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4 College Sophomore

Campus Food: Although I am an incoming student, I have had the opportunity to eat at NEU's dining halls in the past and was impressed by the food. Lots of options and tasty

4 College Student

Campus Food: Im not picky, so Im very satisfied with food

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3 College Student

Campus Food: The dining halls often lack variety and high quality food but the other ammenities make up for it. Rebecca's is THE place to go for lunch - you can get a bagel sandy or pancakes and bacon at breakfast OR a panini/drink/side or hot meal from the grill for a meal swipe at lunch time. Outtakes is a good option if you realize you never finish your mealswipes in a week. They have cereal, drinks, yogurt, prepared food and a few other groceries that you can buy on a point system - 8 points = 1 meal swipe. Also, Huntington Ave. has a few great places that will accept Husky Dollars and Dining Dollars. Wallaston's is the closest grocery store but it can be pricey, so opt for Symphony Market which is a little further down the street. Qdoba, Boloco, and Amelias are all great mexican options that will also accept campus cash.

4 College Senior

Campus Food: The food here is great for college - there are so many options you can't go hungry

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4 College Student

Campus Food: I liked the food it was very delicious and there was a lot of variety every week.


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The food on campus is pretty good. There are choices for the health-conscious, and kosher dining plans are available at no extra charge. With three dining halls, students can mix up their meals so they don’t get bored. As a freshman, you are required to have a meal plan if you’re living in the residence halls, and since you won’t have a kitchen your freshman year, you’ll be spending a lot of time in the "D-hall," as it’s commonly known. It’s fun to go with a group of friends and get waffles or omelets for brunch or a grilled chicken sandwich and fries for lunch. Some people complain about the food, but they’d be hard-pressed to find a college campus with much better options. One of the recent additions is the Xhibition Kitchen located in Stetson West, which periodically holds food demonstrations. The newest cafeteria in Parcel 18 also features great choices, such as freshly made sushi, all-day breakfast, and brick-oven pizza.

Some students swear by the dining halls so much that they’ll even spend much of the day there, chatting with friends, doing homework, and, of course, eating! There are always the staples such as pizza, burgers, sandwiches, pasta, and salad, but tacos and Mexican food are often served, too, in addition to roasted chicken with mashed potatoes and gravy.

Facts & Statistics

Meal Plan Available?
Average Meals/Week
Average Meal Plan Cost
$6570 per year
Freshman Meal Plan Required?
Student Favorites: Campus Dining Hall
Levine Marketplace
Student Favorites: Campus Restaurant/Vendor
Rebecca's Café at Churchill
Student Favorites: Breakfast Food on Campus
  • Cereal
  • Omelets
  • Waffles
Student Favorites: Lunch/Dinner Entrée on Campus
  • Stir-fry
  • Sushi
  • Temptations
Student Favorites: Late-night Snack on Campus
24-Hour Dining
Off-Campus Places to Use Flex Money
  • Boston House of Pizza
  • Domino's
  • Dunkin' Donuts
  • McDonald's
  • Qdoba Mexican Grill
  • Subway
  • UNO Chicago Grill
Special Options
Food Truck is another option for students on campus.
Did You Know?
There are five plasma TVs in the Stetson West dining hall. It also has a make-your-own stir-fry option, with a number of different meats and sauces. You usually have to wait a while until it's ready, but students agree that it's worth it!

Dining Halls & Campus RestaurantsWhat's This?

716 Café
Location: 716 Columbus Ave./Board of Trustees
Food: Breakfast, desserts, salads, sandwiches, snacks, sushi
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-1 a.m., Friday 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 8 p.m.-12 a.m.
Argo Tea
Location: Snell Library
Food: Coffee, tea, pastries
Location: Curry Student Center
Food: Salads, sandwiches, wraps
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Faculty Club
Location: 716 Columbus Ave./Board of Trustees
Food: Desserts, salads, soups
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
International Village
Location: 1155 Tremont St./Northeastern University International Village
Food: Deli, pizza, soup, sushi, vegetarian
Hours: Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Jamba Juice
Location: 1175 Tremont St.
Food: Smoothies
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
Levine Marketplace
Location: Stetson East
Food: Variety
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-11 p.m., Friday 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
On the Go
Location: Curry Student Center
Food: Snacks, to-go foods
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Friday 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: Stetson Hall
Food: Main entrées, sides, snacks
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-1 a.m., Friday 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 8 p.m.-12 a.m.
Peet's Coffee & Tea
Location: 1175 Tremont St.
Food: Coffee, tea, pastries
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
Pizza Hut Express
Location: Curry Student Center
Food: Pizza
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Rebecca's Café at Churchill
Location: Churchill Hall
Food: Breakfast, lunch, snacks
Hours: Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Curry Student Center
Food: Coffee, tea, pastries
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Stetson West Eatery
Location: Stetson West
Food: Hamburgers, make-your-own stir-fry, pizza, salad bar, sandwiches
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.-8 p.m.
Location: 1175 Tremont St.
Food: Sandwiches
Taco Bell Express
Location: Curry Student Center
Food: Mexican
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Curry Student Center
Food: Fast food
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
West End
Location: Curry Student Center
Food: Hot dogs, sandwiches
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Student Polls

What are the best food options on campus?    Based on 68 responses

  • 29% Rebeccas cafe
  • 16% IV dining hall
  • 13% Stetson East dining hall
  • 10% Chicken Lou's
  • 9% Curry dining halls
  • 4% Stetson West dining hall
  • 4% Wollaston's Deli
  • 3% Irving M. Levine Marketplace
  • 3% The Grilling section.
  • 3% Starbucks
  • 2% The West End
  • 2% Kigo
  • 2% Popeyes
  • 1% Taco Bell
  • 1% Outtakes

What are the worst food options on campus?    Based on 66 responses

  • 22% It's all good depending on your mood.
  • 21% Taco Bell
  • 13% Popeyes
  • 11% Stetson West
  • 7% Outakes
  • 6% IV
  • 5% Lou's
  • 5% Stetson east
  • 4% Kigo Kitchen
  • 4% Outtakes
  • 4% Dunkin Donuts

What are the best things about the campus meal plan?    Based on 67 responses

  • 28% You can use the meal plan at places off campus
  • 21% Rebeccas
  • 15% Cafe on campus has great food
  • 9% There are some vegetarian/vegan options.
  • 7% Swiping in Curry
  • 7% Use your extra meals at Outtakes
  • 6% Variety of Food options
  • 4% Fresh options from local farms
  • 3% Great Gluten Free Options

Rate campus dining on the following topics    Based on 191 responses

Very poor
  • Convenient hours
  • 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 61 responses

  • 30% It's pricey
  • 19% Meals don't roll over if you don't use them
  • 15% Rebeccas hours
  • 12% It is not worth it when you think about it.
  • 12% $12 per meal?
  • 5% Breakfast isn't good
  • 4% Not a lot of variety
  • 3% Forced for East Village Residents with no Kitchen


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