Cheap Eats 2010: Buzz
100 great places that offer great food at low prices.
Reviewed By Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Rina Rapuano, Kate Nerenberg
Comments () | Published June 10, 2010
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Buzz - Del Ray
Address: 901 Slaters Ln. , Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-600-2899
Neighborhood: Alexandria, Del Ray, Alexandria, Old Town
Cuisines: American, Breakfast, Deli/Quick Bites
Opening Hours: Monday through Thursday 6 AM to 11 PM, Friday 6 AM to midnight, Saturday 7 AM to midnight, Sunday 7 AM to 11 PM.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: Braddock Road
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Accepted
Best Dishes Chocolate/coffee Buzz cupcake; cream-filled 9:30 cupcake; farmhouse brownie; cinnamon bun; turtle cheesecake; rice-crispy square; maple-pecan granola; sausage biscuit; cheddar/maple-sausage quiche; breakfast brioche with bacon and egg; meatloaf panino; pa
Special Features:
Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Delivery, Weekend Brunch, Breakfast, Good for Desert

Why go: It’s the morning cafe, bakery, and nighttime lounge everyone wants in the neighborhood—all in a whimsical package that attracts laptoppers, stroller-pushing moms, and anyone else in search of a sugar rush.

What to get: The signature chocolate-and-coffee Buzz cupcake and the cream-filled 9:30 cupcake, a chocolate-lover’s dream; quiche made with cheddar and maple sausage from sister business Red Apron; a panino of thin-sliced meatloaf and Russian dressing; sinful morning brioche with bacon, egg, and cheese; “turtle” cheesecake with chocolate sauce, caramel, and pecans; espresso-jolted farmhouse brownie.

Best for: Wi-fi seekers; weekend family breakfasts; late-night sweets; a date or girls’ night devoted to chocolate and cocktails.

Insider tip: Keep up with specials at There’s live music on Monday nights.

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