Dining and food service

Food for your child

Children’s Wisconsin has room service for patients. Children may order any item off the menu in their room between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. by dialing (414) 266-3663. There is no charge for patient food. Your child’s food order will be delivered to his or her room within 45 minutes. Parents may leave a recorded message between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. to order their child’s meals for the following day. Some food items may not be allowed if a doctor has limited your child’s diet. If you have questions about your child’s meals, ask to see a dietitian. We do not automatically send food trays to patient rooms. However, we do check on children at meal times to make sure they have placed an order. For information about ordering food, call the Nutrition Services Department at (414) 266-3663. Do not give your child any food without consulting your child’s nurse.

Additional information for patients with food allergies, sensitivities or other dietary restrictions

Parent meal program

Children’s offers a meal program for parents or caregivers who can’t leave their child’s room. Parents can buy room service meal tickets in denominations of $2 at Children’s retail food locations and the Gift Shop. Tickets can be used to buy snacks and meals from room service. Tickets are non-refundable.

Retail food locations

Children’s offers a variety of dining options for our patient families and visitors. More information is available at any Welcome Center. Children’s wants our kids to be the healthiest in the nation. To help achieve this goal, we encourage patients, their families and our staff to make healthy food choices. We offer a discount on specially-marked healthy food items.

Many of our menus change weekly. Check out your dining options below.

  • Lower Level Cafeteria
    Lower Level, Center Tower Open 24/7

    Made-to-order breakfast: 6 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
    Self-serve hot breakfast: 6 a.m. – 10 a.m.
    Lunch: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Dinner: 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Salad sar and Soup are available from 11 a.m. to 4 a.m.
    Hot cereal and yogurt, fresh fruit, and pastries are available from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
    Grill, pizza, and deli stations are available from 11 a.m. to 4 a.m.
    Simply to Go, Grab and Go items are available 24/7
    Weekly menu
  • Curbside: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. 
    Curbside is a take-out dining option, available for either pick-up or delivery. It can be ordered by calling (414) 266-3354 and placing an order based on the menu below. Please note that at this time, substitutions and modifications are not allowed. Please work within the menu item as listed or in the case of “create your own” please choose from the options provided.
    Curbside menu

  • Coffee Cabana
    2nd floor, Clinics Building
    Open Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Cafe West
    1st floor
    Open Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Nearby restaurants

Vending machines

Vending machines are located throughout the building.


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(414) 607-5280

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