You’ll find plenty of convenient and delicious options when it comes
to dining at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. The Sodexo Food
and Nutrition Services Department at St. Christopher's provides food and
formula for children staying in the hospital. Sodexo Food provides a cafeteria service for visitors and staff.
St. Christopher's has a cafeteria located on the ground floor that is
open to visitors every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The
cafeteria serves a variety of hot and cold food items, including deli
sandwiches and wraps, Bumble fish sushi, as well as many wellness items.
Get daily specials by dialing MENU (6368) on any hospital telephone or (215) 427-5862 from outside the hospital.
Weekdays: Breakfast: 6:45 - 9:30am; lunch and dinner: 11:00am - 6:30pm
Weekends: Breakfast: 7:30 - 9:30am; lunch: 11:30am - 4:15pm; dinner: 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Guest trays are available upon request. You must first purchase a $5
meal voucher in the cafeteria, located on the ground floor. Call ext. 5123 to place your order. Your meal will be served with your child's.
Located in the hospital lobby, the Jungle Hut serves Seattle's Best
Coffee, soft pretzels, pastries, yogurt and other grab-and-go items.
Jungle Hut hours are:
Snack and beverage vending machines are available 24 hours a day,
seven days a week and are located on the ground floor of the hospital.
The inpatient menu is designed to appeal to the tastes of children
and includes alternate menu choices and regular snacks. A menu will be
placed on your child's breakfast tray each morning. Use this to select
your child's meals for the next day. After filling out your menu, place
it on your child's tray to be picked up by the food and nutrition
department, or give it to your nurse for pick-up. If your child has
special dietary needs, including food allergies, please inform your
nurse upon admission.
If your child's birthday occurs during his or her stay at St.
Christopher’s, Food and Nutrition Services will provide your child with a
small birthday cake to celebrate.
American Dietetic Association
Food Allergy Network