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Panera Bread

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American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Soups
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24133 Southland Dr, Hayward, CA 94545-1536
510-732-0279
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Favorite sandwich spot

Enjoy eating here before going to the show. We order the Tomato/Chicken Noodle/Baked Potato soups (depending on the weather) and Italian Combo Sandwiches with chips. They have nice booths and tables to select from and eat your meal here. Many people take advantage of the free WiFi. Usually... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2014
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Hayward, California
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  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Hayward, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Enjoy eating here before going to the show. We order the Tomato/Chicken Noodle/Baked Potato soups (depending on the weather) and Italian Combo Sandwiches with chips. They have nice booths and tables to select from and eat your meal here. Many people take advantage of the free WiFi. Usually order the Cinnamon Crumb Coffee Cake to go.

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Menifee, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Had my favorite lunch...tomato basil soup and a small Greek salad. The service was prompt and efficient, they left off the peppers and onions as requested and my lunch was everything I expected it to be. It is so nice to see consistency from location to location.

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Hayward, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This is THE place for quality fast food , it is always fresh and the choices are endless. Whether you are looking for a quick dessert or a great soup or sandwich it's all good...go see for yourself!

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San Francisco, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Really enjoy their salads and sandwiches. Usually get the half sand and salad, everything is always fresh. Service is great and friendly.

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Sierra Vista AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

I moved away from the Bay Area 7 years ago, but on a recent visit had a light meal at Panera Bread. I had the 1/2 sandwich and soup. Both were very good, but I must agree with some other reviewers that the prices are a bit high for the area. However it's nice to know some more upscale places... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

The sandwiches were fresh and the service was good. Most of their restaurants are top notch and not expensive.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Aside from spilling hibiscus tea and lemonade (booji Arnold Palmer) all over the drink area, the restaurant was great and so were the people. Not many chances to speak to VCs and when you do, make sure that you're not ordering a drink and talking business at the same time. Could be considered hazardous to your business health. (smile) Other... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

What can I say, the food here is great. But.. Gosh darn these guys are expensive. If they were to ever bring their prices down out of the clouds, I would gladly to visit way more often.

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2011

Yess their breads, pastries, scones, swirls, bagles, tarts, coffee and cakes are delecious, but don't be surprised to pay $10 bucks for a sweet and a cup of joe. This place will definitely make your butt bigger while making your wallet smaller! Enjoy in moderation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2008

Love the bread & pastry

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24133 Southland Dr, Hayward, CA 94545-1536
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: 510-732-0279

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?