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Panera Bread

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5119 W Main St, Kalamazoo, MI 49009-1003
+1 269-342-1222
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Portage, Michigan
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190 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

This, like all Panera restaurants is very friendly, fast and the food is very good. Everything is fresh and the staff is very friendly.

Thank Larry P
grand haven
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116 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016

I haven't been to Panera in a while so I'm not sure how new these dishes were, but they were new to me! Soba noodle bowls were delicious! It really satisfied with the grain baguette! Clean bathrooms and fast service!

Thank Ozymandias473
Vicksburg, Michigan
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2015

Panera is my husband's number one favorite coffee/pastry type stop. Sandwiches, soups, salads and baked goods are all top quality. Lately though, we have noticed the coffee seems to be neglected. My husband drinks d-caf, this a.m. we stopped about 11:25 a.m. and the "time card" on the d-caf and one other coffees was 9:55, by the time it sits... More 

Thank Penny S
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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668 reviews
409 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2015

I like the fresh food at Panera's but if you really want a great treat, try their orange scones - they are the best. I just tasted their parmesan cheese bagels and they are better than Einstein's as well as Zabar's in New York City that I order online for delivery.

Thank Nancy O
Detroit, Michigan
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2015

Pretty typical Panera Bread. Overpriced sandwiches and salads and soup with small portions. I mostly just get a soft drink or occasionally a frappe or cookie. Rarely if I don't feel like going somewhere cheaper I'll stay and get a grilled cheese and bowl of tomato soup.

Thank O227VIpatrickd
Paw Paw, Michigan
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115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015

Great place for lunch. Nice fresh food and quick walk up service. Very good coffee. Enjoy it every time we go!!

Thank Tim F
Algonquin, Illinois
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116 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2015

Credit to this location! Service was better and faster than I have seen at any other Panera location which was a welcome surprise when we walked in with a group of about 30.

Thank Bullitt672
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2015

You get what you get at Panera! Although, I think with all the traffic and the customers that hang out and have meetings and or work to do, I think that the bathrooms should have a little more upkeep to them! They are overly used and not enough attention to cleaning them. Very disappointed.

Thank Kim D
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Out office gets catering from panera all the time. The salads and sandwiches are amazing. Not to mention the bagels. Always a big hit.

Thank lbridgeman
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

The food was very good, I have enjoyed sandwiches as well as soups. I have encountered very prompt and friendly service with each visit. The only draw back is the way it is designed. It gets rather loud when it gets busy.

Thank Blindpanda84

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Soups, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5119 W Main St, Kalamazoo, MI 49009-1003
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-342-1222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?