Café

Gerdin Family Lobby, Level 1
Full-service cafeteria

Monday through Friday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Grab and go items available 2 to 7 p.m.
Weekend options available at UI Hospitals & Clinics

Bread Garden Café

Gerdin Family Lobby, Level 1
Coffee, espresso, pastries, and “grab-and-go” items

Monday through Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 7 a.m. to noon

In-room Dining

Patients and their family members are able to order meals and snacks for delivery to their room from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Patients can order meals and snacks from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Oneview or by dialing 123 from their room telephone to place an order. Menus on Oneview are customized, so options reflect special diets or restrictions requested by your child’s doctors. Items will be delivered in 45 minutes or less.

Family members and guests can use the guest meal room service option. 

Pediatric infusion (both oncology and non-oncology infusion) and pediatric dialysis patients are also able to order meals while receiving treatment.

Guest Meal Room Service

Gift cards for guest meal room service are available for family members and guests of inpatients. 

Family Lounges

Coffee is available in family lounges and parent respite rooms on inpatient floors (Levels 3, 6, 9, 10, and 11).

Vending Machines

Two vending machines are located on every inpatient floor, one for snacks and one for drinks near the public elevators.

Options at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

UI Hospitals & Clinics also offers several dining options. For convenience, the children’s hospital is linked to UI Hospitals & Clinics via public connectors on Levels 1 and 2. The climate-controlled passageways offer a dry, warm way to travel between the buildings no matter the weather.