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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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Sun 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
suffield, ct
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176 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came in the minute it opened and ordered $40 in breakfast sandwiches. The food was very good although it sat while I waited for 15 minutes due to a service gaffe. Instead of bringing my bag of food to the pick-up counter as discussed, they put it in a "Quick Service Area" on the other side of the store... More 

Thank athomeatfenway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Panera Bread provided my daughter's wedding group with breakfast and lunch trays on Goat Island this past weekend. They were so easy to work with, gave very helpful suggestions, and were extremely prompt to deliver all that we needed for the guys and gals. Thank you for your service and yummy treats!

Thank bonniec322
dighton, ma
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE needed to grab a quick lunch so we stopped in. It is reasonable but the food is just average. The bread was okay and fillings were average quality. Service was quick so that is good and they are close to the information center.

Thank bartravelking
new jersey
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch. 2 combo, salad & 1/2 sandwich. Both were with chicken. Very fresh & delicious. Only problem was I actually ordered 1/2 panini. Did not send back as already had long wait due to crowds. Also we ordered tuna sandwich. Very good. We love their bread!

Thank joskiNewJersey
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Panera is reliable for a quick bite to eat. They have healthy options which makes it easy to order food for a special diet.

Thank ccschuster2016
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

A great location, but as a result it suffers from too many customers. The fair is standard Panera's, but the lines are generally long, especially during July 4th week. We stopped in there twice this trip and went through everything from cold coffee, to coffee loaded with grounds and waits to get any at all. That said, even when lines... More 

Thank GandNH
Belmont, New Hampshire
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71 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

A nice and clean franchise store in the heart of the waterfront area. Service was good as was the food. Looks like an end of te day hangout for local teenagers that were well behaved.

Thank tom646
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9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I have been to many Paneras in my day, but this one is definitely the worst. It all started with the taking of the orders. Okay, they open the line in the bakery so you can't see the menu. Caused a lot of confusion among the customers about who was in line and the workers said nothing. Then went to... More 

Thank MadHatter325

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?