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Panera Bread

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2970 West Route 34, Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 554-7996
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable restaurant and good coffee. Lousy WIFI. If there late in the day, the kitchen gets pretty rowdy--wish they would consider their customers.

Thank Carole L
Oswego, Illinois
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great menu. I think they are a little expensive but food is really good. The sandwich soup combo is my favorite. Also love the bagels

Thank Chris S
Chicago, Illinois
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Panera has a lot of healthy choices, soup, salad, sandwiches. Broccoli Cheddar soup is nice and thick and lots of broccoli. I enjoy the Chicken Fuji Apple Salad. If you want a whole grain bun, be sure to ask or you will get a white roll.

Thank Kathy S
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191 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Today it was 62 degrees in February and we decided to stop in here get a sandwich and some soup. We only had to wait about five minutes for our order and it was fresh and hot. The seating area was clean and we were able to get a table very quickly. The bathrooms are both clean also. The parking... More 

Thank Achung70
Yorkville, Illinois
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

I enjoy visiting Panera for a quick, easy lunch or dinner. The smoothies are an awesome treat with my main course. I have taken a particular liking to the Mac n cheese with it's milky texture. My only complaints are the prices and that the bread is sometimes a bit tough.

Thank DoodleDuckie
Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

This was a family visit with 2 grade school age children, on a weekday (they had a half day at school). The place was busy as expected but the seating situation was very bad. The 3 of us thankfully found a bench seat w a chair, the 2 kids fit on a bench, a space made for one adult, and... More 

Thank JulieTherese_11
Oswego, Illinois
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

This was the first time to their new location on Douglas. Very nice place. Clean comfortable and great seating area. Food was excellent- had my usual Chicken Noodle Soup in a bread bowl(the only way to have it). Staff was friendly and quick to provide service. Drive up service seems to be always busy. My church men's bible study meets... More 

Thank Denny B
Chicago, Illinois
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Visited during my lunch hour last week, had an issue with my food. Christina was very helpful in trying to resolve. I was offered a refund, but was charged again instead of refunded. Called restaurant once I noticed, spoke with Russel. Explained what had happened, informed I stay 30 minutes away so wasn't coming in until Monday. Stopped in on... More 

Thank Latoya M
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We have been frequent visitors to Panera ever since they began. We think the food is really good. And we love to go there for coffee and bagels. But where are the bagels lately??? Monday at 2pm we drove to Panera for coffee and bagels -- and NO bagels. Today we thought it would be wise to get to Panera... More 

Thank Marilyn G
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Went for an after dinner coffee and sweet treat. We waited 10 minutes to get a blended coffee drink, also wanted a decaf coffee and was told after 2pm they don't make it anymore. Are you kidding me, at 7:30pm that's all I will drink. Since they moved locations the service is very slow. Disappointed visit

Thank Deannaoswego39

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2970 West Route 34, Oswego, IL 60543
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oswego
  • Phone Number: (630) 554-7996

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