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Atrium / Fountain Dining Room / Melrose Dining Room / Compass Cafe /

Center for Disabilities and DevelopmentThe Marketplace / 6 OR /

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The Atrium Dining Room

Located in John Colloton Pavilion on the 7th floor off of elevator D.

 The Atrium Dining Room offers a unique menu with gourmet menu selections. While dining, patrons are treated to a panoramic view of the west campus.  Complimentary coffee and tea are served to patrons. This beautiful room is also available evening and weekends for catered functions.

Monday - Friday 

11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The Fountain Dining Room

1st floor General Hospital near elevator C.

 Cafeteria style service that offers customers a grill, deli, salad bar, pizza, sushi, and traditional and ethnic entrees served  with vegetables, salads, soups, and desserts.

Monday - Friday  Weekends & Holidays

6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

10:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

6:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Melrose Dining Room

5th floor of the Pomerantz Family Pavilion.


The Melrose Dining Room offers toasted sandwiches, hearth oven pizzas, and pasta bar. Scatter system of food delivery offers the customer a wide range of menu options: soups, and a variety of hot and cold sandwiches and entree salads. 

Monday - Friday 
7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


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Compass Express

Compass Express is located next to the Fountain Dining Room near elevator C.

The Compass Express offers a wide variety of convenience store items.  Pick up a loaf of bread, jar of peanut butter or even a pound of hamburger to take home.  Build your own chicken or fish wraps are available everyday along with roller hot dogs, cheddar brats, hot pretzels and F'Real milkshakes.

Monday - Friday 
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.


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Center For Disabilities and Development Dining Room

Located on the ground floor of the Center for Disabilities and Development building.

Vending items.

Children's Cafe

Located on the first floor of the Stead Family Children's Hospital facing the Iconic Kinnick Stadium.

The Children's Cafe offers a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner items. We cater to customers of all ages. 

Monday - Friday 
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.



The Marketplace

1st floor of General Hospital - Fountain Lobby

The Marketplace, located conveniently off the Fountain Lobby, offers salads and sandwiches, coffee, 20 oz. soda and juices, and limited hot food.

Monday - Friday  Weekends & Holidays

7:00 p.m. - 6:30 a.m.

2:00 p.m. - 6:30 a.m.


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6 OR  (Staff Employees Only)

Located on the 6th floor of John Colloton Pavilion.


Designed with busy operating room personnel in mind.  Hot entrees and a complete salad bar give the operating room staff a variety of lunch choices.

Monday - Friday 
6:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


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