Where to Eat

The Franklin Institute Café

All new café offerings are now available, featuring an assortment of sandwiches, salads, and beverages—plus freshly-baked snacks, including homemade cookies and giant soft pretzels. The café is located in the Ticketing area, with indoor and outdoor seating options. Open during museum hours.

You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in our Science Park.  There is also limited seating available indoors near the entrance to Science Park.

There are a variety of local options available within walking distance.  You may re-enter the museum as long as you have your ticket.

Buena Onda
Tacos, $$
1901 Callowhill St.
215-302-3530
Outdoor dining available
Alcoholic beverages available
*Show your TFI ticket for 10% off your bill!

Con Murphy's
Irish, Pubs, Sports Bars, $$
1700 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
267-687-1128
Outdoor dining available, walk-ins and reservations
Alcoholic beverages available
​*Show your TFI ticket for 10% off your bill!  Applies to food only.

Kite & Key
American, $$
1836 Callowhill St.
215-568-1818
Outdoor dining available
Alcoholic beverages available

Misconduct Tavern
Bar, Burgers, $$ 
1801 John F Kennedy Blvd.
267-928-4297
Outdoor dining available
Alcoholic beverages available

Moustaki Gyro
Greek, $$
161 N. 21st St.
215-964-9151
Outdoor dining available
No alcoholic beverages available

Old Nelson Food Co
Deli, Sandwiches, $
1833 John F Kennedy Blvd.
215-387-1001
Outdoor dining available, deli style, limited availability
Alcoholic beverages available

Pete's Famous Pizza
Pizza, Chicken Wings, Pasta, $
115 N. 21st St.
215-567-4116
Outdoor dining available, limited availability
Alcoholic beverages available
​*Show your TFI ticket for 10% off your bill!

Pizzeria Vetri
Pizza, Italian, $$
1939 Callowhill St.
215-600-2696
Outdoor dining available, walk-ins and reservations
Alcoholic beverages available

Sabrina's Cafe
Breakfast & Brunch, American, $$
1804 Callowhill Street
215-636-9061
Outdoor dining available, Saturday and Sunday Only, walk-ins, Waitlist available
No alcoholic beverages

Urban Farmer
American, Steakhouse, $$$
1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
215-963-2788
Outdoor Dining Available, walk-ins and reservations
Alcoholic beverages available