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American River College is pleased to offer on-campus food options for students, faculty, and staff through our partner, Pacific Dining. 

Planned dining services will include:

  • Authentic global-inspired cuisines
  • Grill and deli stations
  • A wide selection of grab-and-go items
  • Coffee bar
  • Sushi/poke 
  • Salad bar 
  • The option for students to use CalFresh EBT as payment (coming soon)
  • Online ordering (coming soon)

For online ordering, catering, and latest information, visit Pacific Dining.

Campus Locations

Main Campus: ARC Café (Cafeteria)

The ARC Cafeteria has a food court and vending market with a variety of grab-and-go offerings. There is plenty of open seating.

  • Hours: Monday to Thursday, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Location: Inside the Student Center (see Parking and Maps)

Main Campus: Oasis Coffee Bar

Offering fresh baked pastries, grab-and-go sandwiches/salads, iced and blended beverages, and espresso drinks.

  • Hours: Monday to Thursday, 8:30 am to 1:30 pm
  • Location: Inside the Student Center (see Parking and Maps)

Main Campus: Oak Café Bakery

The Oak Café Bakery offers a variety of student-created beverages and pastry options. The bakery is student-run with proceeds supporting the Hospitality Management program. The bakery is closed during the summer semester.

  • Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm
    • Closed during the summer semester
  • Location: Evangelisti Culinary Arts Center (see Parking and Maps)

Main Campus: Oak Café Restaurant

The Oak Café Restaurant features outstanding food and superb service at a reasonable price. The restarurant is student-run with proceeds supporting the Hospitality Management program. The restaurant is closed during the summer semester.

  • Hours: Wednesday and Thursday from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm
    • Closed during the summer semester
  • Location: Evangelisti Culinary Arts Center (see Parking and Maps)

Natomas Center

The Natomas Center offers snack and drink vending machines.

Mather Center

The Mather Center offers snack and drink vending machines.

Regional Public Safety Training Center

The Regional Public Safety Training Center offers snack and drink vending machines.