UAMS has a number of options available to patients and visitors looking for a place to eat during the day or at night. The food services listed below are open to all visitors.
We offer a full hot breakfast or lighter options including freshly made fruit and yogurt parfaits.
At lunch, choices include a daily heart-healthy plate, 500-calorie plate and vegetarian options! You can choose from Tex Mex, gourmet pizza (try our cauliflower crust), sushi, made-to-order plates, full service grill and an extensive salad bar. We also have a variety of grab-and-go meals when you are in a rush.
Located on the Ground Floor of the Central Building. Access today’s menu.
- Breakfast: 6:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., Monday-Friday.
- Lunch: 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Hungry for gourmet? We serve delicious sandwiches and the best thin crust pizza in town. You can also try our Sally the Salad Robot for a crisp, fresh salad. We also have a daily specialty bar that lets you customize your meal. Along with breakfast and specials, grab and go options are also available. Don’t forget to try some yummy frozen yogurt while you are there!
Located in the Hospital Lobby. Access today’s menu.
- Open 24 hours, 7 days a week.
- Hot breakfast: 6:45 – 10:00 a.m.
- Hot entree specials begin at 10:45 a.m.
- “Code Moo” Frozen Yogurt: Available 24/7.
Start your morning with a jolt! Try our wonderful specialty coffee drinks made with Westrock Coffee or fill up on a breakfast burrito. We also offer sandwiches and salads.
Located on the 1st Floor of Ward Tower, near the College of Medicine offices.
Open 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.
Need a break from your appointments? Grab a hot breakfast or lunch items, including soups, salads and sandwiches. Drinks are also available.
Located in the Outpatient Center, 1st floor.
- Open 7:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.
- Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
- Hot lunch: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Gathering Place
The Gathering Place offers a full selection of Starbucks beverages along with a wide selection of breakfast and lunch items. Breakfast selections include biscuits, turkey bacon, hot cereals and made-to-order omelets. Our lunch menu features burgers, sandwiches, salads and grab-and-go items. We also offer gluten free sandwiches and desserts.
Located on the 1st floor of the Cancer Institute.
Open 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.
Local Grounds offers a full selection of Starbuck’s beverages along with a wide selection of breakfast and lunch items. Hand-crafted sandwiches on specialty breads and Made-to-Order salads are our specialty. We also offer Grab-n-Go items for those on the run!
Located at the Student Center.
Open 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.
Metro Deli offers a variety of sandwiches using the Metro Deli line of meats, including buffalo chicken, fried chicken, roast beef and turkey. Along with your choice of sandwich, you will receive homemade potato chips and a dill spear.
Located on the Ground Floor of the Central Building next to the Cafeteria.
Open 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.
Metro Deli II (MD2)
Hot breakfast, including a variety of breakfast sandwiches or pastries from our bakery, will help wake you up with a cup of Westrock coffee. We also offer specialty coffee drinks and brewed tea.
For lunch, try our Superfoods Salad or the Pimento, Avocado & Bacon sandwich. Homemade potato chips and dill spear accompany our sandwiches, but you may also choose a healthier option of baked chips or pretzels. Soup is available daily, and we have a made to order specialty salad bar open daily with fresh homemade salad dressings.
Located on the 1st Floor of the College of Public Health (COPH) building.
Open 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.
Late night visitor? The Canteen vending machines offer a variety of soups, sandwiches, chips, snacks, candy bars, assorted soft drinks, bottled water, and hot coffee.
Located on the Ground Floor of the Central Building
Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Credit Card Payment
The following credit cards are accepted in the Cafeteria, Lobby Café, Doc Java, The Atrium, The Gathering Place, Local Grounds, Metro Deli II and Code Moo:
- American Express
Nearby Off-Campus Restaurants
The staff at the information desk can provide a list of nearby restaurants.