The University Inn does not feature an on-site restaurant. However, we do offer convenience grab-n-go items, snacks, coffee/tea, and beverages from The Scarlet Shop located in our lobby.

On Campus

There are several options within walking distance. The Cook Campus student dining facility, Neilson Dining Hall, is across the street. It is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the university academic semester. The Douglass Campus Center offers a Dunkin' Donuts and a café year round.

Harvest features a menu that goes far beyond your typical fare, focused on minimally processed food and locally sourced products. Located inside the stunning New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health on Cook Campus, Harvest is open for breakfast and lunch service Monday through Friday.

Cafe 52 is a coffee and sandwich bar located in the Robert E. Mortensen Hall atrium within the Mason Gross Performing Arts Center on Douglass Campus. Cafe 52 is open Monday through Friday through the school year.

Both Houlihan's and On the Border restaurants are approximately a 10-15 minute walk.


The New Brunswick area boasts a plethora of fine and casual dining choices. Whether you’re in the mood for burgers or filet mignon, Asian fusion, Mexican or exotic Ethiopian cuisine, or want to munch on some college fare or local takeout, there’s a restaurant waiting to serve you. Check out New Brunswick’s dining options.

Numerous restaurants deliver to our building. Our Guest Services Desk has more info or you may search takeout options here. When ordering takeout, please be sure to include your mobile number and room number.