dining

The University of Chicago Medicine offers many dining options at our Hyde Park campus for patients and visitors, from freshly prepared, hot meals to grab-and-go snacks and drinks.

Food Options by Location

Learn more about the restaurants and other food services in the different buildings and locations on our Hyde Park campus:

SKY Cafe

Serves freshly prepared breakfast, lunch and dinner. Features a wide selection of comfort and healthy favorites, including made-to-order omelets, sandwiches, salads and burgers. Weekly hot meal specials are provided. Peet’s Coffee is also available, as well as made-to-order smoothies.

Located in the Sky Lobby (seventh floor)

Hours: Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week

  • The full menu is available 5:30 a.m. to midnight
  • A limited menus is provided midnight to 5:30 a.m.

Qdoba Mexican Grill

The Mexican menu includes tacos, burritos, taco salad and more.

Located in the East Lobby (first floor)

Hours: Monday through Friday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Starbucks

In addition to coffee and tea, the coffee chain serves pre-made snacks and food.

Located in the East Lobby (first floor)

Hours: Monday through Friday: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Au Bon Pain

Serves salads, sandwiches, wraps and baked goods

Located in the Lobby (second floor)

Hours: Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week

The Kitchen at Billings

Serves freshly prepared breakfasts and lunches. Features comfort and healthy favorites, including made-to-order sandwiches and salads, burgers, home-style entrees, pizza and Mr. Pak’s sushi.

Located in the basement, near the “D” elevators

Hours: Monday through Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Café Central

Serves freshly prepared breakfasts and lunches, including deep dish pizza, Chicago-style Italian beef, chicken wings, made-to-order sandwiches and salads and a rotating global station. A Food Works station features menu items from different local restaurants each week. Starbucks is also served.

Located on the second floor

Hours: Monday through Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Au Bon Pain Kiosk

Salads, sandwiches, wraps and baked goods are available.

Located in the lobby

Hours: Monday through Friday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Starbucks

The bookstore, located at 58th Street and Ellis Avenue, has a small café and a Starbucks.

Patient Meals

Most patients receive restaurant-style room service. Patients and their visitors can order meals from a menu any time between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Vending Machines

Vending machines are located throughout the UChicago Medicine campus.