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Millstone Café

Millstone Café

The Millstone Café is currently closed due to facility renovations to the Brandywine River Museum of Art. It will reopen on June 20, 2021. Click here for more information.

Offering a selection of deliciously prepared local food.

The Millstone Café is open Wednesday–Monday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for “Grab and Go” options only. Limited indoor café seating will be available at this time. Outdoor seating will be available in the Museum’s courtyard.


  • Baby Arugula Salad

    Baby Arugula Salad

  • Cafe staff in our garden harvesting food for the Millstone Cafe

    Cafe staff in our garden harvesting vegetables for the Millstone Cafe

  • Cheek Steak Melt

    Cheek Steak Melt

  • BABA'sbucha kombucha bottles in the cafe

    BABA'sbucha locally sourced kombucha available in the Millstone Cafe

Enjoy freshly prepared, delicious food and a breathtaking view of the Brandywine River. The Millstone Café features a seasonally inspired and locally sourced menu, complemented by a range of artisanal drinks and snacks. The café features floor-to-ceiling windows and seats approximately 80 people. The menu showcases food grown and produced by artisans in Pennsylvania, the Tri-State Area, and especially the fertile Brandywine Valley.

  • Freshly prepared sandwiches 
  • Homemade soups & salads
  • Daily specials
  • Beer & wine available
  • Gluten free & vegan option

Members receive a 10% discount.  



Beet and Apple 
Beets, Apples, Spring Greens Mix, Sherry Plumped Cherries, Pistachios,  Feta Cheese, Croutons, Sherry Vinaigrette

Hummus Platter 
Hummus, Fresh Pita, Olives, Bread & Butter Pickles, Carrots, Celery 


Brandywine Mushroom


Mushroom Quiche  
Baked Egg Custard in a fresh Pie Crust with Cheddar Cheese and Kennett Mushrooms, Served with a Side Salad


Turkey, Bacon & Swiss Melt  
Oven Roasted Turkey, Bacon, Swiss Cheese, Dijon Aioli  

Fig & Pear Grilled Cheese 
Fig Jam, Brie Cheese, Sliced Pear, Aioli 

Crab Cake  
Brioche Bun, Jumbo Lump Crab, Remoulade 

Roasted Veggies on a Spinach Wrap
Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Butternut Squash, Hummus, & Sauerkraut 


Shrimp Salad

Macaroni Salad 


Grilled Cheese  
White Bread, Cheddar Cheese 

Hot Dog 
Ketchup or Mustard 

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich 
Strawberry Jelly, Creamy Peanut Butter 

*Menu is subject to change

There are prepaid group lunch options for groups of 10 or more which can be reserved when you book your group tour. Learn more

Recipes from the Millstone Café

N. C. Wyeth (1882 - 1945), The Recipe Book, 1933, oil on canvas. 48 1/8 × 52 1/8 in. Bequest of Carolyn Wyeth, 1996

Earl Grey Tea Muffins Pickled Cabbage Slaw Mushroom Soup
Savory Cornmeal Pancakes Mixed Berry Jam Mushroom Quiche
Basil Lemonade Deviled Eggs Roasted Pumpkin
Pumpkin Curry Soup Pumpkin Muffins Easy Peasy Brussels Sprouts
Roasted Turkey Stock Gingersnaps Braised White Beans
Cassoulet Santa Spritz Mulled Cider
Hummus Banana Walnut Muffins with Streusel Topping Citrus Vinaigrette
Marinated Roasted Chicken

Chess Pie

Roasted Carrots
Egg Salad Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Pickled Ramps

Chimichurri Buttermilk Pancakes with Sourdough Starter Shakshuka
Watermelon Rind Salsa