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Panera Bread

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1550 Opelika Rd, Auburn, AL 36830-7618
+1 334-826-7330
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378 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went by to get some bagels to go and found a line, which isn't unusual for Sunday morning, but it is when they only have one cashier taking orders. Got my Asiago bagels sliced to go (Cinnamon Crunch bagels as usual only had hints of cinnamon coating on them) and then found out at the house the bagels were sliced... More 

Thank rk821
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378 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Haven't been to Panera for a long while due to the continued erratic nature of their bakery, but I had a free bagel and free bakery item on my card, so I figured no harm if I tried it while I was driving by. One look at the Cinnamon Crunch bagels told me they were a no go, as they... More 

Thank rk821
Beaumont, TX
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85 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This was the first visit with my six year old. I had the broccoli cheese soup and flatbread gyro . He had the kids Mac and cheese and a banana. The food was fast and tasty. I was really impressed with the different kinds of drinks besides soft drinks. Overall, we'll be back.

Thank TravelHungery
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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71 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

For the sake of distinguishing chains, I will review my experience in the restaurant. All staff members, from cashiers to managers, were very friendly and compliant with off-the-recipe requests, not to mention effective at peak hours. My sandwich was delicious, all ingredients being fresh and cooked properly. Tables and bathrooms were maintained well. Yep. Good.

Thank TheCrazyCam
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I enjoy Panera Bread it's such a clean quiet atmosphere that serves good food. You can tell it's a favorite among the locals who either want to read and do computer work or visit with friends because the restaurant makes it an ideal place for these type activities. Besides those perks they serve delicious wholesome food and... More 

Thank wjmay
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178 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is your typical Panera - good food, decent atmosphere, and nice spots for settling in with your lap-top to study alone or work with a team.

Thank MouseDance
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

In a place like Auburn where it is a bit hard to find healthy restaurant food at a reasonable price, presence of a national chain like Panera is indeed a blessing. You will have lot of choices (even if you are vegetarian). This one can be a bit crowded especially when students are in town. But they are pretty fast.... More 

Thank AS10Usa
Opelika, Alabama
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44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

Recently visited on a few occasions for take-out breakfast sandwiches. Very nice menu to choose from. Great pastry & breads baked right on the premises.Tasty & most times fresh.

Thank RonPerry6344
LaGrange, Georgia
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112 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

I love Panera Bread for lunch, especially on the weekends. My husband and I both love the soup and sandwich combos. The coffee is great too!

Thank aregier
Rockville, Maryland
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Standard Panera. Veggie options available. Popular things sell out quickly, and some things (as we were told at 11 AM) are ONLY available for breakfast, and can't be made or reheated for lunch. Pity. Very busy, so wait time to order, to get order and to find a table can turn this into a longer than expected outing.

Thank auburn2019mom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1550 Opelika Rd, Auburn, AL 36830-7618
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 334-826-7330

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