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Academy Café

The Academy Café will be closed until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Please click here for more information about enhanced safety protocols, hours, ticketing and more.

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Academy Café hours:

Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Enjoy a healthy snack or meal during your visit to the Academy. We offer a variety of options for you to consider:

  • A kid-friendly menu, including personal pizzas, baked chicken fingers, baked potato and sweet potato wedges, and 12 st’s famous mac & cheese.
  • Adult fare, including gourmet salads, made-to-order sandwiches, homemade soups, and a daily hot special.
  • NEW Fresh tossed salads - select your own ingredients and staff will assemble to order! 
  • NEW Rotating menu of fresh pressed-to-order paninis.
  • Gourmet snacks, including Weckerly’s Artisanal Ice Cream Sandwiches, house baked cookies, gourmet cupcakes, and Philadelphia TastyKakes
  • Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten Free Options
  • Click here to see the full menu for the Academy Café.

    The Café is located on the ground level next to the 19th Street entrance.

    The Academy Café is operated by 12th Street Catering, which has been providing award-winning food and quality dining experiences in the Philadelphia area since 1982. Specializing in wholesome and nutritious hand-crafted food that incorporates seasonal, fresh, and locally-sourced ingredients, 12th Street Catering prides itself on its green initiatives to minimize waste and otherwise promote sustainable practices.