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Panera Bread

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49 Long Wharf Mall, Newport, RI 02840-2906
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy place staff tried very hard to get everyone through line. I was there for lunch. Food and bakery up to the Panera standard that I know and trust while on the road. Just across from Marriott Newport.

Thank John N
Cypress, Texas, United States
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83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Panera is our "go to" restaurant whenever we travel, so we have tried lots of them!!! Sadly, this has to have been the worst one we have ever been to. No organization, long lines and some very rude staff. Lots of customer service training required here. Would recommend finding somewhere else to eat, at least for now!

Thank Joanne G
Ely, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here. Had chicken noodle soup in a bun. Delicious. Service was quite good even though there was a long queue. The tea was quite refreshing also.

Thank bunkerman
New York City, New York
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like Panera Bread food and this one is no exception: fresh, clean, mostly organic, and fast. The location is also very convenient, right next to the mall and tourist center. I tried a few of their salads and soups during my stay there, and they were all very good. Best fast food around.

Thank anna d
San Diego
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78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of Course Panera is synonymous with "Fresh" but, when I dropped by, I was not expecting fresh lobster. Not on our Panera menu in California. Loved it!

Thank Beverlitza
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only that line moved at turtle pace, there was only 1 cash register opened during lunch hour rush...Terrible...

Thank Karina D
Middletown, Connecticut
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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have gone to other Panera Bread locations but since we were in Newport and it was raining and it was close we ducked into Panera. It was slightly crowded and the line progressed extremely slowly NOT sure why?? We all basically had soup and a sandwich - pretty simple. 2 of us got our meals wquickly the 3rd a... More 

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786 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

The lobster roll was excellent. They guarantee 6oz of lobster and it comes with a free side. The roll was soft and fresh and a joy to eat.

Thank mouseHerts
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We needed to grab food to take on the ferry ride back home and this was the perfect solution. We ordered the frontega chcken pannini and the lobster roll. The lobster roll was awesome.

Thank anceti
Wrentham, Massachusetts, United States
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94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

This was a typical Panera and we just wanted a cup of tea and a pasty before heading out to the beach. The service was good and the food was the typical for Panera.

Thank Dave M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Long Wharf Mall, Newport, RI 02840-2906
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 401-324-6800

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