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United States Department of Agriculture

1400 Independence Ave., S.W., Washington DC, DC 20250
(202) 720-6799
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Worth the visit even just for lunch.

Once inside security we found our way to the cafeteria (reviewed elsewhere). Adults needed to show... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
toscwolfstar
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Chester, Vermont
Beautiful building

We didn't go inside, but the building is huge and also beautiful from the outside. The attached... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
L Z
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
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1400 Independence Ave., S.W., Washington DC, DC 20250
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(202) 720-6799
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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

Thank toscwolfstar
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We didn't go inside, but the building is huge and also beautiful from the outside. The attached photo was taken from the North side of the building as we crossed from the National Mall.

Thank L Z
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The entrance for ambulatory visitors is on the South building, Wing 3, in the middle-ish of Independence; if (like our youngest child) you're in a wheelchair or otherwise unable to climb a flight of stairs, head down to Wing 1. Just before you turn the...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were crossing this place and had a chance to go the restaurant and have quick bite. The place is good and cheap on your wallet!!!

Thank RAJENDRA884
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We stumbled upon this place near the National mall as we were looking to get some coffee in the morning nearby. One of the police officer directed us to this place. You have to go through security by running your bag through a scanner. There...More

1  Thank Pakman3795
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is the best hidden lunch spot in town - good food at a very reasonable price. Some security, but not onerous.

Thank HavingFunNow61
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We had the most delicious AND cheap lunch ever... it's in wing 3. anyone can eat there. just get a pass from security. they had food from all over the USA...

Thank ruthgator
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I found out about this place from reviews on TripAdvisor. And it did not disappoint. My family went in a little after 1 so the lunch crowd was through and they were not refilling the trays, but we still had plenty of choices to eat...More

1  Thank Jaros4
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

The cafeteria was conveniently located in the south building of the usda complex. It was a 5 min walk from the Mandarin Oriental. The food was extremely fresh and varied and very reasonably priced. A very filling breakfast with drinks for 2 adults and 2...More

2  Thank twmark1
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I had read about the cafeteria at the USDA, however, I was a bit perplexed trying to find the correct entrance, when I finally spotted the small signage for Non-ID personnel, my ID & bag checked & I headed to this wonderful bright cafeteria, with...More

1  Thank Kesh_grammy
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john p
Hi do you have to make seating arrangements for 45 people,and what is a good time to eat lunch
3 August 2015|
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Route66Convert
Hi, did your teens have to show an ID to get in, or just the adult? Thanks!
18 June 2015|
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