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The Caf The Caf dishes out more than just tasty cuisine. Numerous charity fundraisers and roundtable discussions are held here. And to top things off, our outdoor patio serves up breathtaking views of Lake Michigan all day long. 

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday: 7-10 a.m.*
    *Continental Breakfast 7-11 a.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday Brunch: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Monday-Friday: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Monday-Friday Lite Lunch: 2:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday Lite Lunch: 2-4 p.m.
  • Monday-Friday Dinner: 4:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday Dinner: 4-7 p.m.

Lentz Do Lunch, a grab-and-go kiosk in the Lentz Hall lobby, opened in fall 2019. Lentz Do Lunch is Carthage’s grab-and-go lunch venue located in Lentz Hall, and is great for those who are on the move but want to be able to use their residential meal swipes. Choose from our house-made salads, sandwiches, desserts, and so much more. Don’t forget to ask about our Gluten-Free items when you visit us.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and during the summer

Carthage's Starbucks in located in the A. W. Clausen Center for World Business. Need a jolt of caffeine between classes or a place to meet with friends or professors? Head over to Starbucks located in the A. W. Clausen Center for World Business. 

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

Donna's Bytes in Hedberg Library provides an ample amount of brain food.

In a bind and need some brain food for studying in the library? Then stop by Einstein Bros. Bagels and chow down on some freshly baked warm bagels.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Pacific Harbor logo With menu items like fresh sushi, poke bowls, sushi burritos, and bao buns, Pacific Harbor brings Asian food to the Carthage campus.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1-8 p.m.
  • Closed Saturday

The Flex Kitchen is a dining concept rooted in student choice. Students will select a new restaurant concept for this space semester, providing variety and mouthwatering new flavors twice each year. 

Hours of Operation

Sunday-Friday: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Closed Saturday

The Local Scene logo The Local Scene station features local restaurants throughout Kenosha and Racine. Each semester will feature a new local restaurant on campus.

This semester, we’re featuring two local restaurants and Carthage favorites, Fry Daddy’s and Hydn Cheese. 

Hours of Operation: Fry Daddy’s

  • Monday-Friday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Closed Saturdays and Sundays

Hours of Operation: Hydn Cheese

  • Thursday-Sunday: 8:15 p.m.-midnight
  • Closed Monday-Wednesday

Re.Fuel logo Located in the TARC, Re.Fuel offers smoothies, healthy energy drinks, smoothie bowls, and protein-packed snacks to keep you fueled for the day. 

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Red Zone offers grab-and-go food options. With expanded gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options; freshly baked goods from our bakery; and meal kits, including make-your-own burrito bowls and quesadillas, there are several convenient food options for students with busy schedules. 

After the Caf closes each evening, prepackaged grab-and-go items can be purchased for a meal swipe in the Red Zone. These items will be available at the following times: Monday-Friday 7:30 p.m.-midnight, Saturday 7 p.m.-midnight, Sunday 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Saturday: 11 a.m.-midnight
  • Sunday: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Using the GET FOOD APP, students can order their food ahead to pick at locations around campus, including Einstein’s, the Flex Kitchen, Re-Fuel, and Pacific Harbor. 

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