Retail Dining

Bears Bistro at the University Center

Join us at the University Center for Lunch, Monday through Friday & Dinner, Monday through Thursday. Bears Bistro accepts cash, credit, Dining Dollars, and meal plans!

Stop by for an Italian Bistro syle meal at Bears Bistro! We prepare our menu items fresh daily, so you can count on getting the delicious meal you want - exactly the way you want it - every time!


Create your own delectable pasta bowl. Fill your bowl with fresh vegetables, choose your favorite protein, sauce, and pasta, and enjoy! Comes with a fresh breadstick.


Conjur up your own fresh & delicious work of art. Fill your bowl with crisp romaine lettuce, then pile on your choice of hot or cold toppings, and choose Ranch or Italian dressing. Comes with a fresh breadstick.


Who can resist true Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza? Satisfy your cravings, and savor some mouth-watering deep dish pizza by the slice.

Choose one, or have both!

  • Italian Sausage and Pepperoni
  • Cheese with Tomato and Basil

A La Carte

Sometimes you just need that little something extra. Just looking for a snack? Or maybe you want to add a side salad to go along with that cheesy pizza, or a cool refreshing drink to complete your meal. Either way, we have just what you're looking for. Don't forget to add the perfect a la carte items to your meal:

  • Side Salads
  • Breadsticks
  • Extra Marinara Sauce
  • Extra Dressing
  • Soft Drinks

See the Hours of Operation here.