Dining at Scripps

Spots to find meals, snacks, coffee, and other food:

Caroline's Seaside Cafe

Located on the second floor of the Scripps Seaside Forum, Caroline’s Seaside Café by Giuseppe offers California-style breakfast and lunch with a selection of seasonal specials. Menus at carolinesseasidecafe.com.

Show your UC San Diego ID card for a 20% discount on weekdays.

Hours: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. daily


Located on the deck adjacent to the Eckart Building, Cups coffee cart and snack bar offers an ocean view under a canopy of majestic Torrey Pine trees.

Hours: 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Splash! Cafe

Located outside the entrance of Birch Aquarium at Scripps, Splash! Cafe offers an array of gourmet delights next to the life-sized gray whale fountain. Relax outdoors during your visit and choose from a variety of hot and cold beverages, sandwiches, snacks, and more.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekends and holidays.