Dining Options

The Common

Photo courtesy of The Common

Dining at The Clarice

UMD Department of Dining Services operates a café and a bar inside The Clarice.

Applause

Stop by for breakfast or lunch. Applause is a café located on our second floor, outside the entrance to the Cafritz Foundation Theatre.

  • Offerings: Sandwiches, paninis, soups, snacks, coffee, etc.
  • Hours: Typically open 8AM-5PM Mondays-Thursdays (8AM-2PM during the summer) and 8AM-2PM Fridays. Check for current operating hours.

Encore

Have a drink before a show at Encore, the bar located near our ticket office.

  • Offerings: Snacks, coffee, wine, beer, and other drinks
  • Hours: Typically open 45 minutes prior to ticketed events.

Our external dining partners

We’ve partnered with some nearby restaurants to help you save money while enjoying a night out.

Allow at least an hour and fifteen minutes before curtain for your meal.

The Common

Conveniently located at the Marriott Inn and Conference Center at University of Maryland University College, The Common is a great place to enjoy a meal before or after a show.

SPECIAL OFFER FOR CLARICE SMITH CENTER GUESTS
  • 10% off your dinner check (excluding alcohol)
  • Complimentary parking and round trip shuttle service to the Center
  • Present your show tickets for the discount.

Reservations are required: Visit The Common's website or call 301.985.7300 to make your reservation.

Mulligan's Grill and Pub

Mulligan's Grill and Pub is located on the opposite side of University Boulevard, inside the UMD Golf Course Clubhouse.

SPECIAL OFFER FOR CLARICE SMITH CENTER GUESTS
  • 10% off your dinner check (excluding alcohol)

Reservations encouraged: 301.314.6630. Be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Date and time desired
  • Total number of people in your party
  • Your name
  • Your phone number

Other nearby restaurants

Visit Yelp or Google Maps for an extensive list of restaurants near The Clarice.