The Bear's Den at Memorial Union

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Holiday and break hours

Union Central Market

Monday – Friday: 7 a.m.–2 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Meet the Manager

Photographed: Norbert Henkel
Norbert Henkel

Café and Pub

For venues serving both breakfast and lunch menus:
Breakfast hours: 7:30–10 a.m. 
Breakfast buffet: 7:30–10:30 a.m.
Lunch hours: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.


7:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

Breakfast & Lunch Items

  • Fresh baked pastries, cakes, muffins
  • Carrabassett Coffee

The Grill

Breakfast: 7:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m. 
Lunch: 10:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

Breakfast items

  • Omelets, scrambled egg
  • Breakfast sandwich
  • French toast sticks
  • Toast, English muffins
  • Bacon, ham, sausage
  • Home fries

Lunch items

  • Hamburgers, Chicken Burgers, and more!
  • Daily Sandwich Specials
  • New process – select your sandwich/burger and choose your toppings
    • Cheese: cheddar, pepper jack, swiss, havarti, bleu cheese crumbles
    • Add Toppings: bacon, sautéed mushrooms, sautéed peppers, onions, tomatoes or guacamole
    • Served up on a wheat roll
  • Chicken Tender Baskets: Chicken tenders served with French fries

Garden Wok

11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Rice bowls to go until 2 p.m.

Lunch Items

  • Stir-fry to order
  • Beef Bulgogi rice bowls with Sweet Thai chili sauce
  • Teriyaki chicken rice bowls
  • Egg rolls, crab rangoons

Sushi with Gusto

10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Various freshly prepared sushi and sushi rolls made daily!


10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Pasta & Subs: 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Lunch Items

  • Daily pasta specials
  • Cheese breadsticks with marinara sauce
  • Pizzas, gluten-free pizza
  • Baked sub sandwiches

The Club

Cold items only during summer
10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Hot sandwiches & Sides: 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Lunch Items

  • Custom deli sandwiches
  • New breads from Brick Oven Bakery in Bangor, ME
  • Get your favorite hot sandwiches – buffalo chicken wrap, pulled pork on focaccia and falafel sandwich
  • Sriracha tots with feta & red pepper jelly
  • Fried pickle chips with chipotle ranch sauce
  • Onion rings

Rice and Beans

11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Lunch Items

  • Custom made burritos, tacos, salads and rice bowls
  • Choose tequila lime chicken, carne asada steak or tofu sofritas
  • Local salsas and guacamole


7:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

Lunch Items

  • All your favorite greens and toppings
  • Freshly prepared mixed salads
  • Specialty bar themes – fruit salad bar, taco bar, pasta bar
  • Soups and assorted chili