You'll find many tasty and nutritious options for meals and snacks at every UCSF campus, from full-service restaurants and cafes to kiosks, convenience stores and vending machines.
Moffitt Café – A full-service eatery on the second floor of the Moffitt wing
Offerings: An entrée station with daily specials, grab-and-go food, gourmet salads, sandwiches, sushi, made-to-order deli and grill items, and homemade soups, plus an assortment of beverages
Hours: Daily, 6:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Moffitt Café Express – A convenience store next to the Moffitt Café
Offerings: Grab-and-go salads and sandwiches, pastries and smoothies, plus a full line of Peet's coffee, espresso drinks and ice-blended coffees
Hours: Daily, 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Food vending machines and microwave ovens are available 24 hours a day near the cafe and vending machines in the waiting area on the fifth floor.
You'll find several restaurants across the street in the UCSF Millberry Union at 500 Parnassus Avenue, and many more nearby on Parnassus Avenue as well as on Irving and Cole streets.
Cafeteria – On the basement level of the main complex at 1600 Divisadero Street (closed on weekends)
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Food vending machines and microwave ovens near the cafe are available 24 hours a day.
The surrounding neighborhood is home to a wide variety of restaurants within one to four blocks of the hospital.
Shorenstein Family Café – A full-service eating spot
Offerings: An entrée station with daily specials and rotating food concepts, a pizza and pasta station, grab-and-go items, gourmet salads, sandwiches, made-to-order deli and grill items, and homemade soups, plus an assortment of healthy beverages and snacks
Hours: Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and holidays, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Bay Café Express – A convenience store next to the Shorenstein Family Café
Offerings: Grab-and-go salads, sandwiches and pastries, plus Peet's coffee, tea, espresso drinks and iced-blended coffees
Hours: Monday to Friday, 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and holidays, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
OPB Express – A coffee kiosk in the lobby of the Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building, in easy reach of the Mission Bay hospitals
Offerings: Grab-and-go salads, sandwiches and pastries, plus Equator coffee and espresso drinks
Hours: Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Other options – Vending machines outside the Shorenstein Family Café, including our Smart Choice Pantry, featuring freshly made sandwiches and salads Hours: 24 hours a day
Eating Off Campus: Get Recommendations
To find other food and dining options near UCSF Medical Center, visit the SFGate Restaurants search page. For a general search, use the Search box. To see a list of restaurants in a particular area, use the All Locations pull-down menu:
- For Parnassus, choose Inner Sunset.
- For Mission Bay, choose China Basin or Soma/Potrero Hill.
- For Mount Zion, choose Western Addition or Pacific Heights.
For information about hotels, motels and short-term apartment rentals, visit our campus Housing Office website. Find appointment information here.
Guest Services at UCSF Medical Center provides assistance to patients, family members and visitors to help make their visit or stay as smooth as possible.
Visiting hours are generally 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. but may be more limited in critical care areas. Guests are asked to keep visits brief. Find more information here.