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Panera Bread

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79124 Highway 111, La Quinta, CA 92253-2493
760-564-3750
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Busy location with ample parking, great selection, great food!

This was the second time we've been to this location, and even though it was busy both times, we were able to go through the order line quickly, and find a table easily. Love the fresh bread, and other fresh ingredients.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
Kathy S
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Telluride, Colorado
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27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Telluride, Colorado
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112 reviews 112 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This was the second time we've been to this location, and even though it was busy both times, we were able to go through the order line quickly, and find a table easily. Love the fresh bread, and other fresh ingredients.

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Atlanta, GA
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492 reviews 492 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Very attractive inside and out, efficiently run, very nice selection of sandwiches and baked goods, and reasonably quick despite being super busy on a Sunday morning.

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Spokane, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This place is so good you don't mind standing in line because it just gives you more time to decide what to have! The bagels are excellent!! Sandwiches, soup, salad...lots to choose from. I really like their "pick 2" option where you can choose a salad -soup- pasta - 1/2 sandwich combo that works for you. Thanks for bringing back... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Even though it is in a strip mall, it is always busy. It is clean, service is friendly and efficient. Most of all, it is efficient. Terrific!

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Palm Desert, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Good food--nice menu selection. The cappuccino is excellent. The roasted turkey BLT on sourdough was excellent. Very good food and economical prices.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I always eat at Panera when I find one. I'm comfortable with the atmosphere and I like knowing what I'm getting.

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greeneyes67
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77 reviews 77 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Yes, it is a chain, but they do things right. Have eaten lunch here about six times & every time we have enjoyed it. Fresh salads, delicious sandwiches & the bread... Fabulous!

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La Quinta, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

It is what it is. Why do they serve bread with a sandwich? It's clean, has wifi, it's air conditioned in summer.

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La Quinta
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

I, too, used to go all the time - always for takeout, and always the same thing: chicken caesar sandwich & mac n cheese. Usually have to ask for the complimentary baguette/chips side and utensils after they've handed me my take away bag, which is frustrating. As previous reviewer said, I often rearrange my own sandwich once home (could be... More 

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Indio, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013 via mobile

We used to go two or three times per week but lately the quality of sandwich has been disappointing. My last few sandwiches had all the meat and cheese stacked on one side it was like oversized bread. While it was easy for me to open the sandwich and rearrange my meat and cheese to be evenly distributed its frustrating... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 79124 Highway 111, La Quinta, CA 92253-2493
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: 760-564-3750

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Bakeries
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?