Meal Plans and Dining

Students are required to purchase a dining meal plan with meal swipes to use for an all-you-care-to-enjoy meal at the dining halls or to use for a designated meal in the retail locations. Flex Dollars act as cash and maybe used at any retail dining venue.

Stevenson Dining Hall

Featured Concepts and Menu

Smoke & Fire - fresh grill and traditional entree choices
The Carvery - deli meats roasted in-house, carved fresh daily and served on a variety of homemade or locally sourced breads
Trattoria - Fresh signature pizzas and pastas
Roots - an enticing collection of exclusively plant-forward meals
nutriBar - fresh salad produce with a focus on local and seasonal
Blue Fin Seafood - ethically sourced fresh seafood, house-made chowders, seafood entree salads and more
Bake Shoppe - homemade breads, pastries, cakes, cookies and more

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Regular Hours of Operation*

Monday - Friday 7:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Breakfast 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Continental  Breakfast 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Lunch 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Light Lunch 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dinner 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Saturday - Sunday 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM

Students, Faculty and Staff Rates
Breakfast: $4.50, Lunch $5.50, Dinner $7.50

Guest Rates
Breakfast: $6.50, Lunch $10.00, Dinner $10.00

Children (10 and under) Rates
Breakfast: $4.00, Lunch $5.00, Dinner $6.50

We accept Credit, Flex and Obie
Lord-Saunders Dining Hall

Featured Concepts and Menu

Lord-Saunders Dining Hall offers entrees, sides and accompaniments, reflective of African diaspora. A variety of different dishes will be featured through an extensive rotating menu. In addition, for added convenience, packaged food selections including fresh sandwiches, wraps and portable snacks are available.

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sunday - Thursday
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Allergen-free entrées available in both meat- and plant-forward options, absent of the eight common food allergens.

*Clarity hot entrées and sides will be available at Stevenson Dining Hall onBlue Fin Station from 5/11-5/22
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Sunday - Saturday
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM


Keeping in the tradition of Jewish laws, our Kosher Certified kitchen is in partnership with Chabad at Oberlin. The Heritage Kosher Certified kitchen is meat/pareve (no dairy).
*Kosher entrées and sides will be available at DeCafé, located in the Obie FoodTour Cooler
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Sunday - Thursday
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


convenient choices

Retail Venues Throughout Campus

We offer an array of convenient retail outlets.
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Azariah's Cafe

Wraps and salads, house-baked specialties, breakfast sandwiches, and Goldberry Roasting Co.
Open May 10 - May 12

Closed for Summer May 13
Specialty juices, smoothies, smoothie bowls and quick bites and Sally the Robot for fresh customized salads.

Closed for Summer May 5

Monday - Friday
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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DeCafe & MarketUmami
Featuring Umami cuisine, HKK certified kosher meals, fresh salads, wraps, sandwiches, snacks and specialty items located in Wilder Hall.
CLOSED for Summer at
5:00 PM on May 12

Monday - Friday
7:30 AM –11:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday
2:00 PM –11:30 PM

Monday - Friday
11:00 AM –8:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday
2:00 PM –8:00 PM
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Traditional and light grill options, local and naturally raised beef burgers, fries and more. Text alerts available.
Closed for Summer May 11

Monday - Friday
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Late Night
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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Sky Bar
Packaged fresh sandwiches, wraps, portable snacks and bottled beverages
Closed for Summer May 11

Monday - Friday
7:30 AM – 1:30 PM


Customers can purchase the reusable containers from the cashier stations at Lord Saunders Dining Hall or Stevenson Dining Hall. The containers have a one-time cost of 5 dollars and can be used at these locations throughout your dining experience at Oberlin College. The boxes are available for purchase throughout the academic year; customers do not need to have a meal plan to participate in the program. We accept payment through Flex Dollars, Obie Dollars, and Debit/Credit Cards.

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convenient and flexible

Resident Meal Plans - GoYeo, Gold and Cardinal

GoYeo Meal Plan

Meal Swipes: Up to four each day
Meals for this plan are not transferrable
Flex Dollars: $200
Price: $4,633
Eligibility: All students
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Gold Meal Plan

Meal Swipes: 200 (Use up to four each day)
Flex Dollars: $150
Price: $3,881
Eligibility: Available only to students who have completed 2 or more years
Price/information shown by semester 

Cardinal Meal Plan

Meal Swipes: 100  (Use up to four each day)
Flex Dollars: $100
Price: $2,573
Eligibility: Available only to students who have completed 3 or more years
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Meal Swipes

Unlimited meal plans provide 28 meals per week and are reset on Monday mornings.

Meal swipes are limited to four per day.

Meals not used at the end of each week are no longer available.

Gold and Cardinal Meal Swipes are deposited onto your card at the beginning of the semester and can be used until the end of the semester.

If you have depleted your Meal Swipes, you may purchase meals with another form of payment.

Meal Swipe exchanges are available in all of our retail locations.

Meal Swipes are not transferrable.

Flex Dollars

Flex Dollars roll over from semester to semester, but not between academic years. Any Flex Dollars left in your account at the end of Semester 3 will be lost.

Once students deplete their Flex Dollars, they have the option to use their Obie Dollars or another form of payment.

Obie Dollars

Obie Dollars works like a prepaid debit card that allows you to make purchases at any dining location.

Obie dollars may be added online, at ID card office or at kiosks at any library.

Obie Dollars may be added in any amount.