Dining Options 2019-10-02T14:48:25-06:00

Dining Options

Food/dining at UAMS

Room service is now available for UAMS patients and families.

UAMS also 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.

The following credit cards are accepted in the Cafeteria, Lobby Café, Doc Java, The Atrium, The Gathering Place, Generations Cafe, Metro Deli II and Code Moo:

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • American Express


It’s the place to eat! Comfort food awaits you with a full hot breakfast feast or hot entrees and veggies at lunch. Finish up your meal with a delectable dessert while you’re here!

At lunch we also offer:

  • Tex Mex
  • Gourmet pizza
  • Fried chicken
  • Grilled burgers and sandwiches
  • Extensive salad bar

Located on the Ground Floor of the Central Building.

Monday – Friday
Breakfast from 6:30 – 10 a.m.
Lunch beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Closes at 3 p.m.

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Local Grounds

Located at the Student Center, 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!

Monday – Friday  7am – 2pm

Lobby Café + Code Moo

Lobby Cafe — Hungry for gourmet?  We serve delicious sandwiches and salads right in the center of our Hospital Lobby. Along with breakfast and specials, thin-crust pizza is also available. Grab a seat and eat!

Code Moo — Get yummy frozen yogurt … STAT and 24/7!

Open 24 hours, 7 days a week
Hot breakfast from 6:45 – 10:00 a.m.
Hot entree specials starting at 10:45 a.m.

Doc Java

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. Come see us on the 1st Floor of the Ward Tower near the College of Medicine offices.

Monday – Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

The Atrium – Outpatient Center

Need a break from your appointments?  Grab a hot breakfast or lunch items, including soups, salads and sandwiches. Then wash it all down with a coffee or soda! Our “hot” spot is located on the 1st Floor of the Outpatient Center across from the Pharmacy.

Monday – Friday
Breakfast from 7 – 10 a.m.
Hot lunch from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Gathering Place

Located on the 1st floor of the Cancer Institute, The Gathering Place offers a full selection of Starbucks beverages along with a wide selection of breakfast and lunch items. Our breakfast selections include biscuits, turkey bacon, hot cereals and made-to-order omelets.  Lunch provides a hot burger and sandwiches, salads and grab-and-go items. We also offer GLUTEN FREE products in our dessert case as well as sandwiches.

Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Metro Deli

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.

Monday – Friday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Hot breakfast, including a variety of breakfast sandwiches or pastries from our bakery, will help wake you up with a steaming cup of java by Seattle’s Best. We also offer specialty coffee drinks and brewed tea. For lunch, you can try our Superfoods Salad or the Pimento, Avocado & Bacon sandwich.  The homemade potato chips and dill spear are still accompanying our sandwiches, but you may also choose a healthier option of baked chips or pretzels. A hot soup is available daily. 

Located on the 1st Floor of the College of Public Health (COPH) building.

Monday – Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Late night visitor? The UAMS Medical Center Canteen is located on the Ground Floor of the Central Building. It is open 24 hours a day for your convenience. The vending machines offer a variety of soups, sandwiches, chips, snacks, candy bars, assorted soft drinks, bottled water, and hot coffee.

Nearby Off-Campus Restaurants

The staff at the information desk can provide a list of nearby restaurants.