The health and safety of our patients, families and staff is our highest priority. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is requiring hospitals to meet established criteria as part of the state’s reopening plan. Effective March 22, 2021, Massachusetts moved into phase four of its reopening plan. The Boston Shriners Hospital moved to phase four in accordance with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s guidance plan for reopening. The Boston Shriners Hospital completed its Phase 1 attestation on May 27, 2020, and its Phase 2 attestation on June 15, 2020 and its Phase 3 attestation on July 13, 2020. The Phase 3 attestation was resubmitted and reaffirmed on November 16, 2020. The Boston Shriners Hospital also completed and submitted the state’s resurgence attestation on November 16, 2020.

If your child has an upcoming appointment, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children location.

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Food services

Food services

Dining services

Our cafeteria serves breakfast, lunch and dinner every day and is open to our patients and families. Snacks, beverages, sandwiches, salads and desserts are available throughout the day at reasonable prices.

To have a meal with your child you may purchase your meal in the cafeteria and bring it to your child’s room. If your child is able, you may bring your child with you to the cafeteria. Please let the nursing staff know if you are interested in doing this.

Please make us aware of any food allergies or sensitivities that you, a family member or guest have so we can safely serve you.

Monday–Friday

Breakfast 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Grill closes at 1:30 p.m.)
Dinner 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Weekends and holidays

Breakfast 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (Beverages and muffins only)
Lunch Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Dinner 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The cafeteria at Massachusetts General Hospital has extended hours and is within walking distance of Shriners Hospital for Children — Boston.