Café Central

At the heart of UCM’s campus, Café Central is a vibrant, bustling marketplace with a vast variety of taste bud tempting options. It’s a dining “experience” as opposed to simply a lunch. Designed to appeal to caregivers, and staff, Café Central will strike a balance between healthier options and comfort-style offerings with enough variety that will allow consumers to try something new every day with price points to fit every budget.

Visit Café Central’s refreshed We Proudly Serve Starbucks location! Enjoy your favorite smoothies, frappuccinos, tazo teas, coffee, and cold brew!


Join us this week in Café Central for Chopsticks at our restaurant rotation station and experience East Asian inspired cuisine!

The Kitchen at Billings

Try our Team Inspired Meal every other Friday!

The Kitchen at Billings is your comfortable venue that encourages socializing and relaxing during breaks or off hours. Oh, and the food? We’ve lined up a great selection of comforting and nourishing choices - a true value for the price.

*Due to improvements to our menu, prices are subject to change.

Sky Café

Try our NEW Rotisserie Entrees!

Breathtaking views and an exciting guest experience, Sky Café offers unique and beautiful dining, with a broad-based menu that includes only the freshest ingredients.

Located on the 7th floor in the Center for Care and Discovery Building.


Qdoba Mexican Grill is a fast-casual Mexican concept where anyone can go to enjoy a fast, handcrafted meal prepared with fresh ingredients and innovative flavors. Each Qdoba restaurant showcases food that celebrates Qdoba’s passion for ingredients, a menu
full of innovative flavors, handcrafted preparation and inviting service.

Visit Starbucks!

At Starbucks, it has always been, and will always be, about quality. We’re passionate about ethically sourcing the finest coffee beans, roasting them with great care, and improving the lives of people who grow them. We care deeply about all of this; our work is never done.

Visit Check out secret recipes & order as a customized drink!

If we have the products, we’ll make it for you!

Welcome to The University of Chicago Medicine Dining Services! Be our guest!

Whether in for an appointment or to visit a loved one or friend, UCM Dining Services offers something for everyone, and your nourishment is important to us. We encourage you to visit our locations around the Medical Center.

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Cafe Central: Evening Specials
JOIN US in Cafe Central from 3:30PM-7:00PM for Chicken Quesadillas & Fresh Wings Monday-Friday, Pasta on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays, & Pad Thai on Tuesdays & Thursdays!
Gluten Free Station

Gluten Free Station Cafe Central
Join us in Cafe Central at our dedicated, Certified Gluten Free Station for a meal! We’ve got pizza, wraps, sandwiches, and salads, and we’d love to take care of you! Make sure you stop by and try something today!