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Potbelly Sandwich Works

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1660 L Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
+1 202-463-8111
Today
10:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 18:00
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Nothing fancy, but great food and friendly quick service. Really good coffee too which is unusual! It became out breakfast place for the stay!

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Thank PBPG
Dublin
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641 reviews
433 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 634 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Just had lunch here. Very very tasty. I'd the pastrami sub, she had the grilled chicken. We'd definitely come back.

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Thank rockfist
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This has to the best place for Breakfast and lunch, I loved these, the Awreck sandwich is amazing, and the Sausage and Egg for Breakfast is so nice. make sure you visit one of these shops, they are a chain like Subway, but miles better.

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Thank Darren K
Calgary, Canada
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great location...on the way to or from the White House, the Mall and Connecticut Avenue. You choose what you want on your sandwich. Enjoy hot coffee and good soups. Reasonably priced...friendly staff.

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Thank PHSexpress
Charlotte, North Carolina
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Good sandwiches, reasonable prices. It's a good place for lunch while visiting DC. I had the hot roast beef sandwich, it was quite tasty.

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Thank K T
Dairyland, USA
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113 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

I have a gluten allergy and the staff here went the extra mile to make it a pleasant experience. I initially ordered a sandwich and the fellow was very apologetic saying that they were out of numerous items to make a salad. We had waited a long time and were in a bit of a rush. I asked if he... More 

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Thank w0rkt0travel
Frederick
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170 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

For my first visit, this place was a bit confusing. I didn't know what was going on behind the counter, so when I stepped up, I didn't realize I was only supposed to order part of my sandwich, then move along and order the toppings. So I wasn't ready and I guess I didn't do a good job of selecting... More 

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Thank MouseDance
Darnestown
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67 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Never very exciting, but always pretty quick and at a reasonable price for lunch. Perfect got when in a hurry.

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Thank Earle o
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

The Subs were great! Toasted just the way I like them. The soup was good, but not great like the subs.

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Thank Daniel E
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

This is definitely the higher end of fast food with better quality breads and ingredients for sandwiches, as well as soups. The service at this location was really good and worth noting. VERY friendly and helpful.

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Thank Kirsten B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1660 L Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-463-8111

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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?