Barker Cafe welcomes you for pastries, sandwiches, salads and other delectable offerings from renowned local bakeries. Teatulia teas, Bullfinch Coffee 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.
M-R, 8:30am-4:30pm; Fri, 8:30am-3pm - REOPENS FEBRUARY 13, 2023
Gato Rojo is a cozy cafe serving the Harvard community located in the basement of Lehman Hall. With hot coffee and espresso based beverages by Deans Bean Coffee Roasters and over 22 loose black, herbal and green teas from Mem Tea, Cafe Gato Rojo is the perfect stop to relax and enjoy a freshly baked pastry. Or if you need to take a meal on the run, there are plenty of tasty grab n' go options: salads & sandwiches, yogurts & fruit!
Located in Harvard Yard on the first floor of Lehman Hall, GSAS Commons serves the Harvard community, with a special focus on the graduate and professional school students of GSAS, at lunch and dinner. Ample seating makes this a lovely, central meeting spot for a meal with friends or colleagues.
M-R, 8 am to 2:30pm, F, 8am-2pm (lunch ends at 1:30pm) Closes 12/21/22 -Re-Opens 1/23/23
Laurie Torf, Associate Director for Retail Operations
In the beautiful, new Swartz Hall, the HDS Commons invites you to connect with your community over a delicious meal. Offering hot and cold breakfast selections (8-10:00am), made-to-order lunch items(11:30am-1:30pm), and coffee and grab-n-go (8am-2:30pm). Coming soon, extended hours for the coffee bar, serving expresso-based coffee drinks, pastries, and grab-n-go selections (2:30-6:30pm).
M-F, Full Service Breakfast, 8-10am; Continental 10-11:30am; Lunch 11:30am-2pm; Serving Pizza, Deli Bar Sandwiches, Hot Entrees, Rice Bowls, Salad & Soups
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.
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.
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.
BARISTAS ON DUTY: M-Th, 9am-2am // F, 9am-8pm // Sa, 2-8pm // Su, 11am-2am
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.
The SEC Café is located centrally in the the Science & Engineering Complex on Level 1, just west of the main atrium. Surrounded by indoor and outdoor seating, SEC is a bright and welcoming space for gathering and a great meal.
M-F, (coffee/tea/drinks) 7:30-8 a.m., Full-Service Breakfast 8-10 am, Continental 10-11:30 am; Lunch 11:30 am-2 pm; Grab and Go snacks M-TH until 4 pm, Friday until 3 pm
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.
Breakfast includes a selection of hot and cold items, including eggs, breakfast meats, pastries, fresh fruit, yogurt, cereals and more.
Lunch includes a salad bar of 50+ items, pizza, grill items, a daily global bowl, snacks, baked goods and more.