What's for Lunch?


UMMC's main cafeteria has opened the doors to its newly remodeled facilities at University Hospital. The renovation transforms UMMC’s original cafeteria and kitchen space, built in 1955, into a more streamlined cafeteria to meet the needs of a thriving 21st century medical community.

An inviting, modern atmosphere with functional restaurant-style seating highlights nearly 7,500 square feet of redesigned cafeteria space. Fresh, made-to-order and international cuisine are offered from any of six dining “stations,” and a revamped kitchen stocked with state-of-the-art appliances and cookware produces the finest quality food for patients and cafeteria visitors alike.

New features include:

  • Larger dining area with increased seating capacity;
  • National restaurant chain - Chick-fil-A;
  • Favorites station with fresh, hot entree selections;
  • Grill station, pizza station and made-to-order salad station;
  • Interactive station with daily specials prepared to order by a chef, ranging from pad thai to taco salad;
  • Soda fountains with Chewblet ice. 

Menus and more

As we continue remodeling our dining facilities, we will be making some adjustments to the food options on campus. Please take note of the dining options now available to you.

On-campus dining

  • Main cafeteria

    The main cafeteria was have several stations with specialty items, including:

    • Chick-fil-A
    • Grill (full service)
    • Pizza
    • World Cuisine
    • Salad Sensations
    • Favorites
    • Simply to Go

    New cafeteria schedule hours have been adopted. These hours will help provide sufficient preparation time between meals, allow time each day to deep clean facilities and equipment, increase variety on the evening and night meal services; and emphasize our patient-food service. Hours of operation include:

    • Breakfast - 6-9:30 a.m.
    • Snack - 9:30-10:30 a.m.
    • Closed - 10:30-11 a.m.
    • Lunch - 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
    • Snack - 2-4:30 p.m.
    • Closed - 4:30-5 p.m.
    • Supper - 5-8 p.m.
    • Snacks -8-10:30 p.m.
    • Closed - 10:30-11 p.m.
    • Night meal - 11 p.m.-3 p.m.
    • Closed - 3-6 a.m.
  • Wiser Bistro

    • Ground floor of Wiser Hospital for Women & Infants
    • Open 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday
    • Offers breakfast items, made-to-order grilled selections, freshly baked individual pizzas, salad bar and a "grab-and-go" options.
  • Nelson Student Union food court

    • West end of Nelson Student Union
    • 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday
    • Offers made-to-order grilled selections, deli sandwiches, pizzas and quesadillas.
  • Methodist Rehabilitation cafeteria

    • Methodist Rehabilitation Center
    • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. daily
    • Offers daily specials, soup and salad bar, and "grab-and-go" options.
  • McDonald's

    • First floor, between Methodist Rehabilitation Center and University Hospital
    • 6 a.m.-11 p.m. daily
    • Offers full-service franchise fare.
  • Seattle's Best

    • University Physicians Pavilion
    • 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday
    • Offers Seattle's Best gourmet coffees as well as  sodas, pastries and snacks.
  • Starbucks

    • First floor of University Hospital
    • 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday
    • Offers Starbucks gourmet coffees as well as sodas, pastries and snacks.
  • Subway

    • First floor of Addie McBryde Building, down the hall from University Hospital's main cafeteria
    • 7 a.m.-2 a.m. Monday-Friday; 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturdays; and 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Sundays
    • Offers full-service franchise fare.

Area restaurants

A variety of restaurants can be found near UMMC medical facilities.