Yale Staff Dining

Let’s Grab Lunch – and More! Diverse Dining Experiences at Yale

Yale faculty, staff, and administrators are the engine that keeps Yale running, and the importance of having a variety of dining options is clear. That’s why we offer a convenient selection of cafes with traditional, nutritious, and culturally-inspired meal options to meet your preferences. Whether you need to disconnect from your desk, are looking for a change of scenery, or need to catch up with colleagues for a working lunch – there are plenty of reasons to dine right at Yale!

Rise & Shine Grab a coffee or tea and breakfast items to kick-start your day.

Coffee Drinks Start at $5

  • Elm
  • McNay Café
  • Steep Cafe

Lunch To-Go In a hurry? Drop in for sushi or snacks and be back in time before that Zoom call starts.

Lunch Options Starting at $8

  • The Bow Wow
  • Elm
  • Steep Café
  • West Campus

Sit & Stay Awhile Sometimes you just need to get away from your desk for a sit-down meal.

  • Commons – Your choice of four culinary explorations at $11
  • Elm – Sandwiches at $8
  • Ramen – Bowls starting at $9
  • West Campus – Lunch Special $8

After Hours Need a spot catch up with colleagues for happy hour? Stop by for evening bites and drinks.

  • Ivy – Signature tacos, sliders, and more starting at $7
  • The Well (21+) – Regional beers and global wines starting at $5