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120 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-3043
+1 781-453-4005
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06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Needham, Massachusetts
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260 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My experience with this particular Panera has improved since my last review two years ago, and I am happy to write a more updated review. Their hot breakfast options have improved, and their lunch-time soups are pretty consistently good. It's become my family's default weekend breakfast option in the past twelve months.

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Thank David_T_Zarraga
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Cashier was miserable ask for 2 things and they didn't have it and she had attitude. Maybe because it was the end of the day and she did like coffee orders maybe you should not take job..

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Thank jamesmT5904TW
boston, mass.
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194 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Clearly, Panera is a Fast Food chain and it is designed for quick and easy breakfasts, luncheons or snacks. That having been said, their menu selections go far beyond the usual hamburgers and cheeseburgers. And, their salads are far more sophisticated than iceberg lettuce with slivers of cucumber and tomato. And, they do have a good selection of breads, bagels... More 

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Thank aliceann1
New England, United States
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106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This particular location is ideal for anyone looking to conduct business or just check on their emails while grabbing a bite to eat or have something to drink. It's very convenient to 128, making for an easy drive home or wherever, just make sure not to leave there between 4-6 PM, otherwise, you would be better off to sip your... More 

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Thank Gabriel C
Boston, Massachusetts
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291 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Had a chicken noodle soup with Bread and my partner got the Thai Wonton Browth Bowl. They were okay but a little too salty. If you need a quick bite then panera is good as the service is fast but is nothing great.

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Thank J0hnPM10
Fall River, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Their turkey BLT with avocado is absolutely delicious. The bread is so good. They have really nice breads, especially their sourdough. The server at the register was very pleasant and helpful. The person making the sandwiches was as slow as molasses but at least the sandwich was worth it. It's usually pretty clean each time I go in. Worth stopping... More 

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Thank Chellybean37
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Food was acceptable and smoothies were good. Bagels fresh, etc. But it was disappointing to find that the staff was not very friendly. We walked from Sheraton.

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Thank DGDGD
Jacksonville, Florida
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Eight of us had a light dinner as we had a late lunch earlier in the afternoon. Like most Panera Bread Cafes the choices are great!!!

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Thank SJYamane
Boston, United States
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55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

They have a variety of bagels to choose from and the bagels are delicious. They offer many spreads, too. We have enjoyed their soup in a bread bowl and sandwiches, too. It is a great place for eating in and taking out.

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Thank Lisa G
London
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Ordered a chicken med guinea salad which had the chicken and guinea missing - the main ingredients! Not impressed with the serivce overall!

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Thank Neelam B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
American, Soups, Cafe
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-3043
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Needham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-453-4005

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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?