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805 Kitchen

Named after the famed local area code, 805 Kitchen provides Cal Poly with a contemporary dining experience, satisfying its hunger for local, fresh, sustainable, nutritious and delicious fare served in an atmosphere that embraces the lifestyle of the Central Coast. Conveniently located in the University Union neighborhood, it features five unique food platforms and a rotating menu that includes sustainable and allergen-free options and a variety of authentic cuisines. 805 Kitchen is Cal Poly’s only residential dining hall and offers students, faculty and staff the best value on campus with all-you-care-to-eat for one affordable price.

Chef’s Table

Returning Jan. 15, and every Wednesday after that, a Campus Dining Chef will showcase their culinary mettle with a dish of their own design. Past Chef’s Tables included tasty salmon cakes, wild mushroom risotto, southwestern sandwiches and Chinese hot pots.

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Eco To-Go

There’s an eco-friendly, reusable to-go container available for freshmen living on campus to use at 805 Kitchen. Pick up your Eco To-Go container from the cashier and help reduce waste on campus!

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FYUL Good Mondays

Campus Dining is excited to introduce FYUL Good Mondays at 805 Kitchen. It’s a great way to start the week with foods packed with health benefits that will support your lifestyle. What we use to fuel and power our bodies are some of the most impactful choices we make and FYUL Good Mondays aim to make those choices easier.

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Choose Well Ambassador

Some healthy food choices are obvious, others, not so much. The Choose Well Ambassadors, the students in the green blazers, are here to help. They can point you in the direction of the healthy options at 805 Kitchen, The Ave and Campus Market during lunch and dinner.

Parents Eat Free!

Hey Parents! The next time you visit your student, dine with us at 805 Kitchen for free! This program applies only to parents of first-year students on dining plans and excludes siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and other relatives or friends and is in effect from the first day of fall classes through Friday of Spring Quarter finals. The parent and student must dine together to participate in the Parents Eat Free program.

Top Choice Tuesday

Every Tuesday one of the executive chefs will design and prepare a menu of their choosing that offers a taste (pun intended) of their gastronomic chops. Welcome to Top Choice Tuesday. Welcome to the upmarket.

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  • Winter Quarter Hours
  • Monday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  • Tuesday: 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM, 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  • Wednesday: 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM, 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  • Thursday: 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM, 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  • Friday: 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM, 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  • Saturday: 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM, 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  • Sunday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  • 805 Kitchen: 805-756-4941
  • Location: Building 19, University Union Area

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