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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.

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

Welcome Mia Za's Express!

Coming Spring 2024: Mia Za's Express will be in the Illini Union lower level! Mia Za's Express will offer pizza-by-the-slice, pastas, and salads!

Union Restaurants

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.


Main Level SW Wing

Mon-Thur | 9am-4pm
Fri | 9am-2pm
Sat/Sun | closed

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. 


Main Level SW Wing

Sun | closed
Mon-Thurs | 10:30am-3:30pm
Fri | 10:30am-2:30pm
Sat | 11am-2pm

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!


Main Level Courtyard Café

Everyday | 7am-9pm

Maize Mexican Grill

Maize Mexican Grill logo

Our food is made in-house with the freshest ingredients. All corn tortillas are handmade for each order. We also offer gluten-free options so everyone can enjoy the food we loved growing up.

Lower Level


Mon-Fri | 9am-5pm
breakfast served from 9-11am; lunch/dinner menu from 11am-5pm

Thai Fusion

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Thai Fusion offers Thai-Asian cuisine. Their goal is to bring a mixture of flavors to the Champaign-Urbana food scene.

Lower Level


Mon-Fri | 11am-4:30pm
Sat/Sun | closed

Mia Za's

Mia Zas express

We use the best possible ingredients in our made from scratch recipes. Our pizzas feature hand-stretched dough made with imported flour. Our pasta bowls are filled with organic noodles. Our salads are filled with hand-cut, fresh produce.

Lower Level

Now Open!

Mon-Fri: 11am-4pm

Campus Dining Cafes

Espresso Royale

Espresso Royale

BIF (Cafe Kopi):
Mon-Fri | 8am-4pm
Sat | closed
Sun | closed

Grainger Library:
Mon-Thur | 8am-5pm
Fri | 8am-4pm
Sat/Sun | closed

Campus Inst. Facility (CIF): 
Mon-Fri | 8am-3pm



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Illini Union Bookstore 

Mon-Fri | 7:30am-6pm (7:30-8am is window service)
Sat-Sun| 11am-4pm

Sidney Lu Mechanical Engineering 

Mon-Fri | 7am-6pm
Sat-Sun | closed
*order on the Starbucks app and pick it up and Sidney Lu