People tend to check in during these times:
Very nice and reasonable price food court
The food court is pretty decent.
No ID needed to get into the building; just push the doors, get screened by security and you're in. Take the elevators to C for the food court.
The layout of the complex is very confusing. Bring a map!
If you are enrolling for GOES they will ONLY see you at your appointment time exactly. DO NOT come early.
Abandon all hope.
There's a section of the Berlin Wall located at the entrance nearest the CBP office.
The California burrito shop was delicious with huge burritos!
Have your ID ready, you'll have to go through security & a metal detector to get in the building. If you have a laptop or tablet in your bag, take it out & go through scanner.
The Atlantic, State of the Middle Class, an appraisal
Nice food court - probably the only one you need to go through a metal detector.
This is a great place to park if you drive down to visit the Smithsonian museums. You need to arrive early, but it is worth it. A good food court with excellent deli and burger place.
If anyone is trying to sponsor an event in the D.C. area, this place is great. With many halls and dining areas, plenty of room to entertain guests.
Fantastic place to park if you are looking for quick access to the Smithsonians or the Washington Monument.
Theres a smoothie king in the food court which makes a perfect mid-afternoon meal or snack. They also have cliff bars and such. You'll need ID to get in the building.
Try Flamers. Awesome double cheese burger
Great food court with a variety of food flamers has a bit of a line sometimes but worth it
A cheap place to grab a quick lunch if you are visiting the Mall.
$13 parking on weekends
Awesome PEE stop!!!
Go to Gelatissimo in the food court for excellent panini and gelato!
Ample parking beneath the building. Be sure to park near where you are going(there's good signage) & keep track of where you parked - so you don't wander endlessly!
Food court is pretty good. There are even a few power sockets available. (Try a table near bassett's Turkey place).
Go to Elephant and Castle for lunch. It's across the street
Earthquake-proof! At least for today!
chillin at gate 30
fun fact: this is the largest federal building in DC.
They filmed Minority Report in the RRB courtyard - a fun fact if you've seen the movie look for the arc of the Ariel Rios building in the initial scenes too.
Overcrowded in the summer however, tourists! Go HOME :P
Take your lunch to the sitting area outside and listen to the free live music all summer long.
National BBQ Battle And Dance Your Ass Off On Penn Btwn 9th & 14th.
Never buy coffee from the pretzel shop. Cheapness has a price...the flavor of plastic in your mouth.