Dining Options

The Common

Dining at The Clarice

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


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, and snacks
  • Summer 2022 Hours: 8:00AM - 2PM, Monday-Friday
  • Semester Hours: 8AM - 3PM, Monday-Friday 


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

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

Each performance's event page on the Clarice calendar will be updated to indicate if Encore will be open by a few weeks before the performance.

The Common Restaurant

Enjoy a 10% discount off your total purchase at The Common Restaurant for all Clarice attendees that present event tickets the day of the event, excluding alcohol. 

Nearby restaurants

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