La Posada

Welcome to the award-winning La Posada Dining Hall! When it comes to dining, our newly refreshed facility offers flexibility, value, and variety. We proudly showcase ten different dining stations and a diverse culinary team. La Posada presents you with hundreds of different flavors and unique dishes sure to fit any craving.

Our passion for creativity and customization is fully integrated into our recipes. We invite you to indulge in this one-of-a-kind dining experience.

Please ask any one of our team members in La Posada for assistance with fulfilling your dietary needs. You may also reach out to us at or on social media @UNMFood with questions, feedback, and suggestions.

La Posada Stations

La Posada is anchored by health and wellness; dietary accommodations only enhance our options. Discover exciting options that fit your needs. See our station list below for descriptions.

  • CAFÉ DEL SOL - Café del Sol is an all-day breakfast station that features classic self-serve breakfast items. In addition, made-to-order omelets and smothered breakfast burritos are available on select days.

  • FIRE & SPICE - In the Fire and Spice Kitchen, our goal is to provide a hands-on learning experience, equipping you with real-life cooking skills that you can use whether you are living on campus, in an apartment, or in your family home. Twice a month, our culinary experts will teach proper techniques and preparation, ingredient selection, and basic food safety (e.g., eliminate cross-contact).

  • CLAY & CREST - Our deli station is a quintessential New Mexico bakery café space featuring locally sourced produce, signature sandwiches, made-to-order salads, and fresh baked sweets.

  • THE HATCH EATERY - Order from our signature menu and experience a variety of options that are favorites from all over New Mexico. Indulge in something from home, or try something new!

  • DUKE CITY CHAR - A made-to-order grill concept that specializes in signature handhelds and local favorites.

  • PRICKLY PEAR CAFÉ - Prickly Pear Café is the bakery that you didn’t know you needed! It features a custom barista bar and house-made paletas featuring locally sourced fruit.

  • ROOT - We have at least three plant-based entrées, and dessert options at every service, such as vegan Belgian waffles, vegan Thai curry, and baked penne casserole. Make sure to share your requests by filling out a VOC and letting us hear from you!

  • GREENS & GRAINS - It’s a salad bar but with so much more. We heard you wanted more salads and fresh offerings – Greens and Grains will have a variety of locally sourced produce and grain bowls. Our fan favorites and highly creative salads are always fresh, bright, and full of healthy leafy greens, veggies, and grains

  • PIAZZA - Our chefs are busy crafting local favorites like pepperoni and green chile. While also introducing exciting new recipes such as spicy jalapeño popper.

  • TRUE BALANCE - Everything you want, nothing you can’t! True Balance is a collection of specially selected recipes and ingredients made without eggs, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, soy, wheat, sesame, and gluten.

View Upcoming Menus + Dietary Information at La Posada

Prices and Access

Fall & Spring Regular Hours | Open Daily: 6:30am -10:00pm except during university breaks and holidays. Abbreviated hours will be announced on the home page.

Summer 2024 Hours for La Posada

Please enjoy La Posada – with or without a meal plan. With a meal plan, entry to La Posada costs one meal swipe or use dining dollars for a discount at lunch and dinner. 

Haven’t purchased one of our meal plans, yet? No problem! Cash and credit cards are accepted for entry at the following rates:  

Meal Period

Summer/Fall 2023 + Spring 2024 La Posada Prices

Dining Dollar Rate + Friday Lunch Special$10.25
Group & Conference RatesUse the link below to contact us for pricing and availability.
Prices are listed before tax.

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