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Faculty Dining Room

mcelroy commons | open monday–friday for lunch

The Faculty Dining Room in McElroy Commons is a modern upscale dining venue, complete with wait staff, fine china, and linen.

The menu emphasizes lighter, seasonal fare that acknowledges the diversity of options our customers expect. You will find menus featuring everything from Mediterranean cuisine to Southeast Asian dishes. The menu also gives special attention to local and regional foods whenever possible.

See our dining menus and hours of operation for the Faculty Dining Room. You can also subscribe to our weekly e-mail to see the menu, which is sent every Monday morning.

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11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
The buffet closes at 1:30 p.m.; last seating is 1:00 p.m.


Reservations are recommended for groups of five or fewer; groups of six or more must make reservations.

To make reservations online, fill out an FDR reservation form
For same-day reservations after 10 a.m., please call FDR directly (617) 552-4999 to check availability.

Gratuities are neither required nor expected; all of our service staff is paid a fair living wage.