Food and Accommodations

Food and Accommodations

What’s for dinner? When your visitors pose this question, you can point them to a variety of dining options. The following list is in order of proximity to The Mother Baby Center.

Starz Café

Deli, salad bar, hot entrees, dine-in or take-out
Monday through Friday: 7 to 10:30 a.m.; 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 1:45 to 6:45 p.m.
Weekends and holidays: 7:30 to 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 3 to 6:45 p.m.
First floor of Children’s, near the Welcome Center

See the menu and more information at

Jazzman’s Cafe

Specialty coffee, tea, smoothies, pastries, soup, salad, and sandwiches
Monday through Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Holidays: closed
Children’s Specialty Center, 2nd floor (in Marketplace)

Vending machines

Vending machines are located in The Mother Baby Center and at Children’s:

  • The Mother Baby Center – Second floor
  • Children’s - First floor, in hallway between Interfaith Chapel and Emergency Department and on the lower level, near the hospital elevators

Guest trays

Guest trays are available for families and visitors for a fee.

Hospital cafeteria at Abbott Northwestern Hospital

The hospital cafeteria is located on the lower level of the lobby of the Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute and is accessible either by escalator or elevator. The cafeteria is open seven days a week from 6:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Skyway Café

Located at the top of the main lobby staircase on the second floor, the café offers coffee drinks and other beverages, as well as a variety of pastries and sandwiches. Hours are 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday.


McDonald's is open 24 hours a day and located on the first floor of the lobby of the Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute. In addition to its traditional fare of burgers and fries, this McDonald's has a number of heart-healthy menu items.

Midtown Global Market

More than 50 vendors offer the finest selection of produce, delicacies, prepared foods, grocery items and specialty gifts from around the globe. For more information, go to


The Mother Baby Center was built to accommodate mom and babies – and members of your family who want to share in your special journey. If your family needs more space, lodging is available nearby.

Sheraton Minneapolis Midtown

2901 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407

The three-star hotel is connected via skyway to The Mother Baby Center. It offers daily discounted rates and reduced extended stay rates to family members of hospitalized patients.

For reservations or more information, visit or call 1-877-508-0123 or 612-821-7600.