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Panera Bread

Cafe, Bagels
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Colby CT, Bedford, NH
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Typical Paneras

Excellent food, some unfriendly people behind the counter who didn't seem to feel a smile was worth giving.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2015
Jackie B
Getzville, Ny
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  • Families with children
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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For a quick high quality snack or substantial lunch Panera is the place to go. The thing I like best about Panera is the ready availability of healthy foods, lots of veggies and fruits. Mediterranean type healthy foods are readily available at all Panera restaurants, but I am sure there is something for every taste. Panera in Manchester, NH is... More 

Thank friendly367
Getzville, Ny
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Excellent food, some unfriendly people behind the counter who didn't seem to feel a smile was worth giving.

Thank Jackie B
Hooksett, New Hampshire
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We stop by the various Panera locations usually for lunch and always enjoy the selections. Usually have soup and half sandwich. Coffee is good. We especially enjoy the mini scones though you have to purchase a box of 9 to get them. The Bedford location is large and has outdoor seating for when the weather is good. The biggest problem... More 

Thank GRITS1946
southern NH
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153 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Always reliable for a nice lunch or quick supper. Staff is efficient and move things along quickly. Restaurant is clean and comfortable. WIFI doesn't always work which was one of the reasons we chose Panera for lunch on our most recent visit, a big disappointment

Thank tltallen
Bedford, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

I go often for takeout and sometimes eat in. I love the pick two. My favorite is the half chicken salad sandwich and Asian salad. Their chocolate chip cookies are to die for and are usually warm; expensive but worth it.

Thank Sandy S
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72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The new salad dressings are terrible. Also they need to train their employees to use a clean bagel slicer when they slice a plain bagel, I hate when they slice my bagel with the same slicer used to slice a savory bagel. Nasty.

Thank TMan01
Atlanta, GA 30062
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275 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Panera Bread is pretty standard everywhere you go. The service was fast and pleasant. We only stopped for coffee and some croissants, but they were fine. The atmosphere was good and rather busy (around lunch time).

Thank dotters
Bedford, New Hampshire
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I have come to detest this place. The food is so average, they charge too much, service is slow, there are 50 places within a mile I'd rather eat.

New Hampshire
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

We usually use panera for a quick takeout dinner. The food is consistent and always good. The only downside is that they sometimes run out of the normal bread for the sandwiches and have to substitute. That hasn't happened in a while and they never do it without asking. The new app for ordering on line with your iPad or... More 

Thank Jerry C
New York
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209 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

I ate here on a recent business trip. good food and clean comfortable setting. The staff is very nice and helpful. Food is always good.

Thank Tileman1213

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Colby CT, Bedford, NH
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: 6410500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Bagels

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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