Dining Services & Locations

Gardner-Webb has several great on-campus dining options to choose from.  Two of our meal plans provide unlimited daily access to The Cafe or you may use the flex points included with your meal plan at Starbucks, Chick-fil-A or the restaurants within the Tucker Food Court. 

2024-2025 Meal Plans

Meal PlanStudent PriceNumber of MealsFlex DollarsMeal Exchange
Platinum Bulldog Plan$2,920Unlimited$60016 per week
Gold Bulldog Plan$2,770Unlimited$50012 per week
Bulldog 14 Plan$2,64514 per week$50018 per week

On-Campus Dining

  • The Caf: The Caf is an all-you-care-to-eat facility offering a variety of stations from home cooking, grill station, full salad bar, pizza and pasta, deli, desserts, and allergen-friendly food. Make the meal that suits you by mixing and matching from stations to get the best of everything.
  • Chick-fil-A®: Chick-fil-A is a quick-service chicken restaurant that serves delicious chicken sandwiches, salads, additional entrees, and side dishes.
  • Bo’s Smokehouse: Bo’s Smokehouse features a delicious array of top quality local meats in unique collaboration with Gardner-Webb University campus favorites. Specializing in slow smoked cooking, the fast-casual restaurant features an eclectic twist on quesadillas, wings, sandwiches, salads as well as traditional North Carolina barbeque. Our ever-evolving menu is sure to wow your taste buds with new flavors and monthly specials.
  • Starbucks
  • Tucker Street Market
  • Burger + Fries
  • Zoca
  • Live Pure

Boiling Springs Favorites

  • Snack Shop: Right across the street from campus, the Snack Shop is a student hot spot for breakfast and your favorite southern home cooking!
  • Campus Pizzeria: The name sums it up! Pizza, wings, and things!
  • Italian Garden: A Boiling Springs staple – stop by for some baked spaghetti, chicken Alfredo, or hot oven subs!
  • El Acapulco: A student, staff and faculty favorite for Tex-Mex.
  • Pelicans: New Orleans-style shaved ice with over 100 different flavors from cotton candy to dill pickle!
  • La Bella Vita Italian Grill: A beautiful Italian/Greek restaurant with a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Neighboring Shelby

  • Pleasant City: A local spot known for their award-winning wood-fired pizzas.
  • Uptown Sweets and Treats: Frozen yogurt, gourmet popcorn, doughnuts – what more could you want?
  • Mi Pueblito’s: “My small town” is one of the best Mexican restaurants in the area!
  • Ni Fen Kitchen: One of the newest spots in town, check out their traditional American menu and Asian flair.
  • Toscanos Bistro: Pasta, salad, gyros, pizza, all with Italian and Greek flair.