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Panera Bread

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Route 13 East, Carbondale, IL
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Ordered the asiago sandwich and I was unable to even bite the bread and the steak was ice cold. Never been unsatisfied with Panera before.

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Thank Rhonda S
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Drive thru service. Southwest chicken flat bread was good. The classic salad sucked! Greens not fresh, did not even try it. Was that bad.

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Thank Bamst
Carbondale, Illinois
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89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

First let me say that I have never been to a bad Panera's (branch of St. Louis Bread Factory). They serve upscale fast food in a clean environment. I go there every week or two and have always been pleased. Healthier choices are available which isn't true in many college town restaurants.

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Thank jgsom
Edwardsville, Illinois
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I love this place! I went here ALL THE TIME! When I lived in Carbondale. I easily went at least once a week. Great service and great food. This place is a dream. From the sandwiches and soups to the salads to the coffee to the drinks to the pastries...I loved it there!

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Thank cals272014
Eagle River, Alaska, United States
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

Carbondale has many choices for lunch and we choose Panera 2 times because we enjoyed it that much and they had so many options for lunch. We tried soups, salads and sandwiches during the 2 visits. Great amount of food that was prepared perfectly. The price was a little high but did not keep us away. The staff was very... More 

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Thank Curt H
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013 via mobile

Great food great service. Have healthier options which is awesome :) kids love the mac and cheese. Greek salad is to dye for! Only reason I did not give a 5 star is because its expensive. But we still eat there often.

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Thank cmn0707
Carbondale, Illinois
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Food was very good and cooked to perfection. Servers were helpful and pleasant. Menu variety was good.

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Thank percy2008
Carbondale, Illinois
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

its a little pricy for what soup and sandwiches, but its like any other. I have had good and bad service. it just depends on the workers. There desserts are awesome.

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Thank Ashly A
Murphysboro, Illinois
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

This chain restaurant is very consistant with quality sandwiches and soups. They also support our local food pantries and soup kitchens by donating the left overs!

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Thank Jennifer O
Columbia, Sc
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I recently had to return home to southern Illinois. I had not been back in a while and was looking for a comfort place. We have a great Panera Bread restaurant just down the road in Columbia, SC and, when you are sorta out of your "element" you like familiarity. Panera in Carbondale was just as good as Columbia, only... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
Soups, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 13 East, Carbondale, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale

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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?