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“Pretty good food but kind of over priced” 3 of 5 stars
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Panera Bread
620 Northgate Mall, Cafe 4520, San Rafael, CA 37415
(423) 877-0223
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Ranked #35 of 215 Restaurants in San Rafael
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Bagels
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Petaluma, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Pretty good food but kind of over priced”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Panera is a chain store and most like this are located in a mall. The location is convenient and the lines can be hit or miss.

The soup is always pretty good though sometimes a little too salty. Last time I ordered the sun-dried tomato pesto Ciabatta sandwich and I must say it was pretty good though it was not worth the roughly $10 price tag for lunch. I would say balancing out the price vs the taste this place is average at best.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
San Rafael, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Yum! Yum!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

I went there two times recently. The food is excellent and the prices are very reasonable. The last time I had soup with a side of bread that came with it. The french onion soup was delicious and very filling. I just found out that you can get a card that they swipe each time you order something and sometimes you get a "freebie" - a dessert or drink. Try the restaurant. You won't be sorry and don't forget to ask for the card. You will be on your way to some good, filling, and inexpensive meals. The card can be used at any Panera.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“fast internet, good service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I liked the food (as I do in all Panera's). The internet has been upgraded and is much faster.

Visited July 2012
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