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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.

Special Summer Hours

Throughout the summer 805 Kitchen is open only on specific days. Curious if we’re open today? Simply call 805-756-1177 or email [email protected] prior to visiting. Have a group of 25 or more looking for a place to eat? Please call ahead, and we will be happy to accommodate.

Chef’s Table

Returning October 9, and every other Wednesday after, outside 805 Kitchen in the University Union a Campus Dining chef will showcase their culinary mettle with a dish of their own design. Past Chef’s Tables have included tasty 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 excluding 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.

Premium Meal Monday

Every other Monday 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 Premium Meal Monday. Welcome to the upmarket.

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  • Fall 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
  • We have special hours for Labor Day and WOW. View them here.
  • 805 Kitchen: 805-756-4941
  • Location: Building 19, University Union Area

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