Food Services

HSHS St. John's Hospital offers many food options throughout our campus for our patients and our visitors.

Female patient in hospital room smiling and looking at her colorful meal Female patient in hospital room smiling and looking at her colorful meal

Guest and visitor meals

Guest trays are available for $8.50 per tray, payable with credit or debit card only. Guests can order from the room service menu by calling MEALS (ext. 20-63257).

The Cafeteria is located on the first floor of the main hospital. Look below for other meal options. 

Cafeteria worker filling food trays


6 a.m. - 6 p.m. and 12:30 - 3 a.m., Monday - Friday.

6 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays with a modified menu. Modified menu items included expanded grab 'n go selections, including microwaveable meals, pizza and soup.

Vending machines are available 24/7.

Dining Options

Market Coffee

Market Coffee, located in the main lobby of the hospital, is open 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. It offers coffee, espresso-based hot, iced and frozen drinks, pastries, sandwiches and salads. 


Located in the Prairie Heart Institute, lobby level

Hours are 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Market Coffee 2

Market Coffee 2 located in the children's hospital lobby, is open Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Offering breakfast menu items from 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and lunch menu items from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

They offer a classic Starbucks menu, quick and customized breakfast options and great lunch options exclusive to the Market Coffee 2 location.

Create Cafe

The Create Cafe has opened in the Pavilion and is a great destination for breakfast or lunch. The concept invites guests to be CrEATive and design their own meals. Select from a wide array of fresh ingredients to crEATe your own smoothies, breakfast sandwiches/bowls, lunch sandwiches and fresh pasta bakes. There is a selection of top recipes. All items are fresh and fully customizable to meet your dietary needs and preferences.

The hours are Monday - Friday, with breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Please note the closure from 10 to 11 a.m. to reset for lunch.

Vending machines

Vending machines are accessible 24 hours a day in the following areas:

  • Inside the east entrance to the Cafeteria 
  • Surgery family lounges on the 2nd floor in the Pavilion
  • Hallway west of the St. John's Children's Hospital lobby
  • Emergency Department waiting area