Neighborhood Eats: Busboys and Poets
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Busboys and Poets - Shirlington
Address: 4251 South Campbell Ave., Arlington, VA 22206
Phone: 703-379-9756
Neighborhood: Arlington, Shirlington, Arlington
Cuisines: Vegetarian/Vegan, Pizza, American, Breakfast
Opening Hours: Open Monday through Thursday 8 AM to midnight, Friday and Saturday 8 AM to 1 AM, and Sunday 8 AM to 11 PM.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Accepted
Best Dishes Moroccan lentil soup; hamburger; grilled catfish.
Price Details: Starters, $5.95 to $8.95; main courses, $6.95 to $20.95.
Special Features:
Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Weekend Brunch, Party Space, Good for Groups, Breakfast

Part Beat Generation coffeehouse, part 21st-century lounge, these neighborhoody places are forums for indie films, poetry readings, and open-mike nights. They’re also more about the scene than the food. Still, there are some reliable offerings: deftly spiced Moroccan lentil soup, a juicy, oversize burger, and grilled catfish.

-March, 2008 

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