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Panera Bread

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15052 Gleason Path, Apple Valley, MN 55124-7112
+1 952-891-4664
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Rosemount, Minnesota
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 9 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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53 reviews
36 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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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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
Phoenix, Arizona
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393 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2016

I have visited at least 30 Panera's across the country. I find them to be very customer friendly. I got the feeling I was bothering the guy at the counter, He needs training on first impressions

1 Thank frequenttravelerdave
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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181 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2015

This location has good food with a helpful and friendly staff. They are located in a small strip mall, so the parking lot has limited parking spaces.

Thank G B
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in around 3 p.m. Fewer than 10 customers already served and seated. No line at the cashier. Unfriendly, young, pony-tailed blonde apparently without the ability to smile, tersely asked for my order, took my money and placed my "buzzer" on the counter. Gave the indication she clearly had more important things to do. A real "snip." Order took about... More 

1 Thank Soniebalonie

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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, Soups, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15052 Gleason Path, Apple Valley, MN 55124-7112
  • 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?