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.



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
Grass Fed Beef 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


Smoked Chicken Salad
Onion Brioche, Bibb lettuce
House Poached Tuna Salad
7 Grain, Gem Lettuce, Tomato
Farm Egg Salad Croissant
Gem Lettuce
Grass Fed Beef
Horseradish, PA Cheddar, Sourdough, Bibb Lettuce, Smoked Tomato Jam
Roasted Portabella, Arugula-Pepito Pesto, Oven Dried Tomato
Natural Turkey BLT
Bacon Tomato Jam, Garlic Aioli, Gem Lettuce
Old City Roast Pork
Provolone, Greens, Pepper Jam
Hot Turkey Gobbler
House Roasted Turkey, Cranberry Sauce, Buttery Stuffing, Roasting Pan Gravy
Short Rib Cheesesteak
Cheese Fondue, Caramelized Onions
Kids in the Garden
Organic Peanut Butter, Jam, Whole Grain Bread

From the Counter

Deep Dish Boulangerie Style with a Vinaigrette Salad Side

Beer Braised Bratwurst
Red Cabbage, Apple and Mustard Sauce


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