Valley Dining Center

  • Valley Dining Center exterior
  • Traditions micro-restaurant
  • Booths in the Valley Dining Center
  • Pastaria micro-restaurant

Valley Dining Center map

Nine micro-restaurants offer a wide variety of on-trend flavorful and healthy options

  • Blazin' Bronco: Traditional and contemporary grill menu with a wings bar.
  • Cilantro's: Latin American tastes with fresh baked tortillas, burritos and wraps.
  • Fresh Creations: Fresh salad bar and fruit station, deli counter, subs and hot soup selections.
  • My Pantry: Allergy-free zone for students with food allergies or individual dietary needs.
  • Pacific Plate: Asian cuisine including fresh stir-fry, sushi and appetizers.
  • Pastaria: Italian inspired pasta choices, calzones and pizzas fired in a hearthstone oven.
  • Sweet Sensations: Full dessert station featuring fresh crêpes prepared to order, and s’mores.
  • Traditions: Home-style classic dishes, carved and smoked meats.
  • The Nook: Breakfast cereals, bagels, assorted breads, fruits, waffles, soy milk, beverages and yogurt.

Fall 2017 and spring 2018 Hours

Monday through Friday Saturday and Sunday
7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Café 1903 Late-nite Carryout: 8 to 11 p.m.
9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

SUMMER 2017 HOURS

The Valley Dining Center is not open during the summer for general service. The Valley Dining Center will reopen on Sept. 1, 2017 for the Fall 2017 semester. For summer dining options, please visit the Hoekje/Bigelow Dining Center.

Valley Dining Center restaurant hours

  Monday through Friday Saturday and Sunday
Traditions 7 to 11 a.m
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
4 to 8 p.m.
11 a.m.  to  2 p.m.
4 to 8 p.m.
The Nook 7 a.m to 8 p.m. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Pastaria 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fresh Creations 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
My Pantry 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Online ordering available:
Monday-Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
9 a.m.  to  8 p.m.
Blazin' Bronco Grill 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Pacific Plate 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
5 to 8 p.m.
5 to 8 p.m.*
*Open every other weekend,
opposite Cilantro's
Cilantro's  11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
5 to 8 p.m.
5 to 8 p.m.*
*Open every other weekend,
opposite Pacific Plate
Sweet Sensations 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Special features include:

  • Restaurant style environment with fresh food prepared in front of guests
  • A variety of comfortable seating options with counters and stools, booth seating and flexible spaces
  • A unique food pantry offering selections for students with food allergies and special nutritional needs 
  • Ground floor lobby with convenience store and cafe offering snacks, light meals and beverages
  • Two special dining areas that can serve as general seating or convert to private dining rooms
  • Designed to achieve at least silver-level LEED certification

PARKING OPTIONS:

  • Metered parking is available for visitors on the north side of the Valley Dining Center.
  • Cars with any type of WMU permit can park in lot 97 on the west side of the Valley Dining Center.