Mick & Mack's Contemporary Café

Mick and Mack's is an award-winning café with a lunch menu that features daily-themed items and Mick & Mack's chef inspired, signature dishes. Guests can also enjoy a gourmet lunch buffet for only $12. All buffet and menu items are available for carry out.

Our popular Think Thursday! events featuring delicious foods paired with wines, spirits or beers. And Mick & Mack's is a perfect venue for special events, too!

view from mick and mack's

Gift Cards Available

A gift card to Mick & Mack’s Contemporary Café is the perfect way to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, wedding, or holiday! Stop by the café to purchase one today.

Where to Find Us

Tangeman University Center, Level 3

513-556-3653 | mick_macks@uc.edu

Monday - Friday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Hours vary for Think Thursdays! evening events. Click on the tabs below for dates and details.

Lunch Menu

Have Your Meeting or Event at Mick & Mack's

From organization meetings, alumni reunions, to wedding rehearsal dinners, hold your next event at Mick & Mack’s Contemporary Café! Learn more about reserving space through Conference & Event Services.

reflection from Mick and mack door
event-meeting at mick and mack's

Think Thursdays! for Food, Beer, Wine & Spirits Tasting Events

Please Make a Reservation

Please contact us at 513-556-3135 or mick_macks@uc.edu to make a reservation.

Reservations are appreciated and help us to prepare for our events. We accept reservations until noon on the day of the event.

cuban pork
wine paired with food


fish with berry sauce
beer tasting

Click on the tabs below for schedules and themes for 2017-2018 Think Thursday! events

Chef's Table

Relax and enjoy a delicious three-course meal while engaged in tantalizing, food-centric conversation with Mick & Mack's executive chefs from 5-7 p.m. every third Thursday. 



July 20

A Summer Carnival

FRIDAY, August 18

Fresh From the Farmer's Market

September 21

Steak & Red Blends

October 19

Fall Harvest

November 16

Korean BBQ

December 21

Classic Cocktails

January 18

Bourbon Barrel Beginnings

February 15

Fire & Ice

March 15

The Luck of The Irish

April 19

Vegan Indian Cuisine

May 17

Stick It to Spring!

June 21

Grilling & Chilling

diner eating at mick and mack's
group of people enjoying dinner

Wine and Spirits Tastings

Let Mick & Mack's be your evening hangout from 5-8 p.m. the first Thursday of the month, while partaking in specialty wine & spirits tastings paired with savory food samples. 



July 6

Tour de France via the Rhône Valley

August 3

Napa Valley

September 7

Regional Wines

October 5

German & Austrian

November 2

South American

December 7

Seasonal Sensations

January 4

Wines From Down Under

February 1

Wine, Cheese & Chocolate

March 1

Exploring Spain

April 5

Pinots Across The Plains

May 3

Amore Italiano

June 7

Pop the Bubbly

couple toasting with wine
friends toasting

Craft Beer Tastings

Treat your taste buds to a flight of three local craft beers, accompanied by a chef-inspired meal from 5-8 p.m on the fourth Thursday of the month. 



July 27

Rivertown Brewing

August 24

50 West

September 28


October 26

Fall & Pumpkin Beers



January 25

Great Lakes Winter Ales

February 22

I Heart Bacon and Bock

March 22


April 26


May 24

FigLeaf Brewing Company

June 28

Summer Shandy

beer toast
beer flight