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Panera Bread

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401 Vista Village Dr, Vista, CA 92083-4993
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Buffalo, New York
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really like this place. A little of everything and friendly service. Should check your order because they occasional make mistakes, especially in take out. Overall though a great place to drop in, chill out and refuel.

Thank Helena M
San Diego, California
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256 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much else to say. Panera bread is a familiar chain so no surprises here. That said they do what they do very well. The food is good and not too pricey. It's healthy stuff but doesn't take an age to be prepared and delivered. The dining room is clean and bright and comfortable enough for a casual meal. A... More 

Thank 0591TimS
Seattle, WA
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten at Panera maybe 8 times in multiple states. Mostly good but not always. This week it was not a good experience. We were a party of 3. My wife and her sister split a soup and salad I had the special Chicken wanton soup. To drink a soda, a iced tee and a water. The bill was... More 

Thank MitchandMichelle
Oceanside, California
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Usually good food but a little disappointed the last time I went. Their web page said they had gluten free food but when I asked about it the employees didn't know what I was talking about.

Thank nobody12344321
Vista, California
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

great soups, salads, and panini sandwiches selecion is great. love the soup and half sandwich-- always get a goodie to go

Thank UgaSanDiego_cal_
Oceanside, California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

I have had great service and grub here in the past which is why I gave 3 stars and not 1. This visit was an unfortunate one. An accidental add of asiago cheese on my Asian sesame salad. When I brought to the counter, I was told it always comes that way. But it doesn't! I've had it every visit... More 

Thank Kathleen B
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438 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Needed fresh snack Great bakery Fantastic soup and fresh salad Solid service and friendly staff Very clean facility Enjoy

Escondido, California
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109 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Good atmosphere for a casual coffee & light breakfast/lunch. At times it seems the staff is hovering, wanting to hurry you but nice place to catch-up with friends.

Thank R A
Vista, California
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The location for parking is not good, but Panera has great tasting sandwiches, soups. Lots of pastries I have not tried. The ice tea is yummy, too.

Thank sweetpeacalifornia
Vista, California
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Prices may be a little high but sandwiches are freshly made and tasty, delivered quickly to your table. Soups are heart-warming, served with innovative breads or in bread bowls. Always full with wi-fi users, hard to get a comfy booth.

Thank Nancy J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Vista Village Dr, Vista, CA 92083-4993
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vista
  • Phone Number: 760-726-5100

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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?