The service is friendly and the food is fantastic!
Ripple Café is located on the Castlegar Campus and offers a variety of fresh healthy homemade food for a quick snack or a full hot lunch. Enjoy your lunch outside on the patio or cozy up in a comfy chair in our conversation areas
Our monthly menu selection of daily lunch specials is posted on the monitors around campus or pick up a copy from the cafeteria. Offering a wide variety of snacks, hot and cold drinks and lunch items, the Ripple Café has something for everyone.
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For quick service at the cash register, load a Selkirk Smart Card at the bookstore and never have to worry about having your debit card or cash at the till-plus it’s super-fast- just a quick scan and away you go.
What's on the Menu?
Our menu has a wide range of homemade items from oatmeal with maple syrup on those chilly winter mornings or try a granola fruit parfait for something lighter.
Looking for a quick, warm, filling grab and go breakfast in the morning as you head to class? Try the amazing (and addictive) breakfast sandwich with scrambled eggs on a warm homemade cheese biscuit with a variety of options to suit your liking or for lunch you can order a gluten free sandwich on multigrain bread or a wrap custom made to your liking. Our ever changing fabulous hot lunch special is made fresh daily with the best ingredients available.
The salad bar offers a wide choice of items from sundried tomato pasta salad, quinoa cranberry salad, roasted corn and kale, marinated vegetables, eggs or cheese with freshly baked bread to round out your lunch
The homemade soups of the day offer a choice of dairy free and vegetarian and the selection of fresh baking is to die for. Try one of our famous pizza pretzels warm out of the oven or a freshly made scone for your morning break. The Ripple Café prides itself on being able to offer a variety of menu choices for vegan, gluten free and vegetarians and when possible will source organic and natural ingredients for our menus.
What about Catering?
Catering services are available for groups over 20. Check out our catering menu!
Hours of Operation
Ripple Café is open from 7:30-3:00 Monday through Friday from September until April with breaks for Christmas and February Reading break.
In the summer the cafe changes over to a lighter summer menu with shorter hours and days of the week.
We welcome all students and staff and the community to stop in and try what we have to offer.