Dining / Catering

Explore Your Dining Options at UC Riverside

Whether you are hosting a single-day event or holding a multi-day summer conference, there are many dining options available on, and close to, campus.

Cater Your Event at UC Riverside

Citrus Grove Catering at UC Riverside is the exclusive caterer for UCR Housing, Dining, & Residential venues. They will handle all of your catering needs from coffee breaks and breakfast, to receptions, formal dinners and cocktail parties.

Our “One-Stop-Shop” will provide all your event needs including meeting space, catering, and any additional services and will be itemized on a master bill. Ask your event coordinator how to cater your event or preview the menu for some delicious ideas.

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Fine Dining at Your Convenience

From beverage service and continental breakfast to fun-filled barbecues and gala receptions, Citrus Grove Catering is committed to providing the finest in-menu selections and service to the university community. Choose from a full-range of culinary choices and catering services to fit almost any budget.


Summer Conference Guest Meals

Our summer conference room-and-board packages include three meals a day. Meals are served in our Residential Restaurant in Aberdeen-Inverness Residence Hall. This restaurant offers multiple food platforms in a casual, “all-you-care-to-eat” format. Additional dining options are available in our Market at Glen Mor and our Retail Restaurants, based on availability.

Dining on Campus

UC Riverside offers a variety of restaurants, markets and convenience stores, including Subway, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Panda Express, MOD Pizza, The Habit Burger Grill, Starbucks and Chronic Tacos. Each restaurant offers high quality, authentic and healthy cuisine. Visit our dining website to learn more.

Catering & Restaurants

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Catering at UC Riverside
Along with Citrus Grove Catering, our catering options include CRATE, Subway Caters and multiple food trucks. Learn more about your catering options. 

Restaurants in Riverside
Along with our favorite things to do in Riverside, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best restaurants that are close to UCR. Get Riverside restaurant suggestions.