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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.


Summer Menu

Steak Salad

GRILLED FLANK STEAK SALAD

Romaine & Baby Kale, Caramelized Onions, Heirloom Grape Tomatoes, Blue Cheese, White Balsamic Vin 16.00

Signature Soup

5.75 Cup   6.75 Bowl

Kennett Square Mushroom Soup
Garden Vegetable
Chili con Carne
Vegetarian Chili

Caprese Salad

SLICED HEIRLOOM TOMATOES

Sweet Basil, Ciligene Fresh Mozzarella, Balsamic Reduction, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Local Arugula 14.00

Taqueria

PORK CARNITAS

Slow Roasted Pork, Poblano Peppers, Crispy Onion Strings, Roasted Chipotle, Oaxaca Cheese, Cilantro 14.00

TACOS DE RAJAS

Sauteed Poblano Peppers, Oyster Mushroom, Sweet Onion, Black Beans, Oaxaca Cheese 12.00

Oven Roasted

GARDEN VEGETABLES 12.00

Cauliflower, Lemon & Parsley
Cremini Mushrooms, Red Onion, Zucchini, Oregano & Thyme
Heirloom Red Rice & Amaranth Pilaf

Garden Vegetables with Protein:

  • AIRLINE CHICKEN BREAST—Honey Rosemary Blistered Tomato Reduction 17.00
  • ROASTED SALMON—Cilantro Lime Zucchini Verde, Charred Tomato 18.00

Fish & Chips

Ale Battered Cod & Chips, Tartar & Slaw 16.00

Crispy Portabello Mushrooms, Chips, Garlic Parsley Aioli & Slaw 12.00

Children's Choice

Chicken Tenders 6.75

Macaroni & Cheese 5.75

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

Sandwiches

ROAST BEEF

Swiss Cheese, Watercress, Caramelized Onions, Onion Hero 12.00

CHICKEN CAESAR WRAP

Chicken, Romaine, Tomato, Caesar Dressing 10.00

BLACK FOREST HAM CROISSANT

Black Forest Ham, Swiss Cheese, Mixed Greens, Vineripe Tomato, Honey Mustard Horseradish Spread 10.00

SMOKED TURKEY CLUB FICELLE

Bacon, Lettuce, Vineripe Tomato 9.00

VIETNAMESE SHRIMP WRAPS

Pickled Carrot, Cucumber, Vermicelli Noodle, Butter Lettuce, Basil, Peanut Hoisin Dipping Sauce 12.00

BLACK BEAN WRAP

Roasted Corn Pico De Gallo, Poblano Ranch, Lettuce, Tomato 12.00

Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich 3.50

Salads

SUMMER BERRY SALAD

Spinach, Arugula, Frisee, Shaved Candy Cane Beets, Red Quinoa, Spiced Almonds 12.00

TURKEY COBB SALAD

Applewood Smoked Bacon, Egg, Blue Cheese, Spring Mix 12.00

QUINOA CRUNCH

Romaine, Roasted Chick Peas, Cherry Tomato, Red Pepper, Cucumber, Carrot, Parsley, Goat Cheese, Toasted Pita 12.00

CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD

Romaine, Grilled Chicken, Cherry Tomato, Parmesan Cheese, Crouton 12.00

Snacks

Fresh Fruit Cups 3.75

Summer Berry Cups 4.75

Berry, Granola & Yogurt Parfaits 4.00

Watermelon & Mint Cup 4.00

Chilled Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho 5.75

Cheese Nosh, Grapes, Crackers 12.50

Chicken Salad Nosh - Romaine, Grapes, Walnuts, Crackers 10.00

Desserts

Plum & Frangipane Almond Tart

Dark Chocolate Pot de Crème with Coffee Whipped Cream

Lemon Berry Cheesecake

White Chocolate Raspberry Mousse

Banana Cream Pie

White Chocolate Oreo Mousse Tort

Cannoli Cream Puff

Vegan Coconut Panna Cotta Mango

Peach Spice Cake

Pistachio Sour Cherry Cake

Selection of Pastries and Cookies

Specialty Coffee

La Colombe Corsica, 12 oz. 4.25

Espresso—La Colombe Nizza 4.25

Caffe Americano 4.50

Cappuccino 5.00

Caffe Latte 5.00

Chocolate Mocaccino 5.50

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.