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Panera Bread

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5 New London Ave, Cranston, RI 02920-5600
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always loved Panera. We used to eat there at least 2 or 3 times a month. It seems like lately all of our favorites there have been changed or removed from the menu. The Asian Sesame chicken salad was sooo good and our favorite, but they no longer have it. Some of the sandwiches we liked are changed too. Lately... More 

Thank CranstonLucky
Cranston, Rhode Island
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Stopped for a quick, healthy lunch. Had an excellent salad with chicken.Like that there aren't any additives in their food. They also have fresh breads and pastries for sale.Would go back in a heartbeat!

Thank j0annes719
Bangkok, Thailand
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1,191 reviews
635 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 712 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Glad to see that they have relocated to Chapel Hill, street level, no hill to maneuver. They added outside seating and a drive thru window. The inside is much bigger and brighter with lots of windows. Stopped in on 2 separate occasions and found that the selection of pastries, and breads and food items, salads, soups, etc is the same,... More 

Thank bob2bkk
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Cool bright look, lots of sugary things, hard to change sandwich to your liking. no real kitchen or even a hood, all real food cooked off site and trucked in in plastic bags.

Thank sSerge007
North Scituate, Rhode Island
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

I don't go to Panera often because I think $9.82 for a deli sandwich is ridiculous, and I am not cheap about food. But close to ten bucks for a cold sandwich is a lot in my opinion. I went today because I was short on time and there was no one in the drive thru lane. But, I have... More 

Thank YupWeAteThere
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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152 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Excellent service, outside dining, beautiful furnishings and the always great selection of fresh healthful sandwich, soup and salads. Ate here twice in one day, I just couldn't get enough of that darn Fuji Apple Salad!!

Thank Janick2010
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I love to go to Panera for a quick easy dinner or to sit with friends for Tea and chat. They have great bread and pastry.

Thank Dlmfogg
Providence, Rhode Island
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Love Panera bread! I usually get macaroni and cheese with the French bread. It is so delicious and creamy. Also, their sandwiches are extremely tasty also and their desserts! Would definitely recommend! Also, they have free wifi! That's always a win!

Thank thecriticgj_
Johnston, Rhode Island
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

If I am going to eat bread I want it soft like fresh baked Italian bread~~Mmmm. So when I go here I have salad or soup because they do the hard baguettes. I think they have Panini's now which I have not tried. Love the broccoli cheddar soup, well all the soups! And the cobb salad with the avocado. I... More 

Thank MommioG
Cranston, Rhode Island
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345 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Paneer a has moved down the road to Sockanonsette Cross Rd., it has plenty of parking and still serving the same things in a new location

Thank m1006

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 New London Ave, Cranston, RI 02920-5600
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Cranston
  • Phone Number: 401-946-4766

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