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Kean University

Eat at Kean

We take food seriously here at Kean. Whether you live on campus or are just visiting for the day, Kean offers great food for every budget and lifestyle - from coffee to full meals. Learn more about where to find the best eats.

Students dine at Kean University's Smashburger restaurant
Ursino exterior view

Tastes You Crave

We have big-name restaurants for every appetite and our very own steakhouse.


Get Your Caffeine

Kean was ranked the fifth most caffeinated college in the nation by Grub Hub. Get your latte fix at Starbucks, located on the first floor of the Nancy Thompson Library, the Green Lane Academic Building's Barnes and Noble Cafe or on the third floor of CAS.

Kean University students serve themselves at the residence hall cafeteria salad bar

Head to the Dining Hall

Enjoy fresh salads, fruits, grilled entrees, pastas and more in Kean's dining hall. Our meal plans are designed serve a diverse population with varied dietary needs, restrictions and preferences.

burger from on campus restuarant

Enjoy Off-Campus Eateries

Kean has partnered with several local restaurants to provide off-campus dining for Cougar Cash or Flex Dollars.

Cold Stone Creamery
Heads & Stixx
KB’s BBQ Smokehouse
Mark Twain Diner
Suspenders Restaurant & Pub
Tropicana Diner