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Restaurants at Ben Franklin

As of January 2014, Dining Services began composting at The Restaurants at Ben Franklin (RBF). For more information on our composting efforts and other sustainability initiatives, visit the Local Initiatives page; located in the Planet tab. Finding your favorite foods on campus is easy. We are proud to offer a dining program complete with signature brands and menu selections that include just about every item you can imagine. Just feast your eyes on what we have available! We look forward to serving you! Featuring a wide variety of fresh food designed to satisfy everyone's appetite with food choices to rival your favorite restaurants:

  • Fresh fruit and salads
  • Delicious, hot, home-style entrées
  • Freshly baked pizza and pasta
  • Deli choices served on freshly baked breads
  • Homemade soups
  • New creations by our chef just for you
  • Gluten Free offerings at the My Zone station
  • Vegetarian offerings at the Sustenance station
  • A full selection of kosher, international, vegan and organic choices at K.I.V.O.
  • A selection of fresh baked desserts and soft serve ice cream
  • And you can enjoy "all you care to eat"!

Want to see for yourself? Check out this video tour of the main dining hall and get the view from the students' eyes! The Restaurants at Ben Franklin Video Tour


Check out the Spring 2018 Calendar



Did you ever wonder how to track your meal plan usage?

Track BOTH Ben's Bucks and Meal Plan usage by registering your ID card at the following site: — Franklin & Marshall Bens Bucks

Remember: meal plan changes or additions for Spring 2018 can only be made up to the second week of classes (week ending January 26, 2018).

No changes permitted after that deadline.


Rechargeable Meal Plan Options (2017-2018):

In the event that a student depletes the meals in his/her meal plan prior to the end of the semester, he/she can purchase additional meals at the rates indicated below.  Please contact Student Accounts in the Business Office to add rechargeable meals at 717-358-4213 or email us at


Enrolled in the 225 or 150 Block Plans:
15 Meals - $116/block
10 Meals - $160/block
5 Meals - $51/block

Enrolled in the 125, 70 or 50 Block Plans:
15 Meals - $ 137/block
10 Meals - $101/block
5 Meals - $58/block

On the Menu

Hours of Operation

Week of: 04/23/2018 - 04/29/2018

Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Monday - Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Monday - Friday: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Regular Business Hours

Monday- Friday
Breakfast: 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Lunch: 11 am - 2 pm
Dinner: 5 pm - 8 pm

Saturday- Sunday        
Brunch: 9 am - 2 pm
Dinner: 5 pm - 8 pm

**Please understand that the hours of operation are subject to change due to holidays and major campus events.

Semester Closing Hours

Summer Break:

May 5: Closes after lunch

May 6: Closed for the Summer

Franklin and Marshall College | Dining Services | 415 Harrisburg Pike | Lancaster, PA 17603 | tel. (717) 358-4200 | Contact Us