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Panera Bread

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3 Shining Willow Way, La Plata, MD 20646-4214
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La Plata, Maryland
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had been awhile since I had been to Panera so decided to meet a friend for lunch. I ordered the Chinese Citrus Cashew Salad. The pineapple was sliced so thin you could read the menu through it and the cashew chopped so fine you didn't know you ate it. What a disappointment. Back to Apple Spice Junction.for me.

Thank Becky K
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160 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have reviewed this restaurant before and I am still as enthused as I was before. The bread is fresh-baked. The sandwiches, soups, and salads show creativity. Our recent visit impressed us for an additional reason. My wife has special dietary needs and ordered a salad without lettuce. Not only did the manager prepare a very tasty salad, she even... More 

Thank JoeFlynnLaPlataMD
Waldorf, Maryland
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176 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

If you have been to a Panera Bread before, you've been to this one. sandwiches, soup, salads, bagels, breakfast foods, coffees. Picked up a couple salads here for dinner and a sandwich for lunch. Nothing remarkable about any of it, although my wife prefers this salad to some offered by PB's competitors. I went mid-afternoon and there were tables that... More 

Thank ldtblitz
Waldorf, Maryland
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Stopped for broccoli cheese soup but got soup and half turkey sandwich. Soup hot and sandwich was yummy as usual. I then took salad home for evening meal full when we left.

Thank gingerc00ks
La Plata, Maryland
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

This is one of my favorite places. I meet a lot of clients here for lunch or occasionally breakfast. They make their own bread and their sandwiches are original, imaginative and always delicious. Great soups as well.

Thank Michael_Pickens
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

The shortbread cookie is AMAZING! It is one of the best shortbread cookies I have ever had! I like this Panera, they are clean and pretty quick.

Thank Cheryl B
North Carolina
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96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

Standard Panera bread. Good service and good food. We were there after 7pm and the place was not up to par with cleanliness.

Thank Savytrotter
La Plata, Maryland
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Oh how I love Panera Bread. The Fuji Apple Chicken Salad never lets me down. The service is great and the restaurant clean and very warm and inviting. The breads are as tasty as they smell. The soups available have a variety for every appetite. The portions are great for the price.

Thank Dawn A
Waldorf, Maryland
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

What a great place to stop and have breakfast, lunch or dinner. Food for everyone. The atmosphere is relaxing. The wifi makes it easy to stop and relax and still get some work don

Thank Lance B
Annandale, Virginia
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335 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is a typical Panera Bread restaurant, great food and nice prices. You place your order and then pick it up and get your silverware. Drinks are refillable at no cost.

Thank VisaLady

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, Soups, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Shining Willow Way, La Plata, MD 20646-4214
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  La Plata
  • Phone Number: (301)934-8204

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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?