University Housing at Illinois University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ikenberry Dining Hall

You'll Like the Ike!

Located in the Student Dining and Residential Programs building, the new Ikenberry Dining Hall offers seven different stations of delicious, freshly prepared food. See Ikenberry's hours of operation.          

Did you know that our dining halls are available to everyone, including faculty, staff, and off-campus students? It’s easy to join us:

Read more about Ikenberry's food stations, and then come and try it for yourself!  

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Baked Expectations 

Treat your taste buds to freshly baked sweet or savory donuts, cookies, muffins, sweet breads, Danishes, brownies, whoopee pies, and our seasonal specialties. 


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Don’s Chophouse

Cooked-to-order steaks, burgers and sausages, marinated chicken breasts, broiled or grilled fish, and beef/chicken/lamb/seafood kebabs.


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Gregory Drive Diner

American classics: sliders, chicken fingers, pork fritters, hot turkey or beef sandwiches, french fries, sweet potato fries, and milkshakes.


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Hortensia’s

Asian, Mediterranean, South American, and African cuisines: curries, palak paneer, naan, kofta, kibbee, mihshee, falafel, and meats prepared on a churrasco.


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Penne Lane

Choose from Bolognese, marinara, putanesca, alfredo, and gorgonzola sauces paired with linguine, spinach fettuccine, orichette, or gnocchi. Top with Italian sausage, meatballs, grilled chicken, or shrimp.


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Prairie Fire

Mouthwatering pizzas, calzones, stromboli, breadsticks (cheese or cinnamon), and garlic knots prepared on two woodstone gas-fired ovens.


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Soy-Tainly

Whether you’re a vegan or just want to make healthy food choices, you’ll love this vegan bar’s fresh entrées and sides.

Soup, Salads, Sandwiches

A soup, salad, and deli bar is also available for lunch and dinner daily in the dining hall.

A La Carte Options

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57 North

This A La Carte location offers food to go, convenience store items, and our own baked goods from Baked Expectations. Read more about 57 North

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The Caffeinator

Made-to-order beverages, including coffee drinks and smoothies. Read more about The Caffeinator.

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