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194 Buckland Hills Drive, Manchester, CT
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great place for lunch

Love this place.Nice variety of choices,and always very good.Have a place out front to just buy coffee,or fresh baked goods

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
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Vernon, Connecticut
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Vernon, Connecticut
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Love this place.Nice variety of choices,and always very good.Have a place out front to just buy coffee,or fresh baked goods

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Connecticut
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I've been here a few times so now that I know the ropes ordering is easier. The first time I went, everyone acted very annoyed that I was the next in line and didn't yet know what I wanted. The soups have always been good and the bread is excellent. I enjoyed that I got an apple as part of... More 

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Manchester, Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Panera Bread is the place to go if you're looking for different lunch fare. High quality and unique combinations make for a winning formula. I always enjoy lunch at Paneras.

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Dayville, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Panera's is a good lunch stop or a place to meet friends for a coffee and pastry. Soups are good...salads are very good...sandwichs filling and a nice variety. They also have breads to purchase...Asiago Cheese is my favorite. Cookies and other pastries are delicious but usually have to take to go since lunch fills me up. Great value for the... More 

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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103 reviews 103 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The mall location Panera has become our latest go-to spot for weekend breakfast/coffee after walks. However, as much as the food quality is reasonably consistent, the availability of such or how efficiently it is delivered wavers with the work crew. There are times that there is no flavored coffee available at all (and this is at 9 am), and you... More 

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Connecticut
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336 reviews 336 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Nice choice of sandwiches and salads and pretty good bread. We brought lunch in for a business meeting and it worked out well.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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134 reviews 134 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I don't get meals from Panera's but the bread is always first rate and fresh. The Pecan Rolls are also excellent, but not very healthy.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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144 reviews 144 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

I love the tomato soup & the salads are pretty good. Its quick, and you can eat fairly healthy if you choose wisely. Its dependable & convenient.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012 via mobile

As a neighbor I have visited the Panera Restaurant on Deeming Street in Manchester several times during the last two years. My last visit in late August was consistent with my previous dinning experiences there. First, there is no doubt that Panera has signature entries that can not be had anywhere else, such as their cafe salads and sourdough bread.... More 

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

I love the strawberry salad, which is only offered in the summer. It's really tasty and a big portion so you dont go away hungry. It is also reasonable in calories and fat, unlike many salads at a lot of restaurants.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 194 Buckland Hills Drive, Manchester, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Manchester

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakery

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