Garden Commons

Garden Commons exterior. Garden Commons exterior.
Student Employment

95 N Patterson Ave

(513) 529-3994

Take a trip through the seasons while you experience the beauty of Miami’s campus and an extensive menu to match! This buffet location features four stations including Asian, Italian and traditional comfort foods. If you are need of a quick snack before class, stop by Garden Market for a breakfast sandwich or Rooted Grounds coffee from our walk-up window.

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Door Rates 2020-2021


Breakfast - $8.25   •   Lunch - $10.65   •   Dinner - $12.75   •  Faculty/Staff - $8.20

Children (5 & Under)

No Charge

What's in Garden Commons


Serving made-to-order pasta and a variety of pizzas prepared in our Woodstone oven. Popular sides including grilled vegetables, garlic bites, cinnamon bites and dessert pizza.

Zen Garden

Craft your own stir fry dish from our wide selection of vegetables, proteins, and sauces. In a hurry? Our express line includes pot stickers, seafood rangoons, fried rice, orange chicken and more for your dining convenience.

Comfort Thyme

Enjoy a traditional breakfast at this concept. For lunch and dinner, build your own deli sandwich, grab a burger and fries, or choose one of the specialty sandwiches or wraps of the day.

Harvest Greens

At breakfast, enjoy hot oatmeal, muffins and bagels, as well as a fruit and yogurt bar. For lunch and dinner, build your own masterpiece with choices from our extensive salad bar.

Garden Market

Use our convenient walk-up window or come into the market to grab a snack, Rooted Grounds coffee or breakfast-to-go without entering the dining hall.