Duke Dining

The Commons

The Commons is open for lunch, but due to ongoing labor shortages The Commons is temporarily closed for dinner and brunch.


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Open 11:30am-2pm The Commons is open to faculty and staff Monday-Friday for lunch.


Chef’s Daily Selection of
Fresh Lettuces, Toppings, & House Made Dressings
Assorted Fruits & Chilled Vegetables
Chef’s Selection  of Composed Salads
Fresh Baked Bread

GF=Made without Gluten


7 Days a Week: 5pm-9pm

Head to the top floor of the Brodhead Center for an amazing, upscale dining experience at The Commons. Ask about the terrace seating with a beautiful view of campus while enjoying a world-class meal. Parents visiting? Date night? Reserve your seat at The Commons Steakhouse.

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Hours of Operation





Tuna Carpaccio, Capers, Fresh Herbs, Olive Oil, Lemon   15

Local Heirloom Tomatoes, FreshBurrata, Basil, Truffle and Balsamic Glaze, Grilled Baguette  (V)  12

Fried Brussels Sprouts, Parmesan, White Truffle Vinaigrette (V+)   10

Warm Spinach and Artichoke Dip, crispy flat bread (V)   11

Fried Calamari and Saffron Aioli   12



Vegetable Bouillabaisse, Fennel, Leeks, Tomato, Fingerling Potatoes, Oyster Mushrooms, Saffron Broth (V+)   19

Grilled Shrimp, Roasted Corn Remoulade, Sweet and Spicy Slaw, Polenta    23

Commons Chopped Salad, Roasted Tomatoes, Haricot Vert, Pickled Red Onion, Roasted Corn, Goat Cheese, Egg    15

Seared Salmon, Charred Brussels, Crispy Polenta Cake, Tarragon Cream    22

Commons Burger, Fontina Cheese, Chimichurri Aioli, Frites    17

Crispy Roasted Chicken Breast, Seared Poblano and Creamed Corn, Chipotle Broth, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes    17



Hanger Steak, Chimichurri, House Fries    28

Ribeye, Jacketed Potato, Honey Roasted Heirloom Carrots    38

Filet Mignon, Haricot Vert, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Demi Glace    38

Side Caesar Salad    6    Green Salad    5    Add shrimp    8



Chocolate Decadence Cake, The Commons Dessert, Crème Brûlée Cheese Cake    8