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Best Buns Bread Co.

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4010 Campbell Ave, Arlington, VA 22206-3424
+1 703-578-1500
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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went there for a late breakfast last week. We had the eggs and cheese on 'iceberg bread' sandwiches and they were out of this world! The bread was perfectly toasted with a layer of butter which made it crispy yet so fluffy.. With plenty of cheddar cheese and the perfectly cooked eggs with the right amount of salt and... More 

Thank Shireen H
Washington, DC
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is clearly geared to a local crowd. People stream in from their morning dog walks, workouts and errands. The line might be long, but it'll move quickly. The food is delicious and unpretentious. You won't find aioli or remoulade on anything. They serve sandwiches made from freshly-baked bread and scrumptious homey ingredients.They also have a selection of danishes,... More 

Thank ObservantGuest202
Arlington, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I haven't eaten inside but the store is next door to Carlyle, its parent company. Breads are great... but the cupcakes are huge and taste wonderful! We order them for special occasions and take them home. Choose from several flavors but we love Chocolate ganache, carrot cake, lemon. Red velvet is good too!

Thank Debbie M
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared to stand in line as Best Buns has the 'best' reputation. Pastries galore with a pleasantly varied menu including sandwiches; light or hardy appetites and excellent coffee. Bread is a specialty but Best Buns is best at breakfast time and is not open for dinner. The atmosphere includes a great opportunity to observe the pets and kids and... More 

Thank ArlingtonVaSonnet
Piermont, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

I have gotten breakfast food here often. The egg sandwiches are great as well as the many bakery items they make fresh each day. The lunch sandwiches are delicious. I especially like the chicken salad. There can be long lines to order breakfast food in the morning.

Thank soulonthewater
Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Good assortment of sweetbreads and sandwiches. Friendliest service on the block. Good place to stop for morning breads and coffee.

Thank Sephen B
Baltimore, Maryland
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

All I can say is get Mike's Fav as a box and run back to work to enjoy before your lunch break is over! And this review is coming from some one who is not big on ham lunch meat at all.

Thank DR5115
Kinnelon, New Jersey
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We learned from other Trip Advisor reviews about this place. They have freshly baked bagels and other pastries. We enjoyed a great breakfast with the best egg, bacon and cheese sandwiches. Also tried their home made scones that were delicious. Coffee was excellent. Make sure you arrive there early as on the weekends the lines are large. We enjoyed the... More 

Thank Valentina P
Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Best Buns is adjacent to the Carlyle Restaurant and is open every morning for bread and coffee before the restaurant serves food. Stop by for fresh coffee and some of the best bread available in Northern Virginia. On certain days, Irish Soda bread is available, but the regular fresh bread menu is terrific and sure to please!

Thank 349Charles25
Fairfax Station VA
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Yes the bread is very good! But I come for the sandwiches. While my favorite is the roast beef, all of them are excellent. Grab one and go for lunch, but come early to get the best selection.

Thank MM_CM_81

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4010 Campbell Ave, Arlington, VA 22206-3424
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-578-1500

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