Garden Commons

Garden Commons exterior. Garden Commons exterior.

95 N Patterson Ave

(513) 529-3994

Take a trip through the seasons while you experience the beauty of Miami’s campus and an extensive menu to match! This all-you-care-to-eat location features four stations including Indian, Italian, and traditional comfort foods. If you are in need of a quick snack before class, stop by Garden Market for a breakfast sandwich or Rooted Grounds coffee from our walk-up window.

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Door Rates 2022-2023


Breakfast - $8.25   •   Lunch - $10.65   •   Dinner - $12.75   •  Faculty/Staff - $8.20

Children (5 & Under)

No Charge

What's in Garden Commons


Serving made-to-order pasta and a variety of pizzas prepared in our Woodstone oven. Popular sides including grilled vegetables, garlic bites, cinnamon bites and dessert pizza.


Choolaah is a modern take on Indian cuisine. Using bright, authentic spices imported directly from India, Choolaah makes sure you taste the flavor. Learn more about our partner Choolaah here.

Comfort Thyme

Enjoy a traditional breakfast at this concept. For lunch and dinner, build your own deli sandwich, grab a burger and fries, or choose one of the specialty sandwiches or wraps of the day.

Harvest Greens

At breakfast, enjoy hot oatmeal, muffins and bagels, as well as a fruit and yogurt bar. For lunch and dinner, build your own masterpiece with choices from our extensive salad bar.

Garden Market

Use our convenient walk-up window or come into the market to grab a snack, Rooted Grounds coffee or breakfast-to-go without entering the dining hall.