Dining Options

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Dining at The Clarice

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


*Currently closed for renovations. 

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.


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.

Nearby restaurants

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