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Cosmo Cafe

600 Maryland Ave SW, Ste 101W, Washington DC, DC 20024-2520
+1 202-554-4040
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good58%
  • Average30%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
17 May 2017
“A Great Find”
16 May 2017
“Very convenient, a lot of choices”
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American, Cafe
600 Maryland Ave SW, Ste 101W, Washington DC, DC 20024-2520
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Being DC we figured everything would be overpriced. Not here. The food is fast, plentiful, and in great variety. Yes, you pay by the pound. Even so, take what you like. You will probably pay as much or less than even a food truck.

Thank WildmanWong
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

On a recent trip to D.C. I stopped by this establishment just out of curiosity. It is conveniently located a block from the Air and Space museum and right next to the Lefant metro stop. It is a good sign if you see a lot...More

Thank Coach_Que
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I found this on google as I was hungry. Must've been 20 street vendors selling food but I really wanted to sit down as I walked quite a bit of distance from parking lot. Food was fresh, hot and restaurant fairly clean. Busy place but...More

Thank captmike2
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Cosmos is good enough, as long as you don't load up on your plate, otherwise you will be paying a fortune. They always have a good selection of food.

Thank Chelley C
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We love Cosmo's. You walk in and see all kinds of breakfast foods. For example: They have about 10-15 different kinds of sausage. They have everything that you have ever had for breakfast freshly made, ready to go. This is a great place to eat...More

1  Thank Michael J
Reviewed 31 August 2016

After an early morning visit to the United States Botanic Garden, I walked towards the Smithsonian Castle & asked a passerby where I could get a bit to eat, she recommended the Cosmos Cafe, a few minutes walk & I entered Cosmos Cafe, which was...More

1  Thank Kesh_grammy
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We found everything we were needing for breakfast before for heading out each morning without spending $21 per person. I loved the hotel we stayed in but breakfast for us is usually rushed and I cannot see spending that much each day at the hotel...More

1  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Buffet-style breakfast or you can custom order you food at the grill. Pay by the weight. Good coffee. Eat in or take out. The food is passable, not great, but there is not much in that area for food.

1  Thank cmi113
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I was here for training during the week. Our instructor mentioned it among the places to visit for lunch. The reputation is well deserved...this is home-style cooking at its best! There is a hot and cold bar that offers something for everyone. The hiddem gem?!...More

1  Thank T S
Reviewed 27 May 2016

First off this place is always crowded. Which to me is a good sign but a problem when you're in a hurry. My team and I wanted to go a couple different times but couldn't due to time constraints but finally made it on the...More

1  Thank Richard S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Maryland Ave SW, Ste 101W, Washington DC, DC 20024-2520
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-554-4040
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