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Panera Bread

12531 Jefferson Ave Ste 271, Newport News, VA 23602-4493
+1 757-890-8030
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (11 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (9 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Cafe, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
12531 Jefferson Ave Ste 271, Newport News, VA 23602-4493
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

When I opened my sealed Thai salad, a green fly flew out. Had driven two-hours home by the time I opened the salad. Ugh! Would have given zero stars, but the app won't allow!

Thank MediaMaven26
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I was first in line. Placed order for a bagel pak (13 bagels and two tubs of cream cheese). It took the server 15 MINUTES to fill the order. She wasn't waiting on any bagels....she was chatting with her co-workers, walking back to the food...More

Thank virginian9
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Stopped at Panera at 6:00 AM on our way out of town. Breakfast was delicious, well priced and quick. We both had toasted bagels and souffles (ham and swiss and spinach artichoke). This was the first time in ages we have been pleased with our...More

Thank virginian9
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I don't normally review chain fast food places, but this Panera really was disappointing. I got a half-sandwich Italian combo with a salad. The sandwich, around $4 for that alone, had two pieces of meet and a piece of cheese. It looked thin and anemic....More

Thank Hatzlacha
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We were going to the Ferguson Center for the Arts to a show and stopped at this location in a strip shop area across the street. We have always liked Panera Bread. We ordered one bowl of Broc and Ched soup that comes with a...More

Thank JLDC
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Had breakfast here prior to leaving for a trip. This Panera is very close the Newport News Airport. I had the ham and cheese souffle and a plain bagel with butter. My hubby had the artichoke souffle and an asiago bagel with butter. We stood...More

Thank virginian9
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I had a soup and sandwich combo. It was delicious. Great, fast service. The meal was brought to my table. Healthy options are available as well as comfort food.

Thank Donna P G
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Tried Panera for the first time in my life one rainy morning, and loved it! It was pretty busy, so the noise level was not exactly for quiet concentration, if that were one's goal, but the service was cheerful and helpful. I really enjoyed the...More

Thank lizardgeek
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I needed a driving break and pulled in here to get coffee, a scone, and to make several phone calls. It was easy to find with my auto GIS. The site was well laid out, clean, and the waiters were courteous. Like all Panera Bread...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Good selection. Sliced for free. Great service. Great bread that everyone loved. I'm sure to go back next time I need bread for a large group.

Thank Dan B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12531 Jefferson Ave Ste 271, Newport News, VA 23602-4493
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-890-8030
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