Meal Service Times
7 am - 9:30 am
11 am - 1:30 pm
4 pm - 5:30 pm
Open 7 am - 5:30 pm for snack and drinks.
The RGH Cafe offers a blend of local families' recipes for home-cooked
foods and diets prescribed by the physician. Our primary purpose is to
provide a well-balanced, nutritious diet for each patient. Menus are planned
in accordance with the approved diet manual of the hospital. The RGH Cafe
provides meals for patients three times a day, and has healthy snacks
available at any time. Providing a nourishing, well-balanced, properly
controlled diet is our highest priority. We will make every attempt possible
to consider patients' likes and dislikes. If you are having food brought
in, please check with the charge nurse to make sure it fits within the
diet your physician ordered.
The RGH Cafe strives to promote patient health and well-being by providing
quality nutrition and education. A Dietician can provide consultations
or instructions on diets or nutritional needs (i.e. diabetic, gluten-free,
low-fat, low-sodium or low-cholesterol diets) and is also available for
outpatient education by calling 575.356.6652. (A physician referral may
The public is welcome at the RGH Cafe, which is open daily. Menus are posted
monthly and generally follow the regular patient menus with some variations.
Patrons may choose from an a la carte menu seven days a week. There are
hot and cold items for lunch and dinner, and a salad bar on Monday and
Wednesday. While meals are only served during our meal times, cold food,
such as sandwiches, desserts, ice cream, yogurts, and salads are available
throughout hours of operation.