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Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
973-324-0310
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 12
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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This is conveniently located in a mall area, with an entrance on the outside. The employees were very good and got my order just right. It had been a while since I'd been to a Panera Bread, but there were not a lot of healthy options in the area. While it was very good, I did not find many... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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Deep River, Connecticut
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northern nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Clean, good food, pleasant staff - it's great for when you want to eat alone, with friends, kids, etc. Just be careful - it does get crowded because it's so good. Oh, and they offer outside seating! If you go with kids, be sure to visit the pet store next store - if the kids are small enough, you can... More 

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Deep River, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is conveniently located in a mall area, with an entrance on the outside. The employees were very good and got my order just right. It had been a while since I'd been to a Panera Bread, but there were not a lot of healthy options in the area. While it was very good, I did not find many vegetarian... More 

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NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Panera is a good place to go if you are in this mall area. It is quick, convenient, and the food is good. I have been here often, and the staff is always friendly and competent. The choice is varied though not extensive, but there is a great deal of flexibility in what one can order. Combinations of two items... More 

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Daytona Beach Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's Paneras! Consistant no matter the location.the food is served hot, cold, perfect. great location for the quick coffee, lunch, dinner...study location! WiFi is available, parking easy.

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Archbald, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Pfanera is always a good bet and this one didn't disappoint. My soup was nice and hot and our sandwiches were tasty with very fresh ingredients! Don't bother with any other restaurants in this location. Stop at Panera and have a nice lunch. You can even take your laptop in and work for a while. Nobody bothers you and the... More 

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Edison, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Very good service. There was always a line here but it goes really fast. I stopped here for breakfast on several occasions and the food was prepared fresh and hot. My only grip would be that the entrance is where they have the coffee and where the line to wait is at. This makes it difficult to know if someone... More 

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Livingston nj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Coffee lovers unite against this Panera outlet's decision to substitute generic low cost artificial sweeteners for the brand names. They severely damage the taste of the excellent varieties of the coffee that Panera offers. I like this outlet and will return but I will bring my own sweeteners. Another diner stated that if they are substituting artificial sweeteners what else... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I went to panera around 7 pm and I bought a cinnamon bagel I founded really good ,people say is expensive to buy in panera but probably is worth it the enviorment is clean, to use the bathroom you need to get a key or number code or other than that you can not use the bathroom, the place closes... More 

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West Orange, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The Panera in West Orange is a great place for breakfast - whether by yourself or with others, or a morning meeting. Free wi-fi, a good menu, fast service, comfortable booth-seating. Plenty of parking available. A relaxing morning.

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West Orange, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

More of a Bistro style than anything. Their bread selection is good, but nothing spectacular. The atmosphere is pleasant and comfortable for enjoying a short snack. Mine is near a movie theater and gets customers in waves. Everything is fresh and tasty, without being overly expensive. I enjoy it more than Au Bon Pain.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Orange
  • Phone Number: 973-324-0310
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?