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Oswego, IL
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 5
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  • 2
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Just ok

Went for an after dinner coffee and sweet treat. We waited 10 minutes to get a blended coffee drink, also wanted a decaf coffee and was told after 2pm they don't make it anymore. Are you kidding me, at 7:30pm that's all I will drink. Since they moved locations the service is very slow... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
Deannaoswego39
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Oswego
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Takeout
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13 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Oswego
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Went for an after dinner coffee and sweet treat. We waited 10 minutes to get a blended coffee drink, also wanted a decaf coffee and was told after 2pm they don't make it anymore. Are you kidding me, at 7:30pm that's all I will drink. Since they moved locations the service is very slow. Disappointed visit

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Panera used to be a great place for a healthy lunch. They have become over priced and the quality of their food has decreased. My husband and I will not be back.

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Oswego, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I go here often when I want to meet up with someone to have a meal whereas I don't have to rush out of my seat to accommodate someone else. I don't mind the noise because I may be a part of it! The food is always very good. If there is any discrepancy, they will take care of it... More 

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Chicago suburbs
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Our family eats here occasionally and it's pretty much average. I think their pastries are better than most of their meal selections. The food is definitely on the high priced side and the times I've been there, there have plenty of dirty tables. The restaurant is a little small too, so a number of the tables are either near the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Their pastries and coffee are great. Don't bother with any of their food. I have tried almost everything and it's all loaded with salt. Great way to ruin food!!

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Montgomery il
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The food at panera is always tasty, fresh and filling and there is a lot to choose from, whether it be breakfast, lunch or dinner the quality and the taste is always the same (excellent). They have many choices and are always adding new things to the menu. I go there sometimes just to get a fresh loaf of sliced... More 

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Yorkville, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

I have gone to this Panera Bread three times. Each time I went there was always a problem. I did carry out all three times. First time I had been shorted chips and a soup but was charged for it. Second time I picked up the order for a large group, they did not get the order right and what... More 

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Yorkville, IL
Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Nicer than some Panera's I have been to. Overall pretty much the typical Panera experience. Food is decent. Place is clean.

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Aurora, Illinois
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120 reviews 120 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

All Panera's are good, this one is delicious with great attentive staff!

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Illinois River Valley
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

This is a great place to sit and relax with friends or alone with your laptop. The food is wholesome and the bread is fantastic. You have to serve yourself, but the staff is quite helpful. I have never had a bad meal at Panera. The seating is also very comfortable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Oswego, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oswego

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?