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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:

Weekdays: 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday:  CLOSED
Closed during holidays

The Kids' Café features a: 

  • Full breakfast menu 6-10 a.m.
  • Grill
  • Main course entree & sides
  • Soup of the day
  • Pizza station
  • Grab-n-go salads & Sandwiches
  • Coffee bar 
  • Bakery case/ice cream novelties

Beverages and snacks are served all day.  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 Thursday: 7 a.m.–10:30 p.m.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

The Kay Kafe features:

  • Made-to-order breakfast sandwiches
  • 14 signature sandwiches & wraps with homemade kettle chips
  • Fresh fruit, yogurt and many more grab and go items
  • Soup of the day
  • Grab-n-go salads & sandwiches
  • 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. 

Monday - Friday, 7 a.m.– 3 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday: CLOSED
Closed during holidays

The Bistro features:

  • 1850 Coffee
  • Specialty drinks
  • Grab-n-go breakfast sandwiches, salads and sandwiches
  • Soup of the day
  • Fruit smoothies
  • Other grab-n-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.

The Bistro may be closed or have different hours on holidays.

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