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Dining Locations & Times

Residential Dining

We are committed to offering you a wide variety of options with flexible hours at every meal. In addition to a variety of beverages, we offer an extensive salad bar, pizza with daily specials, and a “sweet” selection of desserts!

The Saint Leo University Dining Hall is located on the ground floor of the Student Community Center.

Acceptable means of meal payment include: Meal plans, Bonus Bucks, Lions Loot, credit cards, and the GET mobile app. The menu features specialty home-cooked and made-to-order selections. Featured offerings include Mongolian grill, deli sandwiches, grilled items, classic line, vegetarian line, pizzas, breakfast, salad, and dessert bar. A full breakfast menu is available with your choice of omelets prepared to order.

Typically, the Dining Hall offers three or four entrees at each meal as well as a wide variety of deli, grill, vegetarian, and vegan options. A lively atmosphere pervades the café, where it is great fun to eat or just hang out! If you have a specific request or idea, seek out your dining room manager Robin Lavalle, or call 352-588-6409. We are always looking for new and exciting products and recipes to enhance your dining experience.



FUZ – Saint Leo University Fusion Eatery

Located upstairs from the Dining Hall on the main floor of the Student Community Center, FUZ is an ideal spot to take a break from your day and share a meal with friends or grab a quick bite to eat and be on your way. Our Mexican and Asian fusion menu is designed to provide high-quality, fresh food options in a friendly, convenient atmosphere. You also can order traditional grill items at FUZ. We are your one-stop food shop! Need toothpaste or items you might find at a convenience store? Stop by FUZ first before you make an unnecessary trip to a store.

FUZ offers a rotating menu of popular grab-and-go items like sandwiches, tacos, rice bowls, quesadillas, noodle bowls, salads, sushi, fresh fruit cups, and more.

Spring Break Hours:

Monday, March 17th – Saturday, March 22: Closed
Sunday, March 23rd: Open for normal operating hours

Regular Hours will resume after Spring Break:



11:00 AM – 10:00 PM (Monday – Thursday)     
11:00 AM – 8:00 PM (Friday) 
11:00 AM – 8:00 PM (Saturday)     
2:00 PM – 10:00 PM (Sunday) 

Late night equivalency meal

Monday - Thursday 8:30 - 10 p.m., ONLY for students on the 19-meal plan.   
(Includes nightly meal option, chips, and a fountain beverage)

Benedict's Coffeehouse

Benedict's Coffeehouse, proudly serving Starbucks® handcrafted beverages, provides a fun and relaxing place to meet up with friends between classes, take a break from the day or to settle in with your favorite beverage for a late-night study session. Our comfortable indoor and outdoor seating, and blazing fast Wi-Fi, makes for the ultimate coffeehouse experience. 

Benedict's Coffeehouse offers a wide variety of gourmet pastries, freshly prepared salads, grab-and-go snacks, and breakfast sandwiches made-to-order anytime of the day. Also, remember to ask for your Pride Perks card - buy nine handcrafted beverages and receive the 10th beverage free! 

Spring Break Hours:

Monday, March 11 – Friday, March 15: 8 a.m. – noon
Saturday, March 16: Closed
Sunday, March 17: Open for normal operating hours

Regular Hours will resume after Spring Break:



7:00 AM – 8:00 PM (Monday – Thursday)     
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Friday) 
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Frequently Asked Questions

To get the most from our services, we request that you adhere to the following procedures:

  • Please bus your own tables when finished eating.
  • Please do not remove food, dishes, or utensils from the dining area.
  • Meal cards (student IDs) are nontransferable. Do not give your card to anyone or borrow one from someone else.
  • You must present your card and/or Finger Biometric ID for validation at each meal and every Bonus Bucks transaction.
  • Proper footwear and clothing must always be worn at all times in a dining facility.
  • Take valuables with you to your seat; the university is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

These policies are strictly enforced.

In case of a missing ID card, please go to Campus Safety for a replacement card.

Remember, without your student ID for dining, you will have to pay debit or credit at the door.

*If enrolled in the Biometric Finger ID, no ID is required.

If you have any other questions pertaining to your ID, you may call Melinda Lampron at (352) 588-8421.

Please see Melinda Lampron's office to get enrolled in the Biometric Finger ID.  Her office is located by the cashier of the dining hall.

If you have any other questions pertaining to your ID, you may call Melinda Lampron at (352) 588-8421.

You can bring a guest to the dining hall as long as you have a swipe, whether it is a meal swipe, Bonus Bucks, or Lions Loot. Credit cards are accepted.

If you are out of meal “swipes,” a credit card is acceptable.

*Same applies to GET mobile app.

If you have any other questions pertaining to your ID, you may call Melinda Lampron at (352) 588-8421.

Your student ID is very important and must be presented every time to eat any meal and gain entrance into the Dining Hall. Please feel free to inquire about your current account balance at any time. It is important that you monitor your balance to ensure that you are properly budgeting your account during the semester. In addition, our Dining Services staff will monitor each account and notify you if your balance is getting low.

Your meal card (or the Biometric Finger ID is required for all transactions and is nontransferable, therefore, only you can obtain a meal with your card. Bonus Bucks and Lions Loot can be used at all dining service facilities on campus during regularly scheduled hours.

Same applies with the GET mobile app.