Illini Union Dining offers so many tasty choices, it's hard to make a decision about where to satisfy your taste buds! Scroll down to check out all Union and campus dining options.

CATERING IS AVAILABLE
All the Illini Union restaurants are available to cater your next function. Email to set up your order.

Union Restaurants

Blaze Pizza

Blaze Pizza

Fresh, made-from-scratch dough. Healthful, artisanal ingredients on the assembly line. Inventive to classic. You decide. Blazing hot oven + dedicated pizzasmith + 180 seconds = fast-fire’d, perfectly crisp perfection. Sound good? Enjoy the rest of your day.

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Location: Lower Level

Hours:

Everyday | 11am-7pm

Einstein Brothers Bagels

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Bagels have never been so versatile! Dine on everything from turkey wraps to bagel dogs to egg sandwiches. Don't forget to grab a cup of Darn Good Coffee in the morning to start the day off.

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Location: Lower Level

Hours:

M-F | 8am-1pm
Sat/Sun | closed

Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Tropical Smoothie Cafe

We make eating better easy breezy with fresh, made-to-order smoothies, wraps, sandwiches and flatbreads that instantly boost your mood.

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Location: Main Level SW Wing

Hours:

Everyday | 8am-8pm

Just Bee Acai

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What is Acai? It is a fruit that come directly from açaí palm trees. These small, dark-purple berries pack a nutrient punch with a whole host of antioxidants, amino acids and essential fatty acids. 

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Location: Main Level SW Wing

Hours:

Monday | closed
Tue-Sat | 10:30am-3pm
Sun | closed

Starbucks at the Union

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Enjoy a cup of coffee with the company that has been around since 1971. Starbucks Coffee Company now has a convenient location at the Illini Union Courtyard Café! Grab a drink or treat on the go, or sit and enjoy your time in the brand new state of the art café.

Have a meeting in the Illini Union? Starbucks can cater your meeting/event. Order online today!

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Location: Main Level Courtyard Café

Hours:

Mon-Fri | 7am-6pm
Sat-Sun | 8am-3pm

Campus Dining Cafes

Einstein Brothers Bagels

Einstein Brothers Bagels

Hours:

Vet Med:
Monday-Friday | 7am-1:30pm 

Siebel:
Monday-Friday | 9am-3:30pm

Armory:
Closed - TBD

Willard Airport: 
Dependent on flight statuses

Espresso Royale

Espresso Royale

Hours:

BIF (Cafe Kopi):
Monday-Thursday | 8am-10pm
Friday | 8am-5pm
Saturday/Sunday | closed

Grainger Library:
Monday-Friday | 8am-6pm
Saturday/Sunday | closed

Campus Inst. Facility (CIF): 
Monday-Friday | 8am-6pm

Starbucks

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Hours:

Illini Union Bookstore 

Mon-Fri | 8:30am-5pm
Saturday | 11am-4pm
Sunday | Closed

Sidney Lu Mechanical Engineering 

CLOSED for Summer 2022

Jitters Cafe

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Jitters Cafe can satisfy your breakfast and lunch needs at the College of Law. Coffee, tea, beverages, sandwiches, soup, and more!

Location: College of Law

Hours:

CLOSED Summer 2022

Nic's Cafe

Nic's Cafe

Location: NCSA Building

Hours:

Closed for Summer 2022