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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. And since 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.

dininglocationsDining 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, wrap or sushi!  Meet up to soak up the sun and enjoy a drink from the full 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 refreshment.

Want breakfast for lunch?  Or grab-and-go convenience?  La Paloma combines these options along with tasty signature and café sandwiches and a fabulous espresso bar!

From great morning offerings to late-night frozen yogurt, the award-winning Missions Café offers a healthy, holistic, and hearty menu along with a convenient location!


Aromas provides fresh-roasted coffee by alumni-owned Ryan Bros., specialty drinks (hot or cold) and more! Enjoy visiting with your friends in this lively, award-winning coffeehouse with your choice of beverage and a great selection of bakery items.           

Food Court & Dining Hall

A dozen unique menu choices await you at Pavilion Dining, located in the Student Life Pavilion. Check out the monthly specials and the meals geared towards special dietary needs!

Market & Deli

Market- to-market for busy lifestyles! At Tu Mercado, you can grab some groceries or pick up a sandwich or sub and a latte at the coffee bar.

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 gives patrons a dish for every occasion.

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diningservicesDining Services and Resources


Packages- We have an array of gift baskets available 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.


Meal Plans- USD Dining offers several different meal plans suitable for every student. Detailed information, policies and contacts are listed here.

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


Feedback- Supervisors are available in every dining area, you may fill out a feedback form online, or you may text your comments.

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