Dining Options

A list of dining options, including cafeterias and sit-down dining, room service, vending machines and meal cards.

Room Service

With our popular room service, you can place orders from a restaurant-style menu over the phone and have them delivered directly to a patient's room. Your cooked-to-order meal should arrive within 45 minutes.

Special requests for food allergies/intolerances and kosher or vegetarian diets are available.

To place an order, call 203-688-MEAL (6325) between 7 am - 7 pm Recommended meal times are:

  • Breakfast: 7:30 - 9:30 am
  • Lunch: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Dinner: 4 - 6 pm

Meals may be purchased with Visa or MasterCard, or the hospital’s Ideal Dining Cashless Meal Card. No cash transactions are allowed

Vending Machines

Hot and cold beverages, snacks and light food offerings are available 24 hours a day in our vending machines. They are located at the exit of the East Pavilion Cafeteria.

Meal Cards

Visitors can purchase an Ideal Dining Cashless Meal Card at the Ideal Dining Kiosk in the East Pavilion Cafeteria or at the New Haven Pavilion Cafeteria.

The Cashless Meal Card gets you a 15% discount in all of our cafeterias. It can also be used at designated vending machines and to order Guest Room Service Dining to a patient's room.

Cafeterias and Sit-down Dining

Visitors and family members can enjoy a meal at any of the hospital's cafeterias. Each features a wide variety of tasty, healthy options and can accommodate special dietary needs.

Dining Areas

East Pavilion Cafeteria (Main Cafeteria)
First Floor, Atrium lobby, East Pavilion
Seven days a week 6 am - 8 pm

Grab-and-go items and salad bar
First Floor, Atrium lobby, East Pavilion
Weekdays 11 am - 6 am (overnight)

Atrium Café
Salads, pizza, sandwiches, sushi and coffee
First floor, Atrium lobby
Weekdays 6 am - 4 pm

Smilow Cancer Hospital
Park Street Coffee Shop
Monday - Friday 6:30 am - 3 pm

New Haven Pavilion Cafeteria and Café
Second floor, New Haven Pavilion
Weekdays 7:30 am - 2 pm

New Haven Café (Peet's Coffee)
Weekdays 7 am - 3 pm

Call 203-688-MENU (6368) for pre-recorded information about menus and hours for the East Pavilion Cafeteria, Atrium Café and New Haven Pavilion Cafeteria.

Pre-paid cafeteria cards: Visitors can buy an Ideal Dining cashless meal card at the Card Value Center in the East Pavilion Cafeteria or New Haven Pavilion Cafeteria. This card gives a 15 percent discount in all cafeterias and can be used in designated vending machines, as well as by family members or visitors who order guest room service dining in the patient’s room.

Visitors and family members may get food items at the following Saint Raphael Campus facilities:

Allspice Café
Weekdays, 6:15 am - 9 pm
Weekends, 6:15 am - 7:30 pm
First floor, just off the main hospital lobby

Peet’s Coffee Bar
Weekdays, 6:45 am - 4:30 pm
First floor, past the Allspice Cafe

Pre-paid cafeteria cards: Visitors to the Saint Raphael Campus may purchase convenient, pre-paid cards that can be used for any cafeteria. Customers may put $10 and up on each card and may add money to the card at any Saint Raphael Campus register. Cards are available at cafeteria cash registers.