Restricted COVID-19 Visiting Guidelines: Starting March 13, we have updated visiting guidelines to protect all patients, visitors and staff due to COVID-19, coronavirus.

If you're visiting mom and baby at The Mother Baby Center: Review Allina Health's guidelines

If you're visiting baby in the neonatal units: Review Children's Minnesota guidelines

Learn more about COVID-19 and pregnancy: The Mother Baby Center COVID-19 Information

Minneapolis – The Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwestern and Children's Minnesota


The Mother Baby Center
902 East 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404
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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:


At Your Service is a personalized dining service in which patients can order their meals off a restaurant-style menu. Visitors and guests of patients may also order At Your Service meals delivered to the patient’s room. See the At Your Service card in the patient welcome packet for instructions and pricing.


Located on the first floor of Children’s Minnesota near the Welcome Center, the Starz Café provides a delicious deli, salad bar, hot entrées, dine-in or take-out.

Starz Café hours:
7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
1:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Weekends and holidays
7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
3 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

For more information, please call 612-813-6213.


Located on the second floor of Children’s Minnesota Specialty Center in Marketplace, Jazzman’s Café serves specialty coffee, tea, smoothies, pastries, soup, salad, and sandwiches.

Jazzman’s Café hours:
Monday-Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jazzman’s Café is closed on holidays.

For more information, please call 612-813-7416.


Vending machines are located at The Mother Baby Center on the second floor and Children’s Minnesota on the first floor (between the Interfaith Chapel and Emergency Department) and on the lower level (near the hospital elevators).


The Abbott Northwestern cafeteria is located on the lower level of the lobby of the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute and is accessible either by escalator or elevator during these hours:

Hospital Cafeteria hours:
Monday-Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
     Hot breakfast: 6:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
     Hot lunch: 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
     Dinner: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
     Continental breakfast: 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
     Waffle bar: 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
     Brunch: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

For more information and daily specials, please call 612-863-4895.


Located at the top of Abbott Northwestern’s main lobby staircase on the second floor near the Heart Hospital, the Skyway Café offers coffee drinks and other beverages, as well as salads, sandwiches and a variety of pastries during the following hours:

Skyway Café hours:
Open seven days a week from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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

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

Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown

1101 4th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
$89.00 rate includes free valet parking and free hospital shuttle service

Reservations: 612-339-6633, ask for Abbott Northwestern Hospital preferred rate.