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Hospital Cafeterias and Vending

Akron Children's has a cafeteria at each of its hospitals. The cafeteria in downtown Akron is called Kids' Cafe. The cafeteria at its Mahoning Valley hospital in Boardman is called Kids' Bistro.

Kids' Cafe

Kids' Cafe

Kids' Café

The Kids' Café is located on the third floor of the hospital in downtown Akron. It is wheelchair accessible and open 7 days a week, 6 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

The Kids' Café features a: 

  • Fresh salad bar 
  • Deli bar 
  • Full-service grill 
  • Hot food area
  • Specialty bar featuring a variety of items each day
  • Fresh-baked pizza oven
  • Coffee bar 
  • Sundae bar 
  • Bakery case/dessert bar

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 meals, baby food, bread and milk are also available.

If your child is an inpatient, she will be able to choose from a room service menu tailored to her 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

Kay Kafe

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, 6 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Kay Kafe features:

  • Hot cereal (November through April)
  • Made to order hot breakfast, sandwiches and wraps
  • Pre-made sandwiches (heat and serve)
  • Fresh fruit, yogurt and many more grab and go items
  • Fresh homemade soups
  • Hot or cold Starbucks drinks

You may pay by cash, credit or debit card.

Kids' Bistro

Kids' Bistro

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, 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Outside dining is also available on the patio.

If your child is an inpatient, she will be able to choose from a room service menu tailored to her 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.