Dining Options and Gift Shop

Dining Options

You'll find a variety of dining options inside Vanderbilt University Medical Center and within close walking distance.

Dining in Vanderbilt University Hospital

Guests at Vanderbilt University Hospital can enjoy fresh and healthy dining at the Courtyard Cafe, including Baja Fresh and Mein Bowl. Visit the Courtyard Cafe website for the latest menus. Au Bon Pain bakery and coffee shop is located on the first floor in the hospital courtyard.

Courtyard Cafe location and hours:
Located on the second floor of Vanderbilt University Hospital
Monday-Friday: breakfast 6 am-10:30 am, lunch 11 am -2 pm, dinner 2 pm-6:30 pm, late night 6:30 pm to 2 am
Saturday and Sunday: breakfast 6 am-10 am, lunch 11 am-2 pm, dinner 2 pm-2 am

Baja Fresh hours:
Monday-Friday: 8 am-1 am
Saturday and Sunday: 11 am-8 pm

Mein Bowl hours:
Monday-Friday: 11 am-7 pm
Saturday: 11 am-2 pm
Sunday: closed

Au Bon Pain location and hours:
Located on the first floor of the hospital in the courtyard
Monday-Friday: 6 am-11 pm

Dining in Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt has a food court with many popular restaurants.

Food court options and hours:

  • Ben & Jerry's: Monday-Friday 11 am-10 pm, Saturday 12 pm-9 pm, closed Sunday
  • Pizza Hut Express: daily 10 am-11 pm
  • Subway: Monday-Friday 9 am-12 am, Saturday and Sunday 9 am-10 pm
  • Suzie's Espresso Coffee Shop: Monday-Friday 6:30 am-5 pm
  • Taco Bell: daily 10 am-11 pm
  • Vandy Cafe: Monday-Friday breakfast 6 am-10:30 am, lunch 11 am-2 pm

Dining in Medical Center East

The Vanderbilt Bistro on Eight on the eighth floor of Medical Center East serves sandwiches and snacks.

Gift Shop

The Vanderbilt University Hospital Gift Shop is located on the second floor of the hospital above the surgery waiting area. The phone number is (615) 322-3422.

Gift shop hours:
Monday-Friday: 7 am-9 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10:30 am-5 pm