In New Orleans, eating isn’t just something you do; it’s a way of life. The Big Easy boasts over 1,400 restaurants and more James Beard award winners per capita than any other city, but Tulane students also have plenty of on-campus dining options to keep them satisfied. Students can purchase dining plans that allow them to use credits throughout campus, at local eateries near campus, and at Tulane food trucks.
The Dining Room at the Malkin Sacks Commons is the main dining facility on campus. Opened in 2019, this two-story dining room features eight platforms, rotating concepts, and the state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen called Chef’s table. Enjoy a changing menu of local and international cuisine, as well as vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and allergen-friendly options. The Simplified station offers freshly prepared proteins, vegetables, and carbohydrates made without milk, wheat, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, eggs, or gluten. Students can apply for and be approved for access to Simple Zone, which is a self-service pantry for students with celiac disease or food allergies. Special events throughout the year include guest chefs, themed holiday menus, New Orleans jazz brunches, tailgate lunches, and late-night events during finals week. The unlimited first-year dining plans give you unlimited access to the Malkin Sacks Commons all-you-care-to-eat options. View dining plan options.
If you can’t make it to the Dining Room at the Malkin Sacks Commons, grab a meal on the go at our Meal Swipe locations and in our campus market Provisions on the Thirtieth Parallel. Grab an entrée, side, dessert, and drink on-the-go all for a meal swipe. For more information on Meal Swipes, visit the Tulane Dining Services FAQ page.
Located in the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, the LBC Food Court has an array of options, all of which accept your dining plan dollars. Choose from Choose from Dunkin’, Halal Shack, Wild Blue Poke, Wild Blue Sushi, Pei Wei, Wow Café, Wildflower Kitchen, and the revolving ghost kitchen options available through the Everday food ordering app. Fast, convenient and delicious…what could be better?
Kiwibot is an on-campus delivery service that delivers your favorite meals directly to you. To utilize the Kiwibot service, download the Everyday App to place your next delivery orders. Kiwibot offers subscription packages when you purchase a membership. Within your membership you'll receive special perks such as: birthday rewards, exclusive discounts and freebies, Everday app loyalty points with each purchase, and saving money with no delivery fees. For more information visit: Kiwibot.
Locally-owned and operated PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans is also located across Tulane's uptown campus. These locations are a popular hangout and study spot for Tulane students.
Tulane also has its own mini-grocery store right on campus. Provisions on the Thirtieth Parallel is where Tulane students go when they are looking to pick up a few grocery items on the run. Provisions is a one-stop-shop for all of your convenience needs, including fresh fruits, organic soups, chips, hummus, entrees, microwaves meals, beverages, ice cream, and health and beauty aids.
The 10,000-square foot Tulane Hillel offers a kosher dining option: Rimon, a kosher, farm-to-table restaurant. Rimon means pomegranate, which symbolizes wisdom and knowledge in the Jewish tradition. The food produced in Chef Daniel Esses' kitchen builds on the seasonal and healthy unique kosher fare. Rimon also offers several vegan and gluten-free food options.
Students also have the option of on-campus food trucks.