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Western Dining Common

480 Western Dr

(513) 529-2750

Built with the latest features in sustainability, Western Dining Commons has been awarded the title of LEED Certified Silver Building. Inside you will find four menus to choose from.


Meet the Staff

Sally Shepherd

Sally Shepherd
Executive Manager
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Amy Allen

Amy Allen
General Manager
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Julie Finch

Julie Finch
Assistant Manager
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Brian Martin

Brian Martin
Assistant Manager
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Concepts and Menus

Buffet prices for Western Dining Commons Buffet*
Breakfast Lunch Dinner Special Dinner
Adult $7.50 $9.95 $9.95 $14.95
Senior Citizen (60+) or MU Parent $5.50 $7.95 $9.95 $14.95
Youth (12 - 17) $6.50 $8.75 $9.95 $14.95
Child (6 - 11) $5.50 $7.95 $9.95 $11.50
Children five and under No charge

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Grill & Roast Station

Providing hearty options for those looking for a satisfying meal, the Grill & Roast Station serves a rotating menu of pizzas, boneless chicken wings, burgers, roasted vegetables, sandwiches, and more. 

International Station

Experience flavors from all over the globe in just one stop. You can choose from items inspired by the cuisines of India, Italy, Greece, France, Thailand, China, Korea, Japan, Mexico, Jamaica and more. This concept also include homestyle favorites of the U.S. The International Station offers a combination of customizable items and ready-made items.

Salad & Deli Station

Salad, sandwiches, and soup come together at this dining location, making it the ideal lunch destination. A full salad and fruit bar provide a healthy option for guests. Build your own deli sandwich and round out your meal with a delicious homemade dessert from Miami's own bakery!

Allergen Free Station

Patrons looking to avoid food allergies will find a wide-variety of dining options at this station. The food served is free of the top 8 allergens (dairy, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, soy, wheat) and gluten. You can choose from ready-made items and made-to-order options. This station also includes many vegetarian and vegan-friendly items. Do note that the rest of the Western Dining Commons facility is not allergen-free.


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Sip on your favorite tea by the cup or the pot. You can choose from a rotating selection of loose leaf teas that are exclusive to this location. Also available are bakery treats, a selection of sandwiches, and iced teas, making this the perfect stop for a quick lunch or a chat with friends.


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This popular on-campus market offers a large variety of groceries with an emphasis on natural and organic items. You can choose from fresh salads and sandwiches which are prepared and packaged at Miami’s own Culinary Support Center.