Where to Eat

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Mason Dining Services canprovidemeals if you're too ill to eat in a dining hall.

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With more than 30 dining locations across our campuses, some open 24 hours, hungry Ƶ students have the flexibility to eat what they want when they want.

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’s dining hall, located at President Park is open 24/7.

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24/7 ’s dining hall offers delicious made-in-house gelato.

offers something for everyone:

  • Home-style Classics
  • International Cuisine
  • Allergen Friendly Stations
  • Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes
  • Halal and Kosher Offerings

Meal Plans

Mason Dining offers a variety of to fit your lifestyle.

Don’t know where to start? Take our to find the best fit for you.

Most meal plans include Bonus or Freedom Funds, which Ƶ students can use to enjoy meals at any commercial dining venue on campus. You can also use this order food using Starship Robots and Grubhub. A minimum amount of bonus funds is included in each meal plan, but you always have the option to add more if you run out. Plans also include swipes, used to enter the all-you-care-to-eat dining halls. Guest meal swipes are also included, which you can use to buy lunch for visiting friends and family.

Resident Dining Experiences

Experience a culinary journey at our resident dining locations: Southside, Ike's, The Globe, and The Spot. These all-you-care-to-eat dining halls offer diverse stations, including Chef's table, grain and salad, grill, deli, pasta and pizza, Simple Servings, dessert, and more. Don't miss our monthly events with specialty menus like fresh seafood boils or Super Mario Bros-themed dinners. We proudly support local farms, ensuring the freshest produce while fostering community and sustainability. Join us for exceptional dining experiences.

Ƶ was featured as one of the top 100 Allergy-Friendly Colleges in 2023! The Simple Servings station avoids peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, wheat, soy, milk, eggs, and gluten. There is also a separate fridge for cold condiments, desserts, and bread options.

- Look for our Halal labels! Meat served at our Simple Servings is certified halal, just check the label. If you do not see Halal options available, find a staff member. There are always hot meals available upon request!

– Find hot, Kosher meals served in Southside from the Kosher Cart. To make sure the kashrut status of food is maintained, Mason Dining partnered with a local mashgiach who will be supervising food under Kosher standards.

To learn more about all the dietary options we offer click .

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The Everyday app allows you to see the menu before you go into the dining hall.

Retail Dining Experiences

Mason's campuses feature a variety of dining choices, from Starbucks to Blaze Pizza, from The Halal Guys to Chick-fil-A.

The Fairfax Campus guides you to that essential smoothie, burger, or falafel. Our restaurant list with will tell you when and where you can indulge in a treat on all our campuses. Pull up a seat and have something to eat.

All locations accept Bonus Funds or Freedom Funds including Starship delivery and Grubhub.

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