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11909 Democracy Drive, Reston, VA 20190
+1 703-435-7600
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07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is ok, there is a varied menu. Healthy choices, and S'mores for dessert. All kinds of coffee and teas too. Mostly salads, Flat-breads and sandwiches, and soups too. You can chill there. Seating is comfortable. It actually takes longer than you think to get through your meal.

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Thank Michael G
Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I love Cosi, l'm a loyal costumer but please the cashier is ALWAYS in a very bad mood!!! Instead the chef or the person who is preparing food is so nice and friendly.

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Thank MariettaHolkings30
Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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149 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Like any other Cosi, you walk in , choose your food, pay, get a number and go to your table and wait. This location is at the top end of the town center, free parking is available at the garages on the other side - the walk is very short and enjoyable in nice weather. Closely located near the fountain... More 

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Thank Kelli M
McLean, Virginia
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I thought this place only existed in NYC, I was wrong... I use to refer to this place as the $10.00 sandwich spot. It seems that the bread is baked hourly.... the selection is decent and the service is timely.

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Thank holaroc118
Reston, Virginia
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193 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We have been to this location several times and the food has always been good. I like the Greek salad and the flatbreads. The food at COSI is typically much better than Panera's, especially their bread products.

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Thank Kenneth J
Seattle, Washington
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287 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

I came by to grab a salad to go, was after the rush hour, not many people there. Very quick to be served and food was ready quickly. Nice fresh salad, I had the chicken adobo salad with lots of lettuce, corn, black beans and chicken. Only issue was way too heavy on the dressing, I'd ask for a bit... More 

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Thank Maria B
Vienna, Virginia
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330 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

First trip to Reston Town Center and I was impressed. Cosi is a great place to sit at the window and people-watch. You order at the counter and they bring your food to the table. The menu was great - flat bread pizza, wraps, melts, salads, spicy rice dishes and more. I ordered the Thai curry with chicken. Very flavorful!... More 

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Thank Dawn M
East Midlands
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

I came here for a bite to take out. The flatbread couldn't be faulted , its nice to see it baked in the oven but I had to wait a very long time. The place was pretty busy and there looked to only be a couple of staff and there was no acknowledgement from them that I had been stood... More 

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Thank katyk10
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102 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Great menu with all sorts of good eats. Problem was that service was incredibly slow. Only two people preparing food for a restaurant filled with people. The two that were there tried really hard but were unable to handle situation. Bad management planning for a busy weekend. The two waitresses don't get tips so they worked twice as hard for... More 

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Thank Sam4el
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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265 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

For best cost and a great salad, its hard to beat Cosi's signature salad. They offer much more but this Reston location is busy, but efficient and serves up a great meal on premise or take out. service is super.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11909 Democracy Drive, Reston, VA 20190
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: +1 703-435-7600

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