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Best Buns Bread Co.

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4010 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206
+1 703-578-1500
07:00 - 19:00
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Sun 07:00 - 19:00
Mon 06:00 - 19:00
Tue - Fri 06:00 - 20:00
Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Springfield, Virginia
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138 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I came for my addiction, the raisin bread. Hadn't been to Shirlington for a long time and I was eager to get in there. OMG, I didn't know they have burgers to go. Now I have to come back. But this time I indulged in the bread, yes that great bread that fuels appetites at all of the Great American... More 

Thank MK E
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90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared to stand in line! It is that good and reputable. If you arrive early enough, you might get seating in the Carlyle (attached) but after 10:00 am you're on your own in there is extremely limited window seating. In warm weather they have outdoor seating. If nothing else, eat in your car or standing--it's that good!

Thank ArlingtonVaSonnet
Phoenix, Arizona
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156 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Decadent Breakfast-Sandwich and Fresh Baked Bread Lovers' Paradise! Every time we really want good breads, it is now habit to ensure making the trip to this place. If you of other bakeries, think again... the selection, and the good size of their baked goods list alone will make your head spin and mouth water. But the true test is that... More 

Thank GastroEclectico
Alexandria, Virginia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The breakfast sandwiches here are really good! They offer a variety of delicious breads and will slice the loaf for you. I'm addicted to their apple walnut harvest muffin and my dog loves their doggie biscuits.

Thank kmh2710
Arlington, Virginia
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Supplier to Carlyle, you can order excellent breakfast sandwiches such as bacon & egg on their outstanding breads and croissants. The chocolate croissants are outstanding, as are the muffins. Lunch is a pleasant surprise, I've had the black angus burger and the roast chicken salad, both excellent. Nice to dine al fresco at this establishment and avoid the noisier establishments... More 

Thank zoomfish
Arlington, Virginia
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46 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to stop for a quick breakfast sandwich, pastry, or desert! I'll even make a special trip into shirlington just for a treat on occasion. And the staff is GREAT! It's hard to find a place that greets you with a friendly smile around here!

Thank RRT98
Arlington, Virginia
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Have been going to Best Buns for years - excellent with superior food service employees. Always go shortly after opening in order to park in front.

Thank JohnandBetsey
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A week or so ago, had an early morning meeting, so I decided to pickup some pastries at Best Buns. Got some pastries, cupcakes and the Monkey/Apple Monkey Bread. I have hosted dinner parties and Best Buns Cupcakes are the Best, in the DC area. "Sorry DC Cupcakes, known as Georgetown Cupcakes" I just love the Red Velvet... However on... More 

Thank BelvedereVirginia
Fairfax, Virginia
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173 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

After dinner at the Carlyle, we walked over to Best Buns to pick up some gluten free cookies to take home. We bought Double Chocolate Chip and Toffee Crunch and they were both amazing! My only complaint is they don't offer them for dessert at the Great American restaurants.

Thank MissMuffet63
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170 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4010 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-578-1500

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