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“Your average Potbelly” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Potbelly Sandwich Works

Potbelly Sandwich Works
917 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20910
301-562-9696
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Ranked #133 of 322 Restaurants in Silver Spring
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen, Fast Food, Ice Cream
Dining options: Takeout
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Dining options: Takeout
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Your average Potbelly”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

The lines can be long at lunch and the menu is the same as other Potbelly's. This one gets your order right and the staff seems to enjoy their jobs. It's a good lunch stop if you are in the area.

Visited November 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Silver Spring, Maryland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Just "Eh"”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

A lot of people love this place so it is worth checking out. I visited 2x but was never wow'ed by this place.

✓ Seating
There are plenty of seats. It's not a bad place to sit down and eat. The atmosphere is decent.

✓ Nice Selection

✓ Sandwiches Are Good

- ☆☆ Stars
Smell -
I really don't like the smell of this restaurant. I wish I could explain it further. I can say that it didn't smell like food.

Cost -
The sandwiches are decent, but very basic. Nothing extraordinary. I feel you would be better of going to another place for a sandwich, like Panera or Quiznos.


If you love sandwiches, then this place might be worth checking out. You might love it here and it might become your new favorite place. You might not notice any negative smells, which would be great. But it's also very possible to be underwhelmed.

Visited May 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“One of The Best Sandwiches I have ever Tasted!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

This place is eclectic. Reminds me of a sandwich back in New Orleans. Great ambiance and lots of room to stretch out and eat.

That Clubby Sandwich that's made of turkey, ham, bacon, provolone cheese, ranch dressing, lettuce and tomato, served on wheat bread is like OMG!

This sandwich is one of the best sandwiches I have ever tasted. Great for a snowy late night.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Leuven, Belgium
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“One of the best sandwich chains”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

Not much more to add really. The Wreck is one of my favorits, atmosphere is ok, staff adequate.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Maryland
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“ugh”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

Lousy food and no ambiance teamup for a forgettable encounter at this place. Low quality on all fronts......

Visited September 2011
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