Commons Café

Commons Café is open from 7:30am-2:00pm, Monday through Friday. The café offers breakfast items, prepackaged sandwiches, wraps and salads, daily hot entrée specials, and assorted snacks and drinks.

  • Breakfast service is 7:30am-10:30am
  • Lunch service is 11:30am-1:30pm
  • Snacks and prepackaged items are available 7:30am-2:00pm

Commons Café is accepting credit or debit payments – no cash or checks at this time. Due to supply chain and market volatility, some menu items/prices may change or be unavailable. Thank you for your understanding, if you have any questions please contact us at commonscafe@austin.utexas.edu

Daily Lunch Specials

Entrees with two sides and roll 10.35 (unless otherwise noted).


Monday, Jul 15th

Entrée and Sides

  • Pecan Breaded Chicken with Honey Mustard Sauce
  • Grilled Flank Steak with Mushroom Fricassee Gluten Free Ingredients
  • French Country Pork Roast with Mushroom Cream Sauce Gluten Free Ingredients
  • Fresh Vegetable Medley
  • Roasted Mini Potatoes
  • Rice Pilaf with Almonds
  • Roasted Carrots
  • Four Cheese Manicotti in Mushroom Cream SauceVegetarian

Soups, Salads, Sandwiches

  • French Onion with Crostini and Gruyere

Tuesday, Jul 16th

Entrée and Sides

  • Sweet and Sour Chicken
  • Beef and Broccoli
  • Grilled Pork Shoulder Steak with Korean BBQ Sauce
  • Fresh Vegetable Medley
  • Fried Rice
  • Steamed Rice
  • Pork Egg Roll
  • Fried Tofu with Shiitake Mushroom Gluten Free IngredientsVegan

Soups, Salads, Sandwiches


Wednesday, Jul 17th

Entrée and Sides

  • King Ranch Chicken Gluten Free Ingredients
  • Carne Guisada Gluten Free Ingredients
  • Shredded Pork Chimichanga with Green Chile Gravy
  • Fresh Vegetable Medley
  • Pinto Beans
  • Spanish Rice with Tomato and Poblano Chile
  • Grilled Corn
  • Grilled Vegetable Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce VegetarianGluten Free Ingredients

Soups, Salads, Sandwiches

  • Chicken Tortilla Soup

Thursday, Jul 18th

Entrée and Sides

  • Char-Grilled Jerk Chicken Gluten Free Ingredients
  • Country Fried Steak with Gravy
  • Slow Roast Pork Loin with Peach Salsa Gluten Free Ingredients
  • Fresh Vegetable Medley
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Cut Corn with Peppers and Onions
  • Braised Greens
  • Spinach, Goat Cheese and Tomato QuicheVegetarian

Soups, Salads, Sandwiches


Friday, Jul 19th

Entrée and Sides

  • Tilapia Almondine with White Wine SauceGluten Free Ingredients
  • Sauteed Chicken Creole Gluten Free Ingredients
  • Blackened Salmon with Tarragon Cream SauceGluten Free Ingredients
  • Coconut Shrimp ($15.00)
  • Crab Cakes ($16.00)
  • Mixed Seafood Platter ($18.00)
  • Fresh Vegetable Medley
  • Scalloped Potatoes
  • Cajun Rice
  • Fried Ravioli with Marinara Sauce Vegetarian

Soups, Salads, Sandwiches

  • Salmon and Corn Chowder