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Dining Facilities

The Dining Facilities at Santa Clara University offer a wide variety of options for you to choose from to meet the preferences for your event. Some of our dining options include group lunches, sit down style meals, buffet set ups, and a host of other catering options. Our catering menu is highly customizable, and can be tailored to fit the specifics of your event, including the arrangement of participant gift packages. Our team in Conference Services and Catering will handle all of your rental needs as well as catering choices through our exclusive catering services, which is hosted through Santa Clara University's Dining Services. Contact Conference Services at 408-554-4302 to discuss planning your next conference or event. Below you will see some of the various set ups and areas that are available for Conference Services to host Dining events, including Santa Clara University's Adobe Lodge, Graham Commons, Lucas Hall Patio, and more!

 

Some of our popular Dining Facilities include:

The Adobe Lodge: As the only remaining Adobe brick building from the original Santa Clara Mission establishment, the Adobe Lodge offers a wonderful dining experience, either inside the building or outside on the lawn. (Lodge Capacity: 200 individuals, Lawn Capacity: 150 individuals)

The Bronco Patio: The Bronco Patio is located in between The Bronco and Bronco Corner Bookstore, on the side of Benson Memorial Center.  It is a great place to sit and eat lunch and enjoy the sunshine. (Capacity: 72 individuals)

The Marketplace: The Marketplace is an ideal setting to dine with other conference groups, typically with a buffet setup. (Capacity: 300 individuals)

Lucas Hall Patio: Perfect for conference groups in Lucas Hall, the Lucas Patio accommodates up to 30 individuals for enjoyable private meal and reception gatherings. (Capacity: 60 individuals)

Villa Commons: Located across from Stephen Schott Stadium and the main campus, the Villa Commons are a great area to enjoy both indoor and outdoor dining where groups can gather and socialize.

Locatelli Center: Named after the late Fr. Paul L. Locatelli, S.J., the former president of Santa Clara University, the Locatelli Center offers guests indoor and outdoor spaces to hold catered events, sit down meals, and much more. (Capacity: 400 individuals)