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Dining on Campus

Feeling hungry? We've got you covered!

photo of students and staff dining outside the leprino building

CU Anschutz is proud to offer a wide variety of dining options right on campus. Depending on your craving, you're certain to find something to satisfy it. 

Leprino Building

The Leprino Building, located in the Southwest corner of campus across from UCHealth, offers a row of dining options:

Chai & Chai - Serves up delicious fast casual Indian curry and middle eastern staples. Order online for speedy pickup or delivery

dazbog coffee logoDazbog Coffee - One of a chain of Russian-themed coffee shops local to Denver. Dazbog offers a full complement of espresso drinks, as well as pastries and whole bean coffee.

Jimmy John's - Offers fast service, serving up 8-inch subs and whole wheat clubs. Online ordering and delivery also available.

pudge brothers pizza logoPudge Brothers Pizza - Another local Denver chain, Pudge Brothers offers 'Monster' pizzas, as well as wings, sandwiches, and salads.

Subway - The original "Eat Fresh." Full menu, online ordering, and delivery can be found on their website.

Fitzsimons Building

Bookstore Brew - aerial photo of food trucks lined up around Bonfils Circle during the 2018 block partyBookstore Brew, located near the parking office on the North end of the 1st floor (one floor above the North entrance) of the Fitzsimons building, serves up Coda Coffee, pastries, sandwiches, and has a salad bar.

Food Truck Wednesdays - From late Spring through the Fall, CU Anschutz hosts Food Truck Wednesdays most weeks, weather permitting. Food trucks will encircle the courtyard at Bonfils Circle, south of the Fitzsimons Building. Tables and chairs will be set up in the grass, and there will be more than a dozen options to choose from. Check the Food Services website for the weekly flyer to see which trucks will be there.

Res​earch 2

etais cafe logoEtai's - Local chain Etai's conveniently has a location in the North end of Research 2. They serve up delicious salads, soups, and sandwiches made from healthy, local ingredients for breakfast and lunch. Order online!

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woodgrain bagels logoWoodgrain Bagels - The newest addition to our dining selection is Woodgrain Bagels. A new local deli, Woodgrain opened up a location on the Anschutz campus in Fall of 2018. Expect handcrafted bagels, espresso options, salads, sandwiches and great service. Order online!

Other options near campus

21 Fitzsimons - The apartments North of the Strauss Health Science Library have a shopping center of their own with a few more options. Cedar Creek Pub offers delicious pub fare and local beer, Ursula Brewery brews up its own award-winning, hoppy creations; and Lost Coffee is a local coffee shop serving up artisan brews.

UC Health - There are a few eateries within UC Health, including Gardenview Cafe, Courtyard Cafe, and another Dazbog location

Children's Hospital - Children's hospital has a few dining options within its walls as well, including Fresh Market Place cafeteria, the 24/7 Station, as well as an Espresso and Gelato Bar.

Along Colfax Avenue - Not far from campus, you'll find a nearly unlimited number of options to choose from. Along the Southern border of campus alone, you will find: Caribou Coffee, Chipotle, Noodles and Company, Panera Bread, Smashburger, Starbucks, Which Wich, and IHOP.