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Brand New Hillel Building at Rutgers University Opens with Kosher Café: Bistro 70

The brand new Rutgers University Hillel on the College Ave. campus in New Brunswick, NJ has officially opened and inside it launched a brand new kosher café: Bistro 70. The restaurant is currently open but with limited hours. Official opening will be after Pesach, April 24th.

Run by Chef Dalia Barness (from The Orchid in Metuchen, NJ), Bistro 70 is a café style dairy eatery serving the Rutgers University students, campus staff, and is open to all outside visitors and local community members.

The campus restaurant will be introducing the famed “Fat Sandwich” and the new artisan pizza amongst other signature salads, sandwiches, paninis, wraps, soups, pastas, grab & go items, and other dishes. Bistro 70 offers vegan, gluten free, and dairy free options as well.

Click to see their menus: Breakfast Menu | Lunch/Dinner Menu

In addition to the on-campus kosher eatery, Bistro 70 is capable of hosting large catering events (dairy or meat) at the brand new Hillel facility, seating up to 450 guests. For students, RUExpress is an accepted method of payment.

Seating area at Bistro 70 inside the new Rutgers Hillel

Bistro 70’s hours of operation are:

  • Monday-Thursday 8am – 10pm
  • Friday 8am – 2pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday 9am – 5pm

Bistro 70 is kosher supervised by the Star-K.

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Dani Klein

Dani Klein founded YeahThatsKosher in 2008 as a global kosher restaurant & travel resource for the Jewish community.

He is passionate about traveling the world, good kosher food / restaurants, social media & the web, technology, hiking, strategy games, and spending time with his friends & family.