Nutritious food helps you heal. At University of Missouri Health Care, our food and dining services help all our patients, visitors and staff eat well. We deliver delicious meals to every patient’s room according to the diet prescribed by your doctor. We also provide dining services for visitors to our facilities.
Places to dine
University of Missouri Health Care offers four dining options to patients and visitors. Learn more about the menu options and nutrition information for each of our dining locations below.
Atrium Cafe at Missouri Orthopaedic Institute
The Atrium Cafe currently is under construction. However, the Bistro is open on the second floor of the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute.
Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Essentials at University Hospital
Essentials is located in the lobby on the first floor by the Green elevators and offers a wide range of made-to-order items as well as featured daily entrees.
Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, including holidays
Essentials Weekly Menu (w/o Aug. 20)
The Grille Downstairs at University Hospital
The Grille Downstairs is located on the west end of the ground floor next to the Yellow elevators. It offers a wide range of made-to-order items as well as featured daily entrees.
Hours: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and Midnight to 2 a.m. daily, including holidays
The Grille Downstairs Weekly Menu (w/o Aug. 20)
Oasis at Women's and Children's Hospital
Oasis, is located in the lobby and offers a wide range of made-to-order items as well as featured daily entrees.
Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. seven days a week and midnight to 2 a.m. Sunday through Thursday
Employees can make convenient purchases at our dining facilities with ExpressPay. Staff members can pay with their ID badges and receive a 10 percent discount on all purchases.
Express pay offers two convenient options:
- Declining balance - add funds to your account at any of our retail locations using your Visa or MasterCard.
- Payroll deduct - open only to MU Health Care employees.
To enroll in ExpressPay, or for questions/comments, please send an email to: Expresspay@health.missouri.edu
MU Health Care Food & Dining services provides catering to MU Health Care University Hospital, Women's & Children's Hospital and off-site clinic locations.
To help our community make healthy food choices, we offer a Farmers Market at MU Health Care facilities. The market features local and regional produce and products. We accept ExpressPay, cash and credit cards for payment.
Upcoming Farmers Market Dates
- Please check back.
You can reach food and dining services leadership at the numbers below: