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Cougar Café

Regular Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Summer Hours: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Monday – Thursday

Check out the fully stocked vending machines for everything from candy bars and bottles of pop to sandwiches and coffee outside the café.

Day of the WeekSpecial of the DaySoup of the Day
MondayCougar burger (BBQ sauce, cheddar, grilled onions on a pretzel) Onion ringsCream of potato
TuesdayMeatball sub sandwich
Mac n’ cheese
Cheesy broccoli
WednesdayNo specialTomato
ThursdayClosed – ThanksgivingClosed – Thanksgiving


Cougar Café will be serving hot soup daily starting Monday, Aug. 22, 2022. See weekly specials above.

Cup: $3.25        Bowl: $4.25
Includes crackers


Breakfast Sandwiches: Available 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Made fresh to order!

Meat Choices: bacon, sausage or turkey sausage, ham, smoked turkey
Bread Choices: white or wheat bread, English muffin, croissant

French toast stix w/syrup and powdered sugar
Hash brown patty


Daily Favorites

  • Angus beef burgers
  • Veggie burgers
  • Chicken strips
  • Grilled meat and cheese (American, Swiss, provolone, pepperjack and cheddar on wheat, white or marble rye)
  • BLTs
  • Grilled chicken breast
  • Brats and hot dogs
  • Sides include French fries, curly fries, tots or Mrs. Mike’s Potato Chips
  • Homemade desserts, including yogurt or pudding parfaits, cakes, cookies, brownies and more

Salads and Deli

  • Lettuce salads with your choice of toppings (smoked turkey, chicken, ham, chopped tomato, chopped egg, cheddar cheese, bacon bits or croutons with ranch, lite ranch, French and Italian dressings)
  • Grab n’ Go selections include chicken bacon ranch and veggie wraps, fresh fruit and veggie trays, pinwheel rollups and more
  • Sandwiches are made to order on white, wheat, or marble rye bread, sub rolls or croissants with your choice of toppings (ham or smoked turkey, American, Swiss, provolone, pepperjack, cheddar cheeses, lettuce, tomato, mayo, pickles, and onion)

Menus are subject to change.

Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032


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