Whether you're looking to strengthen new friendships over a great meal or need to grab a sandwich as you dash off to class, we have got you covered. Jump-start your morning with freshly-brewed Starbucks coffee at The Encore, located on the ground level of the Student Center. Have lunch after class at the Brickstone Grill & Eatery, located across from the concierge desk on the ground level of the Student Center, for a taste of home. Head over to Wyllie Market, located on the ground level of Wyllie Hall, for your favorite naan pizza creation. Get something on the go at the Book & Brew at the Library entrance, or Encore in the Student Center, level D1. The variety of eatery options at Parkside will give you the flexibility you want at the affordability you need.

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Operating right in the hub of student life, the Brickstone Grill & Eatery is a comfortable and lively café-style restaurant conveniently located on the ground level of the Student Center. The Brickstone Grill & Eatery features unique platforms each with different specialties to whet the appetite and a fully stocked grab-and-go cooler. 

Enjoy hot made-to-order meals, daily homemade soups, salads, and fresh baked goods from the in house bakery. The Brickstone Grill & Eatery is dedicated to providing variety and tasteful options. Trained chefs and staff at each station prepare your meals just the way you like and even take special requests. From kick starting your early morning with a hearty breakfast, to savory dinners and everything in between, Brickstone Grill & Eatery is sure to satisfy a wide range of tastes! 

Nutritional and allergen information is available for all items – ask us!


Platforms at the Brickstone Grill & Eatery


Always full of delicious fruits and vegetables, along with other side dishes.


Deli favorites and freshly tossed salads created right in front of you, including hot and crisp paninis made to order.


Cooked to order stir fry from a variety of cultural inspirations, including build-your-own pasta creations.


A carving station with traditional comfort foods and flavorful sides, such as roasted turkey, fish, mashed potatoes, green casserole, stuffing and gravy, and more.


This new vegetarian station features pizza, steamed rice, plant-forward panini, and Impossible and garden burgers.



American grill favorites such as hamburgers, grilled cheese sandwiches, grilled chicken breast, and weekly specialty grill items. Also serving an extensive hot breakfast menu including fresh omelets, pancakes, and more.


Delicious milkshakes and create your own smoothie from a variety of fruit.


If you find yourself on the south end of campus with a growling stomach, Wyllie Market has got you covered. Wyllie Market is full of fast, convenient, and fresh dining options for on-the-go.

Stop by for all your favorite hot soups, make your own sandwiches, and naan pizza. It is stocked daily with the freshest baked goods. Also, just like any convenience store, you'll find all your favorite snacks, sodas, treats, and apartment staples like condiments, bread, and even cereal.


On the Go

When your schedule has you running all over campus without time to sit down, there's no need to go hungry too! Stop in at The Encore, Book & Brew or Wyllie Market to pick up a sandwich or salad, as well as a much-needed jolt of caffeine.

The Encore

Enjoy Starbucks high-quality whole-bean coffees, along with fresh, rich-brewed, Italian style espresso beverages, a variety of pastries and confections, and fruit juices. Also serving premium Tazo Teas. On Movie Nights, Encore features hot, buttered popcorn and jumbo-sized candy and snacks. Located in the Parkside Student Center (across from the Campus Concierge desk). Hours may vary over breaks and summer.

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