When & Where

Wondering when and where you can enjoy your meals? Stay up to date with schedules for the academic calendar, holidays and more below.

Mobile ordering is available on the Yale Hospitality app, as well as real time occupancy information so you can see which locations are less busy than others.

The dining map is available here.

Information about service interruptions can be found on the Yale Status Board.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions at yale.hospitality@yale.edu. You can also leave feedback here.

All times are listed in Eastern Time (ET).

Upcoming Alterations to Routine Hours for Any Category (Residential, Restaurants, etc.)

Changes to our regular routine hours are noted below as soon as possible. Schedules are different during breaks, including summer vacation. Schedules are subject to change in coordination with ongoing University updates. Please regular academic year schedules are lower down on this webpage.

All restaurants and cafes are closed on University holidays such as: Juneteenth (6/19), Independence Day (7/4),  and Labor Day (9/2). 

Residential college dining halls are closed until the fall semester with the exception of private events and specific, staggered summer school hours (relevant parties to receive details from YCE); cafes and restaurants are also on a summer schedule, many of which are closed until the fall; please continue reading to see what is still open and when:

Open Cafés: Summer 2024

Elm: summer hours: M-F, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Café 25: summer hours: M-F, 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Café Med: summer hours: beginning June 17: M-F, 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Charley’s Place at School of Management: regular hours this summer

Health Center Café: regular hours this summer

Steep Café: summer hours: M-F, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

West Campus Café: regular hours this summer, lunch service on Fridays is the summer BBQ

Other Notable Updates: Summer 2024

June 12: Elm: closing early: hours will be 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM 

August 15: Elm: closed temporarily

Routine Hours

Unless noted above, below displays hours for Yale Hospitality eateries. First, residential college hours are described. Please note hours for cafes and restaurants are lower down on this webpage. Schedules are subject to change in coordination with ongoing University updates.

Residential College Dining Halls: Routine Academic Year Hours*

Week Day Breakfast Information

All Residential Colleges
Monday through Friday: Continental Breakfast: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Branford, Morse, Murray, Silliman, & Stiles: Hot Breakfast Followed by Continental Breakfast
Monday through Friday: Hot Breakfast: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Monday through Friday: Continental Breakfast: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Weekend Breakfast Information

All Residential Colleges
Saturday & Sunday: Brunch: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Also at Hopper, Morse & Stiles
Saturday & Sunday: Continental Breakfast: 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Weekday Lunch Information

All Residential Colleges
Monday through Friday: Lunch: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Weekend Lunch Information

All Residential Colleges
Saturday & Sunday: Brunch: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Week Day Dinner Information

All Residential Colleges with the Exception of Stiles & Morse
Monday through Thursday: Dinner: 5:00 - 7:30 PM

All Residential Colleges with the Exception of Stiles & Morse
Friday Only: Dinner: 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Specifically Stiles & Morse
Monday through Friday: Dinner: 5:00 - 8:00 PM

Weekend Dinner Information

All Residential Colleges
Saturday & Sunday: Dinner: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Restaurants, Cafes, & More: Routine Academic Year Hours*

All our restaurants, cafes, and convenience shops are closed on weekends and on University holidays.

The Bow Wow
Monday through Friday: 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Café 25 at Science Park
Monday through Friday: 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Café Law
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM&

Café Med
Monday through Friday: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Charley’s Place at Yale School of Management
Monday through Friday: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Commons (Rooted, Pasta e Basta, Rostir, Lotus)
Monday through Friday: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Elm (at the Underground)
Monday through Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Health Center Café
Monday through Friday: 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Ivy (at the Underground)
Monday through Friday: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

McNay Café
Monday through Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Ramen at Ground
Monday through Friday: 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

The Refectory at Divinity
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Slifka Center Dining
Lunch Monday through Friday: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (Mon-Fri)
Dinner Monday through Thursday: 5:00 - 7:30 PM
Dinner Friday: 7:30 - 9:30 PM

Steep Café at Yale Science Building
Monday through Friday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Well (21+)
Thursday & Friday: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

West Campus Café
Monday through Friday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

*Standard hours reflected. Operational schedules are subject to change in coordination with ongoing University timeline updates.