Four Winds Café

The Four Winds Café is a student-owned and operated gourmet coffeehouse and vegetarian eatery created in 1996 out of a student thesis project.

The Four Winds Café is a student-owned and operated gourmet coffeehouse and vegetarian eatery created in 1996 out of a student thesis project. It is affectionately known as “The Barn” because of the building’s previous use on the old Charles Ringling estate. It is located along Dort Promenade, the main bricked path through Bayfront Campus. With indoor and outdoor seating, the café regularly hosts student art exhibitions, public talks, musical performances and other events.