Duke Dining

Cafe De Novo

Located at the Law School, Cafe De Novo offers breakfast and lunch featuring made-to-order sandwiches, salads and daily specials. Cafe De Novo is operated by Sam Clowney and Chef Chris Holloway who have had a presence on-campus for over 12 years, managing several on-campus locations to include Pitchfork Provisions, Bella Union, La Dolce Vita and Faculty Commons.New to the Law School, Cafe De Novo offers breakfast and lunch featuring made-to-order sandwiches, salads and daily specials. Cafe De Novo is operated by Sam Clowney and Chef Chris Holloway who have had a presence on-campus for over 12 years, managing several on-campus locations to include Pitchfork Provisions, Bella Union, La Dolce Vita and Faculty Commons.

DAILY DEVIL DEALS
($5.00 or Less)
-Green Salad w/ Hummus and a Whole Wheat Pita

Menu:

Fast Lane Buffet

Please see our specials board for the daily featured dish and sides.

Quick Pick—Entrée and two sides 7.50

Pick 3 sides: 7

Entrée: 4.50

One side: 3

Homemade Soup

Please see our specials board for our daily selection of house made soups.

Soup Du Jour 3.50

with a Little Green Salad 5.50

with grilled cheese sandwich 6.50

Eggs*

Cooked To Order: 1.00 each

Breakfast

Farmers Market Breakfast: 7

(Egg, GF) Farm fresh local eggs* cooked to order with choice of hash browns or grits, bacon, sausage or ham, and biscuit or toast (Wheat).

Chorizo Hash: 6.50

(GF) Firsthand Food’s chorizo, potatoes and onions with two eggs* cooked your way. Choice of toast or biscuit (Wheat).

Tofu Scramble: 5.50

(V+, GF) With Spinach, onions and Tomatoes. Choice of toast or biscuit (Wheat).

Granola and Fresh Fruit Plate: 6

(V, Dairy) Our house-made granola of oats, golden raisins and honey served with milk or yogurt and fresh fruit.

The Breakfast Club: 6

(Egg, Wheat) Three slices bacon, lettuce, tomato and fried egg on a toasted English muffin.

 

From the Grill

See our Specials board for the Panini di Giorno

Smoked Turkey Dill Havarti Sandwich: 8.50

(Dairy, Wheat) Smoked turkey on sourdough with scallion mayo, dill Havarti cheese, spinach and tomato then pressed our panini grill.

Roasted Eggplant, Portobello Panini: 7.50

(V, Wheat, Dairy) Roasted eggplant and Portobello mushrooms with chimichurri sauce and queso blanco loaded into a fresh roll and pressed on our panini grill.

Southwestern Turkey Burger: 8.50

(Dairy, Wheat) With pico de gallo, avocado, lettuce and pepper jack cheese on brioche roll

House Roasted Ribeye Sandwich: 10

(Dairy, Wheat) With Swiss cheese and caramelized onion chutney on a hero roll.

Falafel on pita: 7.50

(V, Wheat) We make it ourselves and some say it’s the best in town. Ground chick pea fritters on pita with lettuce, tomato and tzatziki sauce.

House Roasted Pulled Pork Sandwich: 9.00

(Pork, Wheat, Dairy) With homemade barbecue sauce and coleslaw on fresh sub roll.

Veggie Burger: 7.50

(V, Wheat) Morning Star Veggie Griller on challah roll with pickles, lettuce, onion and your choice of cheese.

De Novo Burger: 8.50

(Wheat) Ground beef patty with your choice of cheese on challah roll with lettuce and tomato.

Grilled Chicken on Pita: 8

(Dairy, Wheat) Grilled chicken breast on soft whole grain pita with tzatziki and bruschetta.

Grilled Cheese Sandwich: 6

(V, Dairy, Wheat) Cheddar cheese on sourdough, toasted until molten. Includes side.

Add Cheese to any sandwich .75

All sandwiches are served with your choice of organic baby greens or house cut fries.

Sub Fresh Fruit or Vegetable du Jour 1.00

Salads

Chopped Mexican Salad: 8.00

(Wheat) Our own black bean salsa with corn and red peppers, poblano tortilla strips and cilantro lime dressing tossed with organic greens. Topped with grilled chicken strips.

Seared Salmon or Chicken Caesar: 8.00

(Dairy, Wheat, Anchovies) Your choice of Salmon or Chicken over ice cold crispy romaine with our own Caesar dressing and sliced baguette croutons.

Deli Salad Platter: 7.50

(Dairy, Wheat) Served over organic greens with a side of fruit and sliced baguette

Asian Wonton Shrimp Salad: 8.50

(Shellfish, Dairy, Wheat) Over Nappa cabbage with daikon, carrots, peppers, snow peas, wasabi,

cucumber dressing and fried wontons

Hummus Plate: 7.00

(V+, Wheat) Our own house made hummus, tomato bruschetta, black olive tapenade. Served With grilled pita, and organic greens.

The Little Green Salad: 2

(V+) Organic baby mixed greens tossed with red wine vinaigrette. GF

Add Grilled Chicken or Tofu 4

Add Steak* or Shrimp, or Salmon 5

 

* = Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

GF = Gluten Friendly.

We stock Gluten Friendly bread, sandwich rolls and noodles. Even if an item isn’t listed as GF, please ask at the register.

Hours of Operation

Credit Cards Accepted

 

Owners: Sam Clowney & Chris Holloway