Hot Breakfast
6:45am - 9:15am

Continetal Breakfast
9:15am - 11:15am


11:15am - 1:15pm

Light Snack

1:15pm - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Hot Grill
11:00am - 8:00pm (Mon-Thurs)

11:00 am - 7:00 pm (Friday)

Saturday and Sunday

Continental Breakfast
8:00am - 10:00am

10:00am - 12:30pm

Light Snack
12:30pm - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Hot Grill
12:30pm - 7:00pm

Special Requests

Meals When Sick

No one wants to come down to the café when they have the flu! Please let your RA or the Café Manager know if you are ill and unable to eat a meal in the café. A meal can be picked up at the kitchen door by pre- arrangement. This service is available every day of the week when the café is open.

Special Dietary Needs

If you have any special dietary needs we are happy to work with you. Please contact us if you have any comments, questions, suggestions or concerns.

Maya Levy-Chetakian

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Welcome to Trop Café

Enjoy all-day dining in our onsite cafe at Tropicana Del Norte. Choose from an ever-changing menu of hot entrees, homemade soups, and extensive salad and deli bar, fresh fruits, fresh baked desserts, traditional fast food favorites, and a daily vegetarian selection. At Trop Café you will find:

  • Fresh, seasonal and regional products in all our menus
  • Sustainably raised and organically grown products wherever possible
  • Food cooked from scratch
  • A wide choice of healthy menus everyday

We are proud to partner with College Fresh to bring you food that is alive with flavor and nutrition, prepared from scratch, using authentic ingredients in a socially responsible manner.

To see your menu and the dining room hours, download the College Fresh app:


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Come for a Tour

Come by anytime between 10:00am and 5:30pm to tour the property and see if Tropicana Del Norte is the right place for you!

PARKING: Visitor parking can be found in the back of Tropicana Gardens (1 block away at 6585 El Colegio Road) in spaces 56 and 57. Please park in the spaces marked Visitor and note the number of your parking space. We'll be happy to issue a parking pass while you visit our communities!