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The culinary anchor of the historic Union Club Hotel at Purdue University, 8Eleven celebrates the groundbreaking innovation of two of NASA’s most daring aerospace programs, Gemini 8 and Apollo 11, as well as the pioneering spirit of the missions’ command pilot, Purdue alum Neil Armstrong. Highlights of this modern bistro include a show kitchen that doubles as a real-life training ground for culinary and hospitality students.


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On The Menu
Out-Of-This-World Originality

Pairing the region’s farm-fresh, seasonal ingredients with a culinary nod to beloved bistro classics, our all-day dining menus showcase modern and approachable American dishes and traditional French favorites. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options are available.

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Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Thursday - 7:00am-2:00pm, 5:00pm-10:00pm
  • Friday – 7:00am-2:00pm, 5:00pm-11:00pm
  • Saturday – 7:00am-3:00pm, 5:00pm-11:00pm
  • Sunday – 7:00am-3:00pm, 5:00pm-10:00pm

Engaging Experiences

The 8Eleven calendar is packed with ongoing events designed to spark interaction and engagement among locals, families of current and prospective students, faculty, and visiting alumni.

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Private Dining
Chef's Table Celebrations

Gather around Purdue’s only on-campus Chef’s Table to toast important occasions in style. From bourbon flights and local beers to classic bistro fare, 8Eleven offers an unforgettable setting for celebrations.

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