Welcome to Café at the Ranch at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center
We're open daily to provide you with fresh and healthy food choices prepared to your delight. The Café offers an assortment of grilled specials, entrées, salads and many other choices for breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks.
In addition to the Café, our staff prepares and delivers meals to patients in their hospital rooms. Our team of trained and certified dietitians works with patients to aid their recoveries through nutrition.
The Café also caters events inside and outside of the hospital.
Weekly Café Menus for January 2023
Menus are subject to change due to supply/availability of some food items.
- Week of January 2 →
- Week of January 9 →
- Week of January 16 →
- Week of January 23 →
- Week of January 30 →
Our patient menu is designed to meet the needs of patients based on the dietary requirements set forth by their physician.
Breakfast selections include a made-to-order breakfast buffet featuring eggs, bacon, hash browns, breakfast sandwiches, hot and cold cereals and assorted pastries.
Choose from a variety of hot and cold beverages, including fountain and bottled drinks.
Lunch and Dinner Entrées
The Café features hot and healthy entrées that change daily with a mix of comfort foods, ethnic dishes, theme specials and health conscious features.
The grill features made-to-order items such as hamburgers, Philly cheesesteaks, turkey or chicken paninis, as well as mozzarella sticks and jalapeño poppers. We also offer daily specials such as blackened chicken sliders or Monterey black bean burgers.
Soups of the Day
The Café offers daily soup options and rotates through a variety of selections such as chili, chicken tortilla, New England and Manhattan clam chowder, French onion and chicken noodle. Daily soup offerings are listed on the Weekly Specials Menu.
Simply to Go
The Café’s grab-and-go area features assorted sandwiches, salads, yogurts, fruit cups, vegetable snack cups and other quick and fresh items.
Desserts and Snacks
Choose from an assortment of cakes, pies, puddings, yogurt parfaits, and snacks. We also have a variety of frozen desserts including soft-serve ice cream and yogurt.
Open for the Community
In addition to serving patients and their guests as well as staff, The Café at the Ranch is open to the public and offers delicious, nutritious options daily for dine-in or takeout. To reach someone in the café, please call 941-782-2348.
Hours and Location
Café at the Ranch is located on the first floor of the hospital, just down the corridor from the main hospital entrance.
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
Breakfast: Monday to Friday 7 – 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: Monday to Friday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Grab and Go: Monday to Friday 2 - 3 p.m.
Grill: Monday to Friday 4 - 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday, Holidays: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.