UNC Charlotte boasts 26 dining locations on main campus and one at Center City, including:
- Two modern all-you-care-to-eat dining halls, SoVi and Crown Commons;
- Two table-service restaurants, Bistro 49 and The Den by Denny's;
- Two convenience stores, Outtakes and SoVi Market + Bakery;
- 24 retail locations including favorite brands like Bojangles', Chick-fil-A, Panda Express, Papa John's Pizza, Salsarita's, and Starbucks Coffee.
Most meal plans have two parts: meal swipes and Declining Balance (DB). Meal swipes are good at SoVi and Crown Commons dining halls. DB can be used at all the retail locations, campus convenience stores and sports and theater concessions as well as the dining halls. Optional Dining Account (ODA) funds can be used at all dining locations.