Food and Dining

Binge on food and dining deals! The tastes of Denver and beyond are out there just waiting for you. And, with these UniverCity Key discounts and deals, you can take a big bite without breaking the bank. Options from restaurants, take-out, gift baskets, and non-alcoholic beverages. What are you waiting for? Eat up and chow down for less.

UniverCity Key discounts and deals are available to all CU Denver students, faculty, and staff, unless noted in the description. Discount offers subject to change. It never hurts to carry your university ID and ask for a discount when you visit any vendor. And, if you have any issues with our listed partners, please email UKey and share their name and the issue. Thank you for checking out our discounts!

BuBu - Better Bowls by Troy Guard offers premium protein selections atop a bed of white or brown rice, fresh local greens, or rice noodles, and finished with a choice of locally-sourced, seasonal vegetables. FREE side of Soy Marinated Cucumbers AND Ginger Lemonade with purchase of a Signature Bowl: ORDER ONLINE with the coupon code CUDENVER.

Caribou Coffee is a coffee shop providing the highest quality handcrafted beverages. 10% off purchases: Present your valid university ID at purchase.

Corner Bakery is a neighborhood restaurant offering health, fresh, and delicious food choices. 10% off meal + free drink: Present your valid university ID at purchase.

Crave Real Burgers - LoDo is a chef-driven, gourmet burger joint serving up creative and supremely-tasty burgers, sandwiches, and handcrafted shakes. 10% off all food items, does not include alcoholic beverages. Must show CU Denver ID.

Delectable Egg is a breakfast, brunch, and lunch restaurant. 20% off purchase: Present your valid university ID at time of purchase.

EVOO Marketplace LLC is Colorado's original olive oil & aged balsamic sampling room, was founded in 2008 by Mick and Carolyn Major. 10% off on olive oil & aged balsamic: Purchase any of our 12.7oz bottle of Fresh Extra Virgin Olive Oil and/or Authentic Barrel Aged Italian Balsamic Vinegars and received your discount with a valid Student, Faculty and/or Staff ID.

Italian Food Online Store is an online Italian supermarket selling authentic Italian products. 15% off your order using discount code UCDENVER15 at checkout. Offer expires March 9, 2022, AND cannot be combined with other discounts.

Jet Gift Baskets is one of the biggest gift basket retailers in the US and sell awesome hand-made gift baskets. 20% off: uses code UNIVERCITY20 upon check out.

Li's Asian Bistro is located close to campus and serves a variety of Asian food- delivery and take out available. 1 fee can of Coke with purchase of $15 or more (before tax) take out or delivery --or-- Free cheese wontons (6) with purchase of $35 or more (before tax) --or-- Free Chinese Donuts (10) with purchase of $30 or more (before tax) Must show valid university ID.

Lyre's Spirit Co offers an exquisite range of non-alcoholic spirits. 10% off all items, excluding the cocktail bundles, by entering discount code UCDENVER10OFF during online checkout.

My Favorite Muffin is Colorado's Finest Bakery and Café that serves delicious breakfast and lunch daily. 15% off on in-store purchase: Present your valid university ID at purchase. Good only at our 16th Street Mall location.

Rhein Haus is located on the corner of 14th and Market near campus. We are a Bavarian-inspired restaurant that also features four 50'-long bocce courts. 25% off food, excluding happy hour items: showing your ID at checkout.

Roots is a woman and minority owned brainchild of chef Madhoo Seth who, when faced with an industry that stood still in the midst of a pandemic, pivoted and created a 5 star restaurant. Our expertise is all things international cuisine and our "roots" are in creating memorable culinary experiences for everyone who walks in our door. 10% off! Please present valid CU campus identification to receive discount.

Sam's No.3 is a local Denver restaurant features on Food Networks' "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives". 20% off with meal: Present your valid university ID at purchase.

Shari's Berries offers a unique assortment of dipped fruits, delicious cookies, cakes, and even gift baskets. 15% discount: Enter promotion code UCD15 on website.

Tavern Downtown offers two beautiful bars, lounge area with game room, dining room and dance floor and numerous HD TVs. 15% off food and beverage at Tavern Downtown: Valid for all with CU Denver ID card. Valid for ID holder only. Valid every day until 8pm. Not valid toward cover or ticket price for event. Not valid toward tax or gratuity. Not valid with other offers or discounts.

Tea of the Month Club offers monthly tea subscription plans. A monthly tea club plan makes a great healthy gift for students and faculty. Alumni and staff are eligible to receive a 15% discount on any monthly tea club plan or individual tea purchase. Use coupon code UCD15 at checkout.