Plan your Visit!

If you are planning a visit to the Saint Mary's College Museum of Art, please enjoy the Museum staff's suggestions for actitivies and eateries on and off campus. 

Places to Eat

 

SMC Campus

Cafe Luis

Monday-Friday 7:30 AM-21:00 PM

Saturday 7:30 AM-2 PM

Sunday Closed

Cafe Luis is a nice and cozy coffee shop in the center of SMC campus. Sitting on its comfy armchairs after a long day of study or work is definitely a good way to relax. A hot cup of tea with a blueberry scone is a delicious break.

 

Moraga

Bianca’s Deli & Catering

(925) 376-4400

Monday-Friday 9:00 AM-5: 30 PM

Saturday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Bianca’s Deli has tasty sandwiches and traditional deli American food, the perfect quick but healthy and flavorful meal. Their turkey bacon sandwich with avocado is definitely a good choice.

Sunday Closed

 

Mucho Wraps

(925) 377-1203

Monday-Friday 10:00 AM-7:00 PM

Saturday 10:00 AM-3:00 PM

Sunday Closed

From tacos to burritos, at Mucho Wraps you can find tasty Mexican food. Ordering to go is a great option since the place is very small but extremely popular. Hungry? Their chicken wrap is great!

 

Lafayette

 

Chow

(925) 962-2469

Monday-Thursday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Friday 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Saturday 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Sunday 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

 

Chow is a high quality but casual eatery offering a wide variety of sandwiches, pizzas, and other comfort foods made with locally grown and organic ingredients. Stop by for their fresh squeezed juices, wonderful fish tacos, and the convenient grocery market located right inside.
 

Roam Artisan Burgers

(925) 385-0798

Sunday-Thursday 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM
Friday-Saturday 11:30AM – 10:00PM
 

Roam is a sustainable and welcoming restaurant, offering expertly crafted burgers, several types of fries, and a selection of house-made sodas and shakes. The Prickly Pear soda is a local favorite.
 

Coffee Shop

(925) 962-9537

Sunday-Thursday 6:30AM - 9:00PM
Friday-Saturday 6:30AM - 9:30PM

 

Coffee Shop is a friendly neighborhood spot in downtown Lafayette, serving not only coffee and tea, but a variety of juices, smoothies, and bites. They even offer a selection of spirits, beer, and wine. The Avocado Smash comes highly recommended.

 

 

Activities

 

SMC Campus

Walking to the cross of the SMC campus: Enjoy a nice walk from the center of the SMC campus up to the cross. It is a great way to spend time with friends and work out! Though no longer than 15/20 minutes, the path is quite steep, but the view at the at the top is breathtaking. The beautiful colors of the sunrise and sunset make it even more magical!

 

Moraga

 

Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail: Exploring the Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail is certainly a nice way to spend some time in nature. With its 7.65 miles, the trail is a good place to jog, go biking, or simply take a walk with your dog.

 

Lafayette

 

Lafayette Reservoir Recreational Area

(925) 284-9669

Open Sunday-Saturday 6:30AM - 5:30pm

Enjoy the outdoors by the reservoir. It is a perfect spot for strolling, hiking, paddle boating, and fishing.

Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail - East Bay Regional Park District

This trail runs between St. Mary’s and Walnut Creek, providing several miles for biking, strolling, and jogging.

 

Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery

(925) 284-1485

Wed-Sat 12:00PM - 6:00PM

This gallery shines the spotlight on Bay Area artists and hosts an evening of live music and painting the third Thursday of every month.