When looking for an off-campus place to eat for a college freshman, there can be many factors that go into the decision. What do you want to eat? How close is it to campus? How much money will it cost? Are there any deals offered to college students? Consider these five places when thinking of some of these questions.
A new burger place with a casual atmosphere is open in Moorhead. Crave Burger is located at 2501 8th St. S where the burgers are grilled in front of the customer. With many different options on the menu, there are many ways to create your hamburger. The burger is about $5, but a whole meal with fries, pop and a burger is $9-$10. Crave Burger is open Mon.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. and Sun. 11 a.m.-10p.m.
Burritos, burrito bowls, tacos and quesadillas are just a few of the menu options at Qdoba. With fresh vegetables and 3-Cheese Queso, Qdoba offers a tasty combination for hungry college students. From beef to chicken to steak, there are different ways to start a meal. With different options, the choices are endless. The soft lighting makes it feel like home. With a college ID, students receive a free pop. Meals range from $6-$8. The pop machine has more than 100 options, with different flavors to satisfy your taste buds. Qdoba is located at 910 Holiday Drive #3 and is open Mon.-Sat. 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sun. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
If you’re still hungry after Qdoba then walk over to Tutti Frutti, which is right next door. Tutti Frutti satisfies both the tasty and healthy sides of dessert. The yogurt is made fresh daily. With more than 35 different toppings, the combinations seem infinite. The flavors and toppings vary daily. From sweets to fresh fruit toppings along with syrups, Tutti Frutti offers a one of a kind experience. To find out the flavors and specials, check out the Facebook page. It is 45 cents per ounce, and the average cost is $5. Tutti Frutti is located at 908 Holiday Drive and is open Sun.-Thurs. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
An East Coast-style sub is what Grand Junction is known for. With fresh French bread and delicious ingredients cooked on a steaming hot grill in front of the customer, the different styles will have people anticipating the next time they can come back. The cost of the meal ranges from $6 to $10. Fries are also available. Grand Junction is located at 435 Main Avenue and is open Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sun. 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
An upbeat and fun atmosphere where your sandwich is made in a minute or less can be ideal for a college student on the go. Erbert and Gerbert’s is a place where students can get all three at once. The most popular sandwich on the menu is the “Boney Billy,” which has turkey, lettuce, tomato and mayo on it. Prices range from $5-$7. They offer gluten-free sandwiches, and soups. Erbert and Gerbert’s is located at 212 8th St. S and is open Mon.-Sun. 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
BY BREANN LENZMEIER