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Off-Campus Dining

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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: I am not a large eater off campus.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: No Complaints here, just a lot of pizza joints and wing places

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: I don't go out that often, but I do enjoy it when I do. The food is pretty great and it is always nice to switch it up!

5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Even though Uconn is in the middle of nowhere the are a lot of places to get food on campus. Large variety of things and many deliver in a pretty reasonable time.

2 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Storrs is in the middle of nowhere. They're trying to develop more of a downtown but it's still pretty limited. They finally added a grocery store and a gas station. Most restaurants are fast food but a few cafes have popped up.

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Off-campus dining mostly includes takeout and delivery restaurants that serve pizza and wings. They deliver right to your dorm building, and you usually don’t have to wait long for them to get there. Students can pay with cash, credit cards, and even Husky Bucks. These restaurants are all located on the outskirts of campus, making them within walking distance. If you have a car, you can venture farther off campus to other restaurants like Applebee's and Angellino’s Restaurant. Manchester is only 20 minutes away and has a plethora of restaurants to choose from if you feel like having a night out.

The website www.campusfood.com is a great resource for local restaurant menus and ordering online. It is a place to see all essential information for all of your off-campus dining needs.

Facts & Statistics

24-Hour Dining
None, unless you count Store 24, a 24-hour convenience store
Best Asian
Chang's Garden
Best Breakfast
  • Dunkin' Donuts
  • Starbucks
Best Coffee
Starbucks
Best Dessert
Friendly's
Best Healthy
The Willimantic Food Co-op
Best Late-Night
Wings Over Storrs
Best Mexican
Senor Pepe's
Best Pizza
Sgt. Pepperoni
Best Wings
Wings Over Storrs
Best Place to Take a Date
Jack Rabbit's
Best Place to Take Your Parents
  • Angellino's Restaurant
  • Chuck's Steak House
  • Friendly's
Other Places to Check Out
  • Aero Diner
  • Asian Bistro
  • Augie's
  • Blimpie
  • Cafémantic Coffee House & Café
  • Domino's
  • Five Guys Burgers & Fries
  • Jao Praya Thai Cuisine
  • Margaritas Mexican Restaurant
  • McDonald's
  • Midori
  • Olive Garden
  • Oriental Café
  • Panda Express
  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
  • Sara's Pockets
  • Shady Glen
  • Subway
  • Taco Bell
  • UConn Dairy Bar Ice Cream
Did You Know?
If you drive 20 minutes to Manchester, there are a ton of restaurants available.

Grocery StoresWhat's This?

Big Y
141B Storrs Rd., Mansfield
(860) 456-8051
www.bigy.com
Monday-Saturday 7 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunday 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Grand Union Family Markets
Rte. 44A, Storrs
(860) 487-1570
www.gufamilymarkets.com
The Willimantic Food Co-op
91 Valley St., Willimantic
(860) 456-3611
willimanticfood.coop
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Restaurant ListingsWhat's This?

Angellino's Italian Restaurant
Food: Italian
135 Storrs Road, Mansfield
(860) 450-7071
www.angellinos.com
Price: $10-$20
Cool Features: Take-out service available
Applebee's Neighborhood Grill
Food: American
93 Storrs Road, Storrs
(860) 423-6069
www.applebees.com
Price: $8-$15
Chang's Garden
Food: Chinese
1244 Storrs Road, Storrs
(860) 487-1688
Price: $5-$10
Cool Features: Great scorpion bowls
Chuck's Steak House
Food: Steak, Mexican
1498 Stafford Road, Storrs
(860) 429-1900
www.chucksstorrs.com
Price: $10-$20
Cool Features: Huge party with giveaways every full moon
D.P. Dough
Food: Pizza, calzones
1232 Storrs Road, Storrs
(860) 429-7577
www.dpdough.com
Price: $5-$10
Dunkin' Donuts
Food: Coffee, doughnuts
134 N. Eagleville Road, Stors
(860) 429-5998
www.dunkindonuts.com
Price: $3-$8
Friendly's
Food: American
1232 Storrs Road, Storrs
(860) 429-9427
www.friendlys.com
Price: $8-$15
Husky Pizza
Food: Calzones, pizza, sandwiches, wings
1254 Storrs Road, Storrs
(860) 429-6001
gohuskypizza.com
Price: $10-$20
Cool Features: Delivery available
Jack Rabbit's
Food: Burgers
1244 Storrs Rd., Mansfield
(860) 484-9066
www.jackrabbitsburgers.com
Price: $8-$15
Cool Features: Available for delivery
Randy's Wooster Street Pizza
Food: Pizza
1232 Storrs Road, Storrs
(860) 487-9662
www.woosterstpizza.com
Price: $10-$30
Cool Features: Open seven days a week, with delivery and BYOB
Senor Pepe's
Food: Mexican
134 N. Eagleville Road, Storrs
(860) 429-7373
Price: $10-$15
Sgt. Pepperoni
Food: Pizza
134 N. Eagleville Road, Storrs
(860) 429-8888
www.netwaiter.com/sgtpepperoni
Price: $8-$15
Starbucks
Food: Coffee, tea
1244 Storrs Road, Storrs
(860) 429-1117
www.starbucks.com
Price: $3-$8
Willimantic Brewing Company
Food: American
967 Main St., Willimantic
(860) 423-6777
www.willibrew.com
Price: $8-$15
Willington Pizza House
Food: Pizza
25 River Road, Willington
(860) 429-7433
www.willingtonpizza.com
Price: $10-$15
Wing Express
Food: Wings, Indian
134 N. Eagleville Road, Storrs
(860) 429-6644
storrswingexpress.com
Price: $8-$15
Cool Features: You can order online.
Wings Over Storrs
Food: Wings
1254 Storrs Road, Storrs
(860) 429-9464
wingsoverstorrs.foodtecsolutions.com
Price: $5-$10

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus restaurants on the following topics    Based on 167 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Cost
  • Convenience
  • Healthy/organic options
  • Late-night options
  • Quality
  • Student discounts
  • Variety/number of options
  • Vegetarian/vegan options

How would you rate the diversity of off-campus dining options?    Based on 189 responses

  • 17% A nice variety of local spots and ethnic cuisine.
  • 49% Enough variety to keep things interesting.
  • 19% Mostly just chain restaurants and fast food.
  • 15% An endless repetition of the same few places.
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