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Best Buns Bread Co.

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Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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4010 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206
+1 703-578-1500
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tue - Fri 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast to Die For - OMG

This place gets incredibly busy, the locals know where to come for breakfast, all the typical pastries and sandwiches, plus hot sandwiches with eggs etc, A real gem,

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From out of town and unclear about menu options, where to seat, if bring food. No condiments offered. I told the guy manning register I was from out of town and visiting and really lacked proactive help. Coffee was not hot, lunch was okay - hamburger. I would guess breakfast is better. Bundt cake above average.

Thank Valerie H
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place gets incredibly busy, the locals know where to come for breakfast, all the typical pastries and sandwiches, plus hot sandwiches with eggs etc, A real gem,

1 Thank GWilson1964
Tel Aviv, Israel
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Starbucks coffee, amazing egg & bacon sandwiches on huge slabs of farmhouse bread, authentic bagels, iced lemon baby bundt cakes, star-shaped delicious fruit scones, huge flavorful muffins of all kinds.. And once you place your order, you can sit at a table (inside or outside) and they'll bring you your food. Great little neighborhood, too. Very reasonable prices.

1 Thank Leigh D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out of the three days I was there, I went here twice for breakfast. Breakfast Sandwiches were good, but the REAL treat is the sticky buns (along w/ a cup of Starbucks coffee). I consider myself a sticky bun/cinnamon roll contisure and these are the absolute best I have ever had. Get here early as a line seems to start... More 

Thank Justinmazack
Lutz, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Saturday morning the place was packed, out the door. We came back and brought a ham and cheese to good. Very good and the bread was delicious. Very interesting because of the interest menu items have fun

Thank havingfuntraveling
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

While visiting the states we stayed in The Village and discovered this little gem. The proof should have been the queue outside the door when most of the other places seemed empty. And wow are we glad we found it. We visited nearly every day for 2 weeks we stayed there and every single thing we tried was amazing. The... More 

Thank Du_Watson
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143 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

First visit at Best Buns. Staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The cookie and coffee we had there were good. Nice bread selection. Will try those tomorrow. Will return. good

Thank HappyValley1000
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

The breakfast sandwiches really hit the spot. Bread is also good. Parking is tough on the street, but there are a few free lots within walking distance you can go to and walk.

Thank gdgraph
Arlington, VA
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183 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Years ago when Best Buns first opened, the bread was very good. Many wholegrain breads and rolls. Now, like so many DC area bakeries, the bread is just ho hum. Saddest of all, the buns that they supply to Carlyle for their excellent burgers are no better than Wonderbread. Too bad. Perhaps the sweets are still good as the other... More 

Thank X-NYr
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

My wife and I swing by Best Buns every couple of weeks to stock up on their excellent bread, which we freeze. While we're there, we usually grab coffees and a couple of sandwiches for lunch. The bread is always terrific. The sandwiches are simple and fresh and the service is outstanding. The staff is always pleasant and attentive.

Thank Eric S

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4010 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-578-1500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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