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Sparky's Place Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday:      7:30 am - 8:00 pm

Late Nite Hours

Sunday - Wednesday: 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm


Breakfast:              7:30 am  10:00 am (Continuous Service 10:00 am - 10:45 am)

Lunch:                   10:45 am - 2:30 pm  

Dinner:                  4:30 pm - 8:00 pm 


On the Menu

Hours of Operation

Week of: 12/11/2017 - 12/17/2017

Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Weekend Dining:
Saturday - Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Monday - Friday: 10:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Monday - Friday: 4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Late Night :
Monday - Wednesday, Sunday: 8:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Our dining program has been designed with you in mind. Flexibility, varied hours and a choice of dining locations will all enable you to find the perfect place at the perfect time. Please refer to our dining schedule when planning your meals.

Sparkys Place LogoSparky's Place features a wide variety of fresh food designed to satisfy everyone's appetite with food choices to rival your favorite restaurants:

  • Continental Breakfast Station 
  • Hot Breakfast and Waffle Station 
  • Hot Breakfast and Waffle Bar 
  • International Station 
  • Entree Station 
  • Grill Station 
  • Soup Station 
  • Deli Station 
  • Vegan / Vegetarian Station 
  • Salad Station 
  • Simple Servings Allergen Station and My Zone Area 
  • Ice Cream and Dessert Station 

Simple Servings: providing convenient.delicious, and secure options.  Focus on your future, not your food allergy.Merrimack: Rabbits Tail

Simple ServingsSimple Servings provides safe and appetizing food choices "ready to go" for our customers with food allergies, gluten intolerance, or those who prefer plain and simple foods.  The Simple Servings station does not offer foods made with FDA most common allergens of peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, wheat, soy, milk products, and eggs.  All foods offered will be made without gluten-containing ingredients.  Simple Servings staff members are carefully trained to avoid cross-contamination of their menu items.  Separate equipment, storage areas, utensils and preparation areas minimize but do not totally eliminate, the chances of gluten and allergens in our Simple Servings foods.

My Zone

My ZoneMy Zone is a gluten-free, peanut and tree-nut free area reserved for people with allergies and other special diet needs. Stop by and see what MyZone has to offer in the rear of Sparky's Place!

  • Allergen-free Microwave and Toaster
  • Gluten-free Sandwich Specials
  • Soy Milk
  • Rice Milk
  • Gluten-free, Lactose-free, and Nut-free Entrée Choices
  • Gluten Free Soup Specials
  • Soy Nut Butter
  • Gluten-free Cereals, Bread, and Pasta ~ And
  • More!

Vegetarian / Vegan Offerings

We know maintaining a vegetarian, or vegan diet is often a challenge. Our various dining options will help to provide choices for you that offer variety and good nutrition. We make every effort to label clearly each food item. If you have a question about ingredients, please feel free to ask a staff member.

Sparky's Express Dining

Sparky's Express LogoOur alternative to Residential Dining for those students in a hurry or who want to take their lunch with them. Features a choice of Sandwich or Salad, Side, Dessert, and Beverage. Located inside the Warrior's Den is an excellent alternative for our students on the go.

Mindful Mack Dining

Mindful Mac_Logo COLORAn additional alternative to Residential Dining for those students in a hurry or who want to take their lunch with them. Features a mindful choice of Sandwich or Salad, Side, Dessert, and Beverage. Located in MAC at the Volpe Lobby,  An excellent alternative for our students on the go.

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