The Beckman Café


Mon-Fri, 8 a.m.–3:25 p.m.
Breakfast: 8 a.m.–10 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Tel (café): 244-1792
Tel (office): 333-7360
Fax: 333-2922

Located at the west end of the Beckman Institute Atrium, the Beckman Café offers a variety of food and drink options, including breakfast, pastries, hot and cold coffees, and a rotating lunch menu.

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 →

Served Every Day

Hot Breakfast (8 A.M. – 10 A.M.)

  • Beckman Special: 2 eggs, choice of bacon, pork sausage with potatoes, biscuit, coffee or hot tea. $5.25
  • Biscuits and sausage gravy: full order, $4.20 (2 biscuits); half order, $2.10 (1 biscuit)
  • Oatmeal with choice of raisins or brown sugar: $1.70

Sandwiches, Drinks, & Snacks

* denotes vegetarian item
** denotes vegan item

  • Sandwiches: Ham, turkey, roast beef, tuna salad, chicken salad, cranberry pecan tuna salad, and hummus*. $5.35/$2.95
  • Bagel with cream cheese: $1.70
  • Salad bar - $3.99 lb., Greek salad* from our serving line
  • Fresh fruit salad, grapes and cubed cheddar cheese - $3.80
  • Ice cream bars: Klondike Bar ($2.00), Heath Bar ($1.50), Strawberry Shortcake Bar ($1.50)
  • Drinks: flavored coffees, iced coffee, espresso, cappuccino, mocha, Italian & French sodas
  • Pastries

Daily Specialty Menus

  • Monday, June 27
  • Spaghetti with Meatballs and Red Sauce
  • Pepperoni or Cheese Flatbread Pizza
  • Mediterranean Tuna Salad Wrap
  • Vegetable Soup
  • Greek salad*

  • Tuesday, June 28
  • Grilled Fish Taco
  • Cheese Quesadilla with House made Cilantro Pesto
  • Black bean veggie burger Wrap
  • Chicken Noodle Soup
  • Greek salad*
  • Kale salad**

  • Wednesday, June 29
  • Closed For Inventory

  • Thursday, June 30
  • Closed for Inventory

  • Friday, July 01
  • Pecan Crusted Tilapia with Rice and Mixed Greens
  • Turkey Burger on Bianco Roll with Mixed Greens
  • Turkey California Wrap
  • New England clam chowder
  • Greek salad*
  • Mixed Greens**