Dining

Jester Food Service
Chef-Driven Food Service
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UT's Division of Housing and Food Service offers two unique types of on-campus dining: Buffet and A la Carte meal service. DHFS caters to all of our customers with a diverse menu that's sure to suit any taste or lifestyle. Check out all of our dining resources and learn more about each location by following the links below. If you need additional answers, feel free to take a look through the FAQ page.

All-You-Care-To-Eat Dining Locations


J2 Dining

Jester 2nd Floor Dining (J2)

The recently renovated J2 offers a contemporary take on traditional buffet dining. In addition to traditional burgers, salads, soup and pizza, diners can build their own macaroni dish with a variety of pastas, sauces and toppings, or have breakfast for lunch and dinner.

Location:
201 East 21st St.
Abbreviated on the map
as JES

Kinsolving Dining

Kinsolving Dining

Featuring an unlimited buffet style dining experience, Kinsolving Dining offers daily entree and side specials, hamburgers, salads, soups, pasta, baked potatoes, and desserts of all kinds. Join us for breakfast during the week for eggs made to order, omelets, breakfast tacos, egg whites, and even Texas shaped Longhorn waffles!

Location:
2605 Whitis Ave.
Abbreviated on the map
as KIN

A la Carte Dining Locations

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Jester City Limits

Located on the first floor in Jester Center, the Jester City Limits Food Court offers an a la carte dining experience for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (including late night). JCL's menu includes gluten free, vegetarian, and vegan options along with staples such as burgers, sandwiches and salads.

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Jester City Market

Located on the ground floor of Jester Center, JCM makes it easy to stock up on the essentials or grab a bite on the go. Stop in for snacks and grocery items, grab-and-go breakfast tacos and sandwiches, plus all your favorite beverages.

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Jester Java

Get a caffeine boost with hot Starbucks coffee, cool down with a frappucino, or take a study break with fresh baked goods at Jester Java, located on the ground floor of Jester Center.

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Jesta Pizza

Snag a specialty pizza, piping hot calzone, freshly grilled panini or hot breadsticks. This Italian-inspired eatery is located on the ground floor of Jester Center.

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Cypress Bend Cafe

Located in San Jacinto Residence Hall, Cypress Bend caters to everyone, being a market, grill, deli and convenience store all in one. Enjoy hot entrees, pizza, spaghetti, salads and made-to-order sandwiches at the Healthy Choice Deli, burgers, hot dogs, chicken breast and Philly steak sandwiches at the grill, and breakfast tacos, bagels, Ken's doughnuts or made-to-order meals for breakfast.

Location:
309 East 21st St.
Abbreviated on the map as SJH

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Kins Coffee

Stop by our newest venue at the entrance to Kinsolving Hall. Visit our baristas and grab a hot Starbucks espresso-based beverage, cool down with a Frappucino, or take a study break with fresh baked goods at Kins Coffee.

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Kins Market

Conveniently located in Kinsolving Residence Hall, Kin's Market offers plenty of groceries, grab-and-go food items, an extensive fresh produce section, fresh hummus, cage free eggs, yogurt, topo chico, and school supplies to satisfy customers with a busy schedule. Here is just a sample of the food items available: breakfast tacos, bagels, doughnuts, burgers, sandwiches, chef salad, entree of the day, specials, and ice cream.

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Littlefield Patio Cafe

Join Littlefield Patio Cafe for breakfast, lunch, or early dinner and dig into meals full of fresh quality ingredients. Grab a made-to-order breakfast taco, bagel, pastry, or doughnut for breakfast before class or try a Healthy Choice Deli sandwich for lunch or dinner.

Location:
2503 Whitis Ave.
Abbreviated on the map as LTD

Additional Jester Venues

  • Jester Gift Shop - Show your spirit with UT apparel and gear.
  • Freshens - Grab a nutritious fruit smoothie that will quench your thirst and satisfy your sweet tooth.