Millstone Café

Millstone Café

Due to the unprecedented flooding that hit our area, the Museum is closed until further notice. For the most up-to-date information regarding our reopening, click here.

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Offering a selection of deliciously prepared local food.

The Millstone Café features a variety of seasonally inspired and freshly prepared made-to-order and “grab and go” menu options. At this time, everything will be packaged to go, but indoor café seating is available as well as picnic tables in the Museum’s courtyard and along the riverbank. Check out our current menu below.

 

  • 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

Please note: The café is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. but from 10 to 11 a.m. we only serve beverages and snacks, the full menu is offered from 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Members receive a 10% discount.  

NEW! "Members Who Lunch" loyalty program: Who doesn't love a free lunch? Available to members only, for every $10 spent on salads, sandwiches, a soup with a side, and daily specials equals one “meal” that can be applied to your loyalty card. After six meals, receive your seventh meal for free! Pick up your loyalty card in the Millstone Café during your next visit. Not a member? Click here to join.

 


Menu

SALAD

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 

SOUPS

Brandywine Mushroom

SPECIALS

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

SANDWICHES

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 

SIDES

Shrimp Salad

Macaroni Salad 

KIDS MENU

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

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  Butternut Squash Enchiladas Pumpkin Roll
Apple Crumble