Dining Services

Two students eat a meal at Northside Cafe.

Northside Café

Welcome to Northside Café! We're located on the north side of campus, between Northside Residence Hall and Regents Residence Hall. Our dining center has a modern look, making the space feel open and welcoming to all students.

Todays Hours

 

Hours

Today's Hours at Northside Cafe

Closed

More Hours

Specific Meal Times

Monday thru Friday
Breakfast/Lunch: 7:30am-2:00pm
Dinner: 4:30pm-7:00pm

Saturday and Sunday
Brunch: 8:30am-2:00pm
Dinner: 4:30pm-7:30pm

Hours subject to change during holidays and break schedules.

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Meet Our Team

Headshot of Kay Keeney, Northside Cafe General Manager.

Kay Keeney

General Manager
Headshot of Kim Finley, Northside Cafe Associate Manager.

Kim Finley

Associate Manager
Headshot of Will Wohlfeil, Northside Cafe Executive Chef.

Will Wohlfeil

Executive Chef
Headshot of Dan Johnson, Northside Cafe Sous Chef.

Dan Johnson

Sous Chef

     

Everyday Choices

Omelet Bar

Our breakfast selection includes custom-made omelets with a variety of toppings.

Breakfast

Start your day off with a continental breakfast of eggs, tofu scrambles, bacon, pancakes, and/or potatoes, or try something different with our international breakfast options. In a hurry? Try our rotating selection of handhelds, such as breakfast burritos or a breakfast sandwich on a croissant, bagel, English muffin, or biscuit. Vegetarian sandwiches are available daily.

Cereal, Yogurt, and Fruit

Looking for something to grab on the go? All of our dining centers offer a large selection of cold and hot cereals, fruits, and locally made yogurt. Non-dairy milks are also available.

Presto Pizza and Salads

Create a custom pizza using a variety of fresh, delicious toppings at Presto. Gluten-free crust and dairy-free cheese are available to create a pizza to meet almost any dietary need! Presto also serves a selection of specialty sandwiches and tossed salads.

Chef's Creations

Chef's Creations serves everything from familiar favorites to dishes that will excite your palate with new flavors! With a menu that changes daily, we offer a variety of healthy and indulgent options, including grilled chicken breast and fish, roast beef, grilled tofu kabobs, vegetable wellingtons, and a mac and cheese bar.

Big Cat Grille

The Big Cat Grille serves a rotating selection of burgers, veggie burgers, sandwiches, chicken strips, fries, and more! Customize your burger by adding bacon, cheese, mushrooms, onions, or one of our many sauces! Gluten-free burgers and sandwiches can be made on request.

Soups

Craving a warm meal? Try one of our homemade soups! Options rotate daily, with at least one vegetarian soup offered each day.

Field of Greens Salad Bar

Make your salad an appetizing side dish or a full meal with our selection of colorful vegetables, lean proteins, and specialty salads. Pack your salad with protein from chickpeas, chicken, tofu, and edamame, or indulge in some creamy potato salad or a dessert salad.

Gluten-Free Options

Check out our gluten-free zone for a variety of gluten-free muffins, cookies, bagels, and breads. Our gluten-free zone also houses a separate toaster with a lock combination reserved for students with severe allergies to gluten/wheat. For more information, see a chef or a manager in the dining centers, or contact our dietitian at alice.ma@wsu.edu or at 509-335-4785.

The Natural Station

The Natural station is a gluten-friendly, allergen-friendly platform that excludes the eight most common allergens. Create your own rice bowl, ph, Tex-Mex, gluten-free pasta, or Mongolian wok dish with your choice of vegetables and sauce. Choose between beef or chicken, or keep your dish vegan by asking for no meat.

Omelet Bar

Our breakfast selection includes custom-made omelets with a variety of toppings.

Cereal, Yogurt, and Fruit

Looking for something to grab on the go? All of our dining centers offer a large selection of cold and hot cereals, fruits, and locally made yogurt. Non-dairy milks are also available.

Gluten-Free Options

Check out our gluten-free zone for a variety of gluten-free muffins, cookies, bagels, and breads. Our gluten-free zone also houses a separate toaster with a lock combination reserved for students with severe allergies to gluten/wheat. For more information, see a chef or a manager in the dining centers, or contact our dietitian at alice.ma@wsu.edu or at 509-335-4785.

Big Cat Grille

The Big Cat Grille serves a rotating selection of burgers, veggie burgers, sandwiches, chicken strips, fries, and more! Customize your burger by adding bacon, cheese, mushrooms, onions, or one of our many sauces! Gluten-free burgers and sandwiches can be made on request.

Field of Greens Salad Bar

Make your salad an appetizing side dish or a full meal with our selection of colorful vegetables, lean proteins, and specialty salads. Pack your salad with protein from chickpeas, chicken, tofu, and edamame, or indulge in some creamy potato salad or a dessert salad.

Soups

Craving a warm meal? Try one of our homemade soups! Options rotate daily, with at least one vegetarian soup offered each day.

Breakfast

Start your day off with a continental breakfast of eggs, tofu scrambles, bacon, pancakes, and/or potatoes, or try something different with our international breakfast options. In a hurry? Try our rotating selection of handhelds, such as breakfast burritos or a breakfast sandwich on a croissant, bagel, English muffin, or biscuit. Vegetarian sandwiches are available daily.

Presto Pizza and Salads

Create a custom pizza using a variety of fresh, delicious toppings at Presto. Gluten-free crust and dairy-free cheese are available to create a pizza to meet almost any dietary need! Presto also serves a selection of specialty sandwiches and tossed salads.

Chef's Creations

Chef's Creations serves everything from familiar favorites to dishes that will excite your palate with new flavors! With a menu that changes daily, we offer a variety of healthy and indulgent options, including grilled chicken breast and fish, roast beef, grilled tofu kabobs, vegetable wellingtons, and a mac and cheese bar.

The Natural Station

The Natural station is a gluten-friendly, allergen-friendly platform that excludes the eight most common allergens. Create your own rice bowl, ph, Tex-Mex, gluten-free pasta, or Mongolian wok dish with your choice of vegetables and sauce. Choose between beef or chicken, or keep your dish vegan by asking for no meat.

Northside Café Tour Visual Transcript

Hours

Today's Hours at Northside Cafe

Closed

More Hours

Specific Meal Times

Monday thru Friday
Breakfast/Lunch: 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday
Brunch: 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Hours subject to change during holidays and break schedules.