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108
314-531-5600

Snarf's

This family owned chain crafts made-to-order sandwiches using hand-sliced premium meats and cheeses, crisp vegetables, a signature blend of giardiniera peppers and homemade oven-toasted bread. They also offer fresh salads, rotating soups, kid-sized subs and vegetarian options.
374 S. Grand Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-833-4828

Starbucks

Coffee, pastries and a quiet place to sit and work. What more could one need? 
212 S. Grand Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-533-2403

Triumph Grill

Just west of SLU's Hotel Ignacio, Triumph offers fresh takes on traditional American fare. The space is contemporary and sleek but inspired by the vintage motorcycles at the adjacent Moto Museum - a modern, memorable combination.
3419 Olive St. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-446-1801

Urban Chestnut Brewing Company

Taking a "new world meets old world" approach, Urban Chestnut specializes in classic European brews and modern takes on American beers. Locally and regionally sourced traditional biergarten fare - sausages, cheese, pretzels - round out the experience.
3229 Washington Ave. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-222-0143

Vito's Sicilian Pizzeria and Ristorante

Since 1996, owner (and SLU alumnus) Vito LaFata III has shared his family's take on traditional Sicilian pasta, chicken and seafood. The lunch buffet - with half a dozen pizzas, mostaccioli Bolognese and salad bar - is a Midtown favorite.
3515 Lindell Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-534-VITO (8486)