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

The Kids' Café is located on the third floor of the hospital in downtown Akron. It is wheelchair accessible and open 6 a.m.-8 p.m. daily, 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. 

You may pay by cash, debit or credit card.

The Kay Kafe Micro Mart is open:

Monday - Friday; 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Micro Mart will feature grab and go:

  • salads
  • sandwiches
  • pizza
  • snacks
  • beverages

The J. M. Smucker Company Bistro is located on the second floor of the Considine Building adjacent to the Welcome Center. 

Monday - Friday, 10 a.m.– 1 p.m. 
Saturday/Sunday: CLOSED
Closed during holidays

The Bistro features:

  • Specialty coffee service, 7:30-10 a.m.
  • 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.

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 Family 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.

The Coffee Corner features a 24/7 robotic barista that can whip up more than 250 combinations of coffee and other specialty beverages, including customized foam images. It is located in the third floor hallway connecting the main Atrium to the Kay Jewelers Pavilion at the hospital’s Akron campus. Orders can be placed on screens at the kiosk or remotely through the MyAppCafe app available on iTunes and Google Play.

If you're ordering take-out, food deliveries are accepted at the information desks inside the building at these locations:

Grand Revolver entrance
214 W. Bowery Street
Akron OH 44308

Kay Jewelers Pavilion
One Perkins Square
Akron OH 44308

Considine Professional Building
215 W. Bowery Street
Akron OH 44308

After hours:
P2/Exchange Parking Deck
348 W. Exchange
Akron OH 44302

For security, most of the hospital entrances are locked after hours.

For after-hours delivery, drivers will enter the P2 parking deck and enter using the door on the third floor.

When placing your order, please add your phone number and instructions for the delivery driver to call or text when your food arrives.

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