On The Oval

On the Oval Culinary Creations–located across from the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus–is the new gathering spot to relax and refuel from sun up to sundown and beyond.

The facility offers indoor and outdoor seating for up to 420 guests and features four micro restaurants plus a diner for early morning and late-night service. Together they offer a variety of options to suit your palate, including low-fat, healthy, vegan and vegetarian options. We even have a private dining room that seats up to 25. To reserve the space, email us.

On the Oval is designed for everyone:  faculty, staff, students, corporate partners and campus visitors. We look forward to serving you!

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Cold Fusion: Sandwiches and wraps made with fresh breads, choice meats and cheeses. Look for specialty salads and soups, too.

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Fahrenheit: Artisan pizza baked in a fire-deck oven, plus an ever changing menu of rotisserie meats and fish, each served with a complementary side item.

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Flashpoint: Authentic regional Asian flavors, including fresh rolled sushi, noodle bowls with stir fried meats, vegetables and tofu, customized with your favorite sauces and condiments.

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Newton's Grill

Newton's Grill: Diner foods, including items hot from the grill menu, breakfast favorites, and more, such as Angus beef burgers, hand-cut fries, and signature grill specials.

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Newton's Diner: A separate, intimate seating area will enable it to operate as its own venue for late nights and weekends.

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On The Oval : 919.513.7602

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 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.