When Gary and Diane Reedy opened Famous Toastery in Reston two years ago, the couple looked forward to running a brunch and breakfast spot near Reston Town Center’s future Metro station.
Nearly two years after operating Famous Toastery, the couple decided to close the Reston location at 12100 Sunset Hills Road. The business, which offers a combination of breakfast, brunch, and lunch options, is one of several ground-floor retailers at RTC West, a mixed-use development owned by JBG Smith.
It is the last business venture for the couple, which built several businesses — including some of the first laser tag facilities in the area — in previous years.
Gary Reedy says the landlord of the property was difficult to deal with during the pandemic.
He says that although a discount on the rent was offered for six months, payments had to be paid back over two years.
‘We tried working with the landlord over the spring and summer with no progress,’ Reedy said.
The couple is now retired after 25 years of building businesses in Fairfax and Loudoun counties.
Famous Toastery has locations throughout the country, including a location in Ashburn and Roanoke.
Photo via Carlos Banos
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