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Panera Bread

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49 Long Wharf Mall, Newport, RI 02840-2906
401-324-6800
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 33
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    Very good
  • 11
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great place for a light lunch

Stopped by Panera Bread for a light lunch and was happy with a cup of turkey chili. Service was quick and the staff was very helpful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
Lou B
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Stopped by Panera Bread for a light lunch and was happy with a cup of turkey chili. Service was quick and the staff was very helpful.

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Palmer, Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The same as all of the other Panera Bread's - it was a little chaotic with service, perhaps new help being trained. The food and coffee were as expected.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

There are two fruited tea served here. Best to pretend they don't exist as the flavoring is so slight it is almost impossible to taste,. Tried both the mango and the hibiscus, pretty tasteless. Else service was good and the food served was what one expects at Panera,.

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Boston
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271 reviews 271 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Panera Bread is located across from the Marina, steps from the Bus Station, and is a perfect place for a nice breakfast and lunch. Fresh breads, bagels, and pastries. Breakfast soufflés and sandwiches. Good coffee. For lunch there are soups, sandwiches and salads. Loafs of fresh breads to go. Consistent and flavorful. Good counter service. Pleasant staff.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great place to grab a healthy lunch. It is a very popular spot with locals as well as visitors. The staff was friendly...the whole experience was simple and easy.

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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68 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Went with a group of co-workers for lunch. A little pricey ($10+) but the quality of the food was good. I had the Bacon Turkey Sandwich combo with the steak salad. Everything tasted very fresh and made to order. I was so full I saved my apple for an afternoon snack.

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Texas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We visited Panera Bread twice while we were in downtown Newport. The first time we got breakfast to go to enjoy on our trolley tour. I was sad to see my breakfast was left out of our bag! When we returned from the tour, I stopped back by and explained this, the manager was very nice and offered to fix... More 

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NEW JERSEY, USA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Line was a mile long, but we got our salads real quick!greek salad was great, but there were no seats inside, so we had to sit out in the cold, but it hit the spot

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New Jersey, USA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I've been to a lot of different Panera Restaurants around the USA, and I think that this one is the nicest. Also, the sandwich seemed to be a lot bigger than at other Paneras. The service was very nice, and I noticed that the manager came out to wait on customers when it was busy.

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Virginia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We ate here a couple of times when restaurants downtown were full. Typical Panera but you got the impression they did not have enough staff to really keep it up to the expected level of service. Food was ok, but they ran out of flatbread. Not the best Panera I've visited.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 49 Long Wharf Mall, Newport, RI 02840-2906
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 401-324-6800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Bakeries, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?