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Panera Bread

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1228 Tech Road, 8541 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904
(301) 495-0860
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Boca Raton, Florida
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Panera used to be a lot more vegetarian friendly with soups clearly labeled vegetarian. This Panera is well run with friendly staff. I wold go back to a 5 rating if they would be more vegetarian friendly.

Thank popshikes
Muscat, Oman
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194 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An ideal place for any time of the day. Conveniently located with lots of parking, this chain serves consistently good food. The sandwiches, soups, salads and coffee are the most sought after items.

Thank Sudeep W
Arlington, Virginia
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159 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

It should be noted that this entry refers to two different Panera Breads, one in down town Silver Spring, the other almost 6 miles further out Colesville Rd. To make matters worse, the correct address for the further out Panera is 12281 Tech Road

Thank Ed C
Manhattan Beach, California
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Typical Panera fare - good for breakfast and lunch. There is a good amount of seating space inside and there is a metered parking lot immediately outside. It was a great space for a casual mid morning business meeting.

Thank EAWH77
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189 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

I usually give Panera a higher review but this time, I ordered oatmeal for breakfast and I was a little disappointed. It was kind of flavorless even though it had some extras in it. I wouldn't recommend it if you are an oatmeal lover. In addition, the cup of watermelon I got seemed like it was cut right above the... More 

Thank rpboz
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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101 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Panera Bread is consistently good. A little bit on the high side but the quality shows. I enjoy their pick two for lunch and enjoy their different soups. This particular location is always busy.

Thank TimothySpring
Raleigh, NC
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

This Panera Bread was convenient to our hotel. The food was fresh and made to order. We enjoyed the soups, salads, and sandwiches. The service team was friendly and accommodating. Would definitely eat here again!

Thank DJCRaleigh
West Bloomfield
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292 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

The line was short, and the order was taken and filled quickly. The corn chowder was okay but not outstanding. The Greek salad could have been a little fancier. Portions were generous.

Thank Fred S
Madison, WI
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

We enjoyed a late dinner at Panera, after an afternoon and evening of tracking down lodging when our B&B arrangements fell through. Food was up to Panera standards, staff was friendly. Couldn't ask for more!

Thank MadCityTraveler_46
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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384 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Located at RT29 & Tech Road. Next to TGI Fridays and Chic fil a. Parking lot can get crazy busy sometimes but usually it's OK. Clean, newer Panera. Nice employees, lines go fast, good for breakfast. Not a big fan of lunch here. Breakfast is good for oatmeal, bagels etc ..

Thank riva9129

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1228 Tech Road, 8541 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: (301) 495-0860

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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?