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Dining Options

There are a number of convenient dining options available to you or a loved one at Rush. All of the restaurants accept most major credit cards.

West Side Food Hall

  • Located in the Armour Academic Center (600 S. Paulina St.) on the second floor.
  • Features three resident restaurants — Potbelly, Beatrix Market, Fat Rabbit — and two rotating pop-up restaurants, offering a wide variety of flavors and cusines for breakfast and lunch.
  • A large seating area.
  • Open Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. (breakfast) and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (lunch)

Common Grounds coffee kiosk

  • Located in the Armour Academic Center (600 S. Paulina St.) on the second floor, adjacent to the West Side Food Hall.
  • Features local coffees and specialty drinks, snacks and grab-and-go items.
  • Open Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Food and Nutrition Services guest trays

  • If your loved one is in the hospital, you can arrange to receive the same meal he/she is getting at mealtimes.
  • To order a tray, call food and nutrition services at (312) 942-5200.
  • The cost is $7 per meal tray. You will pay by credit card when you order your tray.

Au Bon Pain restaurants

  • Atrium Building

    1650 W. Harrison St., fourth floor: This location has a large seating area and offers a variety of bakery items, coffee, tea and fountain drinks, made-to-order sandwiches, a salad bar and hot bar, and a wide range of soups. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • Professional Building

    1725 W. Harrison St., ground floor: This kiosk location offers coffee and fountain drinks, bakery items, soups and premade sandwiches and salads. Open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Triangle Office Building

    1700 W. Van Buren St., second floor: This location has a small seating area and offers coffee, fountain and bottled drinks, bakery items and premade sandwiches and salads. Open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • The Tower

    1650 W. Harrison St., fourth floor, outside the Jaffee Rooftop Garden and Smith Family Lounge. This kiosk location offers a variety of bakery items, premade sandwiches and salads, coffee, tea and other beverages. Open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Subway restaurant

  • Located in the Orthopedic Building (1611 W. Harrison St.) on the first floor.
  • Offers sandwiches, salads, snacks and fountain drinks.
  • Open Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Vending machines

  • The largest vending area is located in the Jelke Building (1750 W. Harrison St.) on the first floor.
  • Other vending machines are located throughout the Medical Center. Ask unit personnel for directions to the nearest machines.
  • Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Vending machines accept cash or coins, no credit cards.

Local restaurants

There are also many local restaurants surrounding Rush. Options include the following: