Philadelphia Campus: Cafeterias and Convenience Stores

We offer a broad range of food services on our Philadelphia Campus to meet your family’s needs during your child’s inpatient stay or outpatient visit. Below are food options available on campus. For more food options, see our room service and off-campus delivery options.

Food Court*

Our Food Court is located on the first floor of the Main Hospital, just off the Atrium. It is open every day during the hours listed below:

  • Breakfast: 6:30 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Grab & Go: 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • Lunch: 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Grab & Go: 3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Dinner: 4 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Late Night: 1 a.m. – 4 a.m.

Visit the CHOP Dining Service website for current food offerings, guest vouchers and more. 

Colket Cafe*

The Colket Café, located on the first floor of the Colket Translational Research Building across the courtyard from the rear of the Main Hospital, is open Monday through Friday.

  • Breakfast: 7:30 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

*Vending machines are located in both cafeterias and near the patient elevators on the sixth and eighth floors of the Main Hospital. 

Buerger Center Café

Located on first floor of the Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care, the cafe offers freshly baked bagels, a variety of sandwiches, coffee, cookies, muffins and more, including food from rotating restaurants. It's open Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Convenience stores

  • Gift Shop — located on the first floor of the Main Hospital. The shop is open every day, from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. on weekends and holidays.
  • Grab and go store — located on the first floor of the Buerger Center

Coffee hours

For parents who’d like to take a break from their hospitalized child’s unit, we host coffee hours with beverages, bagels, fruit and Danish. Coffee hours are coordinated, managed and hosted by Family Consultants, Women's Committee members and other hospital volunteers, and are held in various locations and at different times throughout the hospital. Your child's nurse can give you more information.

Special diets

Kosher meals

A menu of available kosher foods is available upon request. A kosher pantry for families is located near the cash registers in the Main Hospital Food Court (first floor). The Connelly Resource Center for Families has a cupboard of non-perishable kosher foods, as well as information on local kosher restaurants, some of which deliver.

Halal meals

Halal menus are available upon request. The Food Court also features a Mediterranean station that offers halal options. 

October 2021