Places to Eat

Usdan Marketplace

Located on the second floor of Usdan; Meal swipe, points, middletown cash, credit card and cash accepted. Diners cannot swipe, eat, leave and come back within the same meal and eat again in the original swipe.
Hours: M-F Breakfast 7:45am-10:30am, Lunch 11am-3pm, Dinner 5-8pm, Late Night 9:30pm - 1am. Sat.-Sun. Brunch 11am-2pm, Dinner 5-8pm

Daniel Family Commons

The Daniel Family Commons, located on the third floor of the Usdan University Center offers a spacious dining area with windows along two walls.
Hours: Open Monday through Friday from 11:30am - 1:30pm this space is primarily a faculty /staff dining space; students are encouraged to join their faculty and staff mentors to engage in intellectual discourse over lunch. Middletown cash, cash, credit accepted; the cost for lunch is $8.25.  Most tables are for 6 and should be reserved at least 48 hours in advance if you plan on coming with a group; for lunch reservations please email at least 2 business days (M-F) before the reservation date to insure that you will have time to confirm with someone from Bon Appetit that your reservation is complete. If you anticipate a group larger than 6 please contact Bon Appétit Management at least one week prior to your lunch date to see if a larger group can be accommodated. If you must cancel a reservation, please do so no later than 10am on the day of your reservation so that others may access the held table.


Located in Butterfield C. Meal swipe, points, middletown cash, credit card and cash accepted.
Hours: M-F Lunch 11am-2pm, Dinner 5:30-9pm; S-Su Dinner 5:30-9pm

Usdan Cafe

This a la carte café features a variety of grab-and-go salads, sandwiches, coffees and specialty beverages.
Hours: Open Mon.- Fri. 8am - 8pm; Sat. - Sun. 10am - 8pm Points, Cash, credit card, Middletown Cash accepted.

Pi Cafe

Located in the Exley Science Center lobby and features Pierce Brothers Coffee and other specialty drinks.
Hours: Mon.- Thurs 8am-10pm, Fri. 8am-5pm, Saturday 12pm-6pm, Sunday 12pm-10pm. Points, Cash, credit card, Middletown Cash accepted

Weshop Essentials

Wesleyan's own mini market provides a large inventory of premier national, regional and local brands, ready-to-eat and ready-to-heat organic, Halal and Kosher selections, bulk food items such as nuts, grains, legumes, coffees, rice, flour and more. Items in WesShop are provided by local companies such as Ronnybrook Farms so that the quality is of a higher caliber than a regular grocery store. Weshop is a convenient store and therefore cannot compete with larger grocery stores prices such as Price Chopper.  WesShop is for the essentials and quick pick up items. points should still be primarily used at the traditional dining locations on campus for the bulk of your dining needs.
Hours: Sun.-Thurs. Noon - Midnight; Fri. & Sat. 2pm-6pm. Points, Cash, credit card, Middletown cash accepted

Dining Options not managed by Bon Appetit: (prices and policies at these locations are not managed by Wesleyan University)

  • Red and Black Cafe located at 45 Broad Street
  • Wes Wings located at 156 High
  • Grown, located within the Wesleyan Bookstore on Main Street
  • Star and Crescent Eating Club located within Alpha Delta Phi