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Open daily, The Café at Longwood Gardens features a wide selection of ready-to-eat sandwiches & salads, hot entrée selections, freshly prepared desserts, and of course, our famous Longwood Gardens Mushroom Soup.


Signature Soup

5.75 Cup   6.75 Bowl

  • Kennett Square Mushroom Soup
  • Roasted Eggplant & Tomato Soup
  • Chili con Carne

Freshly Baked

Bread Bowls

Gluten-free Corn Bread & Cheddar Biscuits 1.50

Oven Roasted

Garden Vegetables 12.00

  • Thyme & Shallot Roasted Kennett Square Mushrooms
  • Oven Roasted Brassicas & Root Vegetables
  • Whole Grain Wild Rice Pilaf

Available with Lemon Garlic Grilled Chicken Breast 16.00

Chef's Table

A daily seasonal inspiration 12.00



Roasted Chicken, Romaine, Tomato, Caesar Dressing 10.00


Roasted Pepper, Baby Spinach, Roasted Garlic Hummus, Olive Tapenade 10.00


Marble Rye Swiss Cheese, Bosc Pear, Honey Dijon, Mixed Greens 10.00


Brie Cheese, Cranberry Mayo, Green Apple, Mesclun Greens 10.00


Baby Spinach Salad, Blue Cheese, Dried Cranberries, Candied Walnuts, Crisp Apples 12.00

Roasted Salmon Salad, Kale & Romaine, Kalamata Olives, Tomatoes, Red Onion, Farm Egg 13.00

Small Garden Salad 4.00


Chicken Tenders 6.75

Macaroni & Cheese 5.75

All Beef Hot Dog, Sauerkraut & New York Style Onions 4.50

Peanut Butter & Jelly 3.50


Fresh Fruit Cups 3.75

Berry, Granola & Yogurt Parfaits 4.00


Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Chocolate Mousse

Key Lime Tart with Vanilla Whipped Cream

Meyer Lemon Cheesecake with Cherries

White Chocolate Oreo Mousse Tort

Passionfruit Mousse with Raspberry Caramel and Whipped Cream

Specialty Coffee

La Colombe Corsica, 12 oz. 4.25

Espresso—La Colombe Nizza 4.25

Espresso Macchiato 4.50

Caffe Americano 4.50

Cappuccino 5.00

Caffe Latte 5.00

Chocolate Mocaccino 5.00

Please note that menu selections are subject to change.

The Café serves a limited menu during the first and last hour of service. Seating is first-come, first-served. Reservations are not accepted. Gardens Admission Ticket or Membership required.

The health and safety of our guests are our top priorities. As part of our commitment to you, a Chef or Manager is always available during your visit to discuss any allergy concern you may have and review menu options with you. All of our Chefs and Managers are certified by ServSafe by the National Restaurant Association and have the Chester County Health Department Food Manager Certificate.