Campus Dining

Location
Tallahassee, FL
Undergrads
9,100
Tuition (in-state)
$17,726 ($5,785)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Reviews

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4 College Student

Campus Dining: It has just gotten better!

3 College Junior

Campus Dining: The food is ok, for your first time in college.

College Student

Campus Dining: I don't know. im a freshman and we're not allowed to have cars so I don't go anywhere.

2 College Junior

Campus Dining: The dining hours are really bad and there aren't that many options to choose from

3 College Freshman

Campus Dining: in a nutshell you have to find out places on campus where you can eat to fit your time schedule

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 452nd
    Best Ethnic/Kosher Options
  • 514th
    Best Quality Food
  • 769th
    Best Cafeteria Variety
  • 858th
    Best Late-Night Dining Options
  • 1035th
    Healthiest Dining Options

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Angel Neal
Hometown
Tampa, Fla
Major
Journalism/Magazine Production
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FAMU’s Dining Services offers a variety of foods to satisfy the taste buds of every kind of eater. There are multiple places on campus where students can choose to dine. The most popular place to eat is the main cafeteria located upstairs in the student union. The cafeteria offers sections including the hot line, which is the special of the day, a deli, salad bar, cereal bar, dessert bar, vegetarian selections, pizza and pasta, hamburgers and fries, and a hibachi-style grill. The downfall to the cafeteria is that seating is limited. Beneath the cafeteria is the Food Court, which has a KFC, Pizza Hut, and deli. The food served here is the same that would be served at the fast food restaurants. The Food Court usually gets crowded around dinner time; many people dine here because they want something different from the upstairs cafeteria.

Orange Room is in the Commons, and offers Magic Johnson Sub Connection, which serves a variety of sandwiches and wraps, and 155 Grill, where students can order things like hamburgers and fries, Philly cheesesteaks, chicken tenders, and grilled chicken sandwiches. Many students enjoy the food here the most, and you’ll usually find that seats here are filled throughout the day. Jazzman’s Café is hidden away on the second floor of Coleman Library and has limited hours. But students do enjoy Jazzman’s smoothies, refrigerated wraps, and baked goods. Jazzman’s busiest time is in the morning, so go in the afternoon if you want to avoid a long line. Students can use their meal plan at all locations; cash and credit cards are also accepted.

Facts & Statistics

Meal Plan Available?
Yes
Average Meals/Week
19
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4018 per year
Freshman Meal Plan Required?
Yes
Everyone who lives in the dorms must be on the meal plan, as well.
Student Favorites: Campus Dining Hall
The cafeteria
Student Favorites: Campus Restaurant/Vendor
  • Jazzman's Café
  • Orange Room
Student Favorites: Breakfast Food on Campus
  • Anything from Jazzman's Café
  • Bacon
  • Bagels
  • Cereal
  • Muffins
  • Pancakes
  • Sausage
Student Favorites: Lunch/Dinner Entrée on Campus
  • Burgers and fries
  • Philly cheesteak
  • Pizza
  • Salad bar
Student Favorites: Late-night Snack on Campus
Anything from Orange Room
24-Hour Dining
None
Special Options
FAMU Dining Services will work with you if you have special dietary needs or restrictions. Simply call them at (850) 412-7193.

Dining Halls & Campus RestaurantsWhat's This?

Dining Hall (aka the cafeteria)
Location: Student Service Center
Food: Breakfast, deli, desserts, grill items, hibachi grill, main entrées, pasta, pizza, salad bar, soup
Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 4:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 4:30 p.m.-8 p.m.
Food Court
Location: Student Service Center
Food: Deli, KFC Express, Pizza Hut Express
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 6 p.m.-10 p.m.
Jazzman's Café
Location: Coleman Library
Food: Baked goods, coffee, salads, sandwiches, soup
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Orange Room
Location: The Commons
Food: Magic Johnson Sub Connection, Grill 155
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Rattler's Nest
Location: Foote-Hilyer Building
Food: Burgers, salads, sandwiches
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Snack Bar
Location: 2525 Pottsdamer Rd.
Food: Grill items
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Student Polls

Rate campus dining on the following topics    Based on 102 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Availability
  • Ethnic/kosher options
  • Healthy/organic options
  • Late-night options
  • Quality
  • Value
  • Variety/number of options
  • Vegetarian/vegan options

What are the worst things about the campus meal plan?    Based on 9 responses

  • 50% Cost.
  • 30% Meal options
  • 20% Not a wide variety to select from

What are the best things about the campus meal plan?    Based on 9 responses

  • 60% Flexbucks
  • 30% The new caf food
  • 10% The prices

What are the worst food options on campus?    Based on 10 responses

  • 50% The Cafe
  • 30% There isn't any.
  • 20% Wingstop

What are the best food options on campus?    Based on 10 responses

  • 58% Wingstop
  • 42% Tropical Smoothie
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