Dining Services

The Marketplace Dining Hall and The Spencer Grill, both located in the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center, provide for the campus’ dining and nutritional needs. The award-winning Marketplace offers a diverse menu to students and campus community members and guests, while The Grill serves a variety of beverages, fresh bakery, and other snacks and made-to-order items. Grinnell Dining’s culinary staff also offers full catering services, from informal coffees to large banquets and receptions.

Dining Options

Student's laughing while dining

Pricing and Plans

Individual Marketplace meals range from $7.50 for light breakfast to $16.50 for full dinner. Children 5–12 eat for $6, and children under 5 eat free.

The Spencer Grill offers a la carte options.

Students can choose from several meal plans to suit their needs.

Students dining at NSO campus picnic


During the academic year, the Marketplace is open:

  • Monday–Saturday:  7 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11:30 a.m.–8 p.m. (no breakfast)

The Spencer Grill:

  • Monday–Friday: 7:30 a.m.–midnight
  • Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m.–midnight

Hours are limited during breaks.

Department Information

(641) 269-4650

Joe Rosenfield Center
1115 Eighth Ave
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

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