10 Places to Get Study Snacks For University of Florida’s Finals Week
It’s never too early to start preparing for finals week, especially when it means getting your study snacks. With long hours, no sleep and enough stress to fill Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, snacks are a crucial part of finals week. Food is what makes the world go around, but it is also what makes Gators growl. However, you may be asking yourself where can you get these well-deserved snacks? The POD on campus is bound to run out of chips, soda and frozen meals. Here are the top ten places to get study snacks at the University of Florida during finals week:
1. El Indio
If you’re looking for some flavor on a flavorless budget, then El Indio is the perfect place for you. El Indio has incredible Mexican food for next to nothing prices. You can sit outside with their outdoor seating and enjoy your enchilada, horchata or carne asada (steak) soft taco for less than $5.
2. Gigi’s Cupcakes
Are you in the mood for something sweet? Gigi’s cupcakes are a delicious sweet treat to indulge in during finals week. This bakery has every flavor imaginable from midnight magic chocolate chip to candied hazelnut. The taste of one of Gigi’s luxurious cupcakes is well worth the $3.75 price tag. It’s the perfect snack to satisfy your late-night sweet tooth cravings.
3. Krispy Kreme
Nothing screams snack attack like a good ol’ iconic Krispy Kreme doughnut. Grab a few friends, have a study session at Library West and walk to the Krispy Kreme only a minutes off campus. There’s nothing better than rewarding yourself with a doughnut or two…dozen.
4. PokéBowl Station
Only steps away from campus, the PokéBowl Station is the place to get a healthy snack when you’re in the mood for fresh, delicious food. From the salmon oasis bowl to the vegan of the sea bowl, PokéBowl Station will not disappoint your taste buds. If you’re a picky eater, then don’t worry because the PokéBowl Station has unlimited mix-ins for everyone to enjoy.
5. Pascal’s Coffeehouse
Sometimes, you need more than just a new study snack; sometimes, you need a new study scene. Pascals provides both. Pascal’s Coffeehouse has a warm, cozy atmosphere with a variety of delectable and coffee. The beautiful milk designs the baristas create in your coffee is sure to encourage you to keep studying.
6. Midnight Cookies
Up late studying? Open until 2am cookies from Midnight Cookies will deliver fresh, gooey cookies straight to you. You won’t even have to leave your dorm! Less snack transportation time means more studying time which equals A+. In other words, cookies = A+
You can’t go wrong with the secret not-so-secret French fries and chocolate frosty winning combo as your study snack at the University of Florida. Located on level 1 in the Reitz Union, Wendy’s is a convenient location for all your study snack desires.
8. Karma Cream
It doesn’t matter what the weather is like; nobody can resist nice, cold ice cream. Between the vegan sandwiches, ice cream and organic coffee, there’s no way you will be hungry during your exam.
9. Sweet Buns Bakery
Only a 5-minute drive from campus, Sweet Buns Bakery has a wide variety of cakes to satisfy the neighborhood sweet tooth. They can even customize a cake for you!
10. The Swamp Restaurant
Nothing says gator like The Swamp Restaurant; it will provide you with enough wings, burgers, tacos and fries to last you through the entire week, if you ask.
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