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2627 E Springs Dr, Madison, WI 53704-7410
(608) 441-7666
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Dining options: Lunch

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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
Fast, friendly service

Panera near the mall was fast and efficient providing a good lunch. Bakery was very fresh and everything was good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Wanted something instead of a burger and fries so made a quick stop on our way through Madison. I am giving a five out of five because of the great service given to us at the counter by a young man who did a great job. There was a woman in front of us who had a ton of questions... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Panera near the mall was fast and efficient providing a good lunch. Bakery was very fresh and everything was good.

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

So I need bakery.. There is a huge line which I am in and the counter lady says "anyone need bakery?" So I walk to her and she says I am Sorry I have to go make sandwiches you have to wait your turn..?!?!? Will not return

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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125 reviews 125 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Great drinks and sweets. Can't stop for lunch without buying some rolls for breakfast or a large cookie for an afternoon snack. Clean, good service, really good sandwich and soup but the prices are higher than other places.

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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235 reviews 235 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I was on a road trip and stopped here to visit with a friend. Somewhat busy, so takes time to get food even when it is already made such as the spinach and artichoke Kisch that I had. Juice is in a bottle and you get your own coffee from dispensers like you would at a gas station/c-store. I'm not... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Panera is a good place to stop while on the road, and this one is located a short distance from the 39-90-94 corridor. It gets busy, but the service is good. Food is a nice alternative to the typical fast-food options. Free wi-fi is handy. Note the men's room at this location is pretty small for the size of the... More 

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Burlington, Wisconsin
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169 reviews 169 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

My experience at the E. Springs Dr. Panera Bread location in Madison, WI was not the greatest. I was surprised because I have grown to love Panera and I had never had a bad experience at one before. The restaurant was very busy because a home WI Badgers game had just ended. My friends and I decided to stick it... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Panera is always good. I love their food and this time was no exception. The only problem with Panera is they get SO CROWDED at times. It doesn't stop me from eating there though.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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77 reviews 77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We never miss Panera when we are near one. Hazelnut coffee and cinnamon crisp bagels, mmmm! Good sandwiches and breakfast entrees too.

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Friendship, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I especially like bagels and other kinds of bread, so I found Panera Bread to be a nice place. I've only visited one time so far, but I really like it and can't wait to go back! I had macaroni & cheese with a baguette on the side. Both were delicious! Nice atmosphere and very clean.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2627 E Springs Dr, Madison, WI 53704-7410
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: (608) 441-7666

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakeries

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