Biola's excellent food service program boasts eight unique dining venues servicing our students, employees, and guests. Bon Appetit, Biola’s food service contractor, has won awards in the food service industry for being a trend setter. In addition to offering distinctive menus at each of Biola’s dining venues, Bon Appetit also provides on-campus and off-campus catering for special events. You can check out Bon Appétit Management Company at the Bon Appétit website. You can check out Bon Appétit at Biola website.
Our beautiful Café Biola is the main dining room, located in the center of campus. There are six stations from which to choose a variety of wonderful food choices. The Grainery has delicious desserts, fruit, artisan breads and toppings for your bread. Home Cookin’ offers traditional dishes such as macaroni and cheese, turkey and mashed potatoes. If you would like to have your dish made to order, the Chef’s Table is the place for you. At the Pizzeria, you’ll find house-made pizza or a small casserole dish. The 6th Street Grill makes fresh burgers, fries, chicken breasts and other grilled favorites. The Garden is a salad bar abundant with local produce and toppings and make-your-own Deli, so you can make your sandwich your way.
Located in the Student Union Building, with inside and outside patio dining, the Eagles’ Nest boasts a food-court-style atmosphere with international cuisine, grilled favorites, salads, sandwiches, pizza, calzones and many other grab-and-go items.
At Common Grounds, our on-campus coffee house, we serve all of your favorite hot and cold espresso drinks along with Chai Tea, fruit smoothies, milk shakes and Italian sodas. Pair your beverage perfectly with a fresh baked cookie, muffin, bagel, scone or delicious cheese cake.
Biola Coffee Cart
Our coffee cart proudly brews Starbucks Coffee and offers a variety of hot and cold specialty coffee drinks and fruit smoothies, along with a variety of fresh baked cookies, muffins, scones, bagels and fruit. It is located in the courtyard of Sutherland Hall.
Talon Grab ’n Go
If you are in a hurry, you can visit our grab 'n go facility, located in the business building’s ground floor. There we offer already prepared sandwiches, salads, pizza, baked potatoes, and other quick meals. We also have your favorite hot and cold espresso drinks and other beverages.
The Soaring Eagle is Biola's gourmet food truck.
Offerings include a diverse fusion menu ranging from Korean Short Rib Tacos with Asian Slaw to Pulled Pork Sandwiches and Pad Thai Bowls. The truck makes daily stops at Sutherland Hall and Rancho campus as well as special appearances at Biola events. This venue participates in the meal exchange program.
The Heritage Café
The Heritage Café will serve as a juicery & coffee bar, boasting a dual espresso bar to better serve the community. The juicery menu will include fresh juices and blends as well as snacks. Located inside the library, the Heritage Café will showcase exhibits and artifacts from Biola’s history. The hours of operation will closely mirror the hours of the Library. This venue participates in the meal exchange program.
North Hall Café
The North Hall Café aims to be your kitchen away from home, offering a coffee house menu with breakfast served all day, along with other grill favorites and snacks. It is located in the North Hall residence hall and is the first dining facility to be located inside a dorm. It will be open until 1:00 a.m. The meal plan exchange can be used at this venue.
Hours of operation, menus and other information for each of our dining facilities can be located on the Bon Appétit at Biola website.
Dining Services telephone numbers
Café Biola (562) 903-4869
Eagles’ Nest (562) 944-0351, ext 5919
Common Grounds (562) 944-0351, ext. 5986
Meal Hours (562) 903-4869
Auxiliary Operations Manager
(562) 944-0351, ext. 5810
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