University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Campus Dining Locations & Hours

Dining Locations

PJ's Restaurant (Student Union):
An all-you-care-to-eat option with menu items that cater to a variety of dietary interests and restrictions including vegetarian/vegan and gluten-free. (PJ's can also accommodate special dietary preferences including kosher and halal.  Click here for details.).  Here's what you'll find in PJ's!

  • Rooted: Rooted is an entire plant-based menu with made to order vegetarian and vegan options. This station includes complete plant- based proteins to include rice and beans, quinoa, tofu, seitan, and tempeh. Both a vegan and vegetarian entrée are offered at each meal period with accompanying sides, local and seasonal vegetables.
  • Fresh 52: This full-service salad and deli bar is fresh every week of the year with a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables. Featuring traditional and nontraditional offerings, guests can create specialty salads or sandwiches from rotating selections for added variety. Locally grown items and delicious produce all tossed and served by a chef daily.  
  • The Nook: A ”come and go as you please” dining experience designed to provide flexible mealtime or snack options. This area features cereals, bagels, breakfast breads, a waffle station and other breakfast options that can be enjoyed daily.
  • The Kitchen: The Kitchen features a complete meal based around classic comfort food favorites. Home-style features include roasted and carved meat, fresh fish and shellfish, seasonal potatoes and side dishes. Fresh vegetables are prepared to highlight what is seasonal and fresh.
  • 500 Degrees: This station is more than just pizza! Our chefs offer a variety of tempting items and cuisines such as pastas and calzones.
  • Innovate: Mongolian grill options offering a variety of made-to-order selections from a variety of ethnic cultures
  • G8 : This allergen-friendly station offers menu items made without the top-eight allergens (peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, fish, shellfish, milk, wheat, and soy) as well as gluten.  

Weekdays:         Breakfast: 7:30-10 a.m. | Lunch: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Dinner: 4-7 p.m.
Weekends:         Brunch: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Dinner: 4-7 p.m. 

Payment options: Meal Plan, Dining Dollars, Mountain Cat Cash, and credit cards.
Walk-in Rates: Breakfast - $8; Lunch/Brunch - $11; Dinner- $14

The Daily Grind (Blackington Hall)
Serving Starbucks beverages as well as grab-and-go items including pastries, sandwiches, and confections.

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Payment options: Dining Dollars, Mountain Cat Cash, and credit cards.

The Tuck Shop (Student Union)
Setup as a food court, the Tuck Shop offers retail options for a more casual dining experience. Don't forget, you can place your order in advance using the Boost app!

  • Grill 27: Featuring burgers, grilled sandwiches, chicken nuggets, and fries.
  • Freshens: Featuring chopped salads, artisan melt sandiches, and rice bowls.
  • Subway: Featuring many of your favorite subs and salads.
  • The Exchange:  Featuring a rotation menu of hot entrees or a cold sandwich plus fountain drink

Monday-Thursday:  11 a.m.-10 p.m.*
Friday:  11 a.m.-Midnight*
Saturday & Sunday:  2 p.m.-Midnight*

Payment options: Dining Dollars, Mountain Cat Cash, and credit cards
*meal exchange available at The Exchange

The Pitt Stop (Student Union – food court)
Breakfast menu items include fresh-baked pastries, French toast sticks, breakfast sandwiches, and  breakfast bowls.  Lunch and late-night menu items include paninis, wraps, salads, and soups.  Beverage options include juices, sodas, bottled beverages, locally roasted coffee and coffee drinks. 

Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.*  
Friday: 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Payment options: Dining Dollars, Mountain Cat Cash, and credit cards. Meal exchanges (meal swipes) can be used on many meal combos. 
*a breakfast meal exchange is available between 7:30 and 11 a.m.