Dining Services

Friendly & Creative Dining Service

At JBU, our goal is to provide the best possible dining experience; we’re serving up delicious, nutritious food that's as exciting to your palate as it is good for your body. We take pride in our mission to provide friendly, creative and attentive service to everyone who dines with us. At John Brown University, we aim to exceed your expectations in every way.

Kresge Dining Hall

Kresge is an all-you-care-to-eat dining venue, offering diverse menu options that anyone from the most adventurous to the more selective eaters can enjoy without having the same thing twice in one week. With nine stations to choose from, you won't leave hungry!

Stations Include:

  • Homestyle - Here is where you will find everything your family would make at home. Lasagna, swiss chicken casserole, and ribs are among the campus favorites that you will find here but don’t forget your veggies!
  • Grill - From grilled peanut butter and jelly to gourmet burgers served with your favorite fries, this station will always have a mouth watering selection.
  • Zone - This is where you will always be able to find a dish that is free of any of the 8 major allergens affecting us today. Not only are the items found here safe for gluten sensitive, but they are also always vegan as well.
  • Fresh - Here you will have a global variety of menu options prepared right in front of you. We do omelets, fresh pancakes, hot wings, greek nachos, and even a gourmet noodle bar.
  • Taqueria - At this station you can find tacos, nachos, bowls, and burritos. With a variety of toppings you are able to customize your meal to your delight.
  • Pizza - You will always have 3 options when at this station, including a special each day that is prepared hot and fresh for you to enjoy.
  • Deli - Here you have up to 6 bread options, 3 protein options and tons of toppings to choose from to make your ideal sandwich. Get it simply cut or even grilled if you like.
  • Soup & Salad Bar - If soup and salad is your delight then look no further. With this many different types of lettuce, toppings, veggies and dressings you can't get more healthy. You can also find an assortment of fresh made deli salads, soups and fruit here.
  • Dessert - Here you will get a variety of sweet, fruity and even safe for gluten sensitive options. And who doesn’t love Warm Cookie Wednesday?


Monday - Friday
Open 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Breakfast 7:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch 11 am - 1:30 p.m.
Light Lunch 1:30 - 2 p.m.
Dinner 5 - 7 p.m.
Open 9:15 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Breakfast 9:15 - 11:29 a.m.
Lunch 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dinner 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Open 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Breakfast 8 - 9 a.m.
Brunch 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dinner 5 - 6:30 p.m.


Individual Meal Pricing*

Standard Pricing  
Breakfast $6.57
Lunch $8.76
Dinner $10.95
Sunday Brunch $9.86
Faculty/Staff Pricing  
Breakfast $4.66
Lunch $4.49
Dinner $5.56
Senior Citizen (65+) Pricing  
Breakfast $5.22  
Lunch $5.41
Dinner $6.11
Children Ages 4-11 $4.38
Children Under 4 years Free

*Price includes tax

California Cafe


We proudly serve Ronnoco Coffee in a variety of delicious flavors!

California Café is a great place to grab something on the run, find something to snack on while you study, or meet friends for a late night coffee break. Choose from made to order sandwiches or get something from the grill. We have plenty of grab-and-go options like fresh fruit parfaits, sweet and salty snacks, beverages and entrees so you can always find something to enjoy!


Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 8:30pm

Friday: 8:30am - 11:00pm

Saturday & Sunday:  5:00pm - 11:00pm

Forms of Payment: Enhanced meal plan transfers, declining balance, cash, and credit card.