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Living in student housing near UVU is super convenient, especially if you go to classes in person every day. Something great about living at Summerwood, you don’t have to sacrifice access to good food to live next to campus. Here are just a few of our favorites.

Yamato Japanese Restaurant

If you’re looking to try some authentic Japanese food, Yamato restaurant and bar is sure to please, and only 7 minutes away from Summerwood! Try out their special house curry, a combination bento box, or so many other options! Just a five minute drive from The Green, grab all your friends from their UVU apartments and head straight to Yamato Japanese Restaurant for some great food.

Five Sushi Brothers Go!

Five Sushi Brothers Go! Is located just 5 minutes away from UVU inside Walmart. Their aim is to provide quality sushi at an affordable price, and they also offer FREE delivery! So even on the days where you don’t feel like leaving your cozy apartment by UVU, you can still get great sushi!

Thai Evergreen

Only 7 minutes away from Summerwood and other UVU student housing, Thai Evergreen is an oriental noodle house with lots of different dishes to try. Their sweet sticky rice with mangoes is delectable. Thai Evergreen, and two other Thai restaurants in Utah, was founded and is owned by Thavone Mymala. He learned from his mother who was a chef in Laos, so you can count on getting some high quality authentic food from a local family owned restaurant.

5 Star BBQ<

5 Star BBQ is just a 5 minute drive from Summerwood! This restaurant has always been family-owned and will have your mouth watering with their amazing cornbread or their smoked brisket. 5 Star BBQ is located inside a house! Just off of Geneva Road, 5 Star BBQ is a large traditional family home that has been remodeled into a fun and cozy restaurant. Friday and Saturday nights at 6pm on the second floor, they have some fun live music by local bands. Only minutes away from the hustle and bustle of UVU apartments, you can enjoy a family style meal in one of Orem’s most iconic restaurants.

Are you looking to live right next to UVU and near all these great restaurants? Apply to Summerwood today!

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