Emergency department FAQ

Use the information below to locate the various amenities on each hospital campus.


Food options

Vending machines can be found:

  • On first floor, in the hall between the chapel and emergency department
  • On the lower level, near hospital elevators
  • On the 2nd floor of The Mother Baby Center, outside entrance to Special Care Nursery

Cafeteria: Starz Café
Starz Café hours : 6:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. daily

  • Hot breakfast: 6:30 – 9:30 a.m.
  • Hot lunch: 11 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
  • Hot dinner: 5 – 6:30 p.m.

Closed: 10 – 11 a.m. and 2 – 3 p.m. daily.
Grab and Go items are available during all other times. Credit card only after hours.

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Gift shop

Food options


Snacks, gifts, Children’s Minnesota apparel, personal care items and more.

  • Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. –8 p.m.
  • Saturday – Sunday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

St. Paul

Food options

Smith & Grand Café
The Smith & Grand Café offers deli, salad bar and hot entrees (dine-in or take-out). Gift cards may be purchased from the cashier.

Ginkgo Coffeeshop

Located on the 1st floor in the Garden View Medical Building
Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Vending machines
Vending machines can be found:

  • On the first floor, next to Smith & Grand Café
  • On the first floor near the United Hospital cafeteria
  • On the first floor of  the Garden View Medical Building
  • On the third floor in the skyway connecting Sky Tower and River Tower

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