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Mushroom Cafe

880 Baltimore Pike
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
(484) 885-4556
Five Stars
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Mushroom Cafe is a wonderful local specialty cafe in Chadds Ford. Stopping by this cute local gem is a wonderful lunch choice after exploring nearby attractions like Longwood Gardens or the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Located in "the mushroom capital of the world," this cafe's specialty lies in their unique mushroom based dishes.

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As "mushroom capital of the world," the Kennett Square region produces a whopping 500 million pounds of mushrooms a year! If you happen to be traveling here in the fall, you will definitely want to check out the Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, held in early September each year.

Mushroom Cafe offers all sort of mushroom goodness. You must be a mushroom fan to visit this cafe! A few interesting selections to consider include a mushroom quiche, mushroom mac and cheese, creamy mushroom soup, and a delicious mushroom dip served with toasted pita bread.

Pricing is a bit high for such a little cafe located in the middle of nowhere, however, the quality is there and it's not too often you find unique mushroom based entrees.

The cafe is well-known for their award winning mushroom soup. If anything at least enjoy a nice hot bowl of mushroom soup served with a side of bread. It's really delicious and surprisingly filling.

Note: They also serve a full espresso menu, thus making this cafe a great alternative to coffee chains while visiting the area. Enjoy a bottomless cup of coffee and quiche for breakfast before exploring the area!


Servers were courteous, although not overly friendly. This place has a very local vibe and waiters do not seem as friendly towards visitors.


The interior is small, yet very charming. The decor is whimsical with little eclectic knick knacks around every corner.

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Final Remarks

Stop by Mushroom Cafe for a quick breakfast or lunch before or after your visit to nearby attractions. The food here is quite good, and more importantly, most unique!