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English first
Waco, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Food is always good here...even better when they get the order right. Always busy when I go and it always seems some of the employees and even some management seem a little frazzled with the volume. That being said - be prepared for meal times! There is no excuse for the number of mistakes on orders that I see in... More 

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Clarksburg, MD
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I like Panera and eat at several locations around the country frequently, but it was sad to see the bank of machines for customers to enter their own orders. Maybe it helps with high volume lunch times, but it took me twice as long to order and feels very impersonal. Also sad to see their nice whole wheat baguette replaced... More 

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Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Let me just say I love the food. There is just too many reasons not to go back. First I signed up for a Panera card a couple of years ago and haven't gotten anything out of it yet. I don't know why I have it. You don't get anything for using the thing. Second, there are so many students... More 

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Lampasas, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Had the combo lunch with tomato soup and smoked turkey panini. It was very flavorful with speedy service. The lunch portion was just the right size whereas so often portion sizes are way too much too eat. I look forward to trying more items on their menu.

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Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I ran in just to grab my free dessert for my birthday and ended up getting to special items. I have not found a dish I like to eat for lunch but i did enjoy the sweets. My boyfriend had the pecan roll and I had the white raspberry thing. That was amazing and that's why I am writing this... More 

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Eddy, Texas
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112 reviews 112 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We visit Panera Bread often for lunch and bagels. We have noticed when we order thru the drive thru we receive our order quickly. Yesterday I decided to order inside. My order was taken promptly. As I waited at the pick up area, I heard three different workers request for someone else to slice my baker's dozen bagel order. No... More 

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Quitman, Texas, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nice place to eat and enjoy conversation. Several choices to eat and the desserts are always something to look forward to!

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Sugar Land, Texas
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106 reviews 106 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Traveling through Waco, saw this Panera Bread while on the Loop, great stop for a late lunch. While this is a chain, the consistency and quality of the food is superb. We love the "Pick Two" combinations, generally with a salad and sandwich. Sometimes we prefer soup and salad. A favorite Asian Sesame Chicken salad. Fresh bread comes with each... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Very well managed location, excellent service. This is also the only Panera that I have been to with a drive through :)

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Dallas, Texas
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1,780 reviews 1,780 reviews
1,298 restaurant reviews
738 helpful votes 738 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We stopped just for bagels as Panera Bread does have good bagels and if on Tuesday to purchase at a high discount, same as we have at our local store in Dallas. Bagels are very good and there are several flavors available.

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Additional Information about Panera Bread

Address: 2516 W Loop 340, Waco, TX 76711
Phone Number: 254-662-0700
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm

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