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  • 300 Grove, East Lansing, MI 48823
  • 11 am-Mid, Mon-Wed, 11 am-2 am Thurs–Sat, 10-Mid Sun
  • 517.816.4300
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Weekly & happy hour specials at HopCat EL

  • Happy hour: Monday-Thursday, 3-6 p.m., $5 off charbroiled burgers (dine-in only) // $1.50 off Local 20 beers, wine and well cocktails

  • Late-night happy hour: Sunday-Wednesday, 10 p.m.-...


Join the CatPack or register your card


Join our new CatPack Loyalty Program, get cool swag, earn points toward free food and get free Crack Fries and a meal on your birthday just for signing up.

There are 3 tiers:

  • AlleyCat = Free, earn points with every food purchase, get free Crack Fries and a birthday meal just for signing up.

  • FatCat = $19.95/yr get 1 free order of Crack Fries per month (dine-in only, with any purchase), a special CatPack Pint glass and all the benefits of AlleyCat

  • HepCat = $99.95/yr get 1 free order of Crack Fries on every visit (dine-in only, with any purchase) plus a special CatPack T-shirt, pint glass and all other FatCat & AlleyCat benefits.

Which Cat are you? Enroll in the program online for automatic AlleyCat status, then upgrade to FatCat or HepCat on your next visit. Click here to sign up or register your card.

Find out more about the CatPack by clicking HERE.

Have a love affair with our new chicken nachos

Our newest menu item: Chicken Nachos! Tortilla chips fried in-house, topped with grilled chipotle-lime marinated marinated chicken, pickled jalapenjo peppers, fresh pico de gallo, warm cheese sauce and garnished with cilantro and sour cream.

The best part? The Crack Fries seasoning on the chips. Or maybe the signature sauce...or, well get here and find out for yourself.


Game days at HopCat EL

Spartan football is back, and HopCat has you covered. We'll open at 10 a.m. for games that start at 3:30 or 8 p.m. If you're planning out your pregame diet, please note that we won't be serving brunch on home game days, but will serve brunch per usual when the team is away.

A lot of the season's game times are TBD, but here's what MSU's schedule looks like for the rest of the season:

  • 9/23 - Home vs. Notre Dame (8 p.m.)

  • 9/30 - Home vs. Iowa (4 p.m.)

  • 10/7 - Away vs. Michigan (TBD)

  • 10/13 - Away vs. Minnesota (TBD)

  • 10/21 - Home vs. Indiana - HOMECOMING! (3:30 p.m.)

  • 10/28 - Away vs. Northwestern (TBD)

  • 11/4 - Home vs. Penn State (TBD)

  • 11/11 - Away vs. Ohio State (TBD)

  • 11/18 - Home vs. Maryland (TBD)

  • 11/25 - Away vs. Rutgers (TBD)