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Dining at University Hospital

Dining at University Hospital

General Information

University Hospital offers a variety of healthy and kid-friendly food options inside our café, cafeteria and through our patient room service.

Café and Gift Shop

The Café offers Starbucks brewed coffee, salads, sushi, gourmet sandwiches, desserts, assorted pastries/baked goods and more. Greeting cards, magazines, flowers, daily editions of the San Antonio Express-News and many other gift items are also available in our Gift Shop.

Location and Hours

Sky Tower, 1st Floor, Main Lobby
Monday – Friday: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Patients, visitors and staff have access to a full range of food options inside our cafeteria – from made-to-order sub sandwiches to hot grill options and a salad bar – with ample indoor and outdoor seating. Microwaves are also available inside the cafeteria seating area. Cash and major credit cards are accepted.

Locations and Hours

Rio Tower, 3rd Floor, Elevator D
Open daily
Breakfast: 6 – 10 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Dinner: 4 p.m. – 1 a.m.

The cafeteria is closed from 10 – 11 a.m. and 3 – 4 p.m. for cleaning between meals. The indoor and outdoor seating areas remain open 24 hours a day.

Patient Room Service

University Hospital patients can order meals through our At Your Request – Room Service dining program anytime the cafeteria is open. Our staff will make sure each request fits within the prescribed dietary guidelines and allergy alerts for every patient. Meals are freshly prepared on-site by skilled chefs, certified by the American Culinary Federation, and delivered to the patient’s room within 45 minutes.