Philter Coffee is a great local coffee shop, featuring handcrafted coffees of all sorts and light menu items. Philter is so popular, it’s become the place to meet in Kennett Square and you’ll often find everyone from neighbors to local officials to the Mayor grabbing coffee and catching up at Philter.
Portabello’s in Kennett Square is a new American cuisine BYOB restaurant that takes advantage of being in the heart of the Mushroom Capital of the World. It features many dishes featuring locally grown mushrooms with seasonal menus, but don’t miss the Portabello’s fries made from portabella mushrooms, or the exotic mushroom crepe- they are fantastic!
Hank’s Place is a diner-style restaurant that has moved to the center of Kennett Square, just off of Broad Street on Birch Street. The original Hank’s has been located across the street from the Brandywine River Museum and is currently being renovated after serious flooding affecting the building. Hank’s was a favorite with Andrew Wyeth, and many Wyeth prints and paintings sit on the walls. It’s well known for its breakfast menu and frittatas, but also serves lunch and dinner. It gets crowded on the weekends, so make sure you go early!
The Market at Liberty Place in Historic Kennett Square features a variety of small restaurants set up food court style, making it a great place to grab a bite with friends while exploring downtown.
Talula’s Table in Historic Kennett Square has a modern-day general store feel during the day, with prepared foods, coffee, pastry and more available, where you can have a seat at a bar, enjoying a lunch overlooking State Street, or at the communal farm table, or they will pack a meal for wherever you might be headed! Talula’s is famous for its evening eight course tasting menu farm table dinner for groups of eight to twelve, with reservations needing to be made a year in advance.- It’s been called the toughest reservation to get in the US.