On The Oval

Food Court on Centennial Campus

On the Oval Culinary Creations

Raleigh, NC, United States

Gravity will open for the fall on August 1. The rest of the Oval will open August 3.

Due to COVID-19, Oval will offfer an express menu at each venue with ordering through Grubhub.

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On the Oval is located on the lower level of Wolf Ridge Apartments, across from Hunt Library on Centennial Campus. This location has 4 restaurants, including a cafe for early-morning and late-night service. On the Oval offers indoor and outdoor seating for up to 420 guests, along with a private dining room that seats up to 25 guests. To reserve the private dining room for a meeting, use the contact form below.

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Cold Fusion Salads and Deli – Oval


Due to COVID-19, our menu offerings will be Mobile only. Orders must be placed through the Grubhub App. Learn more here >>

Cold Fusion has a selection of made-to-order cold and hot sandwiches, wraps, as well as delicious house-made salads and soups. Gluten-friendly options available upon request.

Fahrenheit – Oval


Fahrenheit features a rotating menu of chef-inspired entrees and sides.

Flashpoint Global – Oval

Flashpoint offers authentic global cuisine with made-to-order stir-fry entrees customized with your favorite sauces, rice and side items.

Newton’s Grill – Oval


Newton’s Grill serves a selection of made-to-order diner foods and sides, such as Angus beef burgers, chicken sandwiches, fries, tater tots and signature grill specials.

Gravity Cafe – Oval


Gravity Cafe is open mornings for breakfast Monday – Friday.  The Cafe is also open for Dinner on Friday night and all day on Saturday.  The Cafe offers a a lineup of favorites such as Chicken Tenders, Burgers, cold and hot sandwiches as well a few rotating special salads and stir fry.

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Allergy and Nutrition Disclaimers

Allergy Disclaimer: NC State Dining makes effort to identify ingredients that may cause allergic reactions for those individuals with food allergies. Items marked gluten friendly are made with no gluten-containing ingredients. Effort is made to instruct our food production staff on the severity of food allergies. Because of the number of meals served and the number of items used each day, along with food product changes from our food vendors, it cannot be guaranteed that every allergen in the food served will be identified and labeled. The possibility that manufacturers of the commercial foods we use could change the formulation at any time, without notice also exists. Customers concerned with food allergies must be aware of this risk. NC State Dining cannot assume any liability for adverse reactions to food consumed, or items one may come in contact with while eating at any NC State Dining facility or catered event. Students/Campers with life threatening food allergies who may need to use an epi-pen should be carrying their own. NC State Dining staff is NOT trained to administer epi-pens and CANNOT provide or administer them.