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
Macaroni Pasta with Cheese Sauce, topped with Panko Bread Crumbs 
New England Clam Chowder
Smoked Bacon and Fresh Dill
Kitchen Garden Soup
Seasonal Vegan Preparation


George Washington
Artisan, Shredded Carrots, Grilled Asparagus, Molasses Glazed Salmon, Crispy Lentils, Cherry Vinaigrette
Artisan, Grilled Zucchini and Yellow Squash, Dried Blueberries, Cottage Cheese, Cornbread Croutons, Leek Dressing
James Forten
Artisan, Spring Peas, Gooseberries, Cucumber, Feta Cheese, Cinnamon Pecan, Vanilla Balsamic Dressing

Artisan, Farm Egg, Bacon Lardon, Roasted Turkey, Roasted Tomato, Scallions, Sumac Ranch

Oneida Salad also offered as a vegan option without cheese. 

Cold Sandwiches

King George
Roast Beef, Whole Grain Onions, Lemon Basil Aioli, Bibb Lettuce, 7 Grain Bun

Caribbean Chicken, Red Onion Marmalade, Bibb Lettuce, Parkerhouse Roll

Caprese Sandwich (V)
Mozzarella, Roasted Tomato, Basil Pesto, Artisan Lettuce, Roasted Fennel, Focaccia Square

Farm Egg Salad
Farm Egg Saland, Bibb Lettuce, Croissant

Smoked Chicken Salad
House smoked Chicken Salad, Artisan Lettuce, Focaccia Square

House Poached Tuna Salad
House Poached Tuna Salad, Roma tomatoes, Bibb lettuce, 7-Grain Roll  

Berkshire Ham
Berkshire Ham, PA Cheddar Cheese, Cornichon Butter, Bibb Lettuce, Dijon on Pretzel bun

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

Short Rib Cheesesteak
Short Rib, Provolone Cheese Sauce, Caramelized Onions, Moroso Hero Roll

Old City Pork
Roasted Pork, Broccolini, Roasted Red Peppers, Shallots, Provolone, Garlic Aioli on an Amoroso Hero Roll


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

Tuna Salad
House Poached Tuna Salad with Celery, Onion, Spices and Herbs

SW Chicken Salad
Pulled Smoked Chicken, Chipotle Aioli, Corn, Bell Pepper, and Red Onion

Pasta Salad (V)
Pasta with Olive Oil, Tomato, Cucumber, Salt and Pepper

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. 

Cranberry and Apple Crumb Cake
Cranberry, Apple, Toasted streusel, and brown sugar. 

Carrot Cake
Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and Candied Walnuts. 

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