What and where to eat on campus this fall
Obviously the most important question you need to answer when you get to UBC is “What am I going to eat?” Luckily, there’s tons of variety. Whether you’re satisfied by salads and pizza, or crave cookies or carrots, you’ll find it at UBC.
Here’s a sample of what you’ll find on the menu at UBC. For a more complete list, visit food.ubc.ca.
Fast & convenient
Vegetarian & vegan
Has study space
Baked goods and peanut butter sandwiches – Uppercase
Includes vegan and gluten-free treats, Montreal bagels made in house, and Salt Spring Coffee.
$2.00 - 8.00
Granola & yogurt - Agora Café
Fresh, homemade, and the price is right.
Peanut butter ball - Great Dane
Filling, satisfying, sugar-free peanut butter and seed goodness. Also serving baked goods, sandwiches, and coffee.
Poached egg sandwich - Mercante
Topped with fontina fondue sauce and ham or seasonal veggies.
Smashed avocado toast - Open Kitchen
Crushed avocados on multigrain ciabatta with cherry tomato bruschetta and balsamic reduction.
Lunch & Dinner
Salads & salad bar – Gather at Vanier
The healthiest bar on campus. Get your custom-made salads featuring UBC Farm fresh produce when available.
$6.00 - 9.50
Sandwiches – The Delly
The long, winding line says it all. Grab pre-made sandwiches and salads, custom-make a sandwich, or choose from a selection of Indian foods. And yes, it’s worth the wait.
$6.95 - 10.00
Korean fried chicken – Running Chicken
Serving up a variety of Korean foods in the heart of the UBC Village.
$7.50 - 23.00
Zucchini noodle pasta – Open Kitchen
Nut-free pesto, spinach, local smoked tofu and parmesan.
Asian food – University Village food court
Includes delectable dumplings, sushi, salad wraps, chow mein, and more!
$3.75 - 15.00
Poutine – Hungry Nomad Food Truck
A Canadian classic. For extra yum, ask for extra cheese or add pulled pork.
Seared wild sockeye salmon – School of Fish Food Truck
We all know the west coast is the best coast when it comes to seafood. Serving all 100% Ocean Wise seafood, including fish tacos and fish & chips.
Fresh fruit – almost anywhere
It’s always a good idea to grab a piece of fruit to avoid those distracting in-class tummy rumbles.
$0.99 - 5.00
Granola bars & goodies – Nest, UBC Bookstore, Harvest, Ike’s Café, IRC Snackbar, Law Café, Magma Café, and more
Wherever you’re going, there’s a corner store on the way where you can grab a snack.
$2.00 - 7.00
Cookies – Uppercase
A campus favourite! You’ve gotta try these infamous melt-in-your-mouth monster cookies.
Bubble Waffles – The UBC Village
Half-sweet, half-savoury, all fun.
$3.75 - 7.75
24-hour food spots
The Naam (off-campus, but close by)