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Where to Eat

Visitors enjoy a variety of choices in The Commons. The Market Street, open weekdays, from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. during the academic year, offers a wide range of choices, from breakfast at Au Bon Pain to lunch and dinner offering pasta and pizza at Famous Famiglia, Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina, Jow Jing and Olo sushi, wraps, salads, subs and deli sandwiches. Mesquite Ranch BBQ and Grille, on the mezzanine level, is open late until Midnight Monday – Thursday, Friday and Saturday 1 a.m. and Sunday till 11 p.m. The Skylight Room offers restaurant-style seating weekdays at lunchtime.

Coffee and pastries can be purchased at the Pura Vida Cafe in the library lobby weekdays from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Coffee Shop in the Administration Building serves breakfast and lunch weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Subway Café in the 5520 building at UMBC’s Research Park serves breakfast, lunch and espresso drinks weekdays from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dine at True Grit’s, which offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner on an all-you-care-to-eat, fixed-price basis.

UMBC Dining Services
Weekday schedule:
Breakfast: 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Continental: 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Lunch: 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Weekend schedule:
Brunch: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Late-night schedule:
Sunday through Thursday: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.