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12531 Jefferson Ave Ste 271, Newport News, VA 23602-4493
(757) 890-8030
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

Any time you go, breakfast, lunch or dinner there is always something good to choose. Yum bagels, cheese soufflés, sandwiches, salads, soups. Friendly staff and nice place to meet friends. Free Wi-Fi. Make sure you try their cookies and brownies.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Cecilia M
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Newport News, Virginia
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Newport News, Virginia
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130 reviews 130 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Any time you go, breakfast, lunch or dinner there is always something good to choose. Yum bagels, cheese soufflés, sandwiches, salads, soups. Friendly staff and nice place to meet friends. Free Wi-Fi. Make sure you try their cookies and brownies.

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Yorktown, VA
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131 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I got the Fuji apple chicken salad with the dressing on the side and it was delicious. My daughter didn't you pick to with their French onion soup and a turkey avocado BLT and both were very good. We were going to buy six bagels but it was about the same price to get 13 which was great.

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Fort Rucker, Alabama
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Panera Bread is pretty standard and this one was representative. I wanted something they didn't really have on the menu but the prepared a sandwich for me as I requested. It was just what I wanted at the time. The restaurant was quiet and clean and easy to get to. Nice place to grab a quick healthy meal.

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Mercer Island, Washington
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78 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Panera is rarely exciting. The same everywhere you go. This one was no exception. But when you are in a hurry and want a safe place to have reasonably wholesome and healthy food from a familiar chain, it is hard to beat Panera. (OK, maybe Qdoba or Chipotle, but that is about it.) I recommend the Chicken and Rice soup.... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Same as all the others, a little bit bigger. Service, seating cleanliness seems to be uniform across the board. The turkey chili I had was not the best. A bit spicy and although there was a lot in the bowl, it seemed to be a small portion. The mac/cheese good, grilled cheese good, smoke house turkey panini had to much... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

everything is good, either you go for breakfast or lunch, if it is breakfast try their cheese soufflé is very yummy. For lunch I like their potato soup just know they don't have it everyday. Their Swiss and ham sandwich is very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Always clean. Fast service. DELICIOUS FOOD. Average prices. Best soufflés, muffins, and bagels. Awesome lunch menu.

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Bremerton, Washington
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Clean restaurant, good food & service (on a busy Saturday, Noon 9-6-14). Tempting pastry display case coming in the front entryway. Tried a delicious cinnamon roll (https://www.panerabread.com/en-us/menu-categories/pastries-and-sweets.html ) & white chocolate & raspberry mini cake (OK) and BBQ Chicken Flat-bread sandwich (OK). Self serve soft drinks & coffee available. Wifi available.

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102 reviews 102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Walk in and get greeted by a friendly employee. They are patient I you are there for the first time. I asked questions about their sandwich and employee was very helpful. if she didn't know an answer she would look it up. Tried the Thai salad and was not disappointed. Their prices are a little high. Finished the meal with... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I had a few gift cards for Panera so I called in my order (Lemon chicken or so soup and Thai chicken flatbread). I had gone to the website prior to ordering and signed up for the rewards problem which entitled me to a free sweet/ dessert instantly. I got the pecan braid. Food tasted fresh and delicious. Small portions,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12531 Jefferson Ave Ste 271, Newport News, VA 23602-4493
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: (757) 890-8030

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakeries, Delicatessen

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