Barker Cafe welcomes you for pastries, sandwiches, salads and other delectable offerings from renowned local bakeries Hi-Rise, Union Square Donuts, Iggy's and Nashoba Valley Bakery. Peet's Coffees, Teatulia teas and other beverages are also available. Barker Cafe is an inviting place for the Arts and Humanities community to talk about ideas and artistic initiatives,to work together, sip a great cup of coffee, and share in two of the great pleasures of life: collegial conversation and artistic and performance events.
Bauer's lobby café is a great, central spot for a quick snack or satisfying meal, with plenty of seating for a casual lunch with friends or a quiet moment with your book. Baked goods from Union Square Donuts, Iggy's and Nashoba Valley Bakery pair perfectly with Peet's coffees and teas, and our homemade soups and sandwiches change seasonally.
The Center for Government and International Studies (CGIS) offers ample seating in its North building where you can study, meet with friends, colleagues or professors, and enjoy a light breakfast, lunch or snack. Baked goods from Union Square Donuts, Montillio's and Nashoba Valley Bakery pair perfectly with Peet's coffees and teas, and our homemade soups and sandwiches change seasonally.
Treat yourself to a meal at a sun-drenched table overlooking a beautifully landscaped courtyard and gardens at the Cronkhite Graduate Center. At breakfast and dinner, enjoy an all-you-care-to-eat buffet, or at lunch enjoy our a-la-carte menu. Cronkhite has a breakfast and dinner meal plan for graduate students, but any member of the community is welcome for any meal. (Spring and fall semester meal service includes all meals. Summer meal service includes dinner only.)
Located in Harvard Yard on the first floor of Lehman Hall, GSAS Commons (formerly Dudley Cafe) serves the Harvard community as a restaurant at lunchtime and as a graduate dining hall at lunch and dinner. Ample seating makes this a lovely, central meeting spot for lunch with friends or colleagues.
GSAS Commons is also pleased to assist with any catering needs in Lehman Hall. From continental breakfasts to multi-course sit-down meals, we can help you plan a seamless event. Contact the Manager at 617-495-3381 to discuss your catering needs.
Dining at the Harvard Kennedy School is as diverse as the community who studies and works there. A range of hot and cold breakfast selections is available until 9:45am. Lunch service runs from 11:30am-2:30pm. Light snacks are available in the interim periods. The HKS Café has extensive seating, but you can also take lunch outside to nearby JFK Park for a lovely break in the day.
Sink into the rich red and paneled wood scene at the HLS pub. This community gathering spot offers a wide selection of beers, wines and non-alcoholic beverages. Light pub fare is available from the adjoining cafe until 7:45pm. Drop by for a casual drink or snack after classes (see menu below).
Wednesdays: Pub Trivia starting at 8pm (first, second and third prizes available!)
The cafe is in the brightly sunlit entrance of the Laboratory for Integrated Science and Engineering (LISE) building. Start the day here with a freshly brewed Peet's coffee or espresso, complemented by freshly baked pastries. At lunch you can enjoy grab-n-go sandwiches, salads or snacks.
Want to host a group or event outside the scope of LISE's menu? We can help with that, too. Call our affiliated Crimson Catering at 617-496-6000.
BARISTAS ON DUTY: M-Th, 9am-2am // F, 9am-8pm // Sa, 2-8pm // Su, 11am-2am
Shhhh… it's a library with a cafe. The Lamont Library Cafe is brewing up new energy and ideas with a range of Peet's coffee and espresso-based drinks, plus plenty of light meal or snack options and bottled beverages. Study at one of a range of comfortable work areas, with a view overlooking Harvard Yard.
The cafe is student operated and run, with late-night service and access, during off-hours, to the self-serve espresso machine and vending.
M-F, 7:30am - 2:30pm // Breakfast 7:30-10:30am // Lunch 11:30am-2pm (sandwiches available until 2:30pm)
At the Northwest Café, we keep the community brewing with Peet's coffee, and a variety of breakfast, lunch and light snack options. The café has plenty of seating, but you might also enjoy dining on the lawn in front of the Museum of Natural History, before or after your visit there! Be sure to take advantage of our reusable mug discount!
Catering services are also available for functions being held in the building. See our menu.
Take a break from stargazing to enjoy a light breakfast, a quick snack, or a hearty lunch at the Observatory Cart. We welcome you to the Harvard Observatory and offer a place to study, meet, or enjoy a bite to eat. The Observatory Cart features fresh Peet's coffee, Mighty Leaf teas, breakfast pastries, homemade soups and freshly made grab-n-go sandwiches and salads. Seating is limited. Be sure to take advantage of our reusable mug refill incentive.
M-Th, 7am - 4pm; F, 7am - 3pm (Breakfast Grill 7:30am-10am; Lunch 11:30am-2:30pm; beverages and snacks between meals)
Take a break from the bustle of the Harvard Longwood campus to stop by Sebastian's Café, where we offer everything from a light breakfast to a hearty lunch to a midday snack to tide you through the workday.
Sebastian's also supports the University's sustainability goals, and was the first Harvard location to be Green Restaurant Certified. Among our initiatives are the use of fully compostable corn-based disposables, re-usable mug and water bottle incentives, green cleaning products, and more.