Where to Eat

Breakfast Program

Complimentary coffee and pastries are available in each of the inpatient units in the family room area.

Pastries are delivered at 7:30 am daily.

Food Cart

A food cart makes the rounds of all Texas Children's floors each weekday morning and afternoon. The cart has snacks, coffee and cold drinks for purchase.

Food Court

The food court on the third floor of the Wallace Tower offers a variety of dining options Monday through Friday. Restaurants include Chick-fil-A Express, Subway, and the Beanstalk coffee bar, which serves Starbucks coffee and Tazo tea. A Gerber baby food station and children’s meals are available.

Restaurants are open 10:30 am to 6:30 pm., Monday - Friday.

Coffee Corner

Enjoy a freshly brewed cup of Starbucks® coffee, tea, smoothies and a variety of grab-and-go selections at the Coffee Corner located on the third floor of the Pavilion for Women near the bridge.

Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Fresh Bistro Café

The Café, located on the third floor of the Pavilion for Women near Admissions and the bridge, is open for your dining enjoyment Monday - Friday.

Monday - Friday

Breakfast - 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Lunch - 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Dinner - 2:30 p.m. - 8 a.m.


A McDonald’s restaurant is on the first floor of the Abercrombie Building, between the orange and yellow elevators.

The restaurant is open most of the day. It is closed only 3 to 6 am.

Snack Area

A lounge with vending machines and microwave ovens on the 16th floor of the West Tower is open 24 hours a day for families.

A deli featuring freshly brewed coffees and assorted menu items also is available 10:30 am to 6:30 pm daily in the same area.

Bertner Avenue Café

The cafeteria on the B1 level of St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital (adjacent to Texas Children's Abercrombie building) is open 6:30 am to 8 pm. Breakfast is served 6:30 to 10 am. Lunch is served 11 am to 2:15 pm. Food from the grill, coffee and snacks are available 2:15 to 4:45 pm. Dinner is served 4:45 to 8 pm. Carry-out trays also are available.

Coffee Cart

Located on level 1 lobby across from the Welcome Desk. The Coffee Cart offers a small selection of sandwiches, salads, chops, pastries, candy and drinks.

Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Saturday - Sunday, 10:30 a.m. - 1 a.m.

Inpatient Dining Options – My Menu

The My Menu program is available for pediatric inpatients 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Please confirm with your medical care team which menu is most appropriate for you. Also, guest meals are available for purchase when calling to place a dining order.

Local Dining Options