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Potbelly Sandwich Works

1240 Maryland Ave SW, Washington DC, DC 20024-2140
+1 202-863-3891
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (18 reviews)
“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
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American, Soups, Fast food
1240 Maryland Ave SW, Washington DC, DC 20024-2140
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

The place was packed but the staff kept up with the orders and I was out with my fresh salad in a few minutes. I good fresh option when dining on a budget.

Thank MrModu
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

So my coworkers decided we grab a quick bite here. Simple sandwich spot. Nothing more, nothing less. Clean friendly service. Seems busy though but we got served quickly.

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Very busy place-long line which moves in less than 8 minutes-guaranteed! Preorder lunch then confirm with chefs-they make in front of you. Had Tune-Good Friday- It was delicious! 2 Women held up payment line as they made many purchases....I ate in car in garage as...More

Thank captmike2
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We had the Italian, the Mediterranean, and the pizza sandwich. Everything was delicious. At first the line seemed long but it went very quickly. The bread is amazing and the ingredients are fresh.

Thank Lynette R
Reviewed 27 March 2017

On a chilly afternoon, what a treat their hot sandwiches were. Teenager love it, and they make off menu sandwiches.. just ask!

Thank pmmnc
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Stayed at the Mandarin and thankfully Potbelly was within walking distance. I just wish they stayed open through the dinner hours.

Thank solitag2016
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Convenient to the Mandarin and consistently tasty. Note that it is not open on the weekends or past 5pm on weekdays

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Popular among the locals here in Seattle. I heard many great things about this place. So I had to try this place. There is a line and it's finally my turn, I've asked the guy who was making my sandwich. He recommended grilled chicken &...More

Thank bigJohnny670
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly service and the subs were full of meat and toppings. Delicious. Better than any Chicago based Potbelly restaurant.

Thank ScottH-BigHoss
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

No wait at peak lunch time, staff was super friendly, food was great (big Italian, build your own Mac& cheese)! What else could you ask for?!

Thank Blake W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1240 Maryland Ave SW, Washington DC, DC 20024-2140
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-863-3891
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