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Cafeteria & Dining Options

Construction: July 25 through December 8

Our award-winning main café will be under renovation beginning Friday, July 25 (after dinner) until December 8. Patient meal service will in no way be affected during the construction.

Upon reopening, the café will have an expanded salad and homemade soup bar, fresh grilled paninis and a stone hearth oven, which will cook a number of individually sized dishes including pizza, lasagna and warm baked goods. In the meantime, we will offer the following food options, whose times and locations are listed farther below:

The Coffee Shoppe at Mercy Health Lacks Cancer Center
Hours: 7 a.m.–5 p.m. and 11 p.m.–1 a.m. for midnight meal service
Days: Monday–Friday
Location: Lacks Cancer Center, main floor around corner from information desk with street entrance off Lafayette
Menu: Breakfast baked goods, hot and cold sandwiches, heatable entrees, healthy side dishes, grab-n-go snacks, coffee and specialty drinks

The Wege Cafeteria
Hours: 6:30 a.m.–7 p.m.
Days: Monday–Sunday
Location: Wege professional building, lower level, across from conference rooms 7 and 9, or on left side (north) upon exiting Wege tunnel from main hospital
Menu: Traditional hot and cold breakfast and lunch entrees, grilled sandwiches, soups, desserts and beverages (Mercy Health colleagues are encouraged to use the badge swipe system to expedite payment)

Mary Free Bed food cart
Hours: 6:45–9 a.m. and 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Days: Monday–Friday
Location: Level 2 of main hospital, north side of administrative wing
Menu: Both hot and cold food, breakfast and lunch options, assorted healthy snacks and beverages

Food Carts and Trucks
Hours: 11 a.m.–1 p.m. and 4:30–6:30 p.m.
Days: Monday–Friday
Location: In parking area(s) located outside The Coffee Shoppe at Mercy Health Lacks Cancer Center for lunch and dinner, and the Mary Free Bed professional building for lunch only (our schedule of participants includes: “A Moveable Feast,” “GRPD,” "The Thundergun Café" and “Bella Dog”) See schedule here >

Coffee Kiosk
Hours: 6:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Days: Monday–Thursday, closing at 3:30 p.m. on Friday
Location: Wege Atrium, entrance located off Lafayette
Menu: Coffee and specialty drinks with grab-n-go breakfast and lunch options

Vending is available 24 hours a day throughout our campus with seating available. Our vending options offer a variety of items including sandwiches, snacks and soft drinks. We recommend you choose the choice plus options that are < 250 calories, < 10 g fat, < 3 g saturated fat, 0 g transfat, < 20 g sugar and < 230 mg sodium. Vending is located in the corridor leading to the Mercy Health Hauenstein Neuroscience Center. There is also a microwave oven and a change machine available.

Additional vending locations:

  • Café
  • 2nd Floor, Main Hospital
  • 3rd Floor, Surgery, Lacks Cancer Center
  • Emergency Department, Ground Level, Hauenstein Neuroscience Center

The Shoppe in the Main Hospital
Hours: 8 a.m.–7 p.m. (Monday–Friday) and 11 a.m.–4 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday)
Days: Monday–Sunday
Location: Right off main entrance of hospital
Menu: The Shoppe has a wide variety of microwave and grab-n-go options, including Nantucket baked goods, candy and snack items.

Guest Trays
Patients can invite a guest to dine with them in their room. Meals can be paid for by credit card or with a gift card available from The Coffee Shoppe (located on the first level of the Lacks Cancer Center), The Shoppe in the Main Hospital or cashier's office in the Main Hospital. We apologize that we are not able to accept cash. Guest Meal Prices: $7.00 per tray for breakfast, lunch or dinner. To place your order from within the hospital, dial extension 5-1234. Your selection will be delivered within 45 minutes of the time of your order.