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Panera Bread

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194 Buckland Hills Dr, Manchester, CT 06042-8705
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South Windsor, Connecticut
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143 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Great spot, very good sandwiches , soups and breads! Great factor is can call ahead and order. Sandwiches and bread very fresh and tasty. Good salads! Also can order for a group of ten, mixed sandwiches and sides. Great service and good food!

Thank onlaydoc
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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141 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

First time and I really liked it. the sandwiches were fresh the soup was tasty and the place is clean. It was very busy but the service did a graet job at keeping up with the orders,. I'd be back for seconds.

Thank Mark6771
Windsor Locks, CT
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Went for a brief dinner meeting, for our Women's Club, food was good, manager created a table big enough for all of us to sit together. Restaurant looked clean and the servers were attentive at the register and offered extra items available for sale at a discount price. Very nice

Thank Ninniealoo
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185 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Panera just does not understand that service matters. While I love the menu, the service has really got to improve. Lunch is busy--so you need extra staff to take orders and prepare meals. Panera however has a woman walking around asking if you need anything?!?!?! What are you supposed to say---I want my order so I can eat? Honestly, devote... More 

Thank JDumont821984
Hartford, Connecticut
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105 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I used to like going to Panera's but I have noticed that the prices are getting higher by the minute and the portions are getting smaller. Yes..I give it credit, the food is very good but I'm a firm believer that you pay what you get and let me tell you..they are getting so expensive by the minute and the... More 

1 Thank Danny R
South Windsor, Connecticut
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368 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

That's what I go there for. The soup in the bread bowl is a nice filling lunch. You just need to be careful how you eat it so the soup doesn't leak out all over the table.

Thank Wayne W
East Windsor, Connecticut
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I went to the Manchester Panera by the Christmas tree shop road that leads to the mall. Great atmosphere, great food and I recently found out they also donate the bread to churches at the end of each day, bravo for looking out for your fellow man.

1 Thank sdparent1
Vernon, Connecticut
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97 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Love this place.Nice variety of choices,and always very good.Have a place out front to just buy coffee,or fresh baked goods

Thank steven s
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I've been here a few times so now that I know the ropes ordering is easier. The first time I went, everyone acted very annoyed that I was the next in line and didn't yet know what I wanted. The soups have always been good and the bread is excellent. I enjoyed that I got an apple as part of... More 

Thank Francuzza
Manchester, Connecticut
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Panera Bread is the place to go if you're looking for different lunch fare. High quality and unique combinations make for a winning formula. I always enjoy lunch at Paneras.

Thank Ray F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Buckland Hills Dr, Manchester, CT 06042-8705
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Manchester

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