Dining Locations

Colgate boasts a healthy and sustainability-conscious dining program that provides a wide range of meal choices for students.

Colgate's dining facilities are designed to provide students with comfortable places to dine with friends and faculty. From the 24/7 options at Frank Dining Hall to a cozy pub and a modern cafe', there's always a place to relax and enjoy a meal.  

Frank Dining Hall

The Curtiss E. Frank Dining Hall is a dynamic facility offering service 24/7. Find Frank on the campus map.

Students get food at the Frank Dining Hall salad station

While dining at Frank, students can enjoy:

  • Utica Coffee and specialty drinks
  • Breakfast all day
  • Fresh made-to-order grill options
  • Market Carvery featuring a rotisserie oven with fresh carved meats and comfort foods
  • Homemade pasta tossed with fresh vegetables and proteins
  • Rooted in Good Taste highlighting vegan and vegetarian selections
  • Fresh market salad bar
  • G8 - our allergen-free zone
  • Made-to-order deli bar
  • Freshly baked desserts
  • Local ice cream from Byrne Dairy

Colgate Dining Services sources local ingredients when available.

The Coop

Located in the O'Connor Campus Center,  the Coop offers a wide range of dining options for any palate. Find the Coop on the campus map.

Students eat and study in the dining area of the Coop

Options at the Coop include:

  • 2.Mato pizza station 
  • Soup and salad bar
  • B.Y.O.B. (Build your own burger) and Pollo featuring made to order grill station
  • Sushi with Gusto
  • Yogurt bar featuring Chobani yogurt
  • Coffee from Utica Coffee Roasters
  • On-the-go sandwiches, wraps, salads, yogurt cups, parfaits, and vegetable and fruit bowls

Chobani at the Hieber Café

Chobani at the Hieber Café is a great place to meet up with friends or for a quiet place to study. Find Chobani at the Hieber Café on the campus map.

Students can enjoy:

  • Full-service Chobani menu
  • Utica Coffee Roasters, and La Colombe coffee and specialty drinks
  • On-the-go sandwiches, salads, soups, noodle bowls, yogurt cups, and parfaits


Want to see what's on the menu? Click here!

Donovan's Pub

The pub features traditional pub-style food and serves craft and domestic beer and wine for students 21+.  Enjoy great food, great portions, and great fun! Find Donovan's Pub on the campus map.

Featured menu items include:

  • Appetizers, including mozzarella sticks and baked spinach artichoke dip 
  • Entrées, including wings and burgers
  • Desserts, including brownies and milkshakes
  • Weekly specials


Check out the full menu here

C Store

The C Store is a campus convenience store located in the O'Connor Campus Center. Find the C Store on the campus map.

The store features:

  • Freshly made smoothies
  • Locally sourced foods and beverages
  • Pre-packaged meals
  • Various candies and snacks
  • Health, beauty, and hygiene items
  • School supplies

Merrill House

This faculty and staff dining location features restaurant-style service. The menu highlights local products and faculty and staff favorites.

This cozy dining option is located on the first floor of the former president's house. Diners are immersed in Colgate's history, as the walls of the main dining room feature a mural illustrating much of the university's founding story and early history.

Check out the Merrill House menu here!

Find Merrill House on the campus map