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Your meals are planned using Canada’s Food Guide. If your doctor has you on a special diet, your meals will follow that diet. If you have food allergies or special food preferences, please tell a member of your Circle of Care.


Breakfast 8:00 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Lunch 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dinner 4:45 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Some patient wards have small kitchens with a few drink and snack choices. Please remember, these are for our patients only.

Civic Campus

The Tulip Café

Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Weekends Closed
Holidays Closed

Second Cup Coffee Shop

7 Days a week 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Tim Hortons Coffee Shop: Main entrance

24/7 24/7

General Campus

Café 501 Cafeteria

Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Weekends Closed
Holidays Closed

Second Cup Coffee Shop (Main Entrance) 

7 Days a week 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Tim Hortons Coffee Shop (Critical Care Wing lobby)

24/7 24/7

Volunteer Café: The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre

Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Weekends Closed
Holidays Closed

Vending Machine Locations
There are vending machines at various locations in the building, including in the Emergency Department, and near Café 501.

Riverside Campus

“Le rendez-vous” Cafeteria
Our cafeteria, “Le rendez-vous”, is located on the lower level and it is open from 9am to 2pm, from Monday to Friday. We serve an assortment of hot meals and daily specials, salad bar, various beverages and desserts. All profits generated by the cafeteria go to the Riverside Campus Auxiliary in support of patient services.

Monday to Friday 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Weekends Closed
Holidays Closed

Last updated on: November 22nd, 2022