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Dining Services

Dining/Catering at the University of Maine

  • Three campus cafeterias which collectively accommodate up to 2,000
  • Cafeteria style and a la carte dining for a cost-effective alternatives
  • Catered banquet style services with buffet and served dining options
  • Lobster bakes and barbecues with native Maine products
  • Delivery service for working lunches or refreshment breaks
  • Receptions for simple or elegant tastes
  • Creative catered functions for both small and large groups

2013~14 UMaine Catering Menu

Dining Guide | Questions and Answers

Dining Guide

University of Maine
Name Location Phone Type of Food
Bear’s Den and Union Central Memorial Union Building 581-4407 Asian, Mexican, Pasta, Grill, Home Cooking, Salad Bar, Deli, Desserts
Hilltop Commons Campus 581-4842 Varied Menu
Oakes Room  Cafe Fogler Library 581-4272 Bagels, Pastries, Coffee
University Club (Not opened in Summer) Fogler Library 581-4852 Soups, Salads and Hot Items
York Commons Campus 581-4959 Varied Menu/Vegetarian
Applebee’s 718 Hogan Road 990-5945 American, Family Dining
Bagel Central 33 Central Street 947-1654 Pastries, Sandwiches
Barnaby’s Restaurant 357 Odlin Road 947-6961 American
Bugaboo Creek 24 Bangor Mall Blvd 945-5515 Steak House
Cafe Nouveau 84 Hammond Street 942-3336 Wine Bar, Fine Dining
Captain Nick’s 1165 Union Street 942-6444 Seafood/Lobster
China Wall 930 Stillwater Avenue 941-9331 Chinese
Ground Round 248 Odlin Road 942-5621 American, Family Dining
Guiness and Porcelli’s 735 Main St. 947-2300 Gourmet Italian
Killarney’s 500 Main Street 947-8651 American
Little Lad’s Basket 128 Main Street 942-5482 Vegetarian no eggs, no dairy
Courtyard Grill 96 Hammond Street 262-6143 Upscale Pub
New Moon Cafe 47 Park Street 990-2233 Varied Menu
Olive Garden 741 West Hogan Road 942-6209 Italian
Oriental Jade Bangor Mall Blvd 947-6969 Chinese
Panda Garden 123 Franklin Street 942-2704 Chinese
Pepino’s 570 Stillwater Avenue 947-1233 Mexican
Pizzeria Uno 725 Stillwater Ave 947-5000 Pizza, Pub
Ruby Tuesday’s 663 Stillwater Ave 942-3442 American, Family Dining
Sea Dog Brewing Company 26 Front Street 947-8004 Microbrewery/Full menu
Taste of India 68 Main Street 945-6865 East Indian
Thai Express 40 Broadway 947-7911 Thai
Thistle’s 175 Exchange Street 945-5480 Continental
Whig & Courier Pub 18 Broad Street 947-4095 Pub/Full menu
The Lucerne Inn Route 1A, Dedham 843-5123 Fine Dining/Sunday Brunch
Bear Brew Pub 36 Main Street 866-2739 Microbrewery Pub/Pizza
Margarita’s 15 Mill Street 866-4863 Mexican Restaurant
Pat’s Pizza 11 Mill Street 866-2111 Pizza – Popular with Students
The Store -  Ampersand 22 Mill Street 866-4110 Gourmet foods/Coffee
Thai Orchid 28 Mill Street 866-4200 Thai
Woodsman Bar and Grill 31 Main Street 866-4040 Dinner and Pub Fare
Verve 2 Mill Street 866-4004 Bagels, Burritos, Wraps, Coffee, Smoothies
Old Town
China Garden 6 Stillwater Avenue 827-8228 Chinese
City Park 301 No. Main Street 827-8971 American, Late Night Menu
Governor’s Stillwater Avenue 827-4277 Wide Variety Family Menu
The Market Cafe Stillwater Avenue 827-3663 Mediterranean, pizza, calzones

Questions and Answers


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Does the University require lodging or meals packages? If so, must all three meals be taken in the dining hall?
Generally, those individuals who reside on campus are expected to eat on campus. Meal planning is flexible to accommodate the unique needs of each group.

If a three-meal package is not required, would you consider a breakfast/room package? If not, is there a facility nearby where participants can obtain breakfast?
It would be possible to obtain a breakfast/room package; also there are facilities on campus and within five minutes from campus, where breakfast can be obtained (see Dining Guide for local restaurants).

A continental breakfast can be delivered to the residence hall lounge if purchased as a group option.

Is there a facility close to major sessions where participants can obtain a quick lunch?
Yes, at the MarketPlace in the Memorial Union Building and in Wells Central. Lunch can also be purchased at the dining commons on campus.

Can participants obtain dinner on campus? If not, are there restaurants within walking distance?
Fast foods, deli sandwiches, pizza, and snacks are available at the Memorial Union Building. Vegetarian lunch and dinner meals are served seven days a week at York Commons. The nearest restaurants are a little over a mile from campus. (See Dining Guide) Average cost of meals on campus (2010 prices):


Can arrangements be made for luncheons, coffee services, etc., during a meeting?
Yes, the University has its own self-op catering services. Customized menus, elegant banquets, and delicious downeast lobster bakes are all part of the versatility offered by the UMaine Catering Services. Catering services are arranged through Conference Services Division as part of your conference package.

UMaine Catering Services Menus (PDFs):

Can persons living off-campus utilize university dining facilities?
Yes, they can buy a full meal plan or we can develop a commuter plan.

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