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“get there early if you want cinnamon buns” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Best Buns Bread Co.

Best Buns Bread Co.
Ranked #1 of 25 Bakeries in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Bakery
Arlington, Virginia
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80 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“get there early if you want cinnamon buns”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

live near there and needed some nice pastries for a gift I was
disappointed that the cinnamon buns were already sold out they
also have home made dog treats I bought a couple for the dog she liked them they have all kinds of cookies and cakes a wide
variety and breads they also sell coffee to go with the pastries which makes sense
liked

Visited July 2014
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English first
Toms River, New Jersey
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great Danishes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We grabbed some pastries here on a Sunday morning before heading home. The danishes were light and airy and very tasty. We got a sticky bun, a cinnamon raisin danish and a fruit danish. No complaints by anyone and the prices were fair. They try to move the line quickly so make sure you know what you want when it is your turn to order.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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1 Thank Kimberly W
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Arlington, VA
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153 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Just An Average Bakery/Sandwich Shop”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I recently visited the Best Buns bakery in Shirlington, and clearly my expectation were set too high. My impression apriori was that the bakery also doubled as a sandwich shop where one could order a sandwich and enjoy it on the premises. However, the shop is actually quite small with only limited counter and outdoor seating.

We ordered a chicken sandwich and were surprised that it was premade/cold. In defense of the sandwich, it was actually pretty good and, even cold, the baguette still tasted fresh. Nevertheless, this didn't exactly set Best Buns apart from ordering a sandwich through a supermarket deli.

I suppose we could have ordered some fresh bread or pastries to go with us, but it would have had little do with the "restaurant" aspect of this review. With respect to the cupcakes and pastries, their displayed selection was pretty pitiful compared actual bakeries in Northern Virginia.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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1 Thank Markus1995
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Amaron C, Guest Relations Manager at Best Buns Bread Co., responded to this review, July 25, 2014
Hello,

Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We always appreciate hearing feedback. It is always our goal to exceed our guests expectations and are terribly sorry to have disspointed you regarding the seating availability and display selection. A manager at Best Buns would like to personally speak with you about your experience. Would you consider sharing a phone number you can be reached?

Sincerely,

Amaron Curtis
Great American Restaurants
amaron.curtis@gar-sc.com
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Indian Head, Maryland
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Sticky Buns!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The sticky buns are sooooo good! To be honest I haven't had anything from there that was bad! Definitely recommend!

Visited May 2014
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Knox, Indiana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great fresh made breads.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The rolls looked great. Had a breakfast sandwich, was freshly made. Get there early, always a line but has a great staff to get you on your way.

Visited May 2014
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Thank dltbrowning
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