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Cinco do Mayo at Terra Fresca!
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Terra Fresca!

Special homemade entrees and drinks. Tuesday, May 5th 11:30-1:30
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Princeton Green Campus Review

UC Santa Cruz named in top 50 'greenest' colleges

Princeton Review ranks campus’s comprehensive approach to sustainability
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Love Food, Hate Waste
Reaching Zero Waste is Everyone's Goal

In the dining hall, try a sample first... and help reduce food waste.
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Terra Fresca reloadable debit cards

Terra Fresca now has Reloadable Debit Cards!

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Dining Calendar
Dining Events Calendar

College Nights, Variety Meals, Special Events...
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Banana Joe's Cafe

Cafés and Restaurants

Conveniently located cafés and restaurants are popular gathering places for students, faculty, and staff to eat, study, or socialize with friends.

Banana Joe's
Banana Joe's
at Crown College
menu (PDF)


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Oakes Café
Oakes Café
at Oakes College
menu (PDF)


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Bay Tree Express Store
Bay Tree Express Store
at Quarry Plaza

Owl's Nest Restaurant Owl's Nest
at Kresge College
menu (PDF)


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College Eight Café
College Eight Café
at College Eight

PERK Coffee Bars Perk Coffee Bars
multiple locations
menu (PDF)


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Cowell Coffee Shop Cowell Coffee Shop
at Cowell College

Porter Café

Porter Slug Grill and Café
at Porter College

Global Village Café Global Village Café
at McHenry Library
menu (PDF)

Stevenson Coffee House Stevenson Coffee House
at Stevenson College

Joe's Pizza and Subs Joe's Pizza & Subs
at Quarry Plaza
menu (PDF)

Terra Fresca Restaurant Terra Fresca
at the University Center

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Dining logo This icon indicates locations that are operated by UC Santa Cruz Dining.

Charging tax at the UC operated dining locations:
The sale of meals and food products are exempt from tax when sold or furnished to students by a public or private school. Carbonated drinks and alcoholic beverages are taxable except when sold as part of an exempt meal. This exemption on meals, etc. does not extend to faculty, university staff, or visitors when on campus.
-UC Controller's Office