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Potbelly Sandwich Works

401 John Carlyle Street, B Concourse, Alexandria, VA
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Washington D.C.
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The food was commendable but in my opinion a little pricey for what I received. The milk shakes are EXCELLENT!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Our family of four ventured into Potbelly Sandwich Works on the recommendation of the hotel concierge at Embassy Suites, Alexandria. We went during lunch and it was fairly crowded. Getting through the queue was no problem, but ordering was challenging. A nice gentleman greeted us while we were in line and took our order with an iPad-like device. He knew... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

On a recent business trip to Alexandria, I looked for a place to eat that was close to my hotel. Potbelly sounded interesting, so off I went. I chose a Mediterranean sandwich and a bowl of soup. The sandwich was very good, with a nice balance of flavours and everything tasting very fresh. The soup was thick and also very... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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209 reviews 209 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Stopped by here for lunch on a Sunday. Fast and super friendly service. Great sandwich at a great price. Would definitely eat here again.

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Macomb, Michigan
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110 reviews 110 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Ate here three times during a work conference. Staff was friendly and moved through the large line quickly. The first day, one of the sandwiches was made incorrectly. Another staff member quickly remedied the situation.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

The food, the service, the setting and especially the price, was fantastic. I had "the wreck" and it was excellent. The chips were great and arguably cheap. And the whole family loved the massive pickle.

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Windsor, Colorado
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163 reviews 163 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

My son and I hadn't had lunch after checking into our hotel on King Street. We walked over to the Potbelly Sandwich Works. I had a skinny turkey and cup of chili. The sandwich was toasted and very good. The Chili was also very good. I'd recommend both. It was snowing outside and the wind was blowing and it was... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

By far my favorite meal at the Potbelly is breakfast. Usually it's the egg and cheese sandwich with jalapeno peppers. I think I've been to most of the sites in D.C. at one time or the other, all have been good. But the Crystal City Mall is the one I hit the most. One Metro stop up from Reagan, so... More 

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Fernley, NV
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

We were starving after touring the DC area and this place was recommended to us and it was great. We loved the sandwiches. I'm not a fan of spicy and the peppers that come on the sandwiches were too spicy for me. The next time I made sure to say no to them. We actually ate here twice during our... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Nothing especially original about the food, but it was good. A good place for lunch without taking much time. Local office workers were there, so it must be consistently okay or they wouldn't be there.

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Additional Information about Potbelly Sandwich Works

Address: 401 John Carlyle Street, B Concourse, Alexandria, VA
Phone Number: 703-535-8212
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Delicatessen

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