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On-campus dining

Our Minneapolis campus provides several options for meals and snacks throughout the day. For more options, view our off-campus dining and meal delivery options.

At Children’s – Minneapolis

Starz Café


  • Hot breakfast 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
    (Micromart grab-and-go snacks available until 10 a.m.)
  • Hot lunch 11 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
    (Micromart grab-and-go snacks available until 2 p.m.)


  • Micromarket grab-and-go snacks open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Luna Coffee
Children’s Specialty Center, floor 2 (inside Marketplace)

Monday–Friday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Room service
4-3663 (4-FOOD)
Families may order from the patient menu found in each room. See “Room Service for Guests” inside the menu for more information. Visa, Mastercard and social service/breastfeeding coupons will be accepted for payment.

Great Clips Family Resource Center
Complimentary breakfast snacks are available for patient families from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., Monday – Friday. On weekends, breakfast snacks available upon request from the second floor Welcome Center 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Complimentary coffee and other beverages are available throughout the day in the Family Resource Center.

Vending machines
Vending machines can be found:

  • Hospital, floor 1 (in the hall between the chapel and emergency department)
  • Hospital, lower level (near hospital elevators)
  • Tower, floor 2 (near Special Care Nursery, outside of The Mother Baby Center)

A lounge is located on each unit. Coffee is available on some units. Families also may use the refrigerator and microwave in the lounge.

Walking distance

Abbott Northwestern Hospital Cafeteria
Deli, salad bar, hot entrees, dine-in or take-out.

Midtown Global Market
International-themed public market with shops, fresh produce, specialty groceries, coffee, bread, baked goods and several ethnic restaurants. Connected to Children’s via tunnel and skyway through Abbott Northwestern Hospital.

Panera Bakery & Cafe – Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Courage Kenny Building, main level lobby
Sandwiches, soups, salads and bakery selections, dine-in or take-out.
Open daily 5 a.m. – Midnight (Access via the tunnel from Children’s to Abbott Northwestern Hospital is available until 8 p.m.)

Please note: These listings are provided for patient, family and visitor reference only. They are not Children’s recommendations.