Colonial Room Lunch at the Illini Union
House-Made Specialties Every Day
The Colonial Room Lunch at the Illini Union is the perfect setting to take candidates, gather for a working lunch, or celebrate a milestone. Buffet selections include fresh, hot entrees; an extensive fresh salad bar and deli; homemade soups; and delightful desserts. The buffet is open to everyone! Reservations are accepted but not required (217-244-4261). Pay by cash, check, credit card, Illini Cash, or department account number.
Prices (including beverages, dessert, and tax)
- Standard rate: $11.95
- Senior discounted rate (age 65 & above): $10.50
- Children 12 and under: $5.74
- Children under 4: Free
The Colonial Room is located on the first floor of the Illini Union.
The Colonial Room will be closed after service on Friday, May 12 through Monday, May 29.
Summer hours will begin on Tuesday, May 30.
Monday - closed
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Department ChargesDepartments can manage their accounts to make charging Colonial Room meals quick and simple.
Colonial Room Rewards
Purchase 12 Colonial Room Buffet meals, and your next buffet meal is only $6.00! Request your punch card the next time you visit us, and start earning Colonial Room Rewards. We can't wait to see you!