Cafeteria & Retail Store - VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
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Cafeteria & Retail Store

Visitors are welcome to eat in the Canteen.  We offer hot and cold entrees, beverages and desserts. Vending machines are available for your convenience 24 hours a day.

Canteen Hours of Operation


Due to COVID-19 precautionary measures, the Omaha VA Hospital Veteran Canteen Services has temporarily changed their operational hours.

Canteen and Store located on the third floor.

New hours are now:

Retail - Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Retail - Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Food - Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Coffee (located on main floor) - Saturday Closed
Coffee - Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grand Island

Located on the first floor
7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday  


Vending area located in the Basement
Open seven days a week. 

Retail Store

We offer a full-service retail store with such products as electronics, cosmetics, toiletries and clothing. Items may be purchased tax-free. The retail store is open to patients, staff and caregivers.


Located on the third floor near the Canteen
Hours of Operation:  
7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday
9 a.m. to noon, Sunday 

Grand Island

Located on the first floor with the Canteen
Hours of Operation:  7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday