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417 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1204
(423) 266-2253
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Panera Bread

I live in New Jersey and I'm not really crazy about our Panera Bread restaurants here. I must say though that I visited this location in Chattanooga and had a wonderful Greek salad. It puts the New Jersey Restaurants to shame. I had lunch here and enjoyed it so much that I came back the day I was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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North Charleston, South Carolina
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

No waiting in line, food arrived quickly, food was hot and well made. I have been to many Panerai and this one was clean, well run and efficient

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Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Fresh salads and tasty sandwich and soup. Plenty of food for a healthy diet and you don't have to worry about all the additives that you can't pronounce.

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Chicago, Illinois
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92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The counter staff seemed to be in a dream, not paying attention to the growing crowd of irritated breakfast customers. Then they acted sort of snotty when taking the order. It was early in the morning, which may explain their churlish attitude, but doesn't explain the rock-hard pellet of chocolate inside my croissant (which seemed day-old) or my room temp... More 

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New York City, New York
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85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I live in New Jersey and I'm not really crazy about our Panera Bread restaurants here. I must say though that I visited this location in Chattanooga and had a wonderful Greek salad. It puts the New Jersey Restaurants to shame. I had lunch here and enjoyed it so much that I came back the day I was flying home... More 

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Retford, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

What a feast, Waited in the queue makeing our minds up what to have. Decided on a full salad. then somebody came past us with a full salad, decided at that point to only have half of one. The food was excellent and staff most helpfull. All in all a good experience

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This location is ideal for just about everyone working in the city which makes lunch time a bit of a mess but they do a great job at getting everyone in and out quickly. Everyone is friendly and fast. Good food, panera perfect!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Good sandwiches, good salads, good soups, awesome pastries....great selection.....great value. I wish they would bring back the smoked salmon soup. They haven't had it in a while. Great thing about Panera, they are consistently good wherever you are throughout the USA.

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Clearwater, Florida
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Stopped for a quick bite... Only 2 at best working on a Saturday for Ironman - NO LINE!! Ordered our sandwiches and soup... Waited and waited and waited.... Finally after probably 15-20 minutes buzz us to tell us there is a problem with the smoked turkey and would it be ok to have the other turkey.., really getting over the... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Good coffee and pastries. Cinnamon Crunch bagel my favorite.. Good soup and sandwich combos, also taste salad options. Wifi coffee and comfortable seating... Quick service, friendly staff

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Old Hickory, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We ate breakfast here both mornings and enjoyed the food and coffee greatly. The food is always hot, fresh and tasty. There are multiple options so you don't have to have the same thing each visit. We adore Panera Bread!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 417 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1204
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: (423) 266-2253

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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