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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
Nice Sandwich Shop

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Robert O
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Fort Rucker, Alabama
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Fort Rucker, Alabama
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

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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67 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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121 reviews 121 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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47 reviews 47 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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Top Contributor
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64 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Gainesville, Florida
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199 reviews 199 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We are from Florida and were visiting family in Newport News. We were glad to find a Panera Bread for lunch. The service was excellent, the food was delicious and we really enjoyed eating at a restaurant we know from back home. It was very crowded and busy the day we ate lunch. But the service was very good and... More 

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West Reading, Pennsylvania
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112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We stopped here for breakfast on our way through Newport News. It was challenging to get to because our GPS kept getting confused as to our location. After driving in circles for a bit, we happily located the Panera Bread farther down the road than where the GPS was leading. If you can muddle through a confused GPS system and... 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: Bakery, Delicatessen

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