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Panera Bread

540 East Betterravia Road, Santa Maria, CA
(805) 349-9800
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Ranked #4 of 207 Restaurants in Santa Maria
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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English first
Santa Maria, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Stopped for dinner about 6:30, shirt wait, easy order, $$$!, but very good: summer Corn Chowder, turkey bacon club w/gouda, laaaarge Americano! Forward seating and eve crowd=no wifi coverage for me! But ATT PROVIDED ACCESS and Business got done!! Always enjoy Panera!

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Florence, Oregon, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

We are on vacation from Oregon and our friend suggested having lunch here, so glad we did, the salads and the sandwiches are very tasty. Wish we had one where we live!

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vandenberg village, ca
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181 reviews 181 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Good variety on the menu with lot's of salads, soups and sandwiches. The bakery sure helps with the many choices. Never have had a bad meal there. The wait during busy lunch and dinner times is OK since the food is so good.

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Santa Maria CA
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133 reviews 133 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Panera has really good bagels and homemade breads. We love Einsteins and wish we had one in Santa Maria but until we get one, Panera is a really good substitute.

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Santa Barbara, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Staff helped walk us through there iterations of the menu and the nuances of their ordering. 10 for the staff. Food was good, sandwich was better than the soup. A nice change of pace, but a bit pricy after start rolling all these add ons.

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Lompoc,Ca
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83 reviews 83 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We often go shopping in Santa Maria as our little town has not many shops. We often stop for lunch here and have never been disappointed. The food is great, fresh and the service fast and friendly. Highly recommended for lunch while in the area.

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Santa Maria, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Wonderful salads and sandwiches or try half a sandwich and a bowl of soup. Fresh ingredients and always freshly baked breads. Plus they make wonderful fruit smoothies.

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Lompoc, California
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111 reviews 111 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

When we go shopping in Santa Maria from Lompoc we usually visit Panera Bread. They consistantly have excellent food and service. All of their items are fresh and the place is always kept clean.

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Wailuku, Hawaii
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73 reviews 73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

We stopped at this place on a drive up the California coast. Both my wife and I chose the "Pick Two" option. She had soup and a half sandwich while I had a half salad and a half sandwich. Her "Creamy Tomato" soup and "Thai Chicken Salad" and my "BBQ Chicken Salad" and "Bacon Turkey" sandwich were all very good... More

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SLO
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Ths is. Great place for breakfast/ lunch even or vegetarians. Plenty of options and always great tasting food topped with awesome customer service

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