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Panera Bread

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Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
973-324-0310
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Orlando, Florida
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can order all of the familiar Panera favorites here. They were out of fruit cups the morning we visited. There is a large outdoor eating area that would be pleasant on a nice day. The bathrooms and drink service areas were messy and unkempt on our last evening visit. The salad portions were generous and very good. Staff was... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I will visit this panera anytime i don't feel like cooking dinner. Their food is healthy and very well priced. The pricing is good because even though the plate may not seem like a lot, once you're done you'll see that you won't want to eat anything else.

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Thank Alex T
Hackettstown, New Jersey
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103 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a special one because the service is the quickest I've seen. The food is always good, like every one. This is a good spot for meetings or if you want to be alone. It has always be empty when I go, but I can't say that it will be empty.

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Livingston nj
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373 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a very well run Panera!!! The manager many times is in the area where customers wait to offer and subsequently pick up their food. The sandwich that we had seemed to be a bit better than those we have had at other locations. The parking is easy. The restaurant has been updated and is well maintained and clean.... More 

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Thank Richard S
Burlington, New Jersey
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Keep it going Panera good soup and sandwiches,visited with a coworker and found a warm clean restaurant really enjoyed the broccoli and cheese soup and tHe turkey and cheese

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Thank John G
West Orange, New Jersey
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264 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

We like going to Panera because they have good soups and salads. They are usually solid in the consistency of the food. It seems every time we go they seem to run out of a particular bread or soup. The place is always busy. However, the one problem is there always seems to be at least 5 or 6 people... More 

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Thank Norjeff2
New York City, New York
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543 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

I debated between wholefoods and this place so I choose panera because the menu is known and I wasn't sure what wholefoods would have overall. This place was cleaned, the guys that buzzed the tables are very busy but he even wiped down the tables and seats! Now that's money well worth. This place had an outdoor patio but it... More 

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Thank CecibelB
northern nj
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135 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Clean, good food, pleasant staff - it's great for when you want to eat alone, with friends, kids, etc. Just be careful - it does get crowded because it's so good. Oh, and they offer outside seating! If you go with kids, be sure to visit the pet store next store - if the kids are small enough, you can... More 

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Deep River, Connecticut
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132 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is conveniently located in a mall area, with an entrance on the outside. The employees were very good and got my order just right. It had been a while since I'd been to a Panera Bread, but there were not a lot of healthy options in the area. While it was very good, I did not find many vegetarian... More 

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West Orange, New Jersey
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97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Panera is a good place to go if you are in this mall area. It is quick, convenient, and the food is good. I have been here often, and the staff is always friendly and competent. The choice is varied though not extensive, but there is a great deal of flexibility in what one can order. Combinations of two items... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Soups, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Orange
  • Phone Number: 973-324-0310

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