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Offline Copecwby20

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Re: Nationals Park Questions
« Reply #1575: April 27, 2021, 04:37:25 PM »
I had seats in the 300 level last Tuesday and it seemed like less than half of the concession stands were open when I was there.
Same. I have seats for this Friday so I'll screenshot whatever is available and share here for everyone's SA.

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Re: Nationals Park Questions
« Reply #1576: April 28, 2021, 08:16:43 AM »
I had seats in the 300 level last Tuesday and it seemed like less than half of the concession stands were open when I was there.

I recall seeing something from the club saying not all concessions were going to be open, nor all menu items available.

Is it true that you now have to order all food/drink in advance, and you can only pay with some smartphone app (not cash or credit/debit card)?

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« Reply #1577: April 28, 2021, 08:41:41 AM »
It sounds like you need to convert cash to something called "Nats Bucks" at either a ticket window or at guest services if you're not paying electronically. Vouchers with cash value, presumably. And it looked like at least a couple of the concessions locations were allowing regular walk up ordering. Two of the locations on the 300 level that have a wide variety of items available—the ones that have chicken tenders, burgers, fries, etc.—appeared to have lines of customers ordering at the counter.

The mobile ordering worked fine, but it was annoying to have to wait for a simple slice of pizza after ordering it when they were not really busy at all. Just the usual confusion and chaos we've all come to expect at most of the concession stands.

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Re: Nationals Park Questions
« Reply #1578: April 28, 2021, 08:44:48 AM »
It sounds like you need to convert cash to something called "Nats Bucks" at either a ticket window or at guest services if you're not paying electronically. Vouchers with cash value, presumably. And it looked like at least a couple of the concessions locations were allowing regular walk up ordering. Two of the locations on the 300 level that have a wide variety of items available—the ones that have chicken tenders, burgers, fries, etc.—appeared to have lines of customers ordering at the counter.

The mobile ordering worked fine, but it was annoying to have to wait for a simple slice of pizza after ordering it when they were not really busy at all. Just the usual confusion and chaos we've all come to expect at most of the concession stands.

Good to know.

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Re: Nationals Park Questions
« Reply #1579: April 28, 2021, 08:47:33 AM »
It sounds like you need to convert cash to something called "Nats Bucks" at either a ticket window or at guest services if you're not paying electronically.

i wonder what a Schrute buck and a Stanley nickel would get you?

Offline eastie

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Re: Nationals Park Questions
« Reply #1580: April 28, 2021, 10:07:34 AM »
I had seats in the 300 level last Tuesday and it seemed like less than half of the concession stands were open when I was there.
Yeah, the offerings in the 300s seem pretty thinned out.  There was no District Drafts stand at all that I could find, had to trek back downstairs for that.  And the full bar kiosk behind 305/306 is just ... gone.  It looks like they haven't even pulled a lot of the stands out of storage yet.  Hopefully more will return as capacity limits bump up.

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Re: Nationals Park Questions
« Reply #1581: April 28, 2021, 04:39:43 PM »
when you order on the ballpark app, do you pick up at the stand or do they deliver to the seats?

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Re: Nationals Park Questions
« Reply #1582: April 28, 2021, 04:46:34 PM »
when you order on the ballpark app, do you pick up at the stand or do they deliver to the seats?

I picked it up at the stand.

Offline Copecwby20

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Re: Nationals Park Questions
« Reply #1583: April 29, 2021, 05:52:41 AM »
I recall seeing something from the club saying not all concessions were going to be open, nor all menu items available.

Is it true that you now have to order all food/drink in advance, and you can only pay with some smartphone app (not cash or credit/debit card)?


I paid through the app using my card, I think I bought a beer from the bud light loft with a physical card but I had been pre gaming on the metro for an hour and a half and things were a bit fuzzy at that point.

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Re: Nationals Park Questions
« Reply #1584: April 29, 2021, 05:54:12 AM »
It sounds like you need to convert cash to something called "Nats Bucks" at either a ticket window or at guest services if you're not paying electronically. Vouchers with cash value, presumably. And it looked like at least a couple of the concessions locations were allowing regular walk up ordering. Two of the locations on the 300 level that have a wide variety of items available—the ones that have chicken tenders, burgers, fries, etc.—appeared to have lines of customers ordering at the counter.

The mobile ordering worked fine, but it was annoying to have to wait for a simple slice of pizza after ordering it when they were not really busy at all. Just the usual confusion and chaos we've all come to expect at most of the concession stands.


The limited availability of walk up concessions leads to long wait times to get a beer as well, something to consider.

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Re: Nationals Park Questions
« Reply #1585: April 29, 2021, 09:43:30 AM »
I think I've found what seems to be a pretty good beverage deal in the park: There are a few stands selling those AB InBev Cutwater Spirits canned cocktails. The "Tequila Margarita" variety is 12 oz, 12.5 abv for $12 and change, and as far as I can tell it's real tequila, not some flavored malt beverage as you'd probably expect. Tastes pretty decent, though it'd be a lot better over ice. Pretty good bang for your buck!

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« Reply #1586: April 30, 2021, 04:05:45 AM »
I think I've found what seems to be a pretty good beverage deal in the park: There are a few stands selling those AB InBev Cutwater Spirits canned cocktails. The "Tequila Margarita" variety is 12 oz, 12.5 abv for $12 and change, and as far as I can tell it's real tequila, not some flavored malt beverage as you'd probably expect. Tastes pretty decent, though it'd be a lot better over ice. Pretty good bang for your buck!


My buddy likes them. I’m not a tequila fan but according to him, you only need about two.

Offline Natsinpwc

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Re: Nationals Park Questions
« Reply #1587: May 02, 2021, 02:08:40 PM »
I connected Apple Pay to my ballpark app so should be all set.  There is a list of concessions to order from so assume they are the ones open.

Offline Ali the Baseball Cat

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« Reply #1588: Yesterday at 01:36:45 PM »
I actually had an easier time getting a beer in my seat than I ever did in the "before times". 

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« Reply #1589: Yesterday at 01:47:57 PM »
I enjoyed the visit to the park.  I don’t like people so having many fewer around was great. No lines at the rest rooms.  Ordered food and it was ready right away.  Somewhat annoying wearing a mask that long outside. Maybe down the road they will have COVID throwback days with limited attendance.

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« Reply #1590: Yesterday at 01:58:02 PM »
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Maybe down the road they will have COVID throwback days with limited attendance.

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Offline RobDibblesGhost

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Re: Nationals Park Questions
« Reply #1592: Yesterday at 07:25:13 PM »

My buddy likes them. I’m not a tequila fan but according to him, you only need about two.

Tried it last night and I agree.

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« Reply #1593: Yesterday at 08:34:54 PM »
Tried it last night and I agree.


He ended up sleeping in his truck at the metro station. LMAO