Dining Halls & Cafes

Emerson students can use both Board Bucks and ECCash at any of Emerson’s dining facilities:

Little Building Dining Hall

The Little Building Dining Hall, which holds approximately 300 people, is the main dining location on campus and is an all-you-care-to-eat facility designed primarily to provide students the meals included in their selected Board Plan. Emerson strives to create a warm, friendly dining space for students and faculty with a diverse menu so that everyone has a slice of home. The serving area has five full-service stations:

  • The Grill
  • Homestyle Cooking
  • Deli
  • Gluten Free Zone
  • Vegetarian / Vegan

In addition, the serving area provides a full, self-service Salad/Soup Bar, along with Pizza, Dessert Bar, and Fresh Bread stations.

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Dining Hall

The Emerson College Dining Hall

Dining Hall Hours of Operation

The Dining Hall will be closing at 1pm on Wednesday, Nov 26 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Reopening for Brunch at noon on Sunday, Nov 30.
Monday – Friday 7:00 am–9:00 pm
Saturday /  Sunday 10:30 am–8:00 pm

Little Building Convenience Store Hours of Operation

Monday–Friday 11:00 am–2:00 am
Saturday / Sunday 12:00 pm–2:00 am

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Emerson’s Cafe featuring Einstein Bros. Bagels

Emerson’s Cafe accepts cash, EC Cash, Board Bucks, Visa and MasterCard.

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Hours of Operation

Thanksgiving Break 2014 Hours: Nov 25: 7am-7pm, Nov 26: 7am-2pm, Nov 27-Nov 29: Closed, Nov 30: 11am-7pm.



7:00 am–10:00 pm

7:00 am–8:00 pm

Saturday / Sunday 7:00 am–7:00 pm
Emerson's Cafe

Emerson’s Cafe

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Max Cafe

The Max Cafe, located on the second floor of the Piano Row is a popular student gathering spot. The Max features freshly prepared hot breakfast every morning as well as a full grill (burgers, veggie burgers, chicken fingers), stir-fry, personal pizzas and a wide array of convenience store items.

The Max accepts Cash, EC Cash, Board Bucks, Visa and MasterCard.

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The Max Cafe Hours of Operation

The Max Cafe will close at 11pm on Tuesday, Nov 25 and will reopen at 5pm on Sunday, Nov 30.

Monday–Friday 8:00 am–2:00 am
Saturday / Sunday 10:00 am–2:00 am
Commons Cafe

Commons Cafe

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Paramount Cafe

Paramount Cafe LogoThe Paramount Cafelocated in the lower level of the Paramount Center is the campus "hidden jewel". The Cafe features Starbucks coffee, a full deli, stir-fry and a wide selection of freshly prepared bakery items.

The Paramount Cafe accepts cash, ECCash, Board Bucks, Visa, and MasterCard.

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Hours of Operation

Paramount Cafe will be closing at 9pm on Tuesday, Nov 25 and will reopen at 4pm on Sunday, Nov 30.

Monday–Thursday 8:00 am–11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am–8:00 pm
Saturday / Sunday 11:00 am–8:00 pm
Paramount Cafe

The Paramount Cafe

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