Campus Dining

Our nationally recognized, award-winning dining program has a host of delectable options for every type of palette.

Whether you're looking for a hot breakfast, dinner on the run or a late-night snack, you're sure to find something that's prepared fresh and tastes great at USD. And because you can choose from such a wide range dining areas and cafes, it's easy to get exactly what you want, whenever you want it.

Dining Locations

All campus eateries are open to to faculty, staff, students and visitors. All accept cash, CampusCash, Dining Dollars, Visa and MasterCard, have free WiFi and indoor/outdoor seating.


Catch a glimpse of waves from the patio at Bert's Bistro café while they hand-prepare your favorite sandwich, sushi roll or barbeque. Meet a friend to soak up the sun while enjoying a drink from the espresso and tea bar!

Frank's Lounge is located on the second floor of the Student Life Pavilion across from the art gallery. This is a fun spot to play pool, video games, watch TV, study and grab a snack. Located inside the lounge, and the new Torero Store, is Blue Spoon frozen yogurt.

Want breakfast for lunch or grab-and-go convenience? La Paloma combines these options along with tasty signature salads and sandwiches and a fabulous espresso bar. (Kroc IPJ)

From great morning offerings to late-night frozen yogurt, Missions Café offers a healthy and delicious menu along with a convenient location in the valley housing area. (Mission Café and Fitness Center)


Aromas provides fresh-roasted coffee by local, alumni-owned, Ryan Bros. Coffee. Try specialty drinks (hot or cold brewed), teas and more. Enjoy studying with friends in this lively yet cozy coffeehouse with your choice of beverage and a great selection of bakery items.

Food Court

Pavilion Dining is home to an array of several unique dining concepts that fuse distinct ingredients and flavors to create delicious menus in an inviting environment.

Market and Deli

Market-to-market for busy lifestyles! At Tu Mercado, you can grab some groceries or pick up a sandwich or latte. While you're there, shop the Spirit Shop for Torero gear and gifts. (Student Life Pavilion)

Food Truck

Can food from a truck be award-winning!? Torero Tu Go is proof-positive, so stop by for an amazing menu representing San Diego's cultural melting pot. Great food that's quick and easy!


For those with a taste for something exceptional, La Gran Terraza offers California cuisine in a bistro-style atmosphere. Featuring The Grand Dining Room, O'Toole's lounge and the Terrace, La Gran Terraza provides a dish for every occasion.

Supervisors are available in every dining area or you may fill out a feedback form online.

Dining Resources

Meal Plans: USD Dining offers several different meal plans suitable for every student. Detailed information and policies are listed online.

Wellness: Find helpful information on food allergies, dietary symbols, healthy eating, and other wellness topics.

Dining Services

Care Packages: We offer an array of gift baskets from the USD Torero Store.

Catering: Having a special event on campus? The university's exclusive caterer can help you create a delicious menu for any occasion or budget.

Contact Information

Campus Life
Hahn University Center 232
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4588
Fax: (619) 260-4610

Office Hours

M-F 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.