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Pierpont Commons Fireside Cafe Burger

We know the finals study grind can be long, so it’s important to stay fueled and energized. Luckily, Pierpont Commons is known for its ability to connect cozy study spaces with delicious eateries. And with the Dude right around the corner from several yummy food vendors, it’s a no-brainer that Pierpont is one of the best places to study for finals on North Campus. Here are our top picks for some late-night and energizing food options right in Pierpont!

  1. Fireside Cafe: Located on the Upper Level at Pierpont, Fireside Cafe is the perfect place to grab a gourmet meal in between flash cards and paper writing. They even have visiting vendors every Monday-Friday so you’ll never get tired of the same study-time meal. Learn more about the visiting vendors here.

  2. Mujo Cafe: In need of some caffeine? Conveniently located in the Duderstadt Center and connected to Pierpont Commons, Mujo Cafe offers a wide variety of coffee and espresso drinks as well as sandwiches, salads, and soups. And the best news: it’s open until 1am Monday-Thursday and Sunday!

  3. Ahmo’s Gyros & Deli: One of the many yummy eateries on the ground floor, Ahmo’s is a great place to grab a hearty meal for a pre-study sesh in Pierpont. Offering a variety of Mediterranean dishes, including shawarma,  gyros, hummus, and falafel, Ahmo’s is a great way to fuel up before finals. Pro tip: Try their delicious French fries.

  4. Ugo’s Pizza Pi: Craving pizza but don’t want to wait for delivery? U-go’s Pizza Pi has you covered! Stop by the first floor North entrance for hot and delicious slices, or order a whole pizza for your study group. Pro tip: The BBQ chicken pizza is out of this world!

Do you have a favorite place to dine at Pierpont during finals? Tweet us at @umichunions!