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Panera Bread

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15052 Gleason Path, Apple Valley, MN 55124
+1 952-891-4664
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Burnsville, Minnesota
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118 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I met up with some friends here right after Christmas. The staff was very friendly. For being busy the restaurant was clean. I would for sure stop by and have dinner with my family.

Thank Susan S
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

The kiosk is supposed to help you avoid the line but it isn't very user friendly and by the time I was done I'm sure I would have finished up sooner at the counter. I got my food to go and the servers were very helpful and pleasant, but when I got home one of the sandwiches I ordered was... More 

Thank Charlene N
Caterham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Sandwich and soup very good. Cinnamon cake not too keen. Have been before and enjoyed their good too.

Thank pam210747
Rosemount, Minnesota
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

They need to do some serious updating. The furniture is very beat up and soiled with grease, which make eating there slightly repulsive. The furniture is always sticky. The floor is filthy. They have cut back on help by installing ordering kiosks and I think that may be when and why things got worse but they weren't that great even... More 

Thank Buster329
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

I love the soups and sandwiches at Panera..Also their bagels are Awesome. A friend of mine had surgery so I stopped and picked up our lunch and took it over. She was thrilled to get Panera, one of her favorites too.

Thank RH4663
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

No matter what i have ordered, it has not been worth the money. The rolls are so hard. I am not sure if they offer an alternate, but the soup is never hot. They are in such a rush, the food is thrown and slid across the shelf and slops out of the bowl. No matter what I will not... More 

Thank Lois J
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016

I have eaten at Panera several times. We often call ahead or order online for an office lunch. They are great about giving us an apple in place of bread. Our orders have always been complete, warm, tasty. I prefer to order ahead as the lines are often confusing at the counter and difficult to look at the menu.

Thank dianne f
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

I stop here once a week. The best healthy real food you can get. Service always cheerful. Place always clean. Patrons are nice suburban families. Enjoyable. Cheap.

Thank NavJag
Duluth, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2016

We really like the fact that their food is a healthy choice and very good. We especially like their chicken noodle soup.

Thank evie518
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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137 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2016

today I tried the new Thai Broth Bowl. It was huge and filled me up. Nice on a cold winter day. I added a half sandwich and was stuffed

Thank tom d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15052 Gleason Path, Apple Valley, MN 55124
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Apple Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 952-891-4664

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