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Panera Bread

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8200 Transit Rd, Amherst, NY 14221-2820
+1 716-636-4705
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Grimsby, Canada
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270 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 434 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always look for a Panera bread on shopping outings because the food is a step above fast food places. They advertise their commitment to providing tasty, quality food. We like the try 2 option where you can combine 2 of soup, salad or sandwich. I had a 1/2 sandwich and a salad and it was delicious and filling. The wait... More 

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Lockport, New York
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Long Long lines at lunch time. Meal was delicious. A bit over priced however. Very slow to order my meal, Only two people working. When I am in Florida, they also have a kiosk with a computer so you can place your own order in the store. Also, they have outside magnetic pads on the tables so the server knows... More 

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bonita springs fl
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276 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The rolls, breads, soups and sandwiches are always consistently very good. A good stop for breakfast, lunch or just a snack

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Buffalo, New York
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Panera has excellent breads, bagels and baked goods. There coffee is average, but they have a surprising variety on the menu. The Grilled Chicken Caesar was a standout for our group and the Roasted Turkey & Caramelized Kale Panini was a pleasant surprise. The service is expedient and always pleasant, and although technically "fast food" the quality and the value... More 

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Thank Tony P
Buffalo, NY
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96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

I eat here often, but you have to know how to order, or you'll wind up paying more than you intended! Bagels and breakfast sandwiches are good, but not a good value by the time you add coffee and maybe a pastry. The menu board is just confusing enough for many folks that they will not order correctly and wind... More 

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Thank Barry D
Toronto, Canada
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122 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Panera never disappoints. I have introduced so many people to this restaurant and they love it always! Great lunch menu that is healthy and filling!. You can choose soups, sandwiches do half sizes of each to make a meal. Great bagels, pastries. Great service. Can get very busy at lunch times! Great coffee!

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Thank Ijustluv2travel
Akron
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Panera is a great choice for healthy good food! and really great when traveling because you know what to expect before walking in the door.

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Thank Ann B
Calgary, Canada
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163 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

We ordered a soup and the Italian sandwich along with the Thai salad. Great chicken noodle soup bowl and what a sandwich. Too much to have both. Large servings. Thai salad was excellent with good spicy dressing and lots of tasty chicken. Recommended.

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Thank OpdCgy
Hamilton, Canada
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97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Have been here many times and always enjoyed food, variety, service and atmosphere! Lots of sandwiches, soups, bagels, macaroni and cheese, salads and desserts to chose from and different combos, sort of mix and match your own. Real turkey or chicken not deli meat and always fresh and tastes great. Soups are usually 6 types to choose from and are... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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237 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

We were here for lunch and got the lunch special with the cup of soup and half sandwich. The sandwich was a little lacking in flavor It was a bit disappointing. But the broccoli cheddar soup was yummy.

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Thank Maryteresa P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8200 Transit Rd, Amherst, NY 14221-2820
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 716-636-4705

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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?