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Panera Bread

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46300 Potomac Run Plz, Sterling, VA 20164-6616
+1 571-434-8701
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Always a good quick pick for dinner (no pun intended). Would like to see more options for kids menu...

Thank Dordelondra
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

I could not find my favorite item and had been told that they had just changed the menu yesterday. I was so disappointed. After some debating, I chose half a turkey sierra,which is a favorite of mine and the Thai Garden wonton broth. This did not disappoint me and now is a favorite of mine. It was very tasty and... More 

Thank yourchoicenotmine
Leesburg, Virginia
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

I've been to this location twice in the last week and on both occasions I was disappointed. Cashiers are hard to understand and don't look you in the eye. I was almost charged for a soda I never ordered. My free bagel turned out to be a dry, flat, stale roll of some sort. My chicken salad was hard to... More 

Thank LisboetaAbroad
Miami, Florida
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885 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

We had a 60 person meeting at the Hyatt place dulles and we ordered lunch from Panera. We had several different Sandwiches as well as salads and cookies. The breads and meats were fresh. It was really good.

Thank Canesbiggdogg
Leesburg, United States
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115 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015

I go here pretty regularly. My favorite is the cinnamon crunch bagel, although the soup in a breadbowl is also excellent. The only complaint I have is the scones seem dry, but they have so much more that I just order something else.

Thank Terry E
Potomac Falls, Virginia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2015

The bread is fresh and the ingredients in perfect proportion. Even when there is a big line, they keep it moving. I wish they had the Summer Corn Chowder all the time. I haven't been able to find it there for a while.

Thank Dee K
Sterling, Virginia
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242 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2015

I have been coming to this location for years and I have yet to have a bad experience. Food is always great and staff is always kind! We will come back often!

Thank jlcauser
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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351 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2014

seemed they took the bread way too seriously when pricing it and while it was tasty, it is nothing spectacular or worth all the hype

Thank uckbuck
Heredia, Costa Rica
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2014

These places are everywhere, but it's nice to have one near my hotel. I can take food out to eat in my room. The food is familiar but delicious.

Thank GladstoneWilson
Oakton, Virginia
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

I have eaten at several other Panera's in Northern Virginia and have always experienced good food and good service. A friend and I stopped to eat at the Sterling, Virginia Panera today and we were very disappointed. There was only one cashier to greet, take orders and accept payment. The line and the wait was very long. It seemed as... More 

Thank D C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46300 Potomac Run Plz, Sterling, VA 20164-6616
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Sterling
  • Phone Number: +1 571-434-8701

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