Residential Dining

students eating and talking in Sam's Place Featuring a wide variety of fresh food designed to satisfy everyone's appetite with food choices to rival your favorite restaurants:

  • Fresh fruit and salads
  • Delicious, hot, home-style entrées
  • Freshly baked pizza and pasta
  • Deli choices served on freshly baked breads
  • New creations by our chef just for you
  • Ice cream and freshly baked desserts
  • Homemade soups
  • And we offer "all-you-care-to-enjoy"!

Sam's Place

Six all-you-care-to-enjoy restaurants with state-of-the-art food preparation and display await you at Sam's Place.  Menu choices include exotic international-spirited dishes from World's Fare, comfort foods from the Flying Hawk Grill, healthy choices from Garden State Fresh, Italian cuisine from Brick Oven Pizza & Pasta, salads, sandwiches, and wraps from Panino’s. All meals are prepared right in front of you.

Architectural and design elements give visually distinct identities to the restaurants with comfortable and versatile adjacent seating areas that are complimentary to the restaurants in their look and feel. 

This week's menu

AllDayCafe logo   ‌Anytime you visit All Day Café it will feature easy-to-eat varieties. From cereals to soups, we will have something for everyone. Kick back, relax and enjoy the food.
 PaninosDeli logo Panino's offers fresh, hand-tossed salads, as well as flavorful paninis, sandwiches and wraps made to order. Delicious baked treats will also be featured here.
 WorldsFare logo World's Fare celebrates regional and international flavors using 360-degree Mongolian Grill as round as the Earth itself. A restaurant of adventure and discovery, dining at World’s Fare will be like racking up frequent eater miles!
GardenStateFresh logo   Whether you are in the mood to custom craft your own salad or sit back and relax as the sauté chef prepares a custom menu, Montclair State students will love coming to Garden State Fresh. Garden State Fresh offers a full menu of healthy choices, from exotic (curried tofu with jasmine rice) to the simple (soup and veggie burger).
 FlyingHawkGrill logo Flying Hawk Grill offers a contemporary twist on the nostalgic diner concept, with traditional grill items, as well as comfort foods, for students missing the taste of “home.” Whether they are in the mood for an old standard, like scrambled eggs and bacon, or a specialty item, like mushroom, ham and Swiss frittata, the Flying Hawk Grill will be ready to take their order.
 TheBrickOven logo Best and freshest ingredients are known to produce award winning pizzas and pastas and that is usually done with a Brick Oven! Savor the flavor of Brick Oven's dishes because this is how we cook pizzas and pastas: the way they were meant to be.

Freeman Food on Demand

Located on the opposite end of the campus near Russ Hall, this is a smaller dining facility which seats 250 guests and is open to all students. Residents of Freeman, Russ, as well as faculty and staff from nearby buildings frequent this facility.

"Food on Demand" serves “all you can eat” self-serve style buffet with selection of entrees, vegetarian cuisine, deli, pizza, pasta, dessert, assorted breads, cereals, ice cream and assorted beverages. This is a cozier and much quieter dining room. If you want to eat in peace and quiet, you will like Freeman FoD.

This Week's Menu