1. When are you open?

Parnassus Campus Dining Hours

  Days Open Close
Moffitt Café Monday-Friday 6:30am 7:00pm
  Weekends/Holidays 7:00am 3:00pm
Moffitt Café Express Monday-Sunday 5:30am Midnight
  Weekends/Holidays 6:00am 8:00pm


Mount Zion Campus Dining Hours

  Days Open Close
Mount Zion Monday-Thursday/Friday 7:00am 3:00pm/2:00pm
  Weekends/Holidays Closed Closed
The Daily Grind Monday-Thursday/Friday 7:00am 3:00pm/2:00pm
  Weekends/Holidays Closed Closed


Mission Bay Campus Dining Hours

  Days Open Close
Shorenstein Family Café Monday-Friday 7:00am 7:00pm
  Weekends/Holidays 7:00am 3:00pm
Shorenstein Café Express Monday-Sunday 6:00am 10:00pm
Equator Coffee Monday –Friday 7:00am 4:00pm
  Weekends/Holidays Closed Closed


  1. Do you accept Credit cards or ATM cards? Yes, we accept all major credit cards and ATM cards, but do not give cash back.
  2. Do you accept personal checks? No, we do not accept personal checks.
  3. Do you accept Travelers Checks? Yes, we honor Travelers checks.
  4. Can I bill my food to my family member’s room in the hospital? No, all food from UCSF retail outlets must be paid for with cash, credit card, ATM card, Travelers checks, or with a social services voucher.
  5. Do you have gift certificates? Yes, you can purchase gift cards from our Business Office located in room M294 at the opposite end of the hall of the Moffitt Cafe Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm.
  6. Do I get a discount if I’m a student? No, but you are given a tax exemption.
  7. How do I get a discount? All faculty, staff, and students who work at UCSF and UCSF Medical Center can receive a discount by purchasing the food with a FastPay account. FastPay is a pre-paid account associated with your official UCSF ID badge. You can sign up online at: http://fastpay.ucsf.edu. Other individuals who work on UCSF premises, such as volunteers, contractors, and temporary employees, are not eligible for a FastPay account.
  8. How long is the breakfast service? Breakfast is served at the Moffitt Cafe at Parnassus from 6:30am-10:45am, The Mount Zion Cafe from 7:00am-10:30am, and the Shorenstein Family Cafe at Mission Bay from 7:00am-10:30am.
  9. When does lunch start? Lunch service runs from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the Moffitt Cafe, The Shorenstein Family Cafe and the Mount Zion Cafe.  The Mount Zion Cafe serves lunch until 2:00pm on Fridays. 
  10. Where can I get a hamburger? Moffitt Café and the Shorenstein Family Cafe offer grilled foods from 7:00am to 7:00pm Monday to Friday and at the Mount Zion Cafe from 7:00am to 3:00pm Monday - Thursday and 7:00am to 2:00pm on Fridays.  The grill closes for 1/2 hour between 10:30am and 11:00am at all locations to reset for lunch service.  Hamburgers our served during our lunch/dinner service.
  11. What others kinds of food do you serve? We serve a wide variety of foods. Our menus for the Moffitt Cafe and the Shorenstein Cafe can be found at http://webmenus.ucsfmedicalcenter.org.  The menus for the Mount Zion Cafe are not posted online at this time.