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Blackburn Café is a Resident Dining location accepting meal swipes. Renovated in 2018, the new location features a modern design including a stage for student events, and state of the art culinary equipment for an exceptional student dining experience. Now you can find all-day breakfast, enhanced vegan and vegetarian options, two hand-tossed pasta stations, as well as a rotisserie and international station. Blackburn Café offers vegan items like vegan butter, cheese, desserts and jerky upon request. Gluten-free products are also available upon request! 

Blackburn Café regularly hosts events from food holidays to special dinners, keep an eye out for the HU Dining monthly calendar to see what events are happening this month! 

Fan Favorites: Made-to-order pasta, Melting Pot international station, Chef's Table with a rotating menu and specials.

Fun Fact: Howard University has been celebrating Soul Food Thursday for over 45 years! Blackburn Café serves a delicious soul food meal every Thursday afternoon. HU Dining often partners with classes in the Department of Fine Arts to produce Stage Takeovers performances!


Door Prices:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

  • Breakfast: $7.26                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
  • Lunch: $12.20                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
  • Dinner: $16.58      

*All Prices Include Tax

Accepted forms of payment: Meal Swipes, Dining Dollars, Bison Bucks, Cash, Credit