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Welcome to Our Virtual Information Desk
Need directions to a department or clinic? Want to visit a patient? We're here to help!

Use our "Virtual Information Desk", accessible at the top of any page on our website by clicking on this Visitor Information Panel icon icon, to help answer common questions or help you find your way before and during your hospital visit.

Of course, you can visit our onsite main Information Desk located at the Melnyk Entrance (off of the Queensway) which is open from 7am to 9pm, Monday to Friday, and from 9am to 9pm Weekends and Holidays. Feel free to call us at 416-530-6000.

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St. Joseph's Health Centre Toronto

Patient Food Services

Patient Food Services is focused on serving quality meals that are planned to meet patients’ needs. Your meals and snacks are based on Canada’s Food Guide and your specific diet ordered by your Doctor, Clinical Dietitian or Speech Language Pathologist. Please inform them of any food allergies, intolerances or special dietary needs you may have.

Meal Service Times:
Breakfast 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
Lunch 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 a.m.
Dinner 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

If you would like to discuss anything related to your meal service, please ask your nurse to request a visit from a Nutrition Services team member.

Cafeteria Services

The Lakeside Café is a self-serve restaurant located on the first floor of the Barnicke Building. We offer a mixed menu, including hot breakfast from our grill, made-to-order sandwiches, a wide selection of fresh salads and a hot entrée menu that changes daily. A wide variety of hot and cold beverages is also available.
Hours of operation:

  • Monday to Friday: 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 11 am – 3 pm
  • Statutory holidays: closed

Vending machines are available at the Café entrance, in the entrance of the Our Lady of Mercy wing and in the Emergency Department.

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