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299 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-5430
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Paso Robles, California
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45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent a few days in San Luis Obispo. We decided to eat here for lunch. After asking the very friendly young lady at the register what she would recommend, my wife and I ordered the Strawberry Poppyseed Chicken Salad. We chose the bread to go with it. This salad was absolutely wonderful. Everything was fresh and delicious. Now... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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207 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trip, we stopped at Panera Bread to take home pastries and bread. What I really like about Panera Bread is that you can go into any Panera and get the same high quality items. Their prices are midrange. The stores are always clean and the employees friendly and helpful! This Panera has a nice large outdoor seating area, as... More 

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Long Beach, California
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Panera is extra-large with a nice shaded outside eating area. Much better than a diner-style breakfast for the same price.

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Thank Lisa_in_So_Cal
Atascadero, California
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57 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Good chicken soup and salad, decent locally made sourdough bread, lackluster grilled wraps, friendly but inattentive staff, be prepared for the bill ($30 for two). I have a food allergy and asked them to NOT put the garlic/mayo spread on the wraps, but there it was anyway. This is typical in SLO county where the staff are friendly but, shall... More 

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Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

The place is like many other Panera Bread locations and this is what I expected. Excellent fresh breads, soups and variety of tea's. I will go back and have.

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Thank Al F
San Luis Obispo County, California
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Love the soup and salad combos. Had the chicken Caesar salad and clam chowder with the bread. The service is also very good, and the place was clean.

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Thank traveler2001
Paso Robles, California
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134 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

This Panera is just on edge of a large shopping center in SLO and is very convenient. Typical Panera offerings of sandwiches, salads, breads, etc - but the real highlight is the quite nice patio outside, which accommodates a large number of diners. Nice place to eat in the shade and be outside! Also - the service was great! Food... More 

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Thank pasowine
Ventura, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Just ate at Panera SLO today trying to break up the long drive from No Cal to So Cal with something a little better than fast food. The food was OK - not great but OK. But there was no one cleaning the tables. Every customer had to clean their own table. I don't mind clearing my dishes but are... More 

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Thank Mary M
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

I am a lover of Panera, and this location is often a go-to for me as well as my friends. If you don't know what to get, the Pesto Sacchattini is delicious as well as the Apple Fuji Chicken Salad, and the Mac and Cheese is a creamy no brainer. But I do have some beef with this location. My... More 

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Thank imtrulytiff
Happy Valley, Oregon
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We shared a turkey BLT and the bread was fresh and delicious, we also have smoothies that were obviously made of real fruit and the service was stellar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 299 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-5430
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
Description
Recently opened ... probably in the last 6 months +/-?

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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?