Dining Services

A view of the entrance to Northside Cafe.

Northside Café

Welcome to Northside Café! We're located on the north side of campus, between Northside Residence Hall and Regents Residence Hall. Our dining center has a modern look, making the space feel open and welcoming to all students.

Daily Specials

    Sunday's Menus

  • Breakfast

    Bakery

    Banana Walnut Bread

    • Vegetarian
    • Eggs Gluten/Wheat Milk Tree Nuts

    Vegan Banana Nut Bread

    • Halal Vegan Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Tree Nuts

    Double Chocolate Chip Muffin

    • Vegetarian
    • Eggs Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Build-a-Breakfast Sandwich

    Hash Brown Patties (2)

    • Halal Vegan Vegetarian
    • Soy

    Coug Breakfast Sandwich w/Bacon

    • Eggs Gluten/Wheat Milk Pork Soy

    Coug Breakfast Sandwich w/Cheese

    • Halal Vegetarian
    • Eggs Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Chef's Creation

    Scrambled Eggs to order

    • Gluten Friendly Halal Vegetarian
    • Eggs

    Bacon (3 Slices)

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly
    • Pork

    Fresh Hash Browns (SPE)

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian

    Sausage Gravy

    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Pork

    Southern Country Gravy

    • Halal Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Biscuit

    • Halal Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Buttermilk Pancake w/Toppings

    • Halal Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Snoqualmie Falls Oatmeal (SPE)

    • Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat

    Avocado Toast w/Pico de Gallo

    • Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat
  • Lunch

    Bakery

    Caramel Walnut Bar

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy Tree Nuts

    Reese's Peanut Butter Cookie

    • Vegetarian
    • Eggs Gluten/Wheat Milk Peanuts Soy

    Oatmeal Raisin Cookie

    • Halal Vegan Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat

    Big Cat Grille

    Hamburger

    • Gluten/Wheat

    Grilled Chicken Burger

    • Gluten/Wheat

    Chicken Strips

    • Eggs Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Grilled Cheese Sandwich

    • Halal Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Seasoned Curly Fries

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Soy

    Gardein Black Bean Burger

    • Halal Vegan Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Soy

    Deli

    Turkey Deli Sandwich

    • Eggs Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    BLT Sandwich

    • Eggs Gluten/Wheat Milk Pork Soy

    California Veggie Sandwich

    • Halal Vegan Vegetarian
    • Coconut Gluten/Wheat Soy

    Presto Pizza

    Presto Cheese Pizza

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk

    Presto Vegetable Pizza

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk

    Presto Pepperoni Pizza

    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Pork

    Presto Chicken Alfredo Pizza

    • Gluten/Wheat Milk

    Presto Meat Lover 's Pizza

    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Pork

    Presto Deluxe Pizza w/Pepperoni

    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Pork

    Salads

    Chicken Caesar Salad

    • Eggs Fish Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Caesar Salad

    • Halal
    • Eggs Fish Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Spinach Feta Salad w/Pecans

    • Gluten Friendly Vegetarian
    • Milk Soy Tree Nuts

    Garden Salad

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly Vegan Vegetarian

    Mixed Fruit Cup

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian

    French Pasta Salad

    • Halal Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Lemon Mint Tabbouleh

    • Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat

    Bakery

    Banana Walnut Bread

    • Vegetarian
    • Eggs Gluten/Wheat Milk Tree Nuts

    Vegan Banana Nut Bread

    • Halal Vegan Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Tree Nuts

    Double Chocolate Chip Muffin

    • Vegetarian
    • Eggs Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Build-a-Breakfast Sandwich

    Hash Brown Patties (2)

    • Halal Vegan Vegetarian
    • Soy

    Coug Breakfast Sandwich w/Bacon

    • Eggs Gluten/Wheat Milk Pork Soy

    Coug Breakfast Sandwich w/Cheese

    • Halal Vegetarian
    • Eggs Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Chef's Creation

    Scrambled Eggs to order

    • Gluten Friendly Halal Vegetarian
    • Eggs

    Bacon (3 Slices)

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly
    • Pork

    Fresh Hash Browns (SPE)

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian

    Sausage Gravy

    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Pork

    Southern Country Gravy

    • Halal Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Biscuit

    • Halal Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Buttermilk Pancake w/Toppings

    • Halal Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Snoqualmie Falls Oatmeal (SPE)

    • Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat

    Avocado Toast w/Pico de Gallo

    • Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat
  • Dinner

    Chef's Creation

    Chicken Marsala

    • Gluten Friendly
    • Milk

    Eggplant Rollatini w/Hummus (SPE)

    • Gluten Friendly Vegan Vegetarian
    • Soy

    Steamed Sugar Snap Peas (SPE)

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian

    Wild Rice Pilaf Blend (SPE)

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian

    The Den Favorites

    BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich

    • Gluten/Wheat Pork Soy

    Six Piece Chicken Wings

    • Gluten/Wheat Soy

    Spicy Cauliflower Wings

    • Vegan Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Soy

    Five Cheese Mac and Cheese

    • Halal Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk

    Fresh Primavera Vegetables (SPE)

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian

    The Den Homestyle

    Bourbon Chicken Breast (SPE)

    • Healthy Option
    • Gluten/Wheat Soy

    Beef Flank Steak (SPE)

    • Healthy Option
    • Fish Gluten/Wheat Soy

    Gardein BBQ Chick'n

    • Halal Vegan Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Soy

    Pan-Fried Rainbow Trout

    • Halal
    • Fish Gluten/Wheat

    Shrimp Scampi

    • Gluten Friendly
    • Milk Shellfish

    Smoked Pulled Pork

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly
    • Pork

    Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ Sauce

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly Halal Vegan Vegetarian

    Roasted Yukon Potatoes (SPE)

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian

    White Rice

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian

    Red Mashed Potatoes

    • Gluten Friendly Halal Vegetarian
    • Milk

    Fresh Primavera Vegetables (SPE)

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian

    The Den Tex-Mex

    Taco Bar

    • Vegan Option Available Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Pork Verde Tacos (2)

    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Pork Soy

    Grilled Shrimp Taco

    • Healthy Option
    • Gluten/Wheat Shellfish Soy

    Quesadilla Bar

    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Shellfish Soy

    Cheese Quesadilla

    • Halal Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Fajita Vegetable Mix

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian

    Bakery

    Caramel Walnut Bar

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy Tree Nuts

    Reese's Peanut Butter Cookie

    • Vegetarian
    • Eggs Gluten/Wheat Milk Peanuts Soy

    Oatmeal Raisin Cookie

    • Halal Vegan Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat

    Big Cat Grille

    Hamburger

    • Gluten/Wheat

    Grilled Chicken Burger

    • Gluten/Wheat

    Chicken Strips

    • Eggs Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Grilled Cheese Sandwich

    • Halal Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Seasoned Curly Fries

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Soy

    Gardein Black Bean Burger

    • Halal Vegan Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Soy

    Deli

    Turkey Deli Sandwich

    • Eggs Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    BLT Sandwich

    • Eggs Gluten/Wheat Milk Pork Soy

    California Veggie Sandwich

    • Halal Vegan Vegetarian
    • Coconut Gluten/Wheat Soy

    Presto Pizza

    Presto Cheese Pizza

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk

    Presto Vegetable Pizza

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk

    Presto Pepperoni Pizza

    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Pork

    Presto Chicken Alfredo Pizza

    • Gluten/Wheat Milk

    Presto Meat Lover 's Pizza

    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Pork

    Presto Deluxe Pizza w/Pepperoni

    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Pork

    Salads

    Chicken Caesar Salad

    • Eggs Fish Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Caesar Salad

    • Halal
    • Eggs Fish Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Spinach Feta Salad w/Pecans

    • Gluten Friendly Vegetarian
    • Milk Soy Tree Nuts

    Garden Salad

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly Vegan Vegetarian

    Mixed Fruit Cup

    • Allergen-Friendly Gluten Friendly Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian

    French Pasta Salad

    • Halal Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat Milk Soy

    Lemon Mint Tabbouleh

    • Halal Healthy Option Vegan Vegetarian
    • Gluten/Wheat

     

Everyday Choices

Omelet Bar

Our breakfast selection includes custom-made omelets with a variety of toppings.

Cereal, Yogurt, and Fruit

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Looking for something to grab on the go? All of our dining centers offer a large selection of single serve cold cereal, as well as packaged cups of fresh fruit. Or, try one of our new yogurt parfaits, made with fresh fruit, locally sourced granola, organic whole milk yogurt. Non-dairy milks are always available.

Gluten-Free Options

Check out our gluten-free zone for a variety of gluten-free muffins, cookies, bagels, and breads. Our gluten-free zone also houses a separate toaster with a lock combination reserved for students with severe allergies to gluten/wheat. For more information, see a chef or a manager in the dining centers, or contact our dietitian at alice.ma@wsu.edu or at 509-335-4785.

Big Cat Grille

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.; 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Use the GETFood app to order from our daily grill options of burgers, veggie burgers, sandwiches, chicken strips, fries, and more! Customize your burger by adding bacon, cheese, mushrooms, onions, or one of our many sauces. Gluten-free burgers and sandwiches can be made on request.

Salads

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Our salads are much more than just vegetables! Choose one of our freshly prepared grab and go salads as an appetizing side dish or as a full meal. Our selection includes popular favorites like chicken Caesar, coleslaw, and potato and pasta salads, as well as exciting new items like our lentil apple salad and refreshing lemon mint tabbouleh.

Soups

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Craving a warm meal? Try one of our homemade soups! Options rotate daily, with at least one vegetarian soup offered each day.

Deli

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Made fresh daily, our grab and go sandwiches and wraps offer a variety of both hearty and lighter options. Keep it simple with our classic deli meat, cheese, and veggie combinations, or try something a little different with our California veggie sandwich, teriyaki chicken wrap, or quinoa taco wrap!

Breakfast

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Start your day off with a hearty breakfast with our selection of eggs, tofu scrambles, bacon, pancakes, and potatoes. In a hurry? Try our rotating selection of wrapped breakfast sandwiches and burritos.

Presto Pizza and Salads

Create a custom pizza using a variety of fresh, delicious toppings at Presto. Gluten-free crust and dairy-free cheese are available to create a pizza to meet almost any dietary need! Presto also serves a selection of specialty sandwiches and tossed salads.

Chef's Creations

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.;
Saturday – Sunday 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Grab a comforting, warm dinner or weekend brunch from Chef’s Creations, from familiar favorites to dishes that will excite your palate with new flavors! With a menu that changes daily, we offer a variety of healthy and indulgent options, including grilled chicken breast and fish, roast beef, grilled tofu kabobs, vegetable wellingtons, and a mac and cheese bar.

Natural

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

The Natural station is a gluten-friendly, allergen-friendly platform that excludes the top-eight common allergens. Create your own rice bowl with your choice of sauce, vegetables, and protein. Northside’s Natural station is open for lunch and dinner every weekday, with options rotating weekly.

Chef's Creations

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.;
Saturday – Sunday 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Grab a comforting, warm dinner or weekend brunch from Chef’s Creations, from familiar favorites to dishes that will excite your palate with new flavors! With a menu that changes daily, we offer a variety of healthy and indulgent options, including grilled chicken breast and fish, roast beef, grilled tofu kabobs, vegetable wellingtons, and a mac and cheese bar.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.; 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.; 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Baked and packaged right here on campus, our selection of pastries, breads, cookies, and other baked goods are here when you just need a sweet treat. From banana bread to our famous lentil chocolate cake, as well as several vegan baked goods, we’ve got options to satisfy any dessert craving. Prepackaged gluten-free pastries are also available upon request.

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Use the GETFood App to choose from our classic pizza creations, or create your own custom pizza using a variety of fresh, delicious toppings available at Presto. Gluten-free crust and dairy-free cheese are available to create a pizza to meet almost any dietary need!

Hours of Operation
Breakfast and Lunch: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Dinner: Sunday-Thursday, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Order breakfast, lunch, or dinner using the GET Food App to pick up a hot meal from the Northside Den! Start your day off with a hearty omelet, hot oatmeal, or avocado toast, and come back later for our lunch and dinner options of homestyle meals, comfort food favorites, and Tex-Mex dishes.

Fall Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
Breakfast/Lunch: 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday
Brunch: 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Hours subject to change during holidays and break schedules.