The Beckman Café

Hours:
Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Breakfast: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Chris Mechling, Manager
Tel (cafe): 244-1792
Tel (office): 333-7360
Fax: 333-2922
Email: mechling@illinois.edu

Located at the west end of the Beckman Institute Atrium, the Beckman Café also features flavored coffees, iced coffee, espresso, cappuccino, mocha, Italian and French sodas, and pastries of various kinds. The Café is now offering:

Hot breakfast 8 AM – 10 AM

  • 2 eggs, choice of bacon, pork sausage with potatoes, biscuit, coffee or hot tea: $4.60
  • Biscuits and sausage gravy: full order, $4.00 (2 biscuits); half order, $2.00 (1 biscuit)
  • Oatmeal with choice of raisins, brown sugar, or walnuts: $1.50

Served every day *denotes vegetarian item

  • Sandwiches: Ham, turkey, roast beef, tuna salad, chicken salad, cranberry pecan tuna salad, and hummus*.
  • Salad bar - 3.99 lb., Greek salad* from our serving line
  • Fresh fruit salad, grapes and cubed cheddar cheese
  • Ice cream bars
  • Iced coffee - $1.50/16 oz.

Upcoming Menus

  • Monday, December 29
  • The café is closed today.

  • Tuesday, December 30
  • The café is closed today.

  • Wednesday, December 31
  • The café is closed today.

  • Thursday, January 01
  • The café is closed today.

  • Friday, January 02
  • The café is closed today.

  • Monday, January 05
  • Beef stew with biscuits
  • Pork bbq on kaiser roll
  • Hummus on pita**
  • Chili con carne
  • Veggie barley soup**
  • Greek salad*

  • Tuesday, January 06
  • Meat or veggie* lasagna with Kale salad*
  • Italian beef on baguette
  • Black bean veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • Italian wedding soup
  • Minestrone soup*
  • Greek salad*
  • Kale**

  • Wednesday, January 07
  • Tortilla crusted tilapia with rice and Caesar salad
  • Chicken bbq on kaiser roll
  • Roasted red pepper hummus on pita**
  • Chicken noodle soup
  • Roasted red pepper gouda bisque*
  • Greek salad*
  • Caesar salad

  • Thursday, January 08
  • Herb roasted pork loin with mashed potatoes and green beans
  • Avocado chicken salad on baguette
  • Veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • Chicken potato corn chowder
  • Tomato basil bisque*
  • Greek salad*

  • Friday, January 09
  • Chicken and noodles with mashed potatoes and corn
  • Beef bbq on kaiser roll
  • Baba Ganouj on pita**
  • New England clam chowder
  • Veggie lentil soup**
  • Greek salad*

The Beckman Café also caters for events held at the Beckman Institute, such as continental breakfasts, snacks, and drinks for seminars and other meetings, box and buffet lunches, and pre- and post-lecture receptions. The Café does not currently cater for events that require wait service. Learn more about Beckman Catering →


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