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United States Department of Agriculture: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was searching blogs for affordable, good food near The Mall after an expensive and bland museum meal. Two or three blogs mentioned the Dept of Agriculture cafeteria, and I thought it sounded strange but we decided to try it the next day. What a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Betsy M
Reviewed 19 June 2019 via mobile

As with many of the buildings in Washington, DC, the architecture is quite overwhelming. But we did not go inside; you can get a picture in front of the building.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 8 April 2019

I saw a sign for lunch at the Department of Agriculture. I thought that it would be a healthy lunch--fresh fruit, veggies, and meats. Wrong! A great buffet and very inexpensive, but also very fried and beige in color. Worth the walk to find the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Different tastes for different people. While on a week vacation in DC, we ate here two days. We had to go through security check like every other building. The cafeteria has islands of different foods. There’s a soup bar. A sushi bar. A cold salad...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 166darleneh
Reviewed 9 July 2018

When on the National Mall, and looking for a place to grab a bite to eat, no one does it better than the Department of Agriculture Cafeteria. Pretty standard cafeteria setting, business folk and employees, but the food it fresh and interesting and a huge...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Heidi H
Reviewed 3 November 2017

In a city must see attractions this is easily a skip. If you happen to be walking by while on your way to other attractions look up as you walk but don't waste precious DC time trying to see this.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank jess290718
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Unless you have ties with the Department of Agriculture, there is no need to go inside the building because it is another "government building. However, it is worth a few minutes of photos while you are at the National Mall visiting other museums. The Department...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Read about this in travel books and some blogs. If you are visiting Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Holocaust Museum or Smithsonian Castle, have lunch here. Visitors without USDA ID must go to Wing 3, show ID and pass though security. Breakfast and lunch are...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Erm106
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Seriously, so good. I had read about it on TA and was not let down. So many options and for a reasonable price for everything. Sushi, salad bar, BBQ, hot items, coffee too.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank lisa0916
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Once inside security we found our way to the cafeteria (reviewed elsewhere). Adults needed to show ID to get a pass to the cafeteria. The walls were filled with national contest student artwork. The workers were extremely friendly and explained to our group what this...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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