Prowlin’ on a Penny

You can save money as a Chapman student simply by flashing your Chapman ID. Voila! Instant VIP discounts. The following businesses all extend a discount to Chapman students. Why are we so special? Businesses want our repeat business, and they know we’re likely to be in their neighborhood for at least a couple years. These local eateries offer a 10 percent discount to Chapman students.

The Pizza Press

Photo Courtesy of The Pizza Press

155 N. Glassell St.
Orange, CA 92866

Open every day 11:00am – 1:00am

Along with a set menu of pizza combinations, The Pizza Press offers a wide array of toppings: smoked gouda, fresh basil, bourbon bacon, and others that are prepared fresh daily. The Chapman community can enjoy 10 percent off their order when they show their Chapman ID. The Pizza Press is a supporter of the “Cancer for College” foundation. For every fountain drink purchased, a portion of the proceeds will go to the charity.

Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza

Photo by @kaieatsworld on Instagram

101 S. Glassell St.
Orange, CA 92866

Open every day 11:00am – 11:00pm

At Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, customers can enjoy a whole pizza for under $10.  Customers have an option between “signature pizzas” or a “build your own.” Blaze offers vegan cheese and vegan protein for plant-based customers. Show the cashier your Chapman ID, and choose between taking ten percent off your meal or enjoying a free drink. Blaze also prides themselves upon offering customers gourmet agua frescas.

The Aussie Bean 

Photo by Brooke Wimmer

112 E. Maple Ave.

Orange, CA 92866

Monday-Friday 7AM – 5PM

Weekends 8AM – 6PM

This coffee shop is run by Chapman grad Natalie Halfacre, class of ‘08, who brought her love for Australian coffee back to Orange. The Aussie Bean shows its Chapman pride by offering ten percent off any order. (Pro tip: sign up for their Square Up program. Every dollar spent transfers into reward stars, which can land you a free drink.)

Green Tomato Grill

Photo by @eatwithnorma on Instagram

1419 N. Tustin St.
Orange, CA 92867

Weekdays: 8am – 9pm
Weekends: 9am – 9pm

Past the Orange Circle, but worth the drive to escape a ramen diet, is health food eatery Green Tomato Grill. The menu offers an array of whole food meals such as rice bowl, melts, tacos, wraps and stews. Cashiers take ten percent off your purchase with a Chapman ID.

The Pie Hole

Photo Courtesy of The Pie Hole

177 N Glassell St
Orange, CA 92866

Mon-Wed 8 a.m. -10 p.m.
Thurs 8 a.m. -11 p.m.
Fri – Sat 8 a.m. -12 a.m.
Sun 8 a.m. -11 p.m.

After ace-ing that midterm, Pie Hole offers “I deserve this” desserts. Pie is served by the slice with flavors like Mexican chocolate, earl grey, strawberry lavender and—the most eye catching—Cereal Killer.  Anyone with a Chapman ID card can receive a 10 percent discount off any purchase.

Hug Life

Photo by @2dollartacos on Instagram

3505 Chapman Ave.

Orange, CA 92869

Open every day 12pm – 11pm

This dessert spot opened in August of 2018 next door to the In-N-Out on Chapman Avenue. It is notable for its “anti-dairy” treats. Vegans, those with celiac disease, or those with nut allergies can indulge in creatively-named ice cream such as Green Goblin (mint chip) or Sesame Street (roasted black sesame with dark chocolate). Mention you are a Chapman student and enjoy a free topping!

Sodexo (yes, really)

The Chapman eAccounts online page allows Chapman ID card owners to deposit as little as ten dollars into their “declining balance” account. From there, students can enjoy tax-free food from anywhere on campus when paying with an ID card.

Lindsay Hemp


  1. This info is so clearly presented that it will be easy to find good deals and good food. Thanks! We especially like the Pro Tip.

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