Come one, come all to Wisconsin Union’s unique spin on the classic German beer hall! With live music sponsored by WUD’s Music Committee, frequent game watches for the Badgers, Bucks, Packers and Brewers, Der Rathskeller is one of our community’s favorite places to gather and indulge in some delicious eats. From traditional pub fare to dynamic breakfast options, our menu is guaranteed to please every palate.
What’s better than pizza and pasta? Strada, our take on an Italian bistro, offers wood-fired personal pizzas and mouthwatering pasta bowls. The menu includes many crowd favorites while also allowing for customization of your own dish with a wide assortment of fresh and seasonal toppings to please your palette.
Carte will feed your stomach and your mind. This sandwich and made-to-order salad shop showcases fresh, locally-sourced ingredients and salad greens from Superior Fresh in Central Wisconsin. Carte also offers a large selection of freshly crafted grab-and-go items for anyone looking to grab a healthy bite throughout a busy day.
It’s no secret. Babcock Dairy ice cream is as delicious as it gets. On a hot summer day, come on in and cool down with all of your favorite flavors. Take the sweets outside and stay for the beautiful Terrace views!
This quaint ice cream shop serves up classic and seasonal Babcock Dairy Ice Cream flavors by the cone or dish. The Daily Scoop additionally offers fruit smoothies, blended shakes, and warm cookies and brownies. Stop in for a sweet treat any time of the year!
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.
Introducing South Cantina! Located in Union South, South Cantina serves up classic Mexican cantina sourced from fresh ingredients. Create your own burritos, tacos and bowls and you’ll have all your friends asking about this new special gem.
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.
Harvest Grains—located in Union South—features an assortment of deli and toasted sandwiches, soups, and salads. In the spirit of a true hearth, this dining option uses baked-on-premises and locally sourced ingredients.
Prairie Fire—located in Union South—is both a café at the storefront and tapas bar around the corner. Whether you’re feeling the need for specialty morning coffee or tea, or looking for evening tapas with fine wine or local beer, Prairie Fire has you covered.
Serving craft and tap beer, wines by the glass, sodas and other non-alcoholic beverages, Der Stiftskeller is Wisconsin Union’s very own bierhaus. As an extension of Der Rathskeller, it also offers perfect snack accompaniments to your beverage of choice.
Robin’s Nest, located on the second floor of Nancy Nicholas Hall, is a convenient place to eat for students and staff who find themselves at the School of Human Ecology. It is close to many artistic study nooks and offers an array of espresso drinks, snacks and grab-and-go items, including panini lunches.
Capital Cafe, located in Grainger Hall, has menu items consisting of made-to-order salads and toasted paninis, a la carte sandwiches, soups, wraps and snacks. They specialize in high-quality ingredients for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and have a dining space to sit and enjoy your meals, too. Their small order-and-go coffee kiosk offers a wide variety of Peet's Coffee & Tea® coffee, espresso drinks, blended treats and tea options.
Located in the Biochemical Sciences building along Henry Mall, this café provides a large selection of snacks, toasted sandwiches, appetizers and caffeinated drinks. This environment is great for studying and you can even destress by the fireplace between classes and work. * *
The Badger Market is located in the Health Sciences Learning Center on the first floor of the common area. They provide affordable sandwiches, snacks, and coffee to the on-the-go students of Medicine and Public Health and Nursing in a space that is perfect for studying.
Looking for quick, delicious options to keep you fueled throughout your busy day? Stop by the Badger Market on the first floor of Ingraham Hall. This market offers gourmet coffee, daily hot lunch entrees, soups and chili, grab-n-go sandwiches and wraps, salads, snacks, fresh bakery items, and an assortment of beverages.
This Badger Market is located on the corner of University Avenue and Charter Street in the Medical Sciences Center, perfect for busy students and staff who need a quick snack or lunch in between classes.
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.
Crossroads Cafe is located in the Education Building on Bascom Hill. They provide a wide range of unique sandwiches, appetizers, snacks, and caffeine-fueled beverages for students of the school of education who are always on-the-go. It is next to a large study space, which features tables suited for group discussions, comfortable chairs, a grand fireplace and a large patio that overlooks the lake.
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!
Highland Grounds is the secret gem of the Waisman Center. Servicing students, employees, and young professionals, this Badger Market is stocked with healthy snacks, grab-n-go food items, and caffeinated pick-me-ups to help you make the most of your day.
Microcosm (which means “little world”) is located within the Microbial Sciences Building. This modern-styled Badger Market features plenty of seating, an open atrium, and natural light, making it a perfect study spot.
This student-oriented cafe, located on the first floor of College Library, has an abundance of study spaces and is one of the most popular study spots for undergraduate students. Open Book Cafe offers gourmet coffee, specialty espresso drinks, an assortment of appetizers, soups and chili, grab-n-go sandwiches and wraps, salads, snacks, fresh bakery items, and a wide selection of cold beverages. Stop by to fuel-up during your study session!
As the newest Badger Market, Revive aims to welcome and prepare the future nurses of America with healthy snacks and sandwiches as well as delicious drinks, like coffee and fruit smoothies. This market is located on the first floor of Signe Skott Cooper Hall.
The Brat Stand is bigger and better than ever! The newly constructed stand features the classics like brats, burgers, grilled chicken and locally-grown corn on the cob along with a wide variety of cold beverages.
Welcome to the Terrace Store at Lakeview Lounge - where you can take reminders of your Terrace experience home with you through our wide range of Terrace-inspired gifts & goodies, Summer & Fall apparel, and miniature replicas of the iconic Terrace Sunburst chair.
This newly renovated lounge with seamless access to and from the Terrace offers plenty of seating within view of the stage and Lake Mendota. In addition, they now serve 16” family-style pizzas, shareable appetizers and a variety of local tap beer and wine. Bring the Terrace home with you by visiting the new location of the Terrace Store located in Lakeview Lounge.
You can’t miss our newest Terrace concession, serving up specialty smokehouse sandwiches and sides alongside everyone’s favorite summer treat – Daily Scoop ice cream by the cone or dish. BBQ Stand also offers an assortment of cold taps and other beverages to keep you cool while you take in the view.
Chazen Cafe is the Wisconsin Union's newest location for your daily pick-me-up. Located in the lobby of the Chazen Museum of Art, this cafe boasts floor to ceiling windows and comfortable spaces for studying or meeting with friends.