Places to Eat

Brower Commons

Brower Commons

145 College Ave., New Brunswick, NJ 08901
College Avenue Campus

Brower Commons, named in honor of Distinguished Alumni Charles Brower, is located on College Avenue across the street from the Rutgers Student Center and College Avenue Gym.

A suggestion board (known as "the napkin board" since most comments are written on napkins) is located near the exit doors in the main dining room. "Captain Commons" responds to comments, suggestions and complaints. You may also email Captain Commons.


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Busch Dining Hall

608 Bartholomew Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Busch Campus

Busch Dining Hall is built adjacent to the Busch Student Center with the addition of the '89 dorms: McCormick, Winkler, Crosby, Judson, Morrow and Thomas Halls. 

Busch Dining Hall was renovated September 2000. It includes an expanded student dining area, a food court servery, and a take-out room.  There are also rooms for catered events and a Faculty & Staff Dining Room.

Only sliced sandwich bread, bagels, hamburger, hot dog and hoagie rolls are purchased from outside vendors. All other baked goods served in student dining halls, snack bars, and at catered events are baked fresh daily in our bakeshop!


Trivia Bit

Busch Dining Hall is NOT named after the former Presidents.  Formerly University Heights, the campus was renamed Busch Campus in the 1970's.


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camden pizza

Camden Dining - Gateway Cafe

326 Penn Street, Camden, NJ 08102-1410
Camden Campus



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Livingston Dining Commons

85 Avenue E, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Livingston Campus

Livingston Dining Commons is located on Livingston campus.

A $30.5 million new multistory dining facility adjacent to the Livingston Student Center replaced Tillett Dining Hall with an upscale, modern dining environment.


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Neilson Dining Hall

Neilson Dining Hall

177 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1568
Douglass Campus

Neilson is on the Cook/Douglass Campus behind Eagleton Institute. Having two separate dining rooms, Neilson can often accommodate students as well as catered events simultaneously.


Trivia Bit

Neilson is the most mispronounced dining hall on the Rutgers New Brunswick campus.  It's spelled Neil, but actually pronounced Nel, as in Nelson!


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