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Panera Bread

Route 13 East, Carbondale, IL
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Ranked #18 of 106 restaurants in Carbondale
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Café, Soups
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Eagle River, Alaska, United States
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Carbondale has many choices for lunch and we choose Panera 2 times because we enjoyed it that much and they had so many options for lunch. We tried soups, salads and sandwiches during the 2 visits. Great amount of food that was prepared perfectly. The price was a little high but did not keep us away. The staff was very... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Great food great service. Have healthier options which is awesome :) kids love the mac and cheese. Greek salad is to dye for! Only reason I did not give a 5 star is because its expensive. But we still eat there often.

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Carbondale, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Food was very good and cooked to perfection. Servers were helpful and pleasant. Menu variety was good.

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Carbondale, Illinois
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

its a little pricy for what soup and sandwiches, but its like any other. I have had good and bad service. it just depends on the workers. There desserts are awesome.

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Murphysboro, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

This chain restaurant is very consistant with quality sandwiches and soups. They also support our local food pantries and soup kitchens by donating the left overs!

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Columbia, Sc
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I recently had to return home to southern Illinois. I had not been back in a while and was looking for a comfort place. We have a great Panera Bread restaurant just down the road in Columbia, SC and, when you are sorta out of your "element" you like familiarity. Panera in Carbondale was just as good as Columbia, only... More

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Shawnee, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We love Panera's, ever since we discovered it in St. Louis, 1987, when it was known as St. Louis Bread Company. Excellent food and baked goods. A little pricey, but worth it.

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Mount Vernon, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

The service here is spotty. Sometimes they are great. Sometimes they are rude. Often the place is a mess. I think it is understaffed. It needs better management

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Carbondale, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I have tasted everything on the menu, and so far, nothing has been disappointing. The prices are a bit above the rest, but the quality is good, and the portions are large.

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South Lake Tahoe, California, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Very good soup and large portions!!! Free wifi, great food nice and professional people. This is a good choice in this area of town

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