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Panera Bread

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1100 Lexington St, Waltham, MA 02452-7206
+1 781-547-5655
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Waltham, Massachusetts
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186 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

Always a great place to get food that is good for you, healthy, and sustaining. Their menu is eclectic along with their soups. They pay attention to service and detail. Also do not forget about their in house made breads and pasteries. Their cinammon raison bread is to die for.

Thank Harvey G
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164 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

You always know what to expect when ordering food at Panera. Lots of seating in this location, friendly associates as well. Lots of parking outside. Order online with the app and pick your order up to save time.

Thank DSW_TX
Long Island, New York
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Didnt arrive on time but my lunch box was very good. I had the steak and arugula on rye and i would recommend this sandwich

Thank Gaby H
Waltham, Massachusetts
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186 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Great Place for a quick bite or take-out. Sandwiches, salads, soups, bread and pastry galore. Chicken salad is terrific as well as barbecue chicken salad.

Thank Harvey G
Sakai, Japan
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

Panera is a chain, but each shop has quite a different setting and atmosphere. I like this store, because - It is pretty spacious. Tables are not bumping each other, and have two chairs (instead of a chair, you know what I mean:) - The manager of the two nights I was visiting was genuinely friendly. She was going around... More 

Thank くりりん
new england
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2016

I would point out the service here is dreadful. Whoever makes the orders to go does not read what has been ordered. Our company has repeatedly ordered food to go and every time mistakes are made. We order a couple times a month. Even simple orders of a greek salad are screwed up. For some reason they think chicken is... More 

Thank Peter B
Lexington, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016

We love Panera Bread in general, so we were completely taken aback by the awful experience we had here. Our family of four was hungry and we called to place our order as we drove there. We explained that we would eat there and our kids were very hungry, so please have the food ready. We have done this occasionally... More 

1 Thank Chetana K
Princeville, Hawaii
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150 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2016

I have been going to this location since it opened and it just doesn't excite me anymore - it is a good concept that has not moved on in any way - decent food and drink at an above average cost - seating a bit uncomfortable but then again they want you to come and then go. Needs a shakeup... More 

Thank uniquepartofparadise
Lexington, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2015

Panera Bread Waltham is conveniently located in the Wallex Shopping Center. The service is efficient and the the quality of the food, Sandwiches and Soup is very good. The prices are reasonable and the restaurant is unassuming, Panera Bread also offers take out service with the possibilety to order in advance via e-mail.

Thank Liberated1944
Boston, MA
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174 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2015

The food is not the problem. The service at this place is. In terms of food, if you know Panera, you get what you expect here. But having recently moved near this location, I've been in about five times now, and every single time I've had issues with the service. The first time I stopped in to pick up a... More 

Thank RinfromMA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Soups, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 Lexington St, Waltham, MA 02452-7206
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-547-5655

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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?