Our culinary team cooks from scratch everyday. From rolling stocks to finishing sauces and roasting meats, our approach to food allows us to provide fresh foods from whole ingredients. We also focus on sustainably, humanely, and locally sourced goods.
Sharing a meal is an opportunity to make special connections with students, faculty, and staff—relationships that will last a lifetime. Think of our restaurants as extensions of the classrooms on campus; we teach about nutrition and sustainability, we provide cooking lessons and recipes, and we even expose you to the various cultures of the world through their food and holidays. We offer six unique dining facilities, open seven days a week for up to 19 hours a day.
Meal plans are prepaid arrangements for a set number of meals at either of the two all-you-care-to-eat student restaurants on campus. Meal plan options are chosen the previous semester by students through an on line tool. Changes to meal plans can be made through the second week of the semester at the Controller's Office on the second floor of Markle Hall.Learn more about the meal plans
Pard Card is a pre-paid declining balance (debit) account that is utilized by using your Lafayette student ID.Learn more about the Pard Card
Finding your favorite foods at our restaurants and retail locations is easy. Our hours, operating days, menus, and even nutritional information are available online.Learn more about dining locations
*Some facility hours have changed since Spring 2015 and the updated hours are listed below.
Closed Saturday & Sunday
Upper Farinon Café:
Open daily: 8am-9pm
Lower Farinon Café:
Sat & Sun: 11am-1am
Sat & Sun: 10am-4pm
Open daily: 5:30pm-midnight