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Panera Bread

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43305 Christy St, Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 440-7020
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good service, great choices

Great for sitting in or takeaway. Good selection of soups and sandwiches all made to order. Service always quick and friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2015
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Great for sitting in or takeaway. Good selection of soups and sandwiches all made to order. Service always quick and friendly.

Thank Vic
Fremont, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We eat here at least 1-2x/week. Son gets lunch and dinner take outs too. Very convenient place to eat before or after a movie. Salads are great. Combo soup and salad/sandwich is perfect for a light meal. Clean and fast service. Has rewards.

Thank corazonb320
Fremont, CA
Level Contributor
37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Panera Bread does a good job of providing very good salads as well as soup and sandwiches and the like. Plenty of seating and rapid service.

Thank AlfredFremont_CA
Newark, California
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We like the Pick Two choices with soup and sandwich. The food delivery service to the table is always prompt. Free WiFi is a bonus too.

Thank kiwiman13
Fremont, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This is pretty typical of most Paneras except this location has the friendliest lady working there. I don't recall her name, but anytime I mention this to friends, everyone immediately recognizes who I'm talking about! The food is what you'd get at any Panera, good, reliable and consistent. But what causes me to stop here is the service which is... More 

Thank mhernandz
Fremont, California
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This is a very nice restaurant without the need of having to be waited on at the table and tipping. Sandwiches and salads are the specialty. Quick service and free wi-fi. This is one of the best places around for a quick lunch.

Thank Alfred T
Los Altos, CA
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Good quality and efficient service for lunch in Fremont. They have squash soup now that is very tasty. Easy place to take a work colleague, because you pay separately up front and avoid the awkward "I'll pay", "No, I'll pay" conversation.

Thank BearFan1984
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148 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

I like the legendary story of Panera and some of its food options, so I visit a couple Panera throughout the country. I found this location is below the average. Soup was very salty, making me wondering if it is canned soup. Meal bundling was inconsistent. I ordered two same combos, but one came in with an apple and one... More 

Thank flora z
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Tasty food.Visited Panera, Princeton on my friend's recommendation. Let me tell you that Panera quality varies at different location. The one I visited at Fremont, CA was really bad.

Thank Geetha V
Saint-Denis, Reunion Island
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Even if the AC is very cold, the place is very nice. I love this place for lunch, there is a large choice for salad and sandwich and they are all very good!

Thank Milou974

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43305 Christy St, Fremont, CA 94538
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fremont
  • Phone Number: (510) 440-7020

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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