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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
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.

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.

Jazzman’s Café
Jazzman’s Café offers specialty coffee, tea, smoothies, pastries, soup, salad and sandwiches. Gift cards may be purchased at Jazzman’s Café or from cashier’s office on the second floor, near Patient Registration, during daytime business hours. Open 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.

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:

  • 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

A lounge is located on each unit, where families are welcome to coffee and tea. Families also may use the refrigerator and microwave in the lounge.

Walking distance (connected to Children’s by tunnel or skyway)

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.



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