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1001 Longwood Rd, Cafeteria at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1913 (Route 1)
+1 610-388-1000
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Mantoloking, New Jersey
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A bit frenetic. Hard to negotiate wheelchairs and strollers. The food is fine, but a picnic in the picnic area is easier. We generally treat ourselves to 1906 which is really special.

Thank Lynnobl
Montreal, Canada
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54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good lunch A variety of healthy choices Hot meals as well as salads and soups A good place if you do not want a large meal or want to get through lunch quickly A little pricey though

Thank explorer044
New Jersey
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During our time at Longwood Gardens we stopped for lunch. We always look forward to a bowl of their superb mushroom soup. This is by far the best we've ever had. My wife had corn bread with her soup, I had a tuna wrap with my soup. The food is excellent and priced fairly. The lines move quickly and there... More 

Thank Art F
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a captive audience as Longwood visitors. There is a nice variety of selections. The sandwiches and wraps we had were good, pretty fresh. Huge though - we shared. The mushroom soup was delicious. They have good ice cream. It was very pleasant to sit outside at the shaded tables.

Thank Jeannie K
Randolph, New Jersey
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171 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Longwood’s Café provides good tasting food in a very pleasant environment. We like the variety of sandwiches as well as the Pizza and assorted hot entrees. Recently the Café stopped offering guests an option to purchase half sandwiches. This has been very convenient for families with children or for individuals who only want to eat a half sandwich. My wife... More 

Thank Marc S
Centralia, Illinois
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

After walking most of the day we stopped to grab a bit to eat and found a table on the outdoor patio. We had sandwiches which were very good. You can also purchase entrees if you prefer. The food was very good and enjoyed setting on the patio which has a great view of the gardens.

Thank ruthannmalcolm
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267 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I was very impressed with Longwood Garden's cafeteria. You can get soups, salad, sandwiches, pizza, vegetarian, entrees like Cornish hen and tasty desserts. Its a little pricey but better than most restaurant food. They have inside and outside seating and bathrooms.

Thank Kim E
Northern Virginia, Virginia
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6 reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The cafeteria has many good choices of food and an outdoor terrace with the view of the gardens. It can be a challenge to find a table during lunch hours.

Thank viapascoli
Lindenhurst, New York
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86 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The cafe offers limited and pricey choices. I tried a chicken Caesar wrap. It was well priced at $8, but very bland. My son had the potato leek soup. About $5 for a small cup. We were trying to avoid the$12-$15 entrees. $3.50 for a bottled iced tea. The food was ok, but at over $20 for soup and sandwich,... More 

Thank singlemomoftwins
West Haven, United States
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Visited in February during the Orchid Festival and the line for ice-cream was way too long and understaffed, and honestly it was rather overpriced. The workers also had tremendous difficulty scooping the ice-cream which slowed everything down even more.

Thank 784kelleyb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Longwood Rd, Cafeteria at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1913
    (Route 1)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Kennett Square
  • Phone Number: +1 610-388-1000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?