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Potbelly Sandwich Works

401 John Carlyle Street, B Concourse, Alexandria, VA (Old Town)
703-535-8212
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Ranked #130 of 644 restaurants in Alexandria
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Neighborhood: Old Town
Most recent review
- Jul 3, 2014
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Neighborhood: Old Town
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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170 reviews 170 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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106 reviews 106 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Senior Contributor
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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140 reviews 140 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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burkburnett
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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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Woodbridge, VA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

I frequent the PotBelly located in the Underground aka among the Crystal City Shops. You have the option to dine-in (plenty of table seating/booths) or order online and carry-out. I go there occassionally for breakfast or and more frequently for lunch. My favorites are the Uptown or Farmhouse Chicken Salad. They offer handsome helpings so you may have to split... More

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