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True Grit’s

The campus destination for the UMBC community to come together, eat great food, have fun, and make college experiences. True Grit’s features all you care to eat dining and offers made to order options, entrees and sides, Italian favorites, made to order sandwiches, Kosher offerings, a fresh salad bar and much more. In addition, late night is the perfect place to take a break from your studies Sunday - Thursday from 8:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. Late Night is located in Wing 2 of True Grit’s and offers delicious pizzas, pastas, calzones, and made to order sandwiches. Look for our daily feature!

Monday-Friday: Breakfast 7:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Continental 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Lunch 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Dinner 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday: Brunch 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Dinner 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Late Night 8:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. (Sunday - Thursday)

Outtakes Quick Cuisine Convenience Store

This popular destination is located in True Grit’s. Not only can you find a great selection of convenience type options such as snacks, microwaveable items, and health and beauty aids, you have plenty of options at Outtakes Food to Go such as fresh made sandwiches, salads, parfaits and much more. Outtakes will be open 23.5 / 7 (closed from 2:00 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.)

The Commons

The venues on the Market street of The Commons include Famous Famiglia Pizzeria, Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina, Jow Jing, Olo Sushi, Fresh Fusions (a rotating station), Outtakes Food to Go and Au Bon Pain. The venues on the mezzanine level include Mesquite Ranch BBQ & Grill and Mondo Subs. Operational hours vary by semester and location.

University Center

To help alleviate the crowding at The Commons, Chick-fil-A and Starbucks Coffee are a great option to grab a coffee beverage or a signature Chicken Sandwich. Operational hours vary by semester and location.

AOK Library Pura Vida Cafe

Need a pick me up on the way to class? Pura Vida is sure to add a caffeine inspired jolt to your day. Pura Vida features 100% organic and fair trade coffees and teas to choose from. Our signature Outtakes Food to Go selection of fresh made sandwiches, salads, parfaits and more will also be available. Pura Vida will be open Monday—Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

The Coffee Shoppe

The Coffee Shoppe is located on the ground floor of the Administration Building and features our signature concepts Wheat Street Deli, Chef’s Table, Wild Greens and expanded healthy options. Dunkin Donuts Coffee and our signature Double Treat Bakery will also be featured here. The Coffee Shoppe is open Monday—Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Skylight Room

On the top floor of The Commons, The Skylight Room has the best view on campus. Enjoy delicious fare served in a comfortable atmosphere. The Skylight Room is open Monday - Friday from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.