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“Wonderful bread and pastries!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Best Buns Bread Co.

Best Buns Bread Co.
4010 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206
+1 703-578-1500
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Ranked #8 of 680 Restaurants in Arlington
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Bakery
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout
Fairfax Station, Virginia
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“Wonderful bread and pastries!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

I stop at Best Buns any time I am driving down Interstate 95. They have good coffee drinks and the breads are fantastic. I especially love their black olive bread or anything with rosemary in it. The pastries are great too. My family loves it when I bring home treats from Best Buns!

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Acton, MA
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“Smells like heaven!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Loved the raisin pecan bread and their cupcakes. I chose 3 different ones: chocolate coconut, peanut butter, and vanilla and they were all yummy.

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Arlington, Virginia
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“To die for chocolate croissants!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

I live in the area and eat here nearly every weekend. They serve many different types of pastries, sandwiches and salads. The absolute best item is their chocolate croissants. I bought some for a work colleague who used to live in France (and can thus appreciate a good croissant) and she told me they were the best she had ever had. Other faves are the ham and cheese croissant, the tomato mozzarella sandwich with basil pesto and caramelized onions on French bread, the pasta salad and the oatmeal raisin bran muffin. My father in law lives the walnut croissant. They also offer a delightful scone with bacon and cheese and sugar on top. The food quality and service are great. I take it to go since parking is terrible in the village. Although the bakery is pretty small and does not have much seating area, I believe you can sit in their sister restaurant (the Carlyle) right next door and in the summer there is outdoor seating next door. If you want to try the chocolate croissant you might want to call agead to order them since they run out quickly. Best Buns is truly a carb lovers dream!

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“Delicious breakfast bakery with friendly service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012 via mobile

We had great hot breakfast sandwiches on our way to the Pentagon area. Definitely worth a vIsit thanks to food and service.

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Arlington, Virginia
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“Neighborhood gem.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012 via mobile

Loved the food, loved the service and loved the atmosphere. This is the kind of joint that I would make a weekend tradition. Really reasonable prices, fresh and tasty treats and a great location to sit outside (lots of tables to choose from both inside and outside because Carlyle doesn't open until late morning and they share their seating) and bring your family/dog. Try the breakfast sandwiches. Amazing.

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