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Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Hard to be gluten free. Noisy, and the location was too cold. The food tastes like it is mass produced, I won't eat there again.

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Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I stopped here as I checked into a nearby hotel and it was still open. Clean and fresh. It is a large location and has free WiFi. Staff were friendly. Would visit again if in the area.

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silver spring, md
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A friend of mine and I stopped at the Tech Rd location for breakfast. I had a bacon, egg and cheese sandwich and a cherry danish with a frozen lemonade. My friend had the oatmeal and a coffee. The sandwich was good and the cherry danish and frozen lemonade was great. My friend loved the steel cut oatmeal - it... More

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silver spring, md
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273 reviews 273 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a large cafeteria-style restaurant that I have been to very many times. It's always good and cheap. While the lines for ordering may be long, they move very fast, so don't let that prevent you from staying here. All of their servers are efficient and polite. They have everything on the menu from fresh-baked bread and bagels, to... More

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Udine, Italy
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Oh, wow wow wow... this place really sucks. Delicious food, you have to wait in line if it is overcrowed. But... wait. High rate quality / price. good!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Ive been to the Tech Road location many times. Normally, when I get there for lunch there is a line 10 people long, but it rarely takes more than two minutes to get through. They open several registers for lunch, and they have a bunch of people making food and getting it out to people. For a quick, tasty lunch,... More

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San Francisco, California, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I went here a few times before going to the AFI cinema. The food is decent, i'd recommend getting the grilled cheese sandwich ( there special ). Make sure you remind them that it's a half of a sandwich, not a whole one, as that was way too much for my stomach's storage, toppled with the mushroom soup. The only... More

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Secunderabad, India
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85 reviews 85 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

I reached this place for lunch with a colleague for lunch around 12:30 in the afternoon and there was already a long line and I was in no mood for a long wait for lunch. My colleague had suggested this place and hence we reached here. He however insisted that it will be quick and there will be no delays.... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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297 reviews 297 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

This new Panera is only a few years old, and although situated in a small strip mall of other restaurants and shops near an industrial complex -- it's actually quite nice. The staff here always seems to be on top of it, as lines draw more registers opening for patrons. Drawbacks -- it's popular at lunch, and there are always... More

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Burtonsville, Maryland, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Everytime I go in the food is always fresh, and staff works hard to keep the liines down. Great place

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Additional Information about Panera Bread

Address: 1228 Tech Road, 8541 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904
Phone Number: (301) 495-0860
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
Cuisine: American, Bakery

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