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Potbelly Sandwich Works

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917 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4402
+1 301-562-9696
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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had an excellent experience when I went to this Potbelly a couple weeks ago. I remember it clearly because it was a Friday evening after a long day at work. I really appreciate kind, responsive, upbeat, and genuine customer service, so I want to thank Arthaniel, Nester, and Victor who made my sandwich, added condiments, and checked out my... More 

Thank Nano B
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Visited here a few times, usuaully for a lunch break. long lines are common. snadwiches are standard for Potbellys.

Thank Brit2380
Silver Spring, Maryland
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Standard sandwiches and fixings, nice environment, especially when they have live music. Nice to stop in on farmers market day, Saturday. Best of all are their shakes, very highly recommended.

Thank rit_49
Silver Spring, Maryland
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1,041 reviews
682 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Always before at Potbelly's, I've gotten the Turkey Sandwich with hot peppers (nice and tangy). For whatever reason, this time I tried their "Powerhouse Salad" (chicken with spinach leaves, hummos, cheese, tomatoes, and avocado in a citrus vinaigrette). All the mixing is up to you -- the ingredients are arranged like separate ice cream scoops when you get it --... More 

Thank jaseaton
Norcross, Georgia
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Had a quick lunch - the tomato and chicken enchilada soups were good. They had a good lunch crowd, and the decor is fun. Maybe they'll expand to Georgia!

Thank Mike P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This chain of sandwich restaurants lacks quality food. In particular, the bread is not adequate. Can you have a sandwich shop without good bread? I guess so.

Thank Fabrizziana
Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
Level Contributor
82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Got quick sandwiches after a long day and needing some quiet time. The Sunday evening vibe is a slower one. Food is good.

Thank Lynne C
Knoxville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

2nd time I have eaten at one of these chains. Portions a little small but good tasting. Nothing special. Wouldn't go out of my way to go again but wouldn't be adverse to eating there either.

Thank docrobinson1991
Silver Spring, MD
Level Contributor
37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Quick, tasty sandwiches and big pickles. Won't go hungry here. Try the Clubby (secret sandwich usually) or the Wreck.

Thank MarylandBill
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

This place has the best MilkShakes in the world. most people go for the food but once I tasted the Vanilla Shake, I was an instant fan.

Thank taicem

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Fast food, Soups, Delicatessen
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 917 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4402
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-562-9696

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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?