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Panera Bread

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1178 Mae St, Hummelstown, PA 17036-9185
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Vandalia, Ohio
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Panera around 6 PM on a Sunday evening. There was a concert at Hershey Park at 7 PM. While this no doubt increased their traffic, based on their location I would say that this type of traffic would be predictable during these events. It took over half an hour for our food to be prepared and, in the... More 

Thank williejoeshaver
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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119 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I've never been a huge Panera fan, but my friends and I were in a hurry before a concert and wanted something semi-decent to eat before heading into the Hershey pavilion. The staff was not at all friendly, but the food was okay, and the restaurant relatively clean. I probably won't be back.

Thank sacammack
Owings Mills, Maryland
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I tried the Green Passion smoothie. It is very good! The service here was quick. I have found this smoothie to be a good way to, (uh--don't want to be indelicate), "re-stabilize" my system especially as I am on the road a lot eating at various places. I ordered the regular size which is very generous and filling. It's not... More 

Thank Mobilmima
Manteca, California, United States
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111 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

There's not a whole lot to say about Panera Bread. They are all pretty much the same. This one is located right across from the Comfort Inn suites at the Park, so easy to get to.

Thank Jerry R
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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86 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I am a chain kinda person because I like to know what to expect. This location was clean and tasty. Very busy, might be a good idea to do the rapid pick up.

Thank behindeverycloud
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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247 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Tucked up on a hill in a big shopping center, this Panera offers all the classic Panera staples that everyone loves. Hugely recorded.

Thank Joe S
North Cornwall Township
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Completely underwhelmed... Apparently I don't get the Panera thing. The food was luke warm, small portioned, and nothing to write home about in the taist department. Oh, and it was expensive. Really, I could have gone to a regular restaurant with table service for this price. I don't think We'll be back.

Thank Varnerpercussion
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

I go very often, I would say atleast once a week! Service is great & fast. Food is consistently good.

Thank Ashley B
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

When you do not know what you want, but you want high quality and healthy too, I say go to Panera. Great breads and deserts to go along with a great assortment of quality sandwiches, soups, and salads. Service is quick as well. If you take into consideration you are not leaving a 20% tip, the price is not out... More 

Thank Kinneyeats
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

The atmosphere at this location is very cozy and welcoming. The staff here is very friendly. The lighting and seating at Panera Bread is very good. I would like to see some printed out menus.

Thank travelLily_Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Soups, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1178 Mae St, Hummelstown, PA 17036-9185
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hummelstown
  • Phone Number: 717-533-5242

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