Welcome to One World Café

Opening in spring 2022, One World Café is UB’s internationally themed dining spot and gathering place. Situated at one of the North Campus’ busiest crossroads, One World Café will offer members of the campus community a chance to share authentically prepared dishes from around the globe. But it’s more than just a restaurant. Reflective of our globally diverse community and many cultures, UB’s highly anticipated new eatery will be a testament to the university’s collective spirit of openness and inclusivity.

One World Café seating is now open!

Stop in to scope out your new favorite spot before food service begins in spring.

One World Café Timeline

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Summer–Fall 2018

Focus groups and name selection

Summer 2019

Design completed

Fall 2019

Construction begins

Spring 2022

One World Café opens

Image Galleries and Videos


Preview the architecture of One World Café.


Get a taste of the interior design.

Food and Events

Celebrate major milestones with the community.

Time-lapse footage of construction of One World Cafe

Time-lapse construction video

Watch months of progress come together in almost the blink of an eye.

Time-lapse footage of contruction of One World Cafe

Concrete pour video

Crews prepare the second of One World Café’s three floors.

Town hall video

The UB community has been involved from the beginning.

By the Numbers

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       279 tons of steel

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    56,000 square feet

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  1,425 yards of concrete

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      138 new positions

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   5 international food

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        Seating for 560