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Hospital Cafeterias and Vending

Akron Children's has cafeteria and dining options at each of its hospitals. 

Kids' Café

The Kids' Café is located on the third floor of the hospital in downtown Akron. It is wheelchair accessible and open:

Monday-Thursday: 6 a.m.-11:30 p.m.,
Fridays, weekends and holidays: 6 a.m.-8 p.m. 

The Kids' Café features a: 

  • Fresh salad bar 
  • Deli bar 
  • Soup of the day
  • Full-service grill 
  • Hot food area
  • Fresh-baked pizza oven
  • Coffee bar 
  • Bakery case/ice cream novelties

Beverages and snacks are served all day. The salad bar, soup station, pizza oven and convenience store remain open after 8 p.m. A special "to go" area is available for those who can't stay to dine, or wish to take something home. Convenience items like pre-packaged salads and sandwiches, bread and milk are also available.

If your child is an inpatient, they will be able to choose from a room service menu tailored to their nutritional needs.

A vending area near the cafeteria is open 24 hours a day. The vending area has both hot and cold foods, and a dollar bill changer. There is also a vending area and kitchenette in the Reinberger Family Center.

You may pay by cash, debit or credit card.

Kay Kafe

The Kay Kafe is located on the first floor of the Kay Jewelers Pavilion at our Akron campus. It is open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.– 3 p.m.

The Kay Kafe features:

  • Made to order hot breakfast, sandwiches and wraps
  • Pre-made sandwiches (heat and serve)
  • Fresh fruit, yogurt and many more grab and go items
  • Soup of the day
  • Hot or cold Starbucks drinks

You may pay by cash, credit or debit card.

J. M. Smucker Company Bistro

The J. M. Smucker Company Bistro is located on the second floor of the Considine Building adjacent to the Welcome Center. It is open Monday - Friday, 7 a.m.– 3 p.m.

The Bistro features:

  • Smoothies
  • Smuckers coffee
  • Made to order salads
  • Soup of the day
  • Prepackaged sandwiches, salads and desserts
  • Fresh fruit
  • Yogurt
  • Other grab-and-go selections

You may pay by cash, credit or debit card.

Kids' Bistro

The Kids' Bistro at Akron Children's Beeghly campus is located in Building D near the main entrance. It is wheelchair accessible and open 7 days a week, 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. with hot, made to order food available at 8 a.m. Outside dining is also available on the patio.

If your child is an inpatient, they will be able to choose from a room service menu tailored to their nutritional needs. Vending is located on each of the patient floors with hot and cold beverages and snacks. There is also a kitchenette and vending area in the McFamily Respite Center.

You may pay with cash, debit or credit card.  An ATM is located just outside the Bistro.