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Welcome to Uniquely Caffeinated Cafes


Our mission is to provide the entire campus community - students, faculty, staff, and visitors - with a diverse selection of high-quality, convenient dining choices throughout the day. Our "Uniquely Caffeinated Cafes" feature delicious coffees, teas, espresso and specialty drinks, a delicious variety of hand-crafted "With the Grain" sandwiches and wraps, NOSH (Kosher) sandwiches made fresh daily, and available to purchase at Wilbur's Cafe, and an excellent selection of delicious and healthy "Fresh Harvest" salads.

New! SAIN Fresh Foods!

Sain Fresh Foods

Jazz Night Every Thursday at Lu's Cafe

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Oikos Greek Yogurt Wilburs Tea

News & Announcements

Every Thursday is Jazz Night at Lu's Cafe!
Each Thursday throughout the Fall 2012 semester, Lu's Cafe in the Family Studies building will  present live  music with UConn Jazz Studies Director Earl McDonald and UConn jazz students. Music begins at 8:00pm, ends at 11:00pm. Coffee, espresso and pastries will be available. Come out and listen to some cool jazz licks from your fellow students.

UC Cafes Quality Statements

  • Sandwiches
    Your "With the Grain" sandwich was made fresh today. Our dedicated staff produces nearly 1,200 sandwiches daily. We feature fresh UConn bread: focaccia, marble rye, white and wheat grinder rolls, all baked in our very own UConn bakery.
  • Salads
    Your salad was made fresh today. Using fresh cut greens and the finest ingredients, 250 salads were created this morning!
  • Omar Coffee
    We have parterned with OMAR Coffee, a local roaster headquartered in Newington, CT. We proudly serve fair trade world blend and a selection of other fine coffees, roasted weekly right here in Connecticut.
  • Community & Beyond
    The generosity of our customers and staff has allowed us to support by way of donation. $2,500.00 was donated to The Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund. Previous charities sponsored by our customers and staff include Marine Corp Toys for Tots, Camp Rising Sun, Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut, Muscular Dystrophy Association, and Children's Miracle Network.

Payment Accepted

Credit Cards
  • Cash
  • Credit Cards (MasterCard & Visa)
  • Husky Bucks
  • Points

Nutrition Information

  • Click here to go to the Nutrition Analysis web page. Then click on the link for the cafe of your choice under "Retail Locations" to get updated, day-to-day nutrition information and item pricing. (Note: Prices subject to change without notice.)

Soups Nutritional Information

  • Click here to go to the Soups Nutritional Information

Sushi Nutritional Information

  • Click here to go to the Sushi Nutritional Information

UC Cafes Recycles!

Click this link to see what items from UC Cafes are recyclable.

Spring 2013 Student Employment Opportunities

Help Wanted Poster

UC Cafés is hiring for the Spring 2013 semester at any of the following locations:

  • Wilburs Café
  • Bookworms Café
  • Chem Café
  • Up & Atom Café
  • Lu's Café
  • Coop Café

Interested students may email DDS-CafeStaffing@ad.uconn.edu or view available postings at https://studentjobs.uconn.edu/.

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Torani Syrup List

Try one of our Cafe Creations or add a shot of syrup to your favorite coffee or espresso drink!

Flavors: Almond Roca, Caramel, Chocolate Milano, Coconut, Hazelnut, Raspberry, Vanilla, Sugar-Free Vanilla

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