Regular Hours of Operation:
Monday through Thursday:
7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

California Dining Services (CDS) offers a range of items for breakfast, with both hot selections and grab and go items available.  For Lunch, the grill offers burgers, chicken sandwiches, wings, fries, tots, etc. and a variety of refrigerated bento/sushi, and grab and go sandwiches, salads, fruits, protein boxes, and other snack items.  We also have Mexican food now available. Come by and try a variety of tacos, burritos, or quesadillas!

Please visit us to see our newly expanded menu options.

NEWS: In mid-February, CDS will be adding on additional menu items such as soup and pizza. Stay tuned for more information and an announcement related to these additional options.


As our contracted vendor, CDS has the first right of refusal for all catering on campus for groups of more than 10 people. The catering menu can be found here. CDS will do their best to accommodate your requested menu and budget for catering. If you do not find what you are looking for on the menu, please ask.

An updated catering menu is coming soon!

Please complete the Catering Request Form and send it to Catering@Palomar.edu. CDS will provide a quote for the requested catering. Once a quote has been received, a requisition must be entered for the cost of the catering, with the PO number provided to CDS. Once the invoice is provided by CDS, the PO number should be referenced and the invoice sent to Accounts Payable for processing.