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Valaida S. Walker Food Court (Howard Gittis Student Center)

Located in the center of campus, this dining court is the main retail food service venue on campus. The Temple community comes together here to enjoy meals from national brands like Einstein Bagels and Auntie Anne’s.  

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On the Menu

For menu information, please contact 215-204-6399.

Hours of Operation

Week of: 04/24/2017 - 04/30/2017

Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Meal Equivalency Rates

Breakfast: $6.54

Lunch: $8.49

Dinner: $8.49

Fourth Meal: $8.49

Auntie Anne's

Auntie AnnesOur soft pretzels are made from scratch with delicious dough, hand-rolled, twisted and baked to a golden brown on the spot!

Benny's Steak Shop

Benny's Steak Shop LogoTaste an authentic Philadelphia tradition... the cheesesteak! We have all the classic toppings: a variety of cheeses, fried onions, hot peppers and more! We also expanded our menu to include breakfast favorites to start your morning off right! 

Früt Bar

Frut Bar LogoBack by popular demand! The  Früt Bar's all-natural menu features smoothies and juice selections that are blended as you wait. Varieties include fruit and yogurt smoothies and "snackable smoothies" made from ingredients such as banana and peanut butter. You can also create your own from the  Früt Bar's list of fresh ingredients.

Saffron Grill

saffron grill logo

Featuring Halal Certified Meats, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines, brick oven flatbread pizzas made to order, house made falafels and gyros!

Charleston Market

Charleston Market LogoWith all the comforts of homestyle cooking, Charleston Market features a menu that changes weekly. Menu items include mac & cheese, mashed potatoes, chicken parmesan, friend chicken and much more.

Einstein Bros

Einstein Bros. BagelsEnjoy a variety of more than 10 freshly baked bagels daily with your choice of topping! Featuring Einstein Bros. signature coffee and breakfast sandwiches! Stop by for lunch for one of our signature sandwiches on your choice of bagel or challa roll and top it off with our famous schmears. Sweeten the deal with cookies and pastries or one of our tasty blended beverages!

Einstein Express

Looking to grab a quick cup of coffee or breakfast snack before class? Enjoy the same variety of freshly bakes bagels daily with your choice of topping and Einstein Bros. signature coffee from Einstein Express first thing in the morning before the Student Center Food Court opens.

World of Wings

WoW Cafe & WingeryNew Orleans inspired, globally desired! Passionate about the sauce, sound, soul and spice of southern Louisiana. WOW Café and Wingery features great wings, sandwiches and more!


emporiumGet in. Get grub. Get Going. On the run and ready to go options from Sushi, Happy Hippy, and Kosher to Go as well as convenience snacks and beverages. Great good at pocket friendly prices with out the wait!


Nuaji LogoFrom spicy rolls to California rolls, we got it! Our sushi is rolled fresh daily and offers students a healthy eating option. Packaged in ready-to-go containers, it's convenient for those on the run!

Pacific Kitchen

Pacific Kitchen LogoExperience a Pan Asian fusion. Your taste buds are sure to be satisfied!

Phila Bowl

Phila Bowl LogoDelight in every bite of garden freshness from our salad bar packed with over 30 items!

Wrap & Roll

WrapRoll-06You get the best of both worlds in one spot! Choose a wrap or a roll for your sandwich and make it your own with all the tasty toppings and condiments!

WOW/Einstein Bagel Brothers Express Window

Einstein Bros. BagelsWoW Cafe & WingeryExpress Window will be open from 11 am to 5:30 pm Monday thru Friday, featuring combos, snacks and beverages from Einstein Bagel Brothers and WOW Wingery. Also pick up your Tapingo orders here Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5:30 pm!

Happy Hippy

happy hippy logoFun! Fresh! Fuel! That's the Happy Hippy lifestyle that I try to follow! Happy Hippy came into fruition with one idea in mind: make healthy, fresh food accessible to everyone! Happy Hippy uses fresh, flavorful, quality ingredients in every recipe. After eating a Hippy meal, you'll feel light, energized and ready to take on the rest of your day and most importantly: have FUN! Go out, be silly, dance, laugh and don't take life too seriously. Follow your passions and your dreams!
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