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Potbelly Sandwich Works

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12150 Sunset Hills Rd, Reston, VA 20190-5840
+1 571-203-0750
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Richmond, Virginia
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

I was able to visit this location while on business in Reston. I had time to travel from a nearby hotel and eat lunch and return in time for my meeting to continue. Parking is the only issue to be aware of at lunchtime and on busy days. Parking is always an issue anywhere though in Northern Virginia and DC.... More 

Thank brooks138
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2015

Always great food and service. There is never any time that i have gone here that the food has not beed good. The service is always great and the staff friendly and patient as you decide what to get. Their shakes are the BEST you don't feel guilty having one. So go try one next time your there you won't... More 

Thank Helen T
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Usually go once a week. Great sandwiches with all the fixings. Love the flat bread. Salads good but big...go hungry. No matter how busy quick service. Indoor and outdoor seating.

1 Thank etraylor
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3,243 reviews
1,363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,883 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

I really like this place because it's dependable, it's a local chain, and you can be as healthy as you want... Or not! Service is fast and friendly, and their cookies are incredible!

2 Thank QuickWhitTravel
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2015

Its like a subway,don't be fooled. Staff is very friendly. Thought they would have some fancier warm sandwiches which is what the name suggests, but they don't.

1 Thank Delorean D
Rochester, New York
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed January 31, 2015

Went here for lunch and a quick dinner at the airport. Lots of tasty options. The price is right, able to get a drink, sandwich and cookie for $10!

1 Thank Leann L
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Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

What do you expect? It's ok, parking is a bit of a pain. The line actually moved pretty quickly. Food is cheap and ok in a pinch.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reston, Virginia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 21, 2014

I thought the sandwiches were good. They were smaller than other places for the price. I did go during an off time so maybe I didn't catch things at their best. I did go multiple times so I must have liked something.

1 Thank Tripp S
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 21, 2014

After I got settled into my room at the Extended Stay America, I was really hungry, especially after the long drive through the dense fog, wind, heavy periodic rain, and cold from NC to Reston. Started walking about to see what's in the area -- no recommendations from anyone, unfortunately. Passed up Chik-Fil-A, Carrabas, Chipotle, and both the Target and... More 

1 Thank Dexter P
Pflugerville, Texas
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2014

I have seen these all over the US but had not eaten at one. My team chose this for lunch. The sandwich and soup was okay. The sandwich was made to order and the soup was hot but there was nothing outstanding about it. The best thing about this location was the live music during lunch.

2 Thank confqueen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast Food, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: 12150 Sunset Hills Rd, Reston, VA 20190-5840
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: +1 571-203-0750

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