Amenities at UPMC St. Margaret

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Dining and Snack Options

UPMC St. Margaret patient meals

Patients can select their daily meals from a menu based on the diet their doctor prescribed.

We also offer a gourmet menu, as well as guest trays, at an extra charge.

Cafeteria at UPMC St. Margaret


​First floor of the hospital.



  • Monday through Friday: 6 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 6 to 10 a.m.


  • Monday through Friday: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


  • Daily: 4 to 6 p.m.


For your convenience, the cafeteria is open between meal times and offers:

  • Soups
  • Salads
  • Snacks
  • Desserts
  • Drinks

Vending machines at UPMC St. Margaret

Vending machines — located on the first floor in the vending lounge near the cafeteria — are available 24 hours a day.

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Gift Shop at UPMC St. Margaret


Second floor near the entrance B lobby.


  • Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Holidays: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


412-784-4683. You may place an order for delivery by calling the gift shop during regular business hours.


  • Gifts
  • Cards
  • Stamps
  • Magazines
  • Lottery tickets
  • Other personal items

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Wireless Internet Access

Guest internet access (GIA) at UPMC St. Margaret is free of charge.

  • You can connect devices to the Internet via a public wireless network. The internet access code is GIA.
  • Please note: You will need to agree to the Acceptable Use Policy each time you access the wireless network.

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Bank Machines (ATMs)

ATMs at UPMC St. Margaret are located in the:

  • Main lobby, entrance B (second floor)
  • First floor, cafeteria (vending room)

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The Neil Y. Van Pavilion and Helen and Miles Colwell Garden of Hope

Neil Y. Van Horn Pavilion and Helen and Miles Colwell Garden of Hope are peaceful sanctuaries.

From spring through fall, you can enjoy:

  • Outdoor tables and chairs
  • A swing
  • A relaxing waterfall
  • Beautiful plants and flowers

Pavilion and garden hours:

  • Monday through Friday: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Sunday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Please note: We do not allow smoking in the pavilion or garden.

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Health Sciences Library

Patients, families, and community members are welcome to use the Health Sciences Library at UPMC St. Margaret during scheduled business hours.

We provide:

  • Health and disease-specific research
  • Internet and email access
  • Recreational reading materials

For hours or more information, contact us at 412-784-4238.

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Community Classes and Support Groups

UPMC St. Margaret offers an array of classes and support groups.

For more information, call Community Relations at 412-784-5160.

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