Interesting assortment of foods but much of what we tried was generally lacking in flavor. We had a chimichanga, crawfish soup and fried bread.
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we went based upon the great reviews and it made me wonder if we were even at the same restaurant. cafeteria style with "regional specialties" offered. the food was grossly overpriced, for the tex mex style dishes offered. truly the concept didn't even make sense....More
For a cafe this was very good food. Especially convenient while in the Smithsonian. Had the pork belly with swamp gravy. It was very good. Wife and son enjoyed the buffalo sandwich. Get water, the fountain drinks were $3.85! Total bill for three was almost...More
Our guide told us the food at the Mitsitam Cafe was really good & eclectic, so we decided to give it a try. We order the Indian Taco and the Carne Asada tacos. Both were decent; not bad, but nothing exceptional.
We had seen glowing reviews of this museum Cafe, and we weren't disappointed. We split a bowl of soup and one entree -- this was too much for two hungry tourists. The corn broth soup with buffalo meat balls was savory and delicious. Should have...More
Provides a variety of Indian food dishes from different parts of the country. Fairly tasty, however a little pricey.
This is a Zagat rated cafe so we had to try the food. As we are vegetarian, we shared a Nopolito and Roasted Chile Chimichanga, yucca fries, a black bean soup and 2 portions of Aztec rice. My son LOVED the Aztec rice with black...More
I was told that this is rated the best among the restaurants in the Smithsonian museums. It was definitely better than going to a McDonalds or something like that. The restaurant has several different stands for the various dishes. You can get authentic food from...More
My husband and my children loved this cafe. They couldn't get enough of the native tacos and fry bread. I, on the other hand, was disappointed. Prior to our trip I was so excited to be able to eat native tacos again (I crave them...More
We loved Mitsitam! After learning so much in the museum's exhibits, it was fun to see the range of choices in the cafe reflecting the different geographic regions and differences between American Indian nations' cuisines. I do wish we had been better prepared for the...More