On campus

  • Starbucks - top floor of Pryzbyla Center (Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., M-F; 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sat-Sun)
  • Law School Café (Hours: 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., M-Th.; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fri.)
  • Pryzbyla Food Court - 2nd floor - (Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., M-F)
  • Student Restaurant - (Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., M-Th.; 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fri.; 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat.; 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sun.)
  • Murphy's: (Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., M-W; 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Th-F; Noon to 11 p.m., Sat.)
  • Basilica Cafeteria - (Hours: 7:30 am to 2 p.m., M-Sat.; 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun.)

Adjacent to Campus (Monroe Street Market)

  • Brookland Pint
  • Busboys and Poets
  • Chipotle
  • Fox Loves Taco
  • Potbelly's
  • &pizza
  • Monroe Street Farmer's Market, in season, Saturdays 9 am - 1 pm
  • More coming soon at Monroe Street Market 
  • Starbucks (west side of Barnes & Noble), 625 Monroe St NE - outside tables
  • Starbucks at corner of Monroe & Michigan

Short walk from Campus

  • 12th Street - Subway, San Antonio Grill, Smith Public Trust, Steel Plate, Brookland's Finest, Menomale, Primrose
  • 8th Street, Dew Drop Inn

Bring your own

  • Shaded benches line the Law School Lawn
  • Benches in Law School Courtyard
  • Picnic tables on Law School Terrace
  • Picnic table under tree south of Opus Parking Lot
  • Lawns off footpath to Marist
  • Grounds of the Basilica
  • Quiet Rooms in Pryz
  • Law School Cafe
Not an exhaustive list. Feel free to suggest your favorite local place to grab a bite, by emailing us at cua-lis@cua.edu.