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Penn Eats Mobile

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Accessing Penn Eats Mobile Ordering

Penn Eats is the official mobile ordering app for Penn Dining.  Download via your Apple or Android device and get started ordering from your favorite Penn Dining locations.

Search "Transact Mobile Ordering" in the app store, and once downloaded you can select the University of Pennsylvania as your location.  When creating your account, link it with your Dining Dollars for easy use.  To make sure everything is linked properly, you must make sure you use the email address listed in your public profile in the Penn Directory.

Once you've downloaded and setup Penn Eats, you will be able to order ahead, pay ahead, and schedule your arrival time.

To assist with downloading Transact Mobile Ordering/Penn Eats to your iPhone, here is some information supplied by Apple.
If arriving from outside North America, you may need to change the home location of your Apple ID, or create a second US based ID.
Click on the link below:

How to Use Penn Eats

In our residential locations, it is important that you schedule your arrival time to enter the dining cafe. We ask that guests consider scheduling their arrival times during non-peak hours to reduce lines and ensure that meals can be picked up in a timely manner. Peak hours are typically 11am - 1pm and 5pm - 7pm (Monday through Friday), and 11am - 1 pm (Saturday and Sunday).

To schedule your arrival time, open the Penn Eats app, select a location and choose your arrival time. Once you’ve scheduled your arrival time, head to the cafe. Show your green PennOpen Pass to enter the building, the head to our cashier station to swipe in using Penn Eats. When public health guidelines allow, indoor seating reservations will be offered using the Penn Eats reservation system.

Shabbat and Cholent meals from Falk at Penn Hillel can be ordered in advance using Penn Eats. Orders must be placed by noon every Friday and will be available for pick up Fridays during dinner.

At our retail cafes, orders should be placed in advance. Houston Market and Starbucks do take walk-in orders, though we strongly encourage ordering in advance to reduce lines and minimize your wait time. However Lauder House Late Night Retail requires you to order in advance and will not accept walk-in orders due to capacity restrictions.

To place your order, open the Penn Eats app, select a dining cafe, choose and customize your items, select your method of payment, and when your order is confirmed you will be given a pick-up time. Please proceed to the cafe at that time.

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