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Where luxe living and delicious dining come together! 

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday  

Breakfast 7:00am -9:30am  

Continental Breakfast 9:30 -11:00am

Lunch 11:0am-2:30 pm  

Dinner 4:00pm -9:00pm  


Saturday and Sunday  

Brunch 9:00am-1:00pm  

Dinner 4:00pm -7:00pm  

Welcome to HU City Market - the ultimate two-floor dining experience at Hampton University! We understand that food is more than just fuel for the body; it's an opportunity to connect, share stories and create memories. That's why we've created an exciting concept for the HU campus community.
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HU City Market is driven by culinary excellence. Nestled within Hampton's vibrant campus, our campus dining hall program includes an innovation lab program that serves as the hub for pioneering new dining concepts. HU City Market stands as a testament to our unwavering commitment to being at the forefront of culinary innovation, ensuring that HU Dining remains unrivaled in the industry. 
This dynamic space unites the HU community, offering a dining experience that blends tradition with opulence. Exclusively handpicking the freshest, locally sourced ingredients, our culinary artisans craft delectable comfort food that transcends expectations. From hearty breakfasts that ignite the day, to quick snacks that fuel the journey, and relaxing lunches shared amongst friends, HU City Market redefines college dining with an unmistakable touch of luxury. 
Join us on this epicurean adventure, where culinary innovation meets unrivaled hospitality. 
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The two-floor dining hall breaks our restaurant offerings into three distinct menu styles:
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1-Retail Restaurants with Static Menus

HU City Market offers three retail restaurants within our all-you-care-to-eat facility. While these restaurants are typically offered in food courts and similar operations, we have adapted the menus to provide a premium retail experience within an all-you-care-to-eat environment.

Wok Steady Express

Located on the second floor

Wok Steady is a fast casual restaurant concept that embraces the fusion of Asian influences, offering a sophisticated dining experience that captivates the senses.

Inspired by the harmonious flavors found throughout various Asian countries, Wok Steady exemplifies culinary excellence and creativity. Our name, paying homage to Aretha Franklin's iconic song "Rock Steady," symbolizes our commitment to delivering culinary sensations that leave a lasting impression on discerning palates.

From the moment guests enter Wok Steady, they are enveloped in an ambiance that seamlessly blends modern elegance with an understated Asian allure. HU City Market's Wok Steady is a build-your-own menu that allows guest to Rock Their Wok!

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Austin Grill

Located on the first floor

Austin Grill is a popular dining destination that offers a unique and customizable dining experience. Specializing in build-your-own burritos or rice bowls, patrons have the opportunity to craft their ideal meal by selecting from a variety of proteins such as grilled chicken, beef, or vegetarian options. The customization doesn't end there, as customers can enhance their dish with a range of add-ons, including fresh vegetables, flavorful salsas, and savory sauces. Known for its vibrant and laid-back atmosphere, Austin Grill provides a casual yet engaging setting for individuals to enjoy delicious, personalized Mexican-inspired cuisine. With a focus on quality ingredients and a commitment to satisfying diverse taste preferences, Austin Grill stands out as a go-to spot for those seeking a tailored and tasty dining experience.

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Day N' Nite Express

Located on the first floor

“Where it's always time for breakfast.” 

Day N’ Nite is your all-American breakfast diner and a college student’s dream. This fast casual restaurant was inspired by midnight due dates and kickbacks. Giving late night vibes all day long, enjoy breakfast favorites…Day and Night.  


At Day N' Nite, we envision a breakfast experience that transcends time, inviting guests to enjoy their favorite breakfast classics at any hour. We aim to create a vibrant, bistro-style environment where the spirit of late-night adventures and unforgettable moments comes alive. 

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Located on the first floor

Delightful is your go-to destination for elevating your day with a delectable sandwich and a touch of inspiration. Set to captivate a garden party ambiance, Delightful invites you to indulge in an array of freshly build-your-own sandwiches that are guaranteed to brighten your day.  

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2-City Market Restaurants with Static Menus

The HU City Market introduces four timeless dining concepts with standing menus, ensuring a consistent, comforting, and classic culinary experience.
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Gaia Oasis

Located on the self-service island

Indulge your senses at our Mediterranean self-service food bar, where a vibrant array of flavors and colors awaits. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Mediterranean cuisine as you create your own culinary adventure—from zesty Greek salads to succulent kebabs and aromatic herb-infused dishes. With an abundance of fresh, locally sourced ingredients, our food bar is a celebration of wholesome goodness that lets you savor the essence of the Mediterranean at your own pace.

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Top That! Salad Studio

Located on the first floor

Top That! Salad Studio is the ultimate destination for taking your salad experience to new heights. With our build-your-own salad concept, we empower you to unleash your creativity and craft personalized culinary masterpieces. Choose from a diverse selection of salad bases, ranging from crisp greens to hearty grains, and explore an abundance of tantalizing toppings that cater to all tastes. Moreover, we proudly offer plentiful plant-based protein options, ensuring a delightful experience for vegans and non-vegans alike. 

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My Pantry

Located on the first floor

MyPantry is an innovative open pantry concept that unveils a world of delightful culinary possibilities. From mouthwatering waffles to freshly baked breads and an array of delectable spreads, our pantry is a haven for food enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike. At MyPantry, we are committed to providing an exceptional dining experience in a welcoming and inviting atmosphere. Our open pantry concept allows you to explore, customize, and create your own culinary masterpieces. With a focus on quality ingredients and impeccable service, we ensure that every visit to MyPantry is a memorable one.

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Pasta Bar Extension by Rolling Dough

Located on the first floor

As an addition to Rolling Dough, our pasta bar extension occupies the central self-service island on HU City Market's first floor. Here, pasta enthusiasts can indulge in a traditional build-your-own pasta experience.

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ALT Vegan Kitchen is a cutting-edge and health-conscious eatery that embraces the plant-forward movement, catering to the growing demand for trendy and nutritious dining experiences. As an urban fast-casual restaurant, ALT specializes in vegan and vegetarian cuisine that captivates even the most ardent meat lovers. From tantalizing tapas for adventurous palates to unforgettable epic entrees, ALT goes beyond being an alternative choice—it stands as a culinary destination of its own.
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 Showdown is the ultimate destination for the battle of the burger! At our restaurant and grille, we cater to guests embarking on a thrilling quest to build the best burger. Showdown is not just a place to satisfy your cravings; it's an immersive experience where culinary creativity and competition collide. Showdown at HU City Market features daily grill specials.
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At Turntable, the dynamic atmosphere and ever-evolving menu create an unforgettable dining experience. We pay homage to the rich heritage of hip-hop, while serving up homestyle cuisine with a personalized touch. Just like the tables that keep turning, our menus are constantly reinvented to surprise and delight our guests. This comfort food restaurant features a different dining experience for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. 
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3-City Market Restaurants with Daily Rotating Menus

The HU City Market boasts five distinct rotating restaurants, each presenting a diverse array of dining choices. Our daily-changing menus ensure that you'll never tire of the selections and always have something new to savor. These restaurants were thoughtfully selected to infuse dynamism into our dining program.
Rolling Dough is a distinguished pizzeria that embodies the true essence of authentic pizza-making. Our expertise lies in crafting personalized pan pies that cater to your individual preferences. With an extensive selection of toppings and sauces, including artisan cheeses, savory meats, and fresh vegetables, you have the power to curate a pizza masterpiece that truly delights your taste buds. At Rolling Dough, we roll alongside you, ensuring your pizza experience is nothing short of extraordinary. 
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Sugar Rush embodies the essence of sweetness and delight. Step into a world where sugar, spice, and everything nice come together to create extraordinary confections. At Sugar Rush, we specialize in gourmet cookies, delectable cupcakes, and an array of irresistible desserts that will awaken your taste buds. 
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Click below to view the rotating menus for this week

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