Dining

West Campus has many dining options for the campus community and their guests, including a full-service café, tailored hospitality for your meetings and events, and a self-serve kiosk for after-hours food. Numerous restaurants in the town of Orange and city of West Haven are also close by.  

dining cafeteria with students

West Campus Café

Located on the ground floor of the Conference Center, the West Campus Café is the main hub and gathering space for campus residents and visiting colleagues from across the University. Friendly and comfortable dining facilities are complemented with quality and value food options, open Monday through Friday for breakfast between 8:00am -10:00am, and lunch between 11:30am - 2:00pm. For more information visit Yale Hospitality.

Yale West Campus Dining offers a unique dining plan, which costs $6 per meal and includes salad, bread, a hot entree du jour, sides, beverage, and dessert with the purchase of West Campus Eli Bucks or by credit card. Anyone wishing to establish a West Campus dining plan should contact Yale Dining for initial set up.

 
Outside patio with tables and chairs

The Terrace at West Campus
 

Redesigned in 2019, The Terrace at West Campus is a space beloved by campus residents and visitors alike. With ample gathering space for al fresco dining in season, retreat to The Terrace for lunch with colleagues or for an impromptu meeting. Throughout Summer, this is the place to be as our Dining Team host campus barbeques during lunchtime most Fridays. 

 
white cream cupcakes

Catering & Events
 

Whatever your needs, Yale Hospitality packages can be tailored to exceed expectations. We provide complete meeting packages to simplify the meeting process and offer the greatest value. Additionally, our experienced catering team will gladly work with you to create a menu customized to your event. For our latest menus please visit: https://hospitality.yale.edu/catering/menu

 

Food Kiosk 
 

The 24-hour Pantry provides creative and flexible food options for evenings and weekends as a complement to the full-service weekday breakfast and lunch menus on campus. The kiosk is self-service, and accepts major credit cards and debit cards, with prices displayed on a digital screen.

After Hours

The town of Orange and city of West Haven have numerous restaurants to visit, and many will deliver locally. There are plenty of places to eat off campus, from delis to fast food joints to fine dining restaurants. Take some time to explore our local neighborhoods of Orange and West Haven. Follow the crowds - that’s usually an indication of what’s good. After 6:00 pm and off hours, occupants placing orders for food delivery can notify Security at 203-737-3111 to coordinate service directly to the building. security will direct vendor to building and/or call occupant as needed.

All events hosted on the 1st floor of the Conference Center require the use of Yale Dining or Yale Hospitality. No external catering is permitted on the 1st floor. When using the 2nd floor meeting spaces, external catering may be arranged. Please contact Jessica Criscuolo for additional details.