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Potbelly Sandwich Works

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401 John Carlyle Street, B Concourse, Alexandria, VA
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Lees Summit
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Potbelly is always good but this time I just stopped in for an Oreo Shake. I would always recommend Potbelly if you're in the mood for a good sandwich and shake

Thank Chris H
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427 reviews
345 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

The sandwiches are terrible. The bread is too thick and dry and crumbly and overwhelms the fillings. Jimmy Johns has way better white rolls. Never again.

Thank Scrappleking
San Antonio, Texas
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511 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Good subs, chili and fast service -- not busy at night and open till 9pm. Nothing special except what you'd come to expect from Potbelly's.

Thank FoxTraveler
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Very popular sandwich shop in Alexandira. They had some unique dishes that seemed to be of decent quality

Thank Pete S
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

We met my brother for lunch. The wreck sandwich is the one. It was delicious. The regular size should be more than adequate for a typical lunch break. They also had live music, which is a nice touch for a Wednesday afternoon. For me and my wife, good lunch for 18 bucks

Thank david m
washington dc
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The singers are sometimes not that great and can be annoying if you are trying to relax and talk, but...everyone needs a chance to be discovered. Lines at lunch are long but move really fast--worth getting in line. All made to order sandwiches-- they don't get upset with substitutions and the bread is great.. They add the veggies AFTER toasting... More 

Thank DCKatherine
Rockton, Illinois
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

I love this place! I had potato soup, grilled chicken, and oatmeal chocolate chips cookies. I ate every scrap of food at this cool and modern sandwich shop. We need more of these restaurants around. Ranks right up there with Panera.

3 Thank kats2107
Washington D.C.
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The food was commendable but in my opinion a little pricey for what I received. The milk shakes are EXCELLENT!

Thank Cavegirl369
Raleigh, North Carolina
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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 

1 Thank Ufilsa
Halifax, Canada
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111 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 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 

Thank Peter B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Fast Food, Soups, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 John Carlyle Street, B Concourse, Alexandria, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: 703-535-8212

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