Cross Keys Cafe at the Museum.

Cross Keys Café

Colonial-era Inspired Food

Located in the Museum of the American Revolution, Cross Keys Café welcomes both guests and locals to enjoy colonial-era inspired dishes, locally sourced produce, made-to-order barista menu, and seasonal outdoor seating.

The menu features Revolutionary-inspired dishes and flavors prepared with contemporary techniques.  Offerings include a variety of comforting selections such as Chicken Pot Pie, Berkshire Ham on a Pretzel Roll, Macaroni and Cheese, as well as traditional sweets like Tun Tavern Bread Pudding. Salads, sandwiches, and hot entrees are available for purchase everyday at the Café. 

Museum admission is not required to dine at the Cross Keys Café.  Stop by anytime for lunch, coffee, or snack. 

Menu items subject to availability.

Menu - Rotated Daily


Chicken Pot Pie
All Natural Chicken, Vegetables, Pie Dough Crunchies
Mac and Cheese
Creamy Pennsylvania Cheddar, Buttery Crumb Topping
New England Clam Chowder
Smoked Bacon and Fresh Dill
Chicken Noodle
Tender Chicken, Noodles and Vegetables
Kitchen Garden Soup
Seasonal Vegan Preparation
Quinoa Bowl
Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili


Garden Salad
House Poached Tuna, Farm egg, Confit Potato, Pickled Beets, Mustard Vinaigrette
Smoked Chicken Salad
Artisan Greens, Fennel, Black River Blue Cheese, Smoked Bacon, Roasted Tomato, Cider Vinaigrette
Kennett Caesar Salad
Baby Kale, Romaine, Crimini Mushrooms, Shaved Parmesan, Rye Croutons

Grain Salad with Pomegranate
Farro, Quinoa, Roasted Butternut Squash and Beets, Candied Hazelnuts, Pomegranate and Citrus Vinaigrette

Cold Sandwiches

Smoked Chicken Salad
Bibb Lettuce, Onion Brioche

Berkshire Ham
Cured Berkshire Ham, Cornichon Butter, Pretzel Roll

House Poached Tuna Salad
Gem Lettuce, Tomato, 7-Grain Bread

Farm Egg Salad
Gem Lettuce, Croissant

Grass Fed Beef
Horseradish, Pennsylvania Cheddar, Bibb Lettuce, Smoked Tomato Jam, Sourdough Boule

Roasted Portabella, Arugula-Pepito Pesto, Oven Dried Rustic Tomato Square

Natural Turkey BLT
Bacon-Tomato Jam, Garlic Aioli, Gem Lettuce, Pretzel Roll

Kids in the Garden (vegan)
Organic Peanut Butter, Jam, Whole Grain Bread

Kids Turkey Slider
House Roasted Turkey Breast, Pennsylvania Cheddar, Potato Slider Bun

Hot Sandwiches

Old City Roast Pork
Provolone, Greens, Pepper Jam

High Street Turkey
House Roasted Turkey, Cranberry Sauce, Buttery Stuffing, Roasting Pan Gravy

Short Rib Cheesesteak
Cheese Fondue, Caramelized Onions

Beer Braised Bratwurst
Red Cabbage, Apple, Mustard Sauce

From the Counter

Deep Dish Boulangerie Style with a Vinaigrette Salad Side

Savory Jars

Farm Egg Salad (gf)
Cage Free Eggs, Mayonnaise, Dijon, Sea Salt, Fresh Herbs

Smoked Salmon Rilette

Grain & Vegetable Salad (vegan)
Farro, House Pickled Seasonal Vegetables, Fresh Herbs

House Pickle Jar
Pickles of the Moment

All jars served with a freshly baked baguette.

Sweet Jars

Martha Washington
(A Chocolate Lover’s Dream!) Chocolate Devil’s Food Cake, Chocolate Mousse, Chocolate Glaze

Seasonal Shortcake
Fruit Compote, Butter Biscuit, Demerara Sugar, Pear & Orange Zest, Sweet Whipped Cream, Candied Orange Peel

Rhubarb & Apple Crumb
Rhubarb, Apple, Brown Sugar, Toasted Streusel Crumb

Tun Tavern Bread Pudding (contains nuts)
Chocolate Chip Buttery Brioche Bread, Pecans, Dark Brown Sugar, Caramel