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“I buy bread here all the time” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Panera Bread

Panera Bread
309 S Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010
515-956-4580
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Ranked #32 of 149 Restaurants in Ames
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Huxley, Iowa
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“I buy bread here all the time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

The bread is great. The sandwhiches are good and the dessert items are pretty good. This is a nice, place to eat or pick up bread. Consistently good quality and reasonably priced.

Visited July 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Boone, Iowa
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241 reviews 241 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 57 cities Reviews in 57 cities
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
“Good food, but be prepared to wait a LOOONG time!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

You stand in line a good long time at Paneras. I have an eye problem and cannot read things on a board very well. I was rushed along and more or less just took the first thing I saw. It was good, but not as good as Carpe Diem. Place is overcrowded, pushy, rushed, and terribly noisy.
Won't be back.

  • Visited June 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Ames, Iowa
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87 reviews 87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

My family loves paneras for a quick hearty meal. This one has great ambiance, wifi and a fireplace for cold days.

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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good selections of SALADS,SOUPS,SANDWICHES!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

Lots of free parking! Large-lots of seating-though it does fill up fast-Ames is a COLLEGE town so if you go on a Football weekend..it could be a long line. Good selection of tasty salads like the one with the blue cheese,walnuts,apples and fruit-
Tasty soups like chicken noodle. Sandwiches too- Like that you can get 1/2 sandwich 1/2 salad combo.. Good fast food healthy choice. Even though it was pretty busy I barely had to wait for my to go order.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Muscatine, Iowa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“overpriced”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

food is alright but it costs too much for the portions they give us

Visited November 2011
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