Where to Eat

From family-friends chains to local cuisine, your patients and caregives will find great options for quick meals or relaxing dining.

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Food Options at UNM Hospital

The cafeteria, located on the second floor of the Main Hospital, features a menu that changes daily. You’ll also find standard favorites, such as a fresh salad bar and soups of the day. You can pay with cash or a credit card.

  • Breakfast: 4-10 a.m.
  • Lunch: 11 a.m.– 2 p.m.
  • Mid-afternoon: 2-4:30 p.m.
  • Dinner: 4:30-10 p.m.

Jersey Jacks

When you’re craving a Frank Sinatra (corned beef and swiss cheese), a Goodfellas Hero (ham, roast beef and swiss), or any kind of sandwich, walk up or call ahead to order. Jersey Jack’s is open 24/7 except on Sundays when it closes at 8 p.m. You’ll find it in the Barbara and Bill Richardson Pavilion, first floor.


Find sub favorites, from turkey, ham and combo subs any time of day or night. It’s located in the outdoor drop-off area in the walkway between the main hospital and the Barbara and Bill Richardson Pavilion. 

Espresso Café

Whether you’re in a rush and want a burrito to go, or want a spot to sip coffee, the Espresso Café is bright and airy with plenty of seating. Find two locations - one in the BBRP and the other in the main hospital. Grab a latte, tea, pastry from Le Chantilly, fresh bagel or burrito.


The Barbara and Bill Richardson Pavilion, first floor

  • Monday to Friday: 6:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8 a.m.– 12p.m.

Main Hospital, lobby of third floor

Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.–2 p.m.

Snack Bar

The Snack Bar located on the second floor in the Main Hospital is the ideal place to stop when you want a quick refreshment or a pick-me-up such as a banana or muffin for breakfast, or a hotdog for lunch. Open Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Gift Shop

Both locations carry the usual magazines, greeting cards, toiletries and other gifts and necessities. Don’t forget to pick up a snack – chips, granola bars, nuts, candy bars, a variety of beverages and more.


Barbara and Bill Richardson Pavilion

Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.

Saturday – Sunday:11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Main Hospital, first floor

Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.– 6 p.m.

UNM Health Sciences Center is not affiliated with, nor are we responsible for, the services provided at local dining and lodging establishments. We hope your patient has a safe, productive stay in Albuquerque.