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Campus Food


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4 College Junior

Campus Food: Being able to use the student card at vending machines was very convenient for a quick snack. The complete meal plan I used in 2012-13 was too much though. I really enjoyed eating at the Cannon Centre, as well as the secret menus at Taco Bell and the multiplicity of options. Depending on what kind of atmosphere you are looking for, different options are available. And BYU ice cream is always a winner.

5 College Junior

Campus Food: BYU has stupendous food options on campus, even the vending machines have incredible options.

5 College Junior

Campus Food: really good food, lived on a meal plan for a year and never got bored of food. lots of options for vegans

3 College Junior

Campus Food: The campus food is often good. At times I find the prices to be a little too high for the quality of food I'm receiving, so I tend to eat at home more so than often, but when I need something to eat and I'm in a hurry, the food on campus never seems to fail me when it comes to finding something delicious.

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4 College Student

Campus Food: I haven't eaten too much food on campus but what I've had has always been good. No real complaints. Nothing spectacular either but just good food. Usually pretty clean and not too bad lines. Good stuff.


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The cafeteria food is not generally regarded as being amazing cuisine. But the glory of BYU meal options is that you don't have to live on cafeteria food alone! BYU offers a couple of different meal plan options; the most popular (and slightly more expensive) option is Dining Plus. This option gives students a daily allowance that they can spend where they like on campus. It's great if you don't want to trudge back to the cafeteria for lunch, you can easily grab something on campus at the Cougareat or one of the cafés.

On-campus dining should be enjoyed while on Dining Plus freshman year, because you quickly realize later that without Dining Plus, eating on campus can get really expensive, really quickly. The food is pretty good-nothing spectacular, but nothing revolting. There are not a lot of low-fat options readily available, so beware of the Freshman 15. Everything is really convenient, and location is exceptional, so using the dining plan freshman year is highly recommended.

Facts & Statistics

Freshman Meal Plan Required?
Student Favorites
  • Blue Line Deli & Market
  • Cougareat Food Court
  • Creamery on Ninth
  • Museum of Art Café
  • Skyroom Restaurant
24-Hour Dining
Off-Campus Places to Use Flex Money
  • Cougareat Food Court
  • Creamery on Ninth
  • Museum of Art Café
Special Options
Freshmen can order pizza for pick-up or get free on-campus delivery from Tomasitto's Pizza using their Dining Plus option.
Did You Know?
Students who live off campus can buy a meal plan. It is good at all eateries on campus, and it's a nice alternative to packing a lunch everyday.

Dining Halls & Campus RestaurantsWhat's This?

Blue Line Deli & Market
Location: Tanner Building
Food: Soup, salad, hot sandwiches, snacks
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cannon Center Cafeteria
Location: Cannon Center, near Helaman Halls
Food: All-you-care-to-eat, salad bar, Tomassito's Italian Café, Cosmo's Connection, Subway
Hours: Monday-Friday 6:15 a.m.-8 p.m.(closed Tuesday 10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m. for BYU Devotionals)
Cougareat Food Court
Location: Wilkinson Center
Food: Sugar N' Spice, Cougar Express, Taco Bell, Score Board Grill, Tomassito's Italian Café, Subway, Freschetta, Teriyaki Stix, L&T Soup and Salad
Hours: Daily 7 a.m.-9 p.m.(each vendor has different hours, but at least one location is open during these times)
Creamery on Ninth
Location: North of DT
Food: Ice cream, pastries, cheeses
Hours: Grill Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Fountain Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.-12 a.m., Store Monday-Saturday 7 a.m.-12 a.m.
Legends Grille
Location: Student Athlete Building
Food: Customized salads, pizzas, and sandwiches
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday 7 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Morris Center Cafeteria
Location: Morris Center
Food: Variety of entrees, salad and fruit bars, cold cereal, soft-serve ice cream and yogurt, desserts, specialty bars, hot soups and vegetables, Cougar Wok, Cougar Cove, Subway
Hours: Monday-Friday 6:15 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 6:15 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Sunday 12:30 p.m.-6 p.m.
Museum of Art Café
Location: BYU Museum of Fine Art
Food: Specialty sandwiches, soups, and salads
Hours: Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Orville and Wilbur's
Location: Game Center
Food: Wings, burgers, chicken sandwiches
Hours: Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 12 p.m.-7 p.m.
Skyroom Restaurant
Location: Wilkinson Center
Food: Salads, sandwiches, entrees, takeout available
Hours: Monday 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Tuesday 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Wednesday-Friday 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Student Polls

What are the best food options on campus?    Based on 408 responses

  • 18% CougarEat
  • 16% The Creamery
  • 13% Chick-fil-A
  • 10% Food from home
  • 8% The MOA Cafe
  • 8% Canon Center
  • 7% Legends Grill
  • 5% Blue Line Deli
  • 3% Pendulum Court Cafe in the Eyring Science Center!!
  • 3% Scoreboard Grill
  • 3% The pendulum court
  • 2% PenCourt is a gem that not many people know about.
  • 1% The Wall
  • 1% Subway
  • 0% The Wall!
  • 0% Skyroom Cafe
  • 0% Taco Bell
  • 0% L&L Hawaiian BBQ
  • 0% Nutrition center

Rate campus dining on the following topics    Based on 590 responses

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


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