Please note: Lantern Cafe is closed until further notice as part of UC Merced's COVID-19 mitigation measures.
Lantern Cafe offers a wide variety of beverages, pastries and other grab-and-go items to serve our active campus community. Conveniently located in the middle of campus in a spacious solarium on the bustling first floor of the Leo & Dottie Kolligian Library, Lantern Cafe offers indoor and outdoor seating, a friendly environment and a glimpse of the exciting campus life that it embodies.YWDC accepts CAT Dollars, cash, credit and debit cards. Grab and cup of coffee or a quick bite, Lantern Cafe is here for you.
Lantern Cafe is temporarily closed. Please check back for updated hours and information.