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Boise State Bites: Your Unofficial Guide to On-Campus Dining!

Students at tasting event in a dining hall.

Every college student quickly learns how important a good meal can be to making or breaking your day. Trust us– the last thing you want is your stomach growling in the middle of a lecture or trying to make it through a study sesh while you’re hangry! That’s why Boise State Dining offers quality, value, variety, and convenience at various dining locations across campus including dining halls, cafes and on-campus markets. So whether you’re enjoying a quick meal between classes or having a leisurely brunch on the weekends with friends, you’re fueled up for whatever the day throws your way.

Broncos Eat Well

From cozy cafes to bustling food courts, there’s something for every foodie’s unique palette! There are nearly 20 dining locations scattered across campus with varying hours of operation (for early birds and late-night munchies), each offering its own vibe and flavors.

Options include all-you-care-to-eat food halls like Buster’s Kitchen and SouthFork, and food courts that feature national and local restaurants such as:

  • Chick-fil-A
  • Paddles Up Poké
  • Subway
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels
  • Tree City Juice and Smoothie Café
  • Starbucks
  • And more!

Boise State Dining Locations

Students lining up at Starbucks cafe in the BSU Student Union Building

Special Dietary Needs? No Problem!

We believe that everyone deserves to enjoy delicious food, regardless of dietary restrictions or preferences. That’s why Boise State Dining goes above and beyond to accommodate all dietary needs. Our on-staff registered dietitian is here to help you navigate any dietary concerns, while our allergy-conscious food station ensures that everyone can dine safely and deliciously.

Meal Plans Made Easy

A bowl of stir fry with chop sticks

Worried about navigating the ins and outs of meal plans? Don’t be! Whether you’re a resident student or commuting from off-campus, Boise State Dining offers meal plan options designed to fit your lifestyle. With flexibility and convenience built right in, you’ll have more time to focus on what really matters—like savoring every last bite of your favorite meal.

Explore Meal Plan

Tech-Savvy Dining

A bowl of stir fry with chop sticks

In a rush? Order ahead and pick up using the Boost app! Boost allows you to use Dining Dollars or your choice of cashless payment to pick up your meal from a variety of places across campus. Through the app, you can also get access to exclusive discounts from Boise State Dining.

Gone are the days of waiting in line to place your order. Thanks to digital kiosks located in all the food courts, ordering your meal is as easy as a few taps on a screen. Customize your order, pay with ease using Apple Pay, Google Pay, or your trusty Bronco Card, and voila—your meal will be ready before you know it.

More Than Just Meals

But wait, there’s more! Boise State Dining isn’t just about food—it’s about community and opportunity. Get involved in special events and themed menus happening throughout the academic year. Plus, if you’re interested in a career in the hospitality industry, we’ve got plenty of job and internship opportunities waiting for you. From food service to HR and accounting internships to marketing, you can find a worthwhile place to invest your time that gets your valuable professional experience and pays the bills!

Every Student. Every Bronco. A Full Plate.

The Campus Food Pantry is open for all students to access food and hygiene products–free of charge. Find grocery items like canned foods, fresh produce, snacks and more. All you need is your student ID and volunteers are happy to assist you in finding what you need!

Founded in 2018, the Campus Food Pantry team is committed to alleviating food insecurity on campus by providing all students with reliable access to nourishing food.

Learn More About the Campus Food Pantry

Experience it for yourself

Well, there’s no better way to get to know Boise State’s dining options than by visiting our beautiful campus and making pit-stops for your own food tour of Boise State. So, why not explore our options, guided campus tours and events and come on down to see for yourself? Bon appétit, Broncos!

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