Come join us for an Ultimate Philly experience on the second floor at the Elliott Museum or call us for Take-Out!

While you’re at the museum, take a break from your exploration and stop in for a bite to eat at the all new Philly Down South Café, which is located on the second floor. Or you may simply opt to enjoy lunch or dinner at the new café. Take advantage of this balcony view, complete with ocean breezes. No museum admission is required if you’re just coming to eat or enjoy a beverage at the restaurant.

The menu includes daily specials along with some of proprietor Jim Leary’s specialties, including Philly cheesesteaks, prime rib, seared salmon, pasta dishes, lobster roll, crab cakes and Caesar salad. The café also provides unique chef specials as well as delicious homemade desserts.

Indoor Eatery
Hours of operation

Tuesday to Saturday

12:00 to 3:00 PM

Friday & Saturday

Dinner reservations ONLY

Call  (561) 718-9733  by 3:00 PM

to make your dinner reservations

Sunday & Monday


First Floor Take-Out Window
Hours of operation

If you’re coming off the beach or just want to order a to-go meal, you can savor the café’s tasty menu selections from the eatery’s first floor take-out window

Wednesday to Saturday

12:00 to 5:00 PM
Full Menu Available

Sunday, Monday & Tuesday


For pickup, reservations or private events,

call 772-225-1961, or visit the website,



Thank-You Thursdays

The café is offering Thank You Thursdays every Thursday for all frontline warriors. By showing their work ID they will enjoy 10% off entrees, half-priced drinks with the purchase of an entree, and half off the Elliott Museum admission to be used at their next visit.

Every Friday from 6:30 PM

Live music fills the air.

Every Saturday from 2 – 5 PM

Forrest King hosts an open mic event as many musicians show off their musical talents singing, playing guitar, piano, flute and more. If that’s your thing, come and show off your own talent or just come and get a bite to eat while enjoying the music.

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The House of Refuge Museum IS CLOSED Monday thru Friday due to construction
The House of Refuge Museum IS OPEN ONLY Saturday and Sunday

Please call us for any questions on additional openings at 772.225.1961

HSMC is proud to have two Blue Star Museums!

And admission is always free to Veterans and Military personnel.

Elliott Museum
Regular Admission

House of Refuge Museum Regular Admission


Historical Society of Martin County

The Historical Society of Martin County is the parent organization of the Elliott Museum and House of Refuge Museum. Both museums showcase a wide variety of exhibits, collections, and lectures, all designed to serve the interests of people who live in and visit Florida’s Treasure Coast.

The Historical Society of Martin County is the parent organization of the Elliott Museum and House of Refuge Museum.

The new Weekend Dinner ClubJoin The New Weekend Dinner Club at the Elliott Museum's Philly Down South Bar & Restaurant

It is FREE to join and it’s easy to participate

  • Call (561) 718-9733 by 3 p.m. to make your dinner reservations for Friday or Saturday night.
  • After your meal, pick your “gem*” to reveal your discount treasure — a complimentary glass of wine, appetizer, dessert, entrée or more! (*one “gem” discount per table)
  • Enjoy exciting special menus offered every Friday and Saturday night.
  • No club membership fees or dues!

Members of the Historical Society of Martin County will receive one complimentary beverage of your choice, including wine, beer or a soft drink. If you're not yet a museum member, you can start today to enjoy the benefits of membership by tapping the button below!