Hospital Main Campus Food Services and Dining

Nicklaus Children's Hospital offers a variety of food and nutrition options for its patients, staff and guests.

In-Room Food Service for Patients

The Nicklaus Children's Hospital Food and Nutrition Department provides meals, special formulas, and clinical nutrition services to inpatients. The meals prepared and served by the department meet the nutritional requirements of the patients based on their medical and cultural needs, while at the same time appealing to their taste.

Room service meals are offered from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.Meals can be ordered utilizing the GETwell application located on the hospital television or by calling ext. 1010 from the hospital room phone.

The department offers guest trays for parents and family members for a fee during their child’s hospitalization. The department accepts debit or credit card payments only (no cash). Guest trays can be ordered between 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. by calling ext. 1010 from the hospital room phone.

Download the In-Room Service Menu (PDF)

In-Room Service Menu (Creole)

On-Campus Dining Options

The Food Service Department is committed to providing great food, great service and a pleasant place for patients, families, visitors and employees to enjoy a quality dining experience. The Golden Cub Café is located on the first floor of the Variety wing, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner. Options in the cafeteria include comfort foods (hot foods), a crafted salad station, a grill (including vegetarian options) and a specialty foods station.

Delivery Available:You can now order food and drinks for delivery to a child’s room from our campus Golden Cub Café! The GET app enables you to order from your mobile device. To view the menu, download the GET app or visit the GET website.
Please note: Food items are for non-patients only and should not be given to patients without clearance from clinical staff, due to possible dietary restrictions.

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Kosher Meal Offerings

Nicklaus Children's Hospital is pleased offer a selection of certified Kosher meal options such as TV dinners and other snacks in our hospital cafeteria, the Golden Club Café.

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Golden Cub Café Hours

Monday — Sunday

7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

New Healing Hearts Kosher Lounge

Nicklaus Children’s is pleased to unveil a new kosher food lounge that will provide a dedicated space for Jewish patients and families to maintain their kosher food practices during a hospital stay. The new space on the first floor of the hospital’s Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion (APCP) was dedicated in a special ribbon-cutting ceremony, thanks to a generous gift from the nonprofit organization, Healing Hearts.

The Healing Hearts Kosher Lounge will be accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week, featuring a food prep station, storage space and areas for families to relax and pray. Through the sponsorship, Healing Hearts will be providing food on a weekly basis to keep the storage space stocked with kosher food options. Families will be able to enjoy kosher wraps, sandwiches and other lunch alternatives. During the weekend, or Shabbat, full meals will be provided for families to enjoy.

Miracles Café

Starbucks We Proudly Serve® 

Located in the Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion lobby.
This café features Starbucks We Proudly Serve® coffee program offering Starbucks seasonal hot and cold drinks, Sabores Nuestro Starbucks Cuban style coffee, assorted bottled beverages, pastries, snacks, and sandwiches.

Pick-up Available: The Miracles Café is offering pick-up when you order through the GET app. To view the menu, download the GET app or visit the GET website.
Please note: Food items are for non-patients only and should not be given to patients without clearance from clinical staff, due to possible dietary restrictions.

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Miracles Café


Monday — Friday:
7 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Saturday — Sunday:


Located on the first floor, next to the Golden Cub Café.
Offering soups, salads and sandwiches made to order. You can also order for pickup with the Subway App.

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Half Moon Empanadas

Half Moon Empanadas is located on the first floor at the Central Building lobby entrance.
Offering an assortment of empanadas, some gluten-free items, Coca Cola beverages, Cuban style coffee and iced coffee.​

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Half Moon Empanadas


Monday — Friday:
6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday — Sunday:
7 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Vending Machines

There are a few areas with vending machines around the hospital. To the west of the Golden Cub Café are coffee, soda, ice cream, and snack vending machines, as well as a microwave available for visitor use. On the second floor of the hospital is another room with vending machines as well as within patient care unit's family waiting area of the APCP Tower. Vending machines can also be found in the Emergency Department waiting area.

Catering Services

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Food Service Department provides catering options for on campus meetings, conferences, guest lectures, social and special events such as holiday and retirement parties. We are dedicated to providing top quality innovative menus for our customers.