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“Good as Always”
Review of Panera Bread

Panera Bread
Ranked #27 of 151 Restaurants in Reston
Restaurant details
Chicago, Illinois
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Good as Always”
Reviewed September 19, 2012

This Panera was like all other Paneras, which is to say, it had good food and service. It's conveniently located amid the Reston business area and has convenient hours, including being open to 9 p.m.

Visited September 2012
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English first
Afton, VA
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Always reliable & good”
Reviewed September 5, 2012

Love Panera Bread - Morning soufle's are my favorite food for breakfast ... and then there are the scones and muffins. Pure perfection.

Visited August 2012
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Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
Level 6 Contributor
743 reviews
432 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
“Busy place!”
Reviewed August 12, 2012

Panera seemed to be short staffed. We visited more than once over a 3 day period. They were out of lemons, the bathroom needed attention, and the employees seemed a bit stressed as they were very busy.

Visited August 2012
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
“We love Panera!”
Reviewed July 9, 2012

A great location right in the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Very convenient.

Visited July 2012
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Thank Diana R
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Ottawa, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
230 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
“Not a good Panera's - Hangout Joint and Internet Cafe - Were are the seats for Diners?”
Reviewed July 5, 2012

I've eaten at probably a half dozen Panera restaurants in the DC area, this one misses the boat.
Indifferent staff, noisy surroundings, dull atmosphere.
What went wrong? It's almost brand new, in a beautiful Hyatt hotel, and yet it feels dark and depressing and there are lots of people hanging out here taking up seats, they aren't eating and they are noisy and unruley, using wi-fi and making it a crummy Panera's.
Food is good still but we left after not having an enjoyable dinner.
Is that what Panera's wants for their franchises, or do they even care?
And I guess that is the worst part, management or staff don't seem to care about their paying customers and the atmosphere they are dining in.
Guess you get what you pay for here!

  • Visited April 2012
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