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4150 Westown Pkwy Ste 202, West Des Moines, IA 50266-5901
(515) 221-0888
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Business Luncheon Saved By Driver With Cookies!

Their food is very good. I order food from them for business luncheons in 5 states. It's like it all comes from the same kitchen!! This driver forgot the cookies, ah! He returned within 5 minutes with the cookies, YEA! Consistently good food and service. I will continue to trust them for my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Their food is very good. I order food from them for business luncheons in 5 states. It's like it all comes from the same kitchen!! This driver forgot the cookies, ah! He returned within 5 minutes with the cookies, YEA! Consistently good food and service. I will continue to trust them for my business lunch-and-learns. You should as well.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

One of the worse panera. From customer service to portion, to freshness I love panera but I'll not come back to this one location

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Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Lots of choices for sandwiches and soups. They also have pasta and pastries! They have combinations like soup and sandwiches, bread bowls. You never feel rushed and in fact a lot of people bring their computers and work or play on them while they eat. Great for families too!

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Granada, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Even though I have an aversion to chain restaurants (where everything is always the same), I like to go to Panera's because they have an option that is half a sandwich, half a salad/bowl of soup, an apple/chips, a drink, and with a dollar more a choice of pastry. This "half" option is comforting because I am not a big... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We arrived around 7:45-closing is 9:00- I order the "new flatbread" sandwich. They were out of all the flatbreads ! Now this is their new hot thing. I had it previously and really enjoyed it. The young girl taking our order admitted they were frequently out of the flatbreads this time of the evening- over an hour before closing. Clearly... More 

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Harrison Township, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Never disappointed. They serve fresh food fast and creatively. Soups are incredible. A nice, clean, comfortable atmosphere.

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Bangor, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013 via mobile

I really love Panera, it's a little expensive. For a chain deli it's is very good! They have really good soup and sweets also! I usually go there for lunch.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

While in the area I needed a place to have lunch and do a little work. Panera Bread in West Des Moines was the place for me. Excellent service and the sandwiches are freshly made with their amazing bread. The use of the Wi-Fi of course added to the pleasant visit.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

I love fresh baked breads and enjoy picking things to add to the breads to make a delicious sandwich.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Not to say that others in the chain are bad. N, they are all, for the most part, very nice. However this one is large, clean, and traffic friendly flowing. Right by the food court so it is easy to find. Join the club and get a few things free during the year. Panera Bread is a Gotta Go kinda... More 

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  • Address: 4150 Westown Pkwy Ste 202, West Des Moines, IA 50266-5901
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: (515) 221-0888

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