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Complimentary parking is available at Murphy Garage (11th Ave & E James Way) and Broadway Garage (Broadway & E Columbia St.).
The Silvercloud Broadway Hotel, located on the corner of Broadway and Madison, is the closest hotel to Seattle University. Search for Meaning guests receive a discounted rate when using the group ID "SEARCH" of "Search for Meaning"
$149.00/King Room, plus tax
$159.00/Double Queen Room, plus tax
$25.00 per night plus tax
*parking charge is subject to change
Seattle University's campus has a variety of eating options for the day-of the Festival. There are additionally some wonderful eateries just steps away on Broadway, as well as 12th Avenue, and other streets within the Capitol Hill neighborhood (Pike St., Pine St.) and downtown Seattle.
Seattle University’s nationally ranked dining program (17th Best in the Nation!) is run by Bon Appétit Management Company. Food is purchased with the highest ethical standards and environmental impact in mind: eggs are cage-free, beef is range-fed, fish adheres to Seafood Watch guidelines, and produce is organic and grown locally whenever possible. For more information on Bon Appétit’s mission, principles and standards, visit www.bamco.com. (Photo by John Lok, The Seattle Times)
The Cave offers hot food, sandwiches, made from scratch soups and a wide variety of convenience foods, sundries, snacks, hot and cold beverages. Open 2 to 11 p.m.
The Cherry Street Market, located on the 2nd Floor, is the largest café on campus and is open from 8 to 10:30 a.m. for extensive continental breakfast, and 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for brunch. Dinner offered 5 to 7 p.m.
The Bistro is located on the 3rd floor and offers personal house made pizzas and flavorful entrees from our open-hearth oven, salads, sandwiches, made from scratch soups, house-made desserts, smoothies, Caffé Vita espresso and assorted beverages. Open 2pm to Midnight.
The Bottom Line is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with hot and cold sandwiches, made from scratch soups, pre-made salads, house baked goods, Caffé Vita espresso, and a wide variety of beverages.
The sidebar offers grilled sandwiches, salads, made from scratch soups, pastries, assorted beverages and local espresso. Open 8am to 5pm.
The Biscuit Box offers flaky and buttery biscuits smothered in local flavor, and are made using Washington-based Shepherd’s Grain flour. These hearty biscuits that have a hint of crunch are finished with a unique blend of toppings, including selections of nostalgic homemade jams, local honey, Beecher’s flagship cheese featured in a fondue, locally foraged mushrooms, and humanely raised meat.
Gai is the Chinese word for chicken and the Japanese word for “outside”. Together they seemed to be a perfect fit for one of our newest mobile food concepts. Chicken & Rice is a signature dish around the globe. GaiBox nods to Nong’s Khao Man Gai in Portland, Oregon. Every time we head south to visit our sister city, we have to eat some of her delicious Thai heritage.