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Good food. Good friends.

It's true. You'll eat well while you're at E-town.

Develop new tastes.

We've got comfort foods, healthy eats and burgers and fries. But, how about an eel roll?

The Daily Grind.

The Blue Bean Cafe offers coffee, espresso drinks, baked goods, smoothies and milkshakes.


Decisions, decisions. The Marketplace, open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., overflows with menu options.

Dining on Campus

Contact Info:

  • Dining Services general information  361-1158
  • Marketplace: Campus Extension 2412
  • Jay's Nest: 717-361-1221
  • Blue Bean: Campus Extension 2084
  • Catering: 717-361-1155

For the latest news, menu updates, special events, photos, and other fun stuff, check us out on Facebook at   E-town College Dining

College students are known to be hungry people. At Elizabethtown College, you'll eat well. Our campus is home to four dining venues. The Marketplace is the main dining location, while the Jay's Nest offers grab-and-go foods and convenience items. The Blue Bean offers desserts (yes, carrot cake!), coffee, tea and smoothies. The Jay Truck offers after-hours options for students Thursday through Saturday.

Our catering staff provides meals for special campus events, from blue cupcakes at Convocation to sit-down dinners at formal events.

At Elizabethtown College, you can choose from several meal plan options. Commuters, faculty and staff can choose to purchase Jay Bucks -- on campus dining dollars. Visitors to the College can purchase single meals.   LAST DATE TO CHANGE MEAL PLANS  OR TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE 'PLUS' PLANS FOR SPRING WILL BE FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2017

Students - are you interested in employment within the Dining Services Department?   We are one of the largest student employers on campus. Contact Sherry Dunbar at for more information about jobs in Dining Services. You can download the Dining Services job application here.   If you're interested in working in Catering,  you can find the catering student job application here.

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