Busboys and Poets

Row 1

4251 Campbell Ave (at S Randolph St)
Arlington, VA 22206
(703) 379-9757
American, Bookstore, Performing Arts
$ $
Mon–Thu: 8:00 AM–Midnight Fri–Sat: 8:00 AM–1:00 AM Sun: 8:00 AM–11:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Great place to go before Signature Theatre. Try the sweet potato fries.
  • Shrimp & grits are amazing!! Looked amazing too! Shrimp are thick and huge. A lot of seasonings in the mix too.
  • The best crab cakes!
  • If you're here for brunch, try the Oaxaca omelet -- delicious.
  • For the moozies out there: the chicken is now halal!
  • Best coffee in the area!
  • Oaxaca omelette: "It wakes you up and fills you up for the rest of the day." --Jim Moran (NVM's January 2013 Eat This Now! issue)
  • 3 words: Coconut. Tofu. Bites.
  • Shrimp and grits are AMAZING!
  • Yes, service is generally slow but the restaurant offers enough variety to please everyone: from vegan to carnivore. Bonus: Grass-fed beef
  • Love the pan seared scallops with my El Jimador Margarita!
  • We love that we can order on the phone and pick up after a quick walk across the street. #shirlingtonvillage
  • You have to try the DC Tap Water it's great.
  • DC Tap Water!
  • This is a great place for breakfast or brunch.
  • Amazing apple pie and chocolate mousse pie!!! Will definitely be coming here again!
  • Try the Coconut Tofu - #vegan
  • Best grits I've ever tasted!
  • Luv..Luv....Luv it!
  • Tourist tip: great options for vegans! They have the BEST vegan nachos - regardless of whether you are vegan or not, these are delicious.