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Best Buns Bread Co.

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4010 Campbell Ave, Arlington, VA 22206-3424
+1 703-578-1500
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
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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Brasilia, DF
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45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Don't go there if you are in a hurry. This place is so popular that there is a line almost all day long, but it's so worth the wait!!! The best French baguette and epi ever... and it's a French girl who is writing!

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1 Thank Catherine P
Tucson
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

I have been in BBB at least 15 times. The cupcakes were great every time. Today I had the peanut butter cupcake. My wife had the red velvet. I can go into the ambience and layout but I won't. I have something better for you. Go get a cupcake. I can't say this loud enough...go get me a cupcake. Sorry... More 

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1 Thank Yves J
Arlington
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Given the many outdoor dining options at Shirlington, this is among the easiest for a snack/ great small burger and a simple iced tea. Stopping there is not a major investment in terms of time or money, and it affords a pleasant respite for snacking and people watching. Avoiding dessert type alternatives, it is somewhere between a restaurant dining experience... More 

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Thank Momowow
Alexandria, Virginia
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

I visit this place multiple mornings each week and have for several years. There is no place like this in the area where you can get a good coffee and the best croissants in the area--chocolate being my favorite. And when I feel decadent I get one of their breakfast sandwiches, Jenny's Rising Sun being the favorite. Yes on a... More 

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Thank Larry B
Arlington, Virginia
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89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Every year for my birthday the dessert of choice is carrot cake-a favorite. This year was no exception, but due to hectic work schedules we opted to buy locally vice baking at home. After a bit of research we chose the Best Buns Bread Company in Shirlington. On my birthday we picked-up 1/2 dozen of just-made large carrot cupcakes. Later... More 

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Thank ciscospudd
North Carolina
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I'm often disappointed by bakeries, as I'm a pastry chef myself. I really loved the baked goods here. Got several items to take for the road. Staff was dressed in chefs coats, clean, and very friendly and efficient. Was there on easter, so they were very busy, but they happily boxed my items up and offered to warm them in... More 

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Thank williamtraveler9
Alexandria, Virginia
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Best cupcakes in northern Virginia!!!! They also have bread, cookies, pastries, treats. The dog treats are very rich and my dog got sick! Stay with the people food!

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Thank Karen B
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Best Buns truly is the best-the very best. There is nothing negative about this establishment and even though the lines can be long, your taste buds will thank you.

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Thank ArlingtonVaSonnet
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3,100 reviews
1,293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,696 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

This is a pretty good bakery, and I read that they actually bake all the Great American Restaurant bread here and send it to the other restaurants in the chain, which is pretty cool!

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1 Thank QuickWhitTravel
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Best Buns in Shirlington Village, Arlington, is a gem. The staff is attentive, friendly, and efficient. Breakfast items, breads, and lunch sandwiches are oversized with pure, great ingredients. The breads are delish from the olive loaves to the monkey bread. They also come in a variety of sizes from the demi loaf to the full loaf. The iced coffee has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
Bakery

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