We have several locations offering a variety of food and drink to meet all your dining needs.

For full-scale, sit-down dining, Pearson’s Café serves up breakfast, lunch, and dinner options that are freshly prepared with whole foods and a balanced diet in mind. Baggot Street is the place to hang out with your peers, grab a bite to eat, play pool, or watch TV. Brewed Awakenings acts as quick stops for coffee beverages, bottled drinks, and snacks that are perfect for enjoying outside when the weather’s nice or taking back to the room for a quick study break pick-me-up.

Our Dining Options

Baggot Street – Heffernan Center

Baggot St- eating smores

Located on the second floor of Heffernan Center, Baggot Street is a fun place to hang out with your peers, grab a panini, play pool, or watch TV on one of our 4 large screen TVs.

Check out our refreshed menu!

New Grab + Go items, fresh baked goods and hot daily specials!

March 17, 2020: Closing today due to Coronavirus Impact

Menu and prices are subject to change.

Breakfast (8-11am)
  • Egg sandwich w/ bacon or sausage $3.50
  • Smoothies (green, strawberry, blueberry, mango) $4.00
  • Smoothies w/ banana $4.50

Frozen drinks at Baggot St.

  • BLT  $5.00
  • Chicken salad $6.00
  • GLT $5.00
  • Tuna salad  $6.00
  • BBQ pulled pork $6.00
  • Meatloaf $6.00
  • Grilled cheese $3.00
  • Tuna melt $6.00
  • Caprese $6.00
  • Chicken pesto $7.00
Pizza and Flatbreads – flatbreads | 10″ |16″
  • Cheese  $4.00 | 8.00 | 10.00
  • Pepperoni   $4.50 | 8.50  | 12.00
  • Specialty   $4.50 | 8.50 | 12.00
    • Greek, Chicken Bacon Ranch, BBQ Chicken and Meat Lovers

Flatbread pizza at Baggot St.

  • Cheese $5.00
  • Chicken $6.50
  • Steak $7.50
  • Cheese $3.00
  • Chilli or Guac $5.00
  • Asian $6.00
    • Edamame, jasmine rice, broccoli, carrot, freight farm greens, sesame-soy dressing
  • Southwestern $6.00
    • Black beans, brown rice, corn, sweet potato, freight farm greens, chipotle-lime dressing
  • California $6.00
    • Chickpeas, quinoa, guacamole, cucumbers, freight farm greens, cucumber dressing
Salad + Soup
  • Garden $3.00
  • Caesar $5.00
  • Greek $5.00
  • Soup du jour $3.00
  • Soup special, 1/2 sandwich + soup combo $6.00
Chips + Dip
  • Buffalo chicken $6.00
  • Spinach + Artichoke $5.00
Drinks:  small | medium | large | iced
  • Coffee  $1.50 |1.75 | 2.00 | 2.25
  • Latte  $2.50 | 3.00 | 3.50 | 3.00
  • Tea      $1.00 | 1.25 | 1.50 | 1.75
  • Cocoa  $2.00 | 2.50 | 3.00
  • (Substitute soy milk or almond milk for $.50)
  • Frozen explosion (caramel, chocolate and white chocolate) $4.00

Brewed Awakenings – Alfond Hall, Second Floor

Brewed Awakenings- student ordering

Brewed Awakenings is like your neighborhood café from home, only run by SJC students. Whether you want a coffee and a muffin or a quick bite between classes, you can get it here.

In addition to egg sandwiches and a selection of caffeinated beverages and bottled drinks, Brewed Awakenings offers snack options that include assorted bagels, muffins, cookies, Village Donut’s and doughnut holes, cut and whole fruit, yogurt, granola, granola bars, Cliff Bars, chips, pretzels, Red Bull, Starbucks coffee drinks, and Gatorade.

Check back often as new snack options will be added!

March 17, 2020: Closed due to Coronavirus Impact


Pearson’s Café  – Mercy Hall

For daily specials, check out our weekly menu.


Pearson’s Café joins restaurant-style service with on-campus convenience. What’s more, it offers a combination of choices you may never have seen on a college campus before. These choices follow recipes that utilize fresh ingredients, made-from-scratch preparation methods, and sustainable practices.

Meals served in our dining hall are all-you-care-to-eat style of service. You can choose from a wide variety of delicious entrées including vegetarian, vegan, or light selections, seasonal fruits and vegetables, a salad bar, deli bar items, and desserts. Our menus vary daily, providing selections to suit everyone. We use fresh ingredients and purchase 35% of our food from within the State of Maine. Our featured “specialty” shops include:


Missing your favorite dish from home? This is where you’ll find it. Every day, we prepare home-style comfort meals such as meaty lasagna, shepherd’s pie, and turkey club sandwiches, plus we always feature a vegetarian or vegan selection. Your meal will be accompanied with various rotating sides like mashed potatoes, Spanish rice, or roasted vegetables. Get a well-balanced meal that reminds you of home.

The Grill

Cooked to order to your preference on our flat-top, the grill station offers all-American classics. There’s fresh, local, all-natural Black Angus beef burgers and grilled chicken that can be dressed up with a choice of 3 different cheeses and sauteed mushrooms, onions, and peppers. Classic grilled cheese sandwiches, french fries, and hot dogs  are also offered daily, along with rotating specials such as turkey burgers, house made veggie burgers, and chicken wings.

Salad Bar

This is the ultimate salad bar, where you can re-create any favorite salad. Choose from a variety of greens, fresh toppings, and house-made croutons. We offer produce from local farms, including our own vegetables from Pearson’s Town Farm, allowing you to receive the freshest product available. Most of our dressings are made from scratch with at least nine different options to choose from, including low-fat and fat-free options. Seasonal fruit is available throughout the Café.

Deli Bar

Be your own sandwich wizard at our large self-service deli bar that comes complete with a variety of breads and wraps. There are six deli meats including house-roasted turkey and beef, an assortment of sliced cheeses, flavored mayonnaise, hummus, tabbouleh, and roasted vegetables, just to name a few of the selections available. Want to heat it up? Just pop it on our panini press! To accompany your sandwich, you can choose from one of our two home-made soups that change daily.

Pasta Bar

This station will give you a taste of Italy on a daily basis. Top white or wheat pasta with our house-made sauces, sprinkle with Parmesan, and grab a slice of homemade bread to complete your feast.


Try our made from-scratch, hand-tossed pizza that uses house-made pizza sauce, local ingredients, and your favorite toppings. (Bacon and jalapeno pizza, anyone?) We always feature classic cheese and pepperoni along with the specialty pie du jour.

Gluten-Free Station

Do you have a gluten allergy or sensitivity? Enjoy gluten-free pastas and sauces, pizza, a rotating entrée, and a desert option that are all prepared carefully and kept separate from glutenous ingredients in order to ensure your health and happiness.


End your meal on a sweet note with our fresh-baked cookies, cupcakes, cobblers, and wide assortment of delectable deserts. For a cool treat, scoop yourself a bowl of hard-serve ice cream and top with offerings from the ice cream bar.


We offer a variety of beverage choices such as: Fair Trade New England coffee (hot and cold), Silk products, Lactaid, Blue Diamond Almond Breeze, flavored waters, assorted teas, sodas, several different juice options, and hot chocolate.