The Beckman Café

Cafe Manager Joshua Walker standing in front of the coffee pots.


Mon-Fri, 8 a.m.–3:15 p.m.
Breakfast: 8 a.m.–10 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Tel (café): 244-1792
Tel (office): 300-3666
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, January 23
  • Lasagna with Caesar Salad
  • Tomato Flatbread
  • Dill Egg Salad
  • Vegetable Beef Soup
  • Potato Leek Soup*
  • Greek Salad*

  • Tuesday, January 24
  • Turkey Burger with French Fries
  • Veggie Burger
  • Roasted Red Pepper and Gouda Bisque*
  • Gumbo with Shrimp and Sausage
  • Greek Salad*
  • Kale Salad**

  • Wednesday, January 25
  • Teriyaki Salmon with Long Grain and Wild Rice** and String Beans*
  • Bahn Mi Beef Wrap
  • Lobster Bisque
  • Portobello Mushroom Soup*
  • Greek Salad*
  • Mixed Greens**

  • Thursday, January 26
  • Turkey Breast with Mushroom Gravy with Mashed Potatoes* and Steamed Broccoli
  • Apple Pecan Chicken Salad Wrap
  • Butternut Squash Soup*
  • Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
  • Greek Salad*

  • Friday, January 27
  • Fish Taco with Slaw
  • Hot Polish Sausage
  • California Medley Soup*
  • New England Clam Chowder
  • Greek Salad*