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Where luxe living and delicious dining come together! 

Hours of Operation





Continental Breakfast




Light Lunch




Saturday & Sunday



Light Fare




Welcome to Talon Dining Commons- the "all-in" dining experience at Coppin State University! We understand that food is more than just fuel for the body; it's an opportunity to connect, share stories and create memories. That's why we've created an exciting concept for the Coppin State campus community.

Talon Dining Commons is driven by culinary excellence. It unites the Coppin State University community, offering a dining experience that blends tradition with opulence. Exclusively handpicking the freshest, locally sourced ingredients, our culinary artisans craft delectable comfort food that transcends expectations. From hearty breakfasts that ignite the day, to quick snacks that fuel the journey, and relaxing lunches shared amongst friends, Talon Dining Commons redefines college dining with an unmistakable touch of luxury.  

Join us on this epicurean adventure, where culinary innovation meets unrivaled hospitality.


Navigating Talon Dining Commons

Our dining hall breaks our restaurant offerings into two distinct menu styles:

City Market Restaurants with Static Menus

Talon Dining Commons introduces four timeless dining concepts with standing menus, ensuring a consistent, comforting, and classic culinary experience.


Delightful is your go-to destination for elevating your day with a delectable sandwich and a touch of inspiration. Set to captivate a garden party ambiance, Delightful invites you to indulge in an array of freshly build-your-own sandwiches that are guaranteed to brighten your day.  
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Top That! Salad Studio

Top That! Salad Studio is the ultimate destination for taking your salad experience to new heights. With our build-your-own salad concept, we empower you to unleash your creativity and craft personalized culinary masterpieces. Choose from a diverse selection of salad bases, ranging from crisp greens to hearty grains, and explore an abundance of tantalizing toppings that cater to all tastes. Moreover, we proudly offer plentiful plant-based protein options, ensuring a delightful experience for vegans and non-vegans alike. 
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MyPantry is an innovative open pantry concept that unveils a world of delightful culinary possibilities. From mouthwatering waffles to freshly baked breads and an array of delectable spreads, our pantry is a haven for food enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike. At MyPantry, we are committed to providing an exceptional dining experience in a welcoming and inviting atmosphere. Our open pantry concept allows you to explore, customize, and create your own culinary masterpieces. With a focus on quality ingredients and impeccable service, we ensure that every visit to MyPantry is a memorable one.
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Pasta Bar Extension by Rolling Dough

As an addition to Rolling Dough, our pasta bar extension occupies the central self-service island in Talon Dining Commons. Here, pasta enthusiasts can indulge in a traditional build-your-own pasta experience.
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City Market Restaurants with Daily Rotating Menus

Talon Dining Commons boasts five distinct rotating restaurants, each presenting a diverse array of dining choices. Our daily-changing menus ensure that you'll never tire of the selections and always have something new to savor. These restaurants were thoughtfully selected to infuse dynamism into our dining program.
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ALT Vegan Kitchen is a cutting-edge and health-conscious eatery that embraces the plant-forward movement, catering to the growing demand for trendy and nutritious dining experiences. As an urban fast-casual restaurant, ALT specializes in vegan and vegetarian cuisine that captivates even the most ardent meat lovers. From tantalizing tapas for adventurous palates to unforgettable epic entrees, ALT goes beyond being an alternative choice—it stands as a culinary destination of its own.
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 Showdown is the ultimate destination for the battle of the burger! At our restaurant and grille, we cater to guests embarking on a thrilling quest to build the best burger. Showdown is not just a place to satisfy your cravings; it's an immersive experience where culinary creativity and competition collide. Showdown at Talon Dining Commons features daily grill specials.
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At Turntable, the dynamic atmosphere and ever-evolving menu create an unforgettable dining experience. We pay homage to the rich heritage of hip-hop, while serving up homestyle cuisine with a personalized touch. Just like the tables that keep turning, our menus are constantly reinvented to surprise and delight our guests. This comfort food restaurant features a different dining experience for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. 
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Rolling Dough is a distinguished pizzeria that embodies the true essence of authentic pizza-making. Our expertise lies in crafting personalized pan pies that cater to your individual preferences. With an extensive selection of toppings and sauces, including artisan cheeses, savory meats, and fresh vegetables, you have the power to curate a pizza masterpiece that truly delights your taste buds. At Rolling Dough, we roll alongside you, ensuring your pizza experience is nothing short of extraordinary. 
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Sugar Rush embodies the essence of sweetness and delight. Step into a world where sugar, spice, and everything nice come together to create extraordinary confections. At Sugar Rush, we specialize in gourmet cookies, delectable cupcakes, and an array of irresistible desserts that will awaken your taste buds. 

Click below to view the rotating menus for this week

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