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Finding tasty, diverse, authentic, and affordable eating options on and near campus is easy as pie.

On-Campus Dining

The MCAD Bistro

The MCAD Bistro, located in MCAD’s Main Building, is available to you as often as you like. There you’ll find fresh-cooked breakfast, lunch, and dinner options, as well as beverages and snacks to keep you running throughout the day. The MCAD Bistro does its best to accommodate those with special dietary needs and preferences, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options, to name a few. Items can be purchased with or without a meal plan.

Making Your Own Meals

If you like to make your own meals, our convenient campus shuttles make regular trips to grocery stores, allowing you easy access to the ingredients you need. If you live in on-campus housing, the full kitchen in your unit includes a refrigerator, oven, and stove.

Off-Campus Dining

Located on Nicollet Avenue, just two blocks from MCAD’s campus, the famously popular Eat Street is a top Minneapolis destination with more than fifty unique, authentic eating and shopping establishments. Whatever your taste and budget, Eat Street has something for everyone. Here are just a few of our favorite spots:

Beyond Eat Street, Minneapolis and St. Paul are quickly rising in the national food scene—in fact, we have been named one of the top five food cities in America, as well as America’s next great food city.