Simon Fraser University

The University High Street offers full range of services and stores. Aside from many retail and commercial outlets, there are also restaurants near campus that meet the daily needs of the students without leaving the area.

We all know how inconvenient to look for dining areas that are far from the campus. Thankfully, that is not something you’ll experience at Simon Fraser University. There are a number of restaurants to SFU service providers, and if you want to know more about it, make sure to check the following below. 

1. Renaissance Coffee

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Renaissance Coffee is located at University Drive and is a common place for many students to take a little break of their school activities. They have friendly staff and different meals to choose from. From coffee, muffins and any other sweets, they’ve got it for you! It’s a perfect place for having quick coffee on the way to class and the prices are very reasonable on top of that. 

2. Mackenzie Cafe

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Mackenzie Cafe have one of the best interior that is calming. It’s a great place for student who like to take a break and want to healthy offerings. The food is pretty expensive for the students. Regardless, all staff are good and totally amazing! You can have muffins, tea, coffee and some snacks that are always available. 

3. Nature’s Garden Cafe

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If you are looking for great homemade soups and sandwiches, then the Nature’s Garden Cafe is surely the best! They’ve got healthy options available, a little pricey but definitely worth it. The staff is also good and it is close to the main campus of SFU.

4. Club Ilia

photos of people drinking at Club Ilia

Club Ilia is a perfect place for your cravings! It is very close to the campus and it serves as a bar and grill that offers burgers, pizza and different Italian favorites. Plus! There’s a bar and patio that the students can enjoy. Prices are a little bit over, though. 

5. Quesada Burritos & Tacos

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Craving for some burritos? Quesada Burritos & Tacos offers a large array of different toppings and sauces that you can put onto your bowls and burritos. The food is really good with fast service and reasonable price. You can try the most favorite delicious burritos together with fresh made daily guacamole and salsas. 

6. Residence Dining Hall

Residence Dining Hall

Residence Dining Hall is a perfect place for students with big appetite. It’s a perfect place that offers a variety of decent food, healthy options for the cheapest price. They mostly offer North American cuisine and is big recommendation for students who are on tight budget. You can feel free to choose on your meal without breaking the bank!

7. Tim Hortons

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Tim Hortons is a Canadian chain that sells their signature premium-blend coffee and different panini, pastries and soup. It’s a popular place for many students where they don’t just dine, but also study and hang out. The food quality is really good and the staff is friendly, but the place is always busy with many students coming often!

Kathrine Rose Quigao

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