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5 New London Ave, Cranston, RI 02920-5600
401-946-4766
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6:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great for a quick bite

We travel to Panera's whenever we need a quick bite. The sandwiches are interesting and tasty. The coffee here is not the best in the world but the refills are free, so the price is right.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 10, 2014
gmazeman
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Cranston, Rhode Island
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Cranston, Rhode Island
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165 reviews 165 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We travel to Panera's whenever we need a quick bite. The sandwiches are interesting and tasty. The coffee here is not the best in the world but the refills are free, so the price is right.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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544 reviews 544 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
413 helpful votes 413 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Sometimes you do not realize a good thing, only until you try somewhere else. On this trip to the Cranston area, we tried the new Corner Bakery in Garden City. Although it was ok, I realized I still liked Panera better. The selection, quality, portions are all extensive. The food is always fresh and always tastes delicious. Yes, the place... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Went to have coffee. When we walked in, there was a tape up but no sign to say where the line started. Two women were ahead of us at the counter ordering. Ten minutes later, still waiting our turn. The women moved to the far end where you pick up orders, and the clerk went with them. As she passed... More 

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RI
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

This location is always packed, often so much that you can't find a seat. I find all Paneras overpriced. Their coffee and pastries are average. You can get a better sandwich at other restaurants in the area. To boot I was double charged for an item and did not realize until I got home! Corner Bakery opening soon across the... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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211 reviews 211 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Went for lunch love their soup and breads are the best. I had the lobster roll one of the best around for me lots of lobster couldn't finish,brought home half of it. The lobster is real and just the perfect seasoning. I go just breads sometimes. Service is good and fast just perfect for a quick meal.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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544 reviews 544 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
413 helpful votes 413 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

The Panera Bread on New London Ave. is in a strip mall. The picture above is not that one just in case you are looking for it and using that pic. But it is Panera Bread non the less. This location is across from Garden City Shopping Center and is a very busy location especially around lunch and dinner times.... More 

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RI - USA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

I often stop at Panera's when I'm out shopping and need something for lunch. While not gourmet it is certainly is much better than McD's. My only concern is the high calorie content of some of their items - although now they list the calorie content next to the menu item - and it's shocking to see how many calories... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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177 reviews 177 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

we travel a lot we know that we can always count on a good meal, weather it's breakfast, lunch or lite dinner, at Panera restaurants

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Rhode Island
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106 reviews 106 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

This Panera is usually busy as it has all of the above. It has consistent good quality food and exceptional service. It is really a place for any time of the day. it is always clean and the staff are polite.

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east greenwich, rhode island
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608 reviews 608 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
261 helpful votes 261 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012 via mobile

Not much to say about this place except that their Asian chicken salad (and lobster salad in the summer) is the reason to stop by.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 New London Ave, Cranston, RI 02920-5600
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Cranston
  • Phone Number: 401-946-4766

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakery, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 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?