Lodging and Dining near Jefferson Hospital

Coronavirus Policy Updates

We have changed our visitor policies. Please note, the information on this page may not be accurate.

Jefferson Hospital has a variety of dining options (described below) available for visitors. In addition, there are multiple restaurants and hotels close to the hospital. Please let our staff know if you require overnight accommodations, or additional dining options; they will be happy to find information for you.


J Café

The J Café, is Jefferson Hospital's cafeteria-style restaurant that offers a wide selection of food options. The J Café is located on the second floor of Jefferson Hospital. The J Café accepts both cash and credit/debit cards and is open daily from 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM.

The Guest Shoppe

For a quick sandwich or snack, family members may visit the Guest Shoppe located on the first floor in the hospital lobby. Soup, sandwiches and dessert items are served by auxiliary members and volunteers. The Guest Shoppe is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM It is closed on holidays.

The Guest Shoppe also offers flowers, balloons, newspapers and various gift items.

Guest Trays

If a family member would like to eat with a patient in the room, you may order a guest tray by informing the Food Service Associate or by calling ext. 5796. There is an additional charge for this service.


Vending machines are available at both the J Café and the emergency department waiting area.

Other Nearby Restaurants

Because Jefferson Hospital is close to Routes 885 and 51 — two of the South Hills most traveled roadways — there are many restaurants close to the hospital. Our reception staff can provide you with directions to convenient dining options.


Hotel accommodations are available in Jefferson Hills and the surrounding area. Our staff will be happy to help you find information about available accommodations during your visit. Below is an alphabetical list of hotels in the area; some of these may offer discounted rates for family or friends visiting Jefferson Hospital patients.