Food and Dining

Binge on food and dining deals! The tastes of Denver and beyond are out there waiting for you. And, with these UniverCity Key discounts and deals, you can take a big bite without breaking the bank. Options from restaurants, take-out, gift baskets, and non-alcoholic beverages. What are you waiting for? Eat up and chow down for less.

UniverCity Key discounts and deals are available to all CU Denver students, faculty, and staff, unless noted in the description. Discount offers subject to change. It never hurts to carry your university ID and ask for a discount when you visit any vendor. And, if you have any issues with our listed partners, please email UKey and share their name and the issue. Thank you for checking out our discounts!


Caribou Coffee is a coffee shop providing the highest quality handcrafted beverages. 10% off purchases: Present your valid university ID at purchase.


Clean Eatz - Denver Park Hill is a healthy food restaurant that offers a weekly meal plan service. Meal plan options start at only $6.10/meal with no minimum requirement and no weekly subscription! 50% Off First Meal Plan Order (up to the first 10 mealz). To Use: 1) Place meal orders Thursday-Sunday online at cleaneatz.com/mealplanmenu, 2) select "Pay in Store", 3) Pick up your freshly made meal order Sunday-Tuesday and show your University ID at checkout to get the 50% Off applied before payment.


Corner Bakery is a neighborhood restaurant offering health, fresh, and delicious food choices. 10% off meal + free drink: Present your valid university ID at purchase.


Degree Metropolitan Food + Drink offers handcrafted food and drinks done right. We are located off of 12th Street and Auraria Parkway, next to the SpringHill Suites Denver Downtown on the Auraria Campus. 20% discount on food and non-alcoholic beverage when you present your valid university ID at purchase.


Delectable Egg is a breakfast, brunch, and lunch restaurant. 20% off purchase: Present your valid university ID at purchase.


Italian Food Online Store is an online Italian supermarket selling authentic Italian products. 15% off your order using discount code UCDENVER15 at checkout. Offer expires March 9, 2022, AND cannot be combined with other discounts.


Jet Gift Baskets is one of the biggest gift basket retailers in the US and sell awesome hand-made gift baskets. 20% off: uses code UNIVERCITY20 upon check out.


My Favorite Muffin is Colorado's Finest Bakery and Café that serves delicious breakfast and lunch daily. 15% off on in-store purchase: Present your valid university ID at purchase. Good only at our 16th Street Mall location.


Rhein Haus is located on the corner of 14th and Market near campus. We are a Bavarian-inspired restaurant that also features four 50'-long bocce courts. 25% off food, excluding happy hour items: Present your valid university ID at checkout.


Roots is a woman and minority owned brainchild of chef Madhoo Seth who, when faced with an industry that stood still in the midst of a pandemic, pivoted and created a 5 star restaurant. Our expertise is all things international cuisine and our "roots" are in creating memorable culinary experiences for everyone who walks in our door. 10% off! Present your valid university ID at purchase.


Sam's No.3 is a local Denver restaurant features on Food Networks' "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives". 20% off with meal: Present your valid university ID at purchase.


Shari's Berries offers a unique assortment of dipped fruits, delicious cookies, cakes, and even gift baskets. 15% discount: Enter promotion code UCD15 on website.


Tasty Thai is a family owned authentic Thai restaurant in the heart of downtown Denver founded on authenticity and community. We have multiple locations, one near CU Denver and one close to CU Boulder. 10% off on entire order: Present your valid university ID at checkout.


Tea of the Month Club offers monthly tea subscription plans. A monthly tea club plan makes a great healthy gift for students and faculty. Alumni and staff are eligible to receive a 15% discount on any monthly tea club plan or individual tea purchase. Use coupon code UCD15 at checkout.