dining

The University of Chicago Medicine offers many dining options for patients and visitors. Learn more about our food options, by location:

Our Dining Options

SKY Cafe

Breakfast, lunch and dinner:

Freshly prepared breakfast, lunch and dinner featuring all your traditional comfort food favorites & more:

Made-to-order sandwiches & salads, burgers, Chicago-style Italian beef, Peet's Coffee, Mr. Pak’s sushi.

Located in the Sky Lobby (seventh floor)

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

SKY Cafe (full menu): 5:30 a.m. to midnight

All Night Express @ SKY Cafe (limited menu): midnight to 5:30 a.m.

Qdoba Mexican Grill

Located in the East Lobby (first floor)

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

Starbucks

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

Salads, sandwiches, wraps, baked goods

Located in the lobby (second floor)

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

The Kitchen at Billings

Freshly prepared breakfast and lunch featuring all your traditional comfort food favorites & more:

Made-to-order sandwiches & salads, burgers, home-style entrees, pizza, 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

Freshly prepared breakfast and lunch featuring all your traditional comfort food favorites & more:

Deep dish pizza, Chicago-style Italian beef, wings, made-to-order sandwiches & salads, a rotating Global station, Starbucks and Saffron, offering authentic Indian cuisine (Tuesday through Thursday).

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, baked goods

Located in the lobby

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

Patient Meals

Most patients receive a room service restaurant-style menu — an innovative, engaging dining program that allows patients to order meals from a menu at times when they want to eat from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. 

Starbucks

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

Vending Machines

Vending machines are located throughout the UChicago Medicine campus.