Busboys and Poets Shirlington

Busboys and Poets Shirlington More than just a restaurant Busboys and Poets is a community where racial and cultural connections are consciously uplifted...a place to take a deliberate pause and feed your mind, body and soul...a space for art, culture and politics to intentionally collide...we believe that by creating such a space we can inspire social change and begin to transform our community and the world.

Operating as usual

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05/20/2021

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Open House!  Busboys and Poets is looking for engaging, passionate future tribe members at all locations. We will be hos...
05/11/2021

Open House! Busboys and Poets is looking for engaging, passionate future tribe members at all locations. We will be hosting walk-in style interviews at all locations from 9am-11am on May 11th through May 13th. Shirlington Village, VA The Village at Shirlington Apply online and come in: http://busboysandpoets.com/join-our-tribe

Open House! Busboys and Poets is looking for engaging, passionate future tribe members at all locations. We will be hosting walk-in style interviews at all locations from 9am-11am on May 11th through May 13th. Shirlington Village, VA The Village at Shirlington Apply online and come in: http://busboysandpoets.com/join-our-tribe

Ramadan Mubarak ✨to all those celebrating!  We now have family style Iftar meals for pickup or delivery. Each meal serve...
04/13/2021

Ramadan Mubarak ✨to all those celebrating! We now have family style Iftar meals for pickup or delivery. Each meal serves 6-8 ppl. Choice of Halal Chicken Kabobs or Salmon Kabobs. Each meal includes Dates, Harira Soup, Hummus, Pita, Basmati Rice and Tzatziki sauce. Order now or for a later date for home or send to your fasting friends. Order.busboysandpoets.com For delivery or pickup in The Village at Shirlington

Ramadan Mubarak ✨to all those celebrating! We now have family style Iftar meals for pickup or delivery. Each meal serves 6-8 ppl. Choice of Halal Chicken Kabobs or Salmon Kabobs. Each meal includes Dates, Harira Soup, Hummus, Pita, Basmati Rice and Tzatziki sauce. Order now or for a later date for home or send to your fasting friends. Order.busboysandpoets.com For delivery or pickup in The Village at Shirlington

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02/05/2021

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12/30/2020
Sabriyah Hassan | Art On The Line

Busboys and Poets' Art Curator, Carol Rhodes Dyson hosts "Art on the Line: Conversations About Creativity, Culture and Change", an online conversation with local and international artists discussing a different topic each week.

This week, Carol explores the cultural space of the Banneker-Douglass Museum in Annapolis, MD with Sabriyah Hassan, Director of Programs.

Art Talks are free and open to all and will be streamed on Facebook Live @busboysandpoets every Wednesday at 6pm.

Are you ready for breakfast?   Free delivery for a limited time order.busboysandpoets.com 📸: @Lil.loves.food
12/26/2020

Are you ready for breakfast?

Free delivery for a limited time order.busboysandpoets.com
📸: @Lil.loves.food

Are you ready for breakfast?

Free delivery for a limited time order.busboysandpoets.com
📸: @Lil.loves.food

12/21/2020

They say “all you need is tea and warm socks.” Both of which you can find at Busboys and Poets! Stop by, grab a hot drink, and holiday shop like it’s nobody’s business.

#CyberMonday Buy a Busboys and Poets eGift Card, get an extra 20% added to the value Shop.BusboysandPoets.com #supportsm...
11/30/2020

#CyberMonday Buy a Busboys and Poets eGift Card, get an extra 20% added to the value Shop.BusboysandPoets.com #supportsmallbusiness

#SmallBusinessSaturday
11/28/2020

#SmallBusinessSaturday

MORE THAN A RESTAURANT. "Busboys and Poets is a community where racial and cultural connections are consciously uplifted... a space for art, culture and politics to intentionally collide." Support Busboys and Poets Shirlington, a generous host of our monthly breakfasts, by shopping online or ordering some food from their diet/lifestyle-inclusive menu. #ShopARL #ShopSmall #buylocal #SmallBusinessSaturday

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Busboys and Poets thanks our DMV community for your continued support and patronage during these times. All locations wi...
11/25/2020

Busboys and Poets thanks our DMV community for your continued support and patronage during these times. All locations will be closed on Thursday, November 26 to give our staff time with their loved ones. We will reopen on Friday, November 27 at 9 am.
We wish you all a happy and safe Thanksgiving.
Peace and Love!

Did you know that Busboys and Poets offers Family Style Meals for same-day pick-up or delivery?  Pro-tip: Order your Tha...
11/23/2020

Did you know that Busboys and Poets offers Family Style Meals for same-day pick-up or delivery? Pro-tip: Order your Thanksgiving meal for pickup on Wednesday night! Dinner, done! YES, we have drinks too. 😉 order.busboysandpoets.com

Did you know that Busboys and Poets offers Family Style Meals for same day pickup or delivery? Pro-tip: Order your Thanksgiving meal for pickup on Wednesday night! Dinner, done! YES, we have drinks too. 😉 order.busboysandpoets.com

Come celebrate the soon to be 46th President of the United States with us!  All signature drinks are $4.60 this weekend!...
11/08/2020

Come celebrate the soon to be 46th President of the United States with us! All signature drinks are $4.60 this weekend! Includes the Langston Cooler | DC Tapwater | Poet Mojito | Busboys Sangria | World Ablaze -Draft Beer & Wines too! CHEERS TO US ALL! Come on in! Indoor and patio seating are available.

On the eve of what is being described as one of the most important presidential elections in the nation’s history, and ...
10/23/2020

On the eve of what is being described as one of the most important presidential elections in the nation’s history, and at a moment when race issues are at a fever pitch, please join us for a timely and undoubtedly insightful conversation between beloved poet NIKKI GIOVANNI and famed attorney BRYAN STEVENSON!!
Complimentary link to the conversation with a book purchase:
https://busboys-and-poets-store.myshopify.com/collections/giovianni-stevenson-ticket

Come through and enjoy dinner with a surprise feature film at our Shirlington location TONIGHT @ 6 PM. The film will beg...
08/19/2020
Dinner & a Movie at Busboys and Poets

Come through and enjoy dinner with a surprise feature film at our Shirlington location TONIGHT @ 6 PM. The film will begin at 6:15 pm.

This week's surprise film wIll be a joyful, JOYFUL Whoopi Goldberg experience.⛪️

Limited seating. FREE and open to all!

RSVP required for all seats to ensure proper social distancing.

Come through and enjoy dinner and a surprise feature film at our Shirlington location every Wednesday night! Limited seating. FREE!

Busboys and Poets
05/04/2020

Busboys and Poets

1/2 price Burgers every Monday from 4pm - close. 🍽 Available from all 7 locations. That’s right. The Brookland and Takoma locations reopen at 11 AM for pickup and free delivery. 🔥 order.busboysandpoets.com

04/27/2020
Rachel

We appreciate the love!

My husband and I were missing the tempeh panini, sweet potato fries, and shrimp/chicken/chorizo pasta. We ordered today, it was delivered and as delicious as ever!

The FULL Busboys and Poets lunch and dinner menu is back. 😋 Our kitchen staff is busy getting all of your favorites prep...
04/21/2020

The FULL Busboys and Poets lunch and dinner menu is back. 😋 Our kitchen staff is busy getting all of your favorites prepped. We'll be ready for your pickup or delivery starting at 4 PM today. order.busboysandpoets.com

Hey Shirlington! Tomorrow's Rise & Rhyme Performer (and very special guest) is Culture Queen! Bring your kids for an ext...
08/27/2018

Hey Shirlington! Tomorrow's Rise & Rhyme Performer (and very special guest) is Culture Queen! Bring your kids for an extra-fun morning of music and dance 😍

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06/05/2018

Busboys and Poets Shirlington's cover photo

$5 margs today!
05/05/2017

$5 margs today!

Please join us at Busboys and Poets in Shirlington for a Focus In! Film Series special screening of the award-winning do...
04/25/2017

Please join us at Busboys and Poets in Shirlington for a Focus In! Film Series special screening of the award-winning documentary Salam Neighbor about the plight of Syrians living in the Za’atari refugee camp. We will watch the film as an entre to a broader discussion about war and the global refugee crisis led by a panel of experts.

Focus-In! Film Series: Cinema for a Conscious Community is a Busboys and Poets-produced monthly film series that screens films with a focus dedicated to social justice, peace, art, music, and/or community value.

to know More about the event go to: http://www.busboysandpoets.com/…/focus-in-film-series-prese…

co-sponsored by Arlington Green Party and Our Revolution Arlington

See you for breakfast and coffee this morning for brunch! Open at 8am ☕️
04/15/2017

See you for breakfast and coffee this morning for brunch! Open at 8am ☕️

04/14/2017

Wellness Revolution - "What's Really in the Pot?"
Medicinal Ma*****na

04/14/2017

Founder and executive producer of the The National Cannabis Festival speaking at Wellness Revolution -"What's Really in the Pot?"

04/14/2017

Wellness Revolution - What's Really in the Pot? A discussion about cannabis controversy and legislation in Virginia.

04/13/2017

Wellness Revolution - What's Really in the Pot? A discussion about cannabis controversy and legislation in Virginia.

Busboys and Poets
04/09/2017

Busboys and Poets

Happy Birthday, Paul Robeson! "As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this." - Paul Robeson ⭐️Welcoming the Rutgers University Paul Robeson Cultural Center! Did you know that our private events room at our Arlington, Va location is named in honor of civil rights activist and singer Paul Robeson? Paul Robeson Cultural Center, Rutgers University

"As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this." - Pau...
03/28/2017

"As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this." - Paul Robeson
☮️The Robeson Room at our Arlington, Va location is named in honor of singer, actor and Civil Rights activist Paul Robeson.
🎂Host your next private breakfast meeting, reception, book club or dinner party in this room! Contact our events team: 202-332-6432

Busboys and Poets Shirlington's cover photo
02/08/2017

Busboys and Poets Shirlington's cover photo

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4251 South Campbell Avenue
Arlington, VA
22206

Opening Hours

Monday 7am - 11pm
Tuesday 8am - 11pm
Wednesday 7am - 11pm
Thursday 8am - 11pm
Friday 7am - 12am
Saturday 8am - 12am
Sunday 8am - 11pm

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(703) 379-9757

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The catfish and greens are always on point.
Feb 13, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST online event Register for The Power of Poetry In You at https://www.estherproductionsinc.com/events-1/the-power-of-poetry-in-you-a-writing-workshop-for-teens-14-through-17 During THE POWER OF POETRY IN YOU , award-wining author and performance artist Joy Jones will lead teen participants through several writing exercises that help them better understand the structure, language and other aspects of poetry. They also will be guided through a process that helps them realize how poetry is revealed in their own lives and history, enhancing their personal self-esteem and sense of self-worth while eliminating a barrier between them and one of the oldest literary art forms in the world. “Joy Jones is a trainer, performance poet, playwright and author of several books including Private Lessons: A Book of Meditations for Teachers; Tambourine Moon, which was selected as one of the best books for children by the black caucus of the ALA and featured on the Bernie Mac Show; and Fearless Public Speaking. She has won awards for her writing from the ​D. C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities, and the Colonial Players Promising Playwrights Competition, plus awards from both the D. C. Department of Recreation & Parks and the D. C. Commission on National & Community Service for outstanding community service. ​ Joy Jones’ provocative op-ed on marriage trends for The Washington Post, “Marriage is for White People”, went viral. She is the director of the arts organization, The Spoken Word, and the founder of the Double Dutch team, DC Retro Jumpers, which has led exhibitions and classes throughout metropolitan Washington and abroad. Joy often leads workshops on creative writing, communications and black history.” #targetaudience
My husband and I were missing the tempeh panini, sweet potato fries, and shrimp/chicken/chorizo pasta. We ordered today, it was delivered and as delicious as ever!
I'm looking forward to bringing a crew of talented readers to the Shirlington B&P on Sunday, Feb. 17, 6-8 PM, to launch Akashic Books' newest anthology, AMSTERDAM NOIR. There'll be lots of giveaways, and of course B&P has great food and a well-stocked bar. See you there!
My sister from another mother and father... good times always
Coming back today for the second time 😊❤️😋 Food and Services excellent!
had a great time last night one down . . . CP
Your cucumber cocktail is amazing... whats in it?
Is this spot good for groups? A group of about 15 for Brunch what is the best time tog et there on a Sunday? Do you take call ahead or reservations?