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Food and Nutrition

Food and Nutrition Services at Harlingen Medical Center are proud to provide fine dining for patients, guests, and staff. Whether preparing healthy dishes for our patients or a la carte dining for hospital guests, our team of chefs and food servers are ready to cater to our patients' and guests' needs.

Our team in Food and Nutrition Services understand the importance of recovery. That is why when your physician has ordered a diet that compliments your total program of therapy, our team ensures that you receive the meals that are designed specifically to get your health back on track. Your menu may exclude certain items because of the restrictions on your diet. Please ask for a visit from our Registered Dietitian if you have diet questions or nutritional concerns. Family members and visitors are not allowed to serve non-hospital prepared food to patients.

Catered meals for guests may be ordered for a nominal fee. For more information, contact the Resource Nurse at 956-365-1850. The Harlingen Medical Center Café Dining Room is located on the first floor of the hospital.

Cafeteria Hours for Visitors during COVID-19 Pandemic:

Breakfast Hours

Monday - Sunday

  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Lunch Hours

Monday - Friday

  • 1:00p.m. - 2:00 p.m. for Hot Food
  • 2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. for Burgers and Salads

Saturday - Sunday

  • 1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. for Hot Food

No Dinner Hours

Capparillo's Coffee & Gift Shop

Monday - Friday

  • 7:30a.m. - 2:45p.m.

Vending and coffee machines are available outside these hours.

Eva Selvera, Food & Nutrition Director