Jefferson University Hospitals

Cafeteria & Gift Shop

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Atrium Cafeteria Hours, Menu & Features

The Atrium attracts staff, patients and visitors for dining every day. The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics surveys the Jefferson community to identify the habits of current customers and solicit ideas to expand menu and services.

During breakfast hours, enjoy continental breakfast items from our fruit and yogurt bar as well as a hot cereal bar, or made-to-order omelets, pancakes and french toast. Or choose from a selection of self-serve hot items, such as eggs, meats and sandwiches to go.

Lunch and dinner feature a rotating selection of popular choices such as home-baked pizza (options include vegetarian, whole wheat crust and daily specials), hot entree selections, paninis, soup & chili bar, salad bar, unlimited deli sandwich combinations utilizing kiosk ordering, grab-and-go fresh selections, yogurt parfaits and desserts.

Looking for a late night snack or meal? We're open with a variety of packaged hot meals, pizza, fresh selections (salads, sandwiches and sushi), snacks, desserts and beverages.

Additional features include:

  • Signage communicating menu, nutrition and wellness tips and sustainable practices
  • Availability of healthy food options at every station
  • Vegetarian and gluten-free items
  • Kosher items
  • Single-stream recycling


Monday through Friday
 - 7:00 a.m to 10:00 a.m.
Lunch - 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 - 4:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Express Hours - Breakfast 6:00 a.m. to 11;00 a.m. and Late Night 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday
 - 7:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Lunch - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Call 215-955-FOOD (215-955-3663) or 5-FOOD (inside the Hospital) for daily specials at The Atrium.

The Jefferson Market

In a rush and need a cup of coffee, or a bite to eat? Our convenient express market serves Starbucks coffee, refreshments, pre-packaged meals and more, seven-days a week.


  • Monday-Friday: 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday: 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Shabbat Pantry

Our Shabbat Pantry provides a peaceful space for families to pray and share a meal while their loved one is hospitalized. The pantry is stocked with kosher food and other items provided by Bikur Cholim of Philadelphia. Members of the Orthodox community have 24/7 access to a private kitchen with a table and chairs, two microwaves, two sinks, a multi-drawer warmer, coffee pot, refrigerator and other amenities. Entrance to the locked suite is by access code provided in Hebrew at the entranceway.

Hospitalized patients can order kosher meals through Nutrition Services. Kosher items are also available for retail sale in the Atrium Cafeteria. Questions concerning the Shabbat Pantry should be directed to Office of Patient and Family Experience at 215-955-7777.

Jefferson's Gift Shop

The Gift Shop can be reached at 215-955-4738. It is located in the 11th Street lobby of the Gibbon Building.


  • Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.