University of Connecticut: Best Late Night Food Spots
Do you need some serious fuel to help you power through a late-night cramming session? Dine out or opt for delivery from one of these 10 affordable restaurants that are open late—some until the bars close. Near the University of Connecticut, you’ll be able to find pizza places, cafes, and international cuisine open at all hours.
Open until 10 p.m. on Saturdays, Dog Lane Café focuses on seasonal ingredients, changing their menu with available produce. They offer food to help you fuel your studies including a self-service coffee bar, sandwiches, salad, and more. A delicious fall inspired menu highlight is the butternut mac n cheese with kale, corn, butternut squash, and orecchiette pasta. Dog Lane Café also offers breakfast and lunch.
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Little Aladdin Mediterranean Grill is open each night of the week until 11 p.m. This highly-rated casual dining restaurant serves healthy options like soups, wraps, kebabs over rice, and heartier dishes such as chicken shawarma, falafel, and vegetarian combos. Meals are large and prices are gentle on a student’s budget at Little Aladdin. For your convenience, Little Aladdin also offers take-out and delivery, as any good college-town restaurant should.
Don’t have time to travel? Don’t fret as Kathmandu Kitchen and Bar serves up delicious Nepali and Indian food to hungry Storrs residents and students every day of the week until 10 p.m. Menu highlights include the momos, which are delicious Tibetan-style dumplings, samosas and pakora, flavorful noodle dishes, tandoori entrees, and savory naan. Kathmandu Kitchen also offers some Halal meats. You certainly won’t leave hungry after order from Kathmandu Kitchen and Bar.
Stuff your face with healthy fast food from Gansett Wraps. Creating scrumptious dishes with locally sourced produce, Gansett Wraps aims to provide tasty and nutritious salads, wraps, and pizza to their diners. Sit outside on the patio or indoors and take advantage of their free Wi-Fi while studying or catching up on emails. Gansett Wraps is open until 10 p.m.
If you are craving something a bit different, try Love Art Sushi. This late-night restaurant offers sushi rolls with rice, mix ins, and toppings such as grilled chicken, tofu, kanikama, and more. They also offer seaweed snack wraps and other snacks. You also find delicious Japanese desserts such as matcha cakes and chewy mochi.
Toasted, a purveyor of warm crispy sandwiches, has recently expanded from a food truck into a delicious restaurant in Storrs. Near the UCONN campus, enjoy flavorful toasted sandwiches like the Hungry Husky, which is filled with roast beef, mac n cheese, chipotle mayo, and jalapenos. You also have the option to create your own sandwich with your choice of bread, cheese, and homemade sauces.
Open till 3 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights (and 1 a.m. several other nights per week), Wings Over Storrs has got you covered with late night food cravings, post-party food, and study dates. Order online from their vast menu of really delicious boneless wings with a variety of spiced flavors. They also offer sides, such as French fries and onion rings, as well as milkshakes. Oh, and did we mention that they offer delivery?!
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Blaze Pizza creates fresh pizza using artisanal ingredients for delicious, fast pizzas. Pizzas are creatively named and include options like Link In, with sausage, red peppers, and onions, and Green Stripe with pesto, grilled chicken, red peppers, garlic, mozzarella, and arugula. For something lighter, Blaze Pizza offers hearty salads like the kale and quinoa salad. And the even better news is that it is open from Thursdays to Saturdays until 1 a.m.
Mooyah is a popular U.S. chain restaurant that is located just across the campus from UCONN. Mooyah offers juicy beef patties, light turkey burgers, or healthy veggie burgers sandwiched between two fresh buns. Burgers are cooked to your liking and are best eaten with a handful of their award-winning French fries. Mooyah also offers frequent diners a great rewards system that helps to stretch a limited eating out budget.
You can never go wrong with Husky Pizza, with three locations and open until 1 a.m., 2 a.m., and 3 a.m., depending on the night. Choose from specialty pizzas such as the taco pizza, avocado pizza, Buffalo chicken, or the “Works,” made with pepperoni, sausage, hamburger, bacon, oniono, peppers, and mushrooms.