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Café & Dining

Au Bon Pain  (“The Place of Good Bread”)
The international café bakery specializing in serving delicious foods with warm hospitality – is located off the main lobby at Akron General Medical Center. The café is known for its fresh baked goods, gourmet sandwiches, salads, soups and fresh-brewed coffee. The new café is operated by the Akron General Women’s Board, which is to be thanked for their great efforts in bringing this wonderful dining option to Akron General.

Akron General staff and visitors may choose from made-to-order and grab-and-go sandwiches and an extensive selection of baked goods as well as daily rotating specialty soups. Au Bon Pain (pronounced “oh bon pan”) is familiar with hospital operations as the brand currently has cafes in more than 70 medical buildings in 52 different hospitals across 16 states. The café has an award-winning nutrition kiosk, helping guests plan a nutritious meal. Au Bon Pain has been recognized by Health Magazine as one of the five healthiest restaurant chains in the country. 


Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

*Special Hours: Closed for all national holidays.

Run by the Women's Board of Akron General, proceeds help support various projects at Akron General.

Employee Cafeteria
Located on the lower level of the hospital, the employee cafeteria is open to visitors, during the following hours, offering a variety of nutritional meal choices.


Monday - Sunday

6:45 a.m. - 10 a.m.

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

3rd Shift
1:30 a.m. - 3:30 a.m.

Some items are not available during all hours.

Dining with a Patient
Visitors may join a patient at mealtime by asking a nurse or dietary representative for a guest tray. There is a cost for the meal and the following advance notice is required:

Breakfast - 24 hours

Lunch - by 10 a.m.

Dinner - by 3 p.m.

Vending Machines
Vending machines are located in the cafeteria, on the ground floor and throughout the hospital. Feel free to ask our staff for the nearest vending location.

Date Updated: 02-MAR-2017

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