Cafe Med (on the ground floor of Harkness Hall)367 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06510
Cafe Med is located in Harkness Hall, a Yale graduate dorm for medical and public health students. A pay-what-you-buy hot lunch is available 11:30-3pm (subject to availability) at $0.49/ ounce. Affordable and filling salad and rice bowls come packed with fresh vegetables at $6.75. Other healthy foods are available, including fresh fruit and pre-portioned cold-meals. Yale students, staff, and faculty receive a 15% discount on all purchases if they pay with Eli Bucks via their Yale ID. No cash purchases.
Blue State Coffee320 Congress Ave, New Haven, CT 06519
The Blue State Coffee menu features hormone-free and antibiotic-free meat, locally sourced produce and cheese, and free range and vegetarian fed local eggs. Their baked goods are made from scratch with all natural ingredients. The shop also has assorted snack-ons like yogurt, hummus and veggies, and oatmeal.
New Haven Cafe/ Peet’s Coffee330 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06510
This is the cafe above the Bank of America across from the med school. It offers a wide variety of American fare including a salad bar, fresh fruit selections, reasonably priced entrees, and coffee.Open weekdays from 7am to 3pm. Enter 330 Cedar and walk straight back to an information desk where they can direct you to the cafe.
Cafe George by Paula300 George St #101, New Haven, CT 06511
Cafe George is a reasonably priced cafe offering a variety of hot and cold fare. The menu is eclectic and original as it changes daily. Its breakfast items (served 8-11) are highly recommended for a quick, filling meal before class. Prices range from $4 for smaller entrees to $9 for their specialty sandwiches. It closes at 3pm. Call (203) 777-1414 ahead to avoid a wait. Cafe George is located on the ground floor of 300 George Street building, just past the Alexion building.
The Yale New Haven Hospital Cafeteria20 York Street, New Haven, CT 06510
The YNHH cafeteria is open from 7am until 8 pm. Its food court style offerings, including American Fare and The Salad Bar offer well-portioned meals at low cost ($5-$7). Yale students, staff, and faculty receive a 15% discount on all purchases if they show their Yale ID. On weekend mornings, salads can be bought at a set price ($6.75) with unlimited add-ins.
Claire’s Corner Copia1000 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06510
Claire's Corner Copia is a vegetarian restaurant serving New Haven since 1975. It offers organic, sustainable, kosher, vegan and gluten-free dishes. Sandwiches and salads range from $8.50 to $11.
La Marketa180 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06510
La Marketa is a small convenience store on Temple Street that offers a pay-for-what-you-buy salad bar and hot sandwich station. Prices are quite reasonable ($4-6 for a sub/ salad). The convenience store offers fresh fruit and vegetables along with basic products like milk, eggs, and other grocery fundamentals. Food stations open until 3 pm. Convenience store open late.
Ninth Square Market Too Caribbean89 George Street, New Haven, CT.
Ninth Sq Market is a Jamaican food joint with a dedicated vegan food bar with choices such as mac n cheese, jerk tofu, curried soy curls, etc. As of Sep 2017, it has been reported as fully vegan. Plates from the vegan food bar can be assembled and range in cost from $8.50 to $10.99.
Little Salad Shop45 High St New Haven CT, 06510
The Little Salad Shop is a salad shop in New Haven. It is open from 10am to 9pm most days. The shop lets patrons build their own salads or wraps. Pre-determined salad suggestions are available as well. Prices range from $7.50- $10.50.
Tikkaway135 Orange St, New Haven, CT 06510
It is open from 11 am to 9:30 pm most weekdays and 12-8 on weekends. Pre-made wraps are available for between $6.50 to $9 and rice bowls are also available for $9.00. A limited number of Tikkaway meals are also available pre-packaged at Cafe Med in Harkness Hall dorms for $6.99. Tikkaway is a common catering option for YSPH events as well.
Pokelicious37 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06510
Pokelicious is a Japanese-Fusion restaurant that offers raw tuna or salmon selections as part of Hawaiian-inspired rice bowls. Pokelicious is open from 1130 to 830 most days. Rice bowls cost between $10.95 to $12.95.
The Juice Box1092 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06510
Fresh smoothies, juices and smoothie bowls are available at the Juice Box ranging from $7 to $12. It is open everyday from 9am to 7pm. Colorful and fruit-filled yogurt or smoothie bowls are available as well.
B Natural Cafe1044 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06510
B Natural Cafe is located next to Arethusa Farm Dairy near Chapel St. It offers a wide selection of all-natural foods, drinks, smoothies and salads. It is open weekdays from 8am to 8pm and weekends from 8am to 6pm. Wraps and paninis are available for about $9 to $11. Catering phone number: (203) 773-1343.
Koffee? And Koffee? Katering104 Audubon Street, New Haven CT 06511
Koffee is a coffee house, caterer, and lunch outlet in New Haven. It offers a wide selection of hot and cold drinks alongside inexpensive salads and sandwich combos. It is open until 7am to 10pm on most days. Koffee supports sustainability initiatives at Yale; they have implemented a “zero-landfill” policy and have eliminated their own waste significantly. Menu development continues in 2018/2019 as the next phase of menu development will include more gluten-free lunch options, more vegetarian options and more vegan options. Catering phone number: (203) 465-6244.
Edge of the Woods Market
379 Whalley Ave, New Haven, CT 06511
This health food market offers eat in and catering services and is open from 830 am to 730 pm on most days. The healthy grocery stores also features a food bar featuring self-selected fill-up boxes from about $8.99.Hot sandwiches and cold sandwiches are also available for about $9-$10. Catering phone number: (203) 787-1055.
The Soup Girl1242 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06517
The Soup Girl offers healthy and delicious gourmet meals from scratch using local, seasonal and organic ingredients. It also has a catering service. Though quite far from YSPH, this East Rock/ North New Haven location offers a free delivery service for soups and cheeses that are picked weekly based on seasonal New England harvest vegetables. Catering phone number: (203) 248-7687.