Food and Nutrition Department (Dietary)


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    The Food and Nutrition Department prepare and serves meals to patients, guests, staff, and visitors and provides initial and ongoing dietary education to patients and staff.

    Patient meals are served according to physician's written orders with dieticians' approval.



    Patients with Special Dietary Needs or Questions

    While Staying at the Hospital

    If you have any special dietary needs or requirements, please notify either the Admissions office staff or your physician.

    After You Leave the Hospital

    Ongoing food and nutrition counseling is available at the following locations:

    Primary Care Center
    181 Belle Meade Road
    Setauket, NY 11733
    Services available: Nutrition counseling

    Educational Information

    Stony Brook University Medical Center
    Services Available: Oncology Nutrition Services

    Patient Meal Service Hours

    Patient Meal Service times: Breakfast 7:00AM - 8:00 AM
    Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 PM
    Dinner 5:00PM - 6:00PM
    Late Tray Service: Breakfast until 9:30AM
    Lunch until 1:30PM
    Dinner until 7:45PM

    Early tray service is available as requested.
    Nourishments are delivered at 10:00AM, 2:00PM, and 8:00PM.

    Visitor and Staff Meal Service Hours


    Marketplace Cafe (Hospital, Level 5)
      Late Night 2:00AM - 4:30AM
      Breakfast 6:30AM - 10:30AM
      Lunch 11:00AM - 4:00PM
      Dinner 4:00PM - 8:00PM
    Skyline Deli (Hospital, Level 5)
      Late Night 1:00AM - 4:00AM
      Breakfast 5:15AM - 10:30AM
      Lunch 11:00AM - 3:00PM
    Bookends Cafeteria (Health Sciences Center, Level 2)
      Monday - Friday 7:00AM - 3:00 PM



    Contact Us

    We can be contacted at (631) 444-1441 between 8:30AM - 4:30PM.