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3503 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 248-9408
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6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Interesting fare

We had breakfast here. They have an interesting square bagel you should try. The oatmeal was disappointing. Coffee was good, a bit pricey for breakfast. I would recommend that you try Trivoli which across the street.

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2014
Dick662
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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Virginia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Convenient, excellent food from soups to nuts. The prices are reasonable and the staff friendly and helpful. Great to be across the street when I get hungry and am out of food. The soups are terrific.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Be sure to check your takeout order before you leave the store. I ordered 3 tuna melts, 3 potato chips, and 3 chicken Caesar salads. When I got home and opened my bag, I had 3 tuna melts, no potato chips, and 3 regular Caesar salads, not the chicken Caesars I requested and paid for. This is unacceptable. The restaurant... More 

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Albany, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

While visiting my son, we walked over to Cosi for a quick dinner. Loved seeing all the different pasta and pizza's that you can choose from. It is located right across the street from the Ballston metro. We discovered that it was the perfect place for us to sit, talk, and enjoy a delicious meal. Without noticing the time, we... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I run a book club that meets once a month and this Cosi has been very accommodating, rearranging tables to seat 10-13 people one Wednesday evening a month. Folks in my party rearranged tables and management did not complain, and they even helped us in rearranging the heavy tables. The background music is kept low enough so that we can... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We had breakfast here. They have an interesting square bagel you should try. The oatmeal was disappointing. Coffee was good, a bit pricey for breakfast. I would recommend that you try Trivoli which across the street.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is chain food, not bad chain food but not restaurant food either. There are many choices, coffee is made by a machine, nothing fancy, just a convenient place to meet.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Cosi offers good choices and the service is good but in the end it's just chain food, bland, tasteless and consistently so.

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USA
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Scrumptious sandwiches, salads, and more! Very friendly staff. Cozy and wonderful atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

Good salads, I really like the signature. Also the traditional pizza for the kids and the turkey lite sandwich are nice. The servers are mostly friendly, I've visited this location several times.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Barbecue chicken pizza was ok. Tomato soup tasted like it came out the can. Avocado bowl did not taste fresh. Good flat bread.

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Additional Information about Cosi

Address: 3503 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201
Phone Number: (703) 248-9408
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: French, Cafe, Delicatessen, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3503 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: (703) 248-9408

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: French, Cafe, Delicatessen, Bistro
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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