Nutrition Services and Hospital Dining

Nutrition Services

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Food and Nutrition Services Department is dedicated to providing high quality, satisfying, and nutritious meals to all patients and visitors. Excellent nutritional care is essential to your speedy recovery. Your specific diet is ordered by your physician and depends on your medical condition. Our Registered and Licensed Dietitians are available to evaluate your nutritional needs and provide nutrition counseling to individual patients. Please be sure to fill out a menu everyday and give it to your nurse. If you do not receive a menu, please request one from your caregiver. We offer a seven-day menu cycle with hot and cold selections for lunch and dinner. Kosher meals are available upon request. Nourishments and snacks such as graham crackers etc. are also available, just ask your nurse.

Guest trays are available for Breakfast, 8 a.m.–10 a.m., Lunch, 12 p.m.–2:00 p.m., and Dinner, 5 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Guest trays may be ordered by going to the cashier's window on 1st floor Main Building (hours of operation: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). Menu selections may be made at that time. Prepayment is required. Gourmet dinners are available to patients (dietary restrictions allowing) and their guests and visitors. They must be pre-ordered and pre-paid by 12 p.m. Dinners are served in the patient's room between 5 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Please ask your nursing staff for the menu and order form. Menus are also available at the cashier's window on 1st floor Main Building and prepayment is made there.

Hospital Food & Nutrition Menus

Other Dining Options 

Visitors and guests can enjoy snacks and meals from The Georgetown Cafe, The Snack Bar, The Vending Express or the Leavey Conference Center. The Georgetown Cafe is located on the ground floor of the Pasquerilla Healthcare Center (PHC). It features breakfast items, soups, hot and cold entrees, and beverages. It is open every day from 6 a.m.–10 a.m. and from 11 a.m.–9 p.m. The Snack Bar is located on the 2nd floor of the Concentrated Care Center (CCC). It features breakfast items, soups, pre-made sandwiches, salads, and beverages. It is open Monday–Friday from 6 a.m.–11 a.m., and from 12 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. It is closed Weekends and Holidays.

The Vending Express is located on the Ground Floor in the Gorman Building. A variety of hot and cold beverages, snacks and a refrigerated cold food machine with soups, sandwiches, fruit, and salads are available. It is open 24 hours per day, everyday.

The Leavey Conference Center* is located across the courtyard from the entrance to Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and offers several options for both cafeteria-style or restaurant meals, including a newly built full Starbucks, as well as a Cosi Restaurant featuring flatbread sandwiches and pizza and fresh salads.

Cosi Restaurant -
Semester Hours:
Monday–Friday 7:30 a.m.–7 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Monday–Friday 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Starbucks -
Semester Hours:
Monday–Friday 6:30 a.m.–9 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Summer Hours:
Monday–Friday 6:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

The Faculty Club Restaurant - Monday–Friday, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

The Food Court - Monday–Friday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

*Please note that hours of operation may vary during Georgetown University vacation periods and holidays.