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Panera

299 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA
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Ranked #20 of 257 restaurants in San Luis Obispo
Cuisines: Bakery
Description: Recently opened ... probably in the last 6 months +/-?
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Description: Recently opened ... probably in the last 6 months +/-?
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  • English first
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English first
SoCal
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100 reviews 100 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Their new strawberry poppyseed chicken salad is awesome! Clean, crisp lettuce, lots of fresh fruit, excellent dressing, and delicious grilled chicken. The large is REALLY large! Consider a half and you'll have plenty! Service is great, staff is friendly and knowledgeable.

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Chula Vista, CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

On our last night there my tummy was upset and all I wanted was soup. The chicken noodle soup from Panera Bread and the turkey sandwich was what I needed.

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Pismo Beach, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The SLO Panera Bread catering staff is the best. Kelcie really helped make our breast cancer survivor celebration lunch a big success. Everyone was impressed with the quality of the food and service. We had a really nice lunch for a great price. The half sandwiches were huge. The Greek salad and cookies were delicious. She made sure we had... More

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Maricopa, Az
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

When traveling we do try to go to the local restaurants but we were very pleased to find a Panera right across the street from where we were staying. The food is always good and the place always clean.

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San Diego, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

their food is consistently good, we got breakfast soufflés and they are always good. Their locating was near the freeway so we could get on the road pretty easily.

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Voorhees, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Great good food option for lunch or dinner. Great atmosphere and interior decor. We stopped in for a quick bite after a happy hour

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Leicester
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67 reviews 67 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Had the most delicious Cheese and Broccoli soup and a hunk of freshly baked bread. It was so tasty. The cinnamon rolls are huge and big enough to share - enough to satisy a sweet tooth after the filling soup.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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188 reviews 188 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Panera is just consistently good food. It is a great stop to help assemble your picnic for a day trip to the wine country. The breads are always incredibly fresh and we learned that the Panera on Madonna Rd donates their day old bread to a local food pantry on a daily basis.

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Long Beach, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
249 helpful votes 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Breakfast is the best, their coffee and pastries are super! I love their scone, very fluffy and yummy. Not super sweet. I like their turkey sandwich and bowl of chili, not bad for the price and a quick bite.

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Placerville
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

I have heard people talk about how much they like Panera. I had never had the opportunity to try one before now, so I was interested to see what all the talk was about. They were advertising some pasta choices that appealed to my picky eating son. However, when we got in to order we found out they were out... More

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