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Potbelly Sandwich Works

Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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401 John Carlyle Street, B Concourse, Alexandria, VA
703-535-8212
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
fast, cheap, tasty--WRECK is best sandwich in the Carlyle area

The singers are sometimes not that great and can be annoying if you are trying to relax and talk, but...everyone needs a chance to be discovered. Lines at lunch are long but move really fast--worth getting in line. All made to order sandwiches-- they don't get upset with substitutions and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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washington dc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The singers are sometimes not that great and can be annoying if you are trying to relax and talk, but...everyone needs a chance to be discovered. Lines at lunch are long but move really fast--worth getting in line. All made to order sandwiches-- they don't get upset with substitutions and the bread is great.. They add the veggies AFTER toasting... More 

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Rockton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I love this place! I had potato soup, grilled chicken, and oatmeal chocolate chips cookies. I ate every scrap of food at this cool and modern sandwich shop. We need more of these restaurants around. Ranks right up there with Panera.

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Washington D.C.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 401 John Carlyle Street, B Concourse, Alexandria, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: 703-535-8212

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?