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Constitution Cafe

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14th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC
10:00 - 17:00
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Coimbatore, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

The cafe is strategically located on Constitutional Avenue close to the Smithsonian Museums. It can get physically tiring visiting the museums and the cafe offers a quick coffee, cool drink or snack. In the cold weather it is a welcome avenue to ease oneself off and relax a bit before hitting the museum trail again

Thank Anne Mary F
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150 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

It was a bit pricey,but when there aren't many options you don"t have much choice. The Blondies were good and the Honest Tea was good too.

Thank Kathy R
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

I had breakfast here every day and enjoyed it. Good quality American breakfast at a fair price. Looking for five-star waiter service? Go elsewhere. Looking for good quality American breakfast? Go here

1 Thank GrahamUK2
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

Ordered a chicken wrap and it tasted okay. It'd be better if they're made the wrap differently that can prevent me from making a mess.

Thank Liliana G
Glen Burnie
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95 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

I paid around $40 for two sandwiches, two drinks, and two chips. The sandwiches looked very good, but found to be lacking in flavor and a bit dry.

Thank Erika627
Edinburg, Virginia
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341 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

Buddy and I ate here this morning waiting for an appt nearby. This place appears to primarily cater to govt employees. The breakfast is in a buffet style with many various foods to choose from. You pay by the lb. I got the french toast *dry and cold), the bacon (ok), sausage. (again ok) and some tater tots. (Again ok)... More 

Thank Bigfoot424
Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2014

My husband and I stopped for lunch here during our visit to the Museum. We both had the chicken salad wrap. Delicious. Not cheap, but they have to get their money some how. We also visited here another day for lunch and had the chicken wraps again.

Thank BrisbaneGail
Nashville, Tennessee
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

Since we stayed at the Hilton, they didn't serve a free breakfast and their's was pretty expensive. So we went right around the corner each morning to this place. The food is not the best you've ever had, but I liked it. The did have a bunch of fresh peeled and cut fruit which was nice. It's cheap and quick... More 

Thank Mallory B
Wichita Falls, Texas
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013 via mobile

Nice clean cafe, food not worth the price. Not much else to eat at Smithsonian area. Need better variety in saladdressings.

Thank Dolores Z
Justin, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2013

We had lunch at the Constitution Cafe. Although a little pricey and crowded, the food was good and the line went fast. I suggest someone find a table while the others stand in line. Tables are something that have to be fought for.

Thank Karen H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
A cafe in the National Museum of American History

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?