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Visiting SickKids

Shop and eat at SickKids

SickKids has many different places for families and visitors to shop and eat, all located on the Main Floor of the hospital. Browse through the below information for further details.


Shoppers Drug Mart is a full service outpatient pharmacy catering to the needs of patients, families, employees and the general public. Pharmacists are available to answer your health-related questions. Shoppers Drug Mart® is owned and operated by SickKids and all proceeds support patient care.

Main Floor, University Avenue entrance, Black Wing

Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed statutory holidays


Pharmacy Manager
416-813-7654 ext. 201919

Assistant Manager

College Optical offers a wide selection of quality eyewear, contact lenses and accessories specializing in children’s eyewear. All SickKids families and staff receive a 25 per cent discount on regular-priced glasses and sunglasses.

Main Floor, Black Wing

Monday to Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Sheldon Donsky or Perry Silver
416-813-7654 ext. 4884

The Specialty Food Shop provides products and services to children and adults with special dietary needs. It offers the following specialty products: energy boosting supplements, allergen-friendly Foods, gluten- and wheat-free foods, infant feeding supplies, infant formulas, low-protein and metabolic products, and thickening products. The Specialty Food Shop is owned and operated by SickKids and all proceeds support patient care and research.

Main Floor, Black Wing

Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED

416-813-5294 or 1-800-737-7976

Assistant Manager

Operations Manager

The Women's Auxiliary raises funds through sales in the 5 Fifty 5 Shop, a gift shop with appeal for all ages. Find toys, games, books, crafts, cards, magazines and SickKids memorabilia. Staffed and managed entirely by Women's Auxiliary volunteers. All proceeds benefit SickKids patients and their families.

Main Floor, Atrium

Monday and Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday to Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday: 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Gateway Newstands is open daily and provides toys, candy, snacks, beverages, ice cream, magazines, children’s comic books, greeting cards, gift bags and paper, phone cards, cell phone accessories and OLG lottery products.

Main Floor, Annex

Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Gems by Jael

Gems by Jael offers sterling silver jewellery, 14 and 18 karat gold, precious and semi-precious gemstones, and pearls.

Main Floor, Black Wing

Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Store email

Vendor tables
Our vendor tables are located on Main Street across from the Specialty Food Shop. Vendors are open Monday to Friday. For information on vendor opportunities, email 




Tim Hortons is a full-serve coffee shop offering hot and cold beverages as well as baked goods including donuts, muffins, cookies, bagels and danishes.
Main Floor, Hill Wing

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


Discover Starbucks fine coffees, soothing teas and special gifts. With exceptional products both hot and cold, we have something to suit your taste. A delicious assortment of treats and snacks are available and arrive fresh daily.

Main Floor, Atrium

Open 24 hours, Monday to Friday
Saturday and Sunday open until 6:30 p.m.


Located in the Atrium, Jugo Juice makes fresh, made-to-order smoothies and tasty wraps. Enjoy one of their 100 per cent fruit smoothies, fresh-pressed juices or energy bars any day of the week.

Main Floor, Atrium

Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Soup It Up brings a fashionable high-end style to healthy, low-fat cuisine. A variety of specialty soups, sandwiches, salads and more are available for you to choose from.

Main Floor, Hill Wing

Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The Terrace Café is proud to offer food selections to patients, parents and staff 365 days a year. Terrace Café offers a full range of meals including:

The Grill - breakfast, burgers, hot dogs, french fries, chicken fingers and more
The Chef’s Corner - home cooked meals served fresh daily
Bittner’s Deli - freshly made sandwich selections
Made in Japan Teriyaki Experience

Pizza Pizza
Around The World - featuring weekly multi-cultural cuisine
Full selection salad bar
A selection of baked goods and desserts

Open on weekends: The Grill,  Chef’s Corner, Pizza Pizza

Main Floor, Atrium

Monday to Friday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Afterhours (The Fountain, a snack bar in the café)
Monday to Friday: 7 p.m. to midnight
Saturday and Sunday: 4 p.m. to midnight

Hospitality Manager

Terrace Catering offers food and beverage services for all occasions. Visit the Terrace Catering website for details on how to order.

Other places to eat:

•  Blue Fig
•  Ichiban Sushi Express
•  Subway

Bank machines

Machines are located:

  • near the Main Information Desk
  • across from the Specialty Food Shop
  • at The Terrace Café entrance
  • near Tim Hortons