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Panera Bread

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3416 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-2139
+1 608-442-9994
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Oct 28, 2017
“We came for the baked goods”
Oct 10, 2017
“Getting worse”
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American, Soups, Cafe
$$ - $$$
3416 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-2139
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

We purchased a pumpkin muffin top, a chocolate chip muffin top, three cheese danishes, and two chocolate danishes. The muffin tops were superb. The cheese danishes were better than the chocolate but the dough on both was not as flakey and light as we like....More

Thank AmosRedux
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Going here for lunch for many years.They reduced number of registers to 4, but only up to 2 are attended at any given time at "rush hour", or one at other times (they are trying to push customers towards automated kiosks this way, by forcing...More

Thank AndrewFromMadison
Reviewed June 18, 2017

I have to give a big, big shout out to Panera Bread on University Avenue in Madison, Wi., Though I have eaten at Panera many times, and always enjoyed the quality of their food, I have had the recent pleasure of receiving their donated bread...More

Thank remmen
Reviewed April 19, 2017

We were going to UW for a campus tour but arrived early. Since I hadn't eaten breakfast, we decided Panera was a good choice for a sandwich as I don't eat eggs. I got a ham sandwich. It was big and good. No complaints. Service...More

Thank ScenicSights
Reviewed February 2, 2017

This was my first visit to a Panera in a couple of years. It was always a favorite of mine, as franchise restaurants go. I went to Panera many times while living in Chicago. One usually (if you can believe the ad claims) did not...More

Thank savory-toothed-tiger
Reviewed January 23, 2017

The service was not unfriendly, but not really friendly. The sandwiches were okay, but not special. The macaroni and cheese was great but the portions were smaller than we expected. OK, I guess.

Thank Lori N
Reviewed November 8, 2015

I really like the breakfast but the sandwiches are great for lunch or dinner too. Super fresh and fast service.

Thank Slip213
Reviewed June 9, 2015

Panera Bread has a healthy and wholesome image, so I thought I'd try and see if I could get a low fat vegan meal. It's a challenge. Most of the salads come with meat and/or cheese, but you can ask to have them left off....More

Thank HappyVeganTraveler
Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

This is my fourth visit to this place and the last two have been disappointing. No Spinach and Bacon Soufflé at Noon and a snotty answer about well you are too late. I have had them for lunch before but not here I guess. This...More

Thank SheStampsAlot
Reviewed June 18, 2014

Their new pita bread sandwich coupled with their Greek salad was more than I expected for a luncheon meal. Three of us ordered different combos and we were all delighted with our selections. I had no room to enjoy their fabulous bread so it came...More

Thank kitchenqueen76
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3416 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-2139
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-442-9994
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