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Extra campus dining options for spring 2017

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While Curtis Dining Hall is temporarily closed for upgrades starting March 11, there are plenty of on-campus options until it reopens at the end of summer.

Hungry? We’ve got you covered.

While Curtis Dining Hall will be closed from March 11 until early August for renovations– including the addition of a cozy/cool fireplace — the Denison dining crew is working hard to make sure you activate those brain cells with delicious, fresh, local food. Daily menus, as always, will be posted to the Dining Page.

If you’re on the West Quad:

The Provost’s Dining Room in Curtis will be open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. for yummy “grab and go” express items that will get your synapses firing. And satisfying meals at breakfast, lunch and dinner will energize you for the long haul.

  • All-day (7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.) “Grab and Go” with deli sandwiches, breakfast items, cereal, snacks, fruit cups, yogurt cups, bottled beverages

  • Breakfast (7:30 to 10:30 a.m.)

  • Omelet Bar with lots of toppings

  • Breakfast Items, Cereal, Yogurt Cups, Fruit Cups and other snacks

  • Lunch (11a.m. to 2 p.m.) and Dinner (5 to 7 p.m.)

  • Hot Options like Grilled Chicken, Grilled Trout, Build Your Own Burger Bar

  • Cold Options like Garden Salads, Fattoush Salads, Anti-pasta Platters, Orzo Salads, Grilled Vegetables, Deli Sandwiches

  • Desserts like Cookies, Brownies, and Bars

  • Beverages like Lemonade, Infused Waters, Iced Teas

If you’re on the Academic Quad:

The Nest will be open all day Monday through Friday, beginning at 7:30 a.m. through 1 a.m. – for 17½ hours of daily deliciousness.

  • Breakfast offerings include: Assorted Breakfast Sandwiches, Waffles, Breakfast Breads, Yogurt Parfaits, Fruit Cups, Assorted Milk and Juices

  • Lunch/Dinner offerings include: A daily special like Gyro Pitas, BBQ Portobello and Turkey Bacon Club, plus Soups and Desserts like Giant Cookies, Oatmeal Cream Sandwiches and Vegan Desserts.


  • The C-Store opens a 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday (3 hours earlier than usual)

  • The Grill opens at 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday (2 hours earlier than usual)

If you’re on the East Quad:

Huffman is open for an extra 30 minutes every day – no need to cut your study time short to make sure you’re fueled for the rest of the night.

  • Open for Dinner through 9 p.m. on Monday through Friday

  • Open for Dinner through 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

Posted Date 
Monday, February 6, 2017