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From pizza and pasta at Strada to coffee and pastries at Peet’s, the Wisconsin Union’s 30+ campus dining locations offer a convenient place to grab breakfast, lunch or even dinner. Plus, UW–Madison students save 10% on most food and drinks when paying with a Wiscard.

We look forward to serving you at our restaurants, markets, and cafes.

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Wisconsin Union Dining Options

Menu Beverages Appetizers Pub Food Salad
Memorial Union Closed
Come one, come all to Wisconsin Union’s unique spin on the classic German beer hall! Grab your friends and enjoy all your pub favorites; burgers, wraps, fries, curds and more at one of the most iconic spots of campus.
Der Rathskeller
Menu Pasta Bowls Italian Pizza Beverages
Memorial Union Closed
Strada, an Italian street food eatery, features hearth-fired pizza and pasta dishes Try one of our signature selections or build your own dish from our seasonal selections or fresh toppings.
Menu Beverages Locally-sourced Grab 'N' Go Salad Snacks
Memorial Union Closed
Carte - a sandwich and made-to-order salad shop with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Carte also offers a large selections of freshly crafted grab-and-go items for students and staff looking to grab a healthy bite between classes.
Menu Bakery Desserts Ice Cream Beverages
Memorial Union Closed
Designed for convenience, the Badger Market offers grab-and-go lunches, snacks, some grocery items, school supplies and, of course, Terrace gear and Badger apparel.
Daily Scoop in Memorial Union
Menu Beverages Desserts Ice Cream Bakery
Union South Closed
This quaint ice cream shop serves up a UW-Madison favorite: classic and seasonal Babcock Dairy Ice Cream flavors by the cone or dish. The Daily Scoop additionally offers blended shakes, root beer floats, ice cream coolers plus Italian ice. Stop in for a sweet treat any time of the year!
Daily Scoop in Union South
Menu Grab 'N' Go Snacks Apparel Market
Memorial Union Closed
Designed for convenience, the Badger Market is located just inside the main first-floor entrance. Whether you’re in a hurry and need a quick bite or beverage, or you’re looking for a way to keep a little piece of the Terrace with you, the Badger Market can help. Visitors can find grab-and-go lunches, drinks, snacks, small grocery items, school supplies, and Terrace gear & apparel.
Badger Market in Memorial Union
Menu Mexican Salad Tacos Beverages Burritos
Union South Closed
South Cantina, at Union South, serves up classic Mexican fare sourced from fresh ingredients. Create your own burritos, tacos, and bowls, and then find a seat in our Sun Garden to enjoy your meal.
South Cantina
Menu Grab 'N' Go Beverages Espresso Bakery Cafe Coffee Drinks
Memorial Union Closed
Looking for a place to study, enjoy a bakery treat or sandwich, or just get a quick caffeine buzz?  Peet’s Coffee in Memorial Union provides an escape in the heart of campus with inviting seating, large windows, and tons of delicious, customizable options to order.
Peet's Coffee
Menu Salad Beverages Pasta Bowls
Union South Closed
Harvest Grains—located in Union South—build your own salad or pasta bowls with a variety of toppings and proteins to choose from.
Harvest Grains
Menu Beverages Bento Bowl Asian Appetizers Egg Rolls
Union South Closed
Ginger Root, at Union South, has a pan-Asian menu that features creative twists on classic dishes - like the famous Bento Bowl. Ginger Root also offers traditional entrees, appetizers and unique Asian beverages and sauces.
Ginger Root
Menu Bakery Cafe Espresso Tapas Grab 'N' Go Beverages Coffee Drinks
Union South Closed
Prairie Fire—located in Union South—is both a café at the storefront and a wine bar around the corner. Whether you're feeling the need for specialty morning coffee or tea, or looking for an evening with fine wine or local beer, Prairie Fire has you covered.
Prairie Fire
Menu Beverages Snacks Pub Food Appetizers
Memorial Union Closed
Der Stiftskeller is UW-Madison’s very own bierhaus. As an annex of Der Rathskeller, it serves a variety of beer, wine and soda plus the perfect salty snacks. accompaniments to your beverage of choice.
Der Stiftskeller
Menu Market Grab 'N' Go Snacks Coffee Drinks Bakery Cafe Beverages Espresso
Robin's Nest, located in the School of Human Ecology, is here to get you through the day! With fresh bakery items and all your coffee favorites, you'll be set for success after a trip to Robin's Nest.
Robin's Nest
Menu Market Bakery Snacks Coffee Drinks Grab 'N' Go Cafe Beverages Espresso
Located in Grainger Hall, Capitol Cafe is here to get you through the day! We're brewing all your favorite Peet's Coffee favorites and serving up homemade sandwiches and appetizers just for when you need an in-between class boost.
Capital Café
Menu Market Grab 'N' Go Snacks
Before you head to your BioChem lecture or off to study, stop by the Badger Market in the Biochemisty Building! Grab a bite to eat with your favorite toasted sandwich or appetizer, or give yourself a boost with one of your favorite coffee beverages.
Badger Market in Biochemistry
Menu Market Grab 'N' Go Snacks
Get the pick me up you need at the Badger Market in the Health Science Learning Center. With freshly brewed coffee and signature smoothies, you'll be set to take on your next class or study sesh.
Badger Market in Health Sciences Learning Center
Menu Market Grab 'N' Go Snacks
Rushing to class but could use a quick pick me up? Badger Market at Ingram Hall is the perfect place to grab a quick toasted sandwich, or any of your favorite snacks or drinks.
Badger Market in Ingraham
Menu Market Grab 'N' Go Snacks
Badger Market at Medical Sciences is serving up everything you need during a busy school day. Grab your favorite coffee or tea, try one of our specialty appetizers or sandwich, or grab one of your favorite snacks!
Badger Market in Medical Sciences
Apparel Market Grab 'N' Go Ice Cream Snacks
Union South Closed
This large Badger Market—located in Union South—offers a wide range of options, including sandwiches, snacks, coffee, assorted groceries, Babcock Ice Cream, Wisconsin Union and Badger apparel and souvenirs, school supplies, and more. It’s a one-stop-shop serving students, faculty, and visitors alike.
Badger Market in Union South
Menu Market Grab 'N' Go Snacks
Take a break in the Badger Market at Engineering Hall! Stocked with your favorite snacks, and serving up hot fresh sandwiches and coffee- Badger Market in Engineering will give you the boost you need to get you through your next lecture or study session.
Badger Market in Engineering
Menu Cafe Grab 'N' Go Snacks
Crossroads Cafe, located in the Education Buildling, is the perfect spot for a in-between class pick me up! Order your favorite coffee, tea, or smoothie and try one of our house made sandwiches for appetizers, while you enjoy the views from Bascom Hill.
Crossroads Café
Market Grab 'N' Go Snacks
Feed Bag combines the convenience of all Badger Markets with the inviting environment of the School of Veterinary Medicine. Stop by the second floor for freshly brewed coffee and grab-and-go lunch options like soups, salads, sides, and sandwiches to fuel your day. Feel free to check out the vets’ decorated lockers while you’re there!
Feed Bag
Menu Market Grab 'N' Go Snacks
Microcosm Cafe is tucked away in the Microbial Sciences Building. This perfect study spot has hot toasted sandwiches, appetizers and all of your favorite coffee beverages to set you up for the perfect study session.
Microcosm Café
Menu Bakery Snacks Grab 'N' Go Cafe
Open Book Cafe, located on the first floor of College Library, offers everything you need to get through studying! From gourmet coffee, to freshly made sandwiches, and snacks for in between classes- Open Book is your one stop shop for school day food essentials.
Open Book Café
Menu Beverages Appetizers Pub Food Salad
Union South Closed
The Sett boasts a large menu with classic pub fare, accented by a rare tap list. The Sett Pub is a place to gather on game days, or relax and enjoy some live entertainment. Take your food upstairs for some extra seating to overlook the stage!
Sett Pub
Menu Beverages Pub Food Appetizers
Union South Closed
Climb, bowl, shoot pool, play games, and grab a bite to eat at The Sett Recreation. With a menu filled with appetizers and pizzas, it's a great place to hang out with friends and family and enjoy a night out. .
Sett Recreation
Menu Bakery Snacks Grab 'N' Go Beverages
Revive yourself with one of our signature smoothies or coffee beverages at Revive in the School of Nursing!
Menu Grab 'N' Go Beverages Pub Food Ice Cream
Memorial Union Closed
Located on the iconic Terrace, the Brat Stand is your one stop location for all your midwestern favorites! Come enjoy our brats, burgers, cold beverages and a variety of vegan and vegetarian options.
The Brat Stand
Grab 'N' Go Apparel Market
Memorial Union Closed
Menu Beverages Appetizers Pub Food Pizza
Memorial Union Closed
This lounge has seamless access to and from the Terrace and Lake Mendota. During the summer months, the restaurant serves 16” family-style pizzas, shareable appetizers and a variety of local tap beers and wine.
Lakeview Lounge
Menu Grab 'N' Go Snacks Pub Food Beverages
Memorial Union Closed
During the summer, enjoy our pitmaster combo sandwiches with smokehouse sides. The BBQ stand also offers an assortment of cold taps and other beverages to keep you cool while you take in the view.
BBQ Stand
Menu Bakery Beverages Coffee Drinks Grab 'N' Go Cafe Espresso Snacks
Chazen Café located in the lobby of the Chazen Museum of Art, is a comfortable space for studying, meeting with friends and enjoying Peet's coffee, a variety of premium espresso drinks, blended beverages, baked goods and a selection of local beer and wines. Chazen Café also offers a variety of hand-selected gift items, jewelry and more.
Chazen Café
Menu Beverages Espresso Grab 'N' Go Coffee Drinks
Welcome to the Union Commons, a café and study space located on the 1st floor of the historic University Club. This casual restaurant has a variety of beverages, including Rooted Grounds coffee and espresso drinks, tea, and wine; bakery items; house-made soups; and toasted sandwiches.
Menu Snacks Beverages
Acai & More is your new favorite treat! Located in the Wisconsin Institute For Discovery, Acai & More offers smoothies and acai bowls made from organic and locally-sourced ingredients.
Acai & More
Menu Reservation-only
Memorial Union Closed
Summer is here and you've got the best seat in the house!Reserve your seat today at our new Terrace Pop-Up.   Reservations include a table for 90 minutes with the best views of Lake Mendota from the Shannon Sunset Lounge deck. There is a one-beverage minimum for each guest in your party*. Choose your beverages from our exclusive menu of cocktails, beer, wine, and non-alcohol options.
Memorial Union and Union South Dining
Other Campus Dining Options
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