Food Vendors

UT Arlington Dining Services provides catering services for the UT Arlington community.  Please visit Maverick Catering for details on their services, view catering menus, and online ordering.

If you choose not to use UT Arlington’s Dining Services for your catered event, below are additional food vendors approved by UT Arlington to provide catering services on campus.  You must submit your request to use an outside food vendor  at least 14 days in advance of your event by completing the Outside Food Verification Form. If your desired food vendor is not listed, you can get them approved by following the steps outlined below.  You will need to check UT Share to confirm if a below location is setup as a vendor for direct billing.  External Clients are required to use Maverick Catering when booking space in the University Center.

Departments and Student Organizations will need to submit a form to to check the status of the listed vendor. 

Approved Food Vendors

Abuelo's Mexican Restaurant 1041 W Interstate 20, Arlington, TX 76017 (817) 468-2622
Alonti Café & Catering 801 Cherry St., Fort Worth, TX 76102 (817) 335-3988
Babe's Chicken Dinner House 230 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011 (817) 801-0300
Beto's Mexican Restaurant and Catering 2530 I-20 Frontage Rd., Grand Prairie, TX 75052 (972) 660-1289
Bobaddiction 9127 TX-26 #130, North Richland Hills, TX 76180 (512) 763-2622
Buca Di Beppo
7843 Park Ln., Dallas, TX 75225 (214) 361-8462 
Burger Box (Pickup Only) 2501 Cooper St., Arlington, TX 76015 (254) 770-3355
J. Gilligans (Pickup Only) 400 E Abram St, Arlington, TX 76010 (817) 274-8561
La Madeleine 2101 N Collins St, Arlington, TX 76011(ONLY) (817) 461-3634
Marquez Bakery (Pickup Only) 1730 E Division St, Arlington, TX 76011 (817) 265-8858
McAlister’s Deli 137 Merchants Row, Suite 101 Arlington, TX 76018 (817) 465-3354
Mellow Mushroom 200 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011 (817) 274-7173
Mr. Jim's Pizza
2430 N Davis Dr., Arlington, TX 76012
(817) 500-0111
Panera Bread 
College Park District
(817) 272-2304
Papa John's Pizza 2633 W Park Row Dr, Arlington, TX 76013 (817) 801-7272
Pie Five College Park District (817) 460-7438
Pollo Compero
3755 S Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76015  (877) 226-7376
Raising Cane's 1322 N. Collins St, Arlington, TX 76011 (817) 459-2560
Rio Mambo 5150 SH 121 Frontage Rd., Colleyville, TX 76034 (817) 354-3124
Simply Divune Catering 2220-2234 W. Park Row Dr., Pantego, TX 76013

(817) 962-7121

Soulgood Catering (Pickup Only)
2827 Sharon Street, Dallas, TX 75211  (972) 349-9348
Spring Creek BBQ
3608 South Cooper, Arlington, TX 
(817) 465-0553
Starbucks University Center and Commons              (817) 795-3539
Steel City Pops 2012 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75026
(214) 7691806
Taco Cabana 2531 E. Pioneer Pkwy., Arlington, TX 76010 (817) 459-2182
Texas King (Pickup Only) 3455 N. Belt Line Rd. #103, Irving, TX 75062 (972)871-0006
TJ’s Catfish and Wings (Pickup Only) 4261 Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76016 (817) 572-1600
Contact Robbie Werner by email at with inquiries about food trucks at UTA for special events or daily food truck bookings.    
Bondi Bowls


Flying Pig  
J. Gilligan's (popup)

Kona Ice   
Smoke City Proz BBQ  
Spears Grill

The Salty Donut   

Approved Vendor Process

Beginning June 1, 2016, a new process for outside food vendor selection and approval was implemented. A food vendor may apply for permission to service UT Arlington at any time. Food Vendors must submit an Application, agree to the Terms and Conditions, and submit all requested information to University Center Operations. Food Vendors reapply annually. There is no cost to apply or reapply. Applicants should receive confirmation of their request within 5-7 business days.

If you have questions or would like to submit an application, please email