Fountain Dining Hall

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Conveniently located on West Campus and surrounded by residence halls, Fountain Dining Hall is an all-you-can-eat extravaganza that is sure to have something for everyone. Nineteen meals per week are served at Fountain – from breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the week to brunch and dinner on the weekends.

Fountain Favorites

Our traditional hot line featuring your favorite entrees, vegetables, and side dishes. Load up on such standards as Fried Chicken, Carolina-style Bar-B-Que, and Lasagna.

Fountain Specialties

Here you will find a rotating specialty bar including Taco Bars, Potato Bars, Wing Bars, Fajita Bars, Pasta Bars, and more.

Short-Order Grill

Students and hamburgers have gone hand-in-hand for decades, so you’ll love our short-order grill at Fountain. Burgers and other hot sandwiches grilled any way you’d like.

Deli Bar

Want a sandwich? Our deli bar has fresh breads, meats, protein salads, cheeses, and all the toppings that are sure to please. When you want something besides a full-course meal, a sandwich will hit the spot.

Healthy Options

There are many students on campus who choose a vegetarian or vegan diet. Our healthy options corner serves up delicious pastas and vegetable dishes designed especially for vegetarians, with vegan entrees and heart healthy choices as well. The menu changes daily to offer variety and a well-balanced diet. These items are also marked as such on our online menu.

Pizza Station

Fountain offers several pizza selections every day for lunch and dinner. The pizza station offers everything from plain cheese, to veggie pizzas, to the old standby – pepperoni.


Fountain Dining Hall is open to all University students, faculty, staff and visitors using meal plans, campus card accounts, and cash for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner.

Fountain Dining Hall at North Carolina State University

Phone: 919.515.3963

Allergy Disclaimer: NC State University Dining makes every effort to identify ingredients that may cause allergic reactions for those individuals with food allergies and to train our food production staff on cross-contact and safe food preparation methods. However, due to the number of meals served and the number of ingredients used, we cannot guarantee that every that every potential allergen in the food served will be identified and labeled. Furthermore, there is a possibility that our food vendors may change the formulation of the food at any time without notice. All fried items are prepared in oil that is also used to cook foods that may contain food allergens as well.

Customers concerned with food allergies must be aware of this risk. NC State University Dining cannot assume any liability for adverse reactions to food consumed, or items one may come in contact with while eating at any University Dining facility or catered event.It is ultimately the responsibility of the consumer to decide whether or not to question ingredients or choose to eat the selected foods.

Students/Campers with life threatening food allergies who may need to use an epi-pen should be carrying their own. University Dining staff is NOT trained to administer epi-pens and CANNOT provide or administer them.

Nutrition Disclaimer: Nutritional values are based on average figures and standard product formulation. Actual nutritional values and allergen/ingredient information may vary based on a number of factors, including manufacturer changes in product formulations, product availability/substitution, variations in recipe preparation, portion size and other factors. All information is approximate and intended to be used only as a guide. We reserve the right to change the menu and/or the composition of a recipe at any time.