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Panera Bread

495 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
+1 973-324-0310
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good52%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
3 Sep 2018
“Getting better”
10 Jun 2018
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Soups, Cafe
495 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Panera is always a safe place to meet for an informal meeting. The food is consistent though not very creative. Even with the addition of kiosks for ordering the pace is still slow. I do like the improvement of not needing to clear my own...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank arnesalkin
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Can’t go wrong with Panera Bread. Healthy menu. Great environment. Tasty food. Free WiFi to work on lunch breaks. Location is near where we stayed. Love it. Panera is good in every state.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank GaryWeinfeld
Reviewed September 13, 2017

An upgraded McDonald's these chains offer fast food that's healthier for you. Great soup and salad selections, mindful environmental and sustainable impact...decent tea and coffee. The table service is unnecessary, seems to be a business model to ask for tips. Catering is always excellent!!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Michelle G
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

No matter what I come to have, it's always good. The salads are hefty, and the kitchen sink cookie! 😍

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank sirrah0850
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Great place to grab a quick bite - quick, friendly service. There is plenty of seating in the large Panera.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank jsk567
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Grilled cheese and soup were virtually inedible, and it took a very long time to get them. Very few vegetarian options on menu.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank NanTanner
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

I have found the new kiosk ordering system to be lacking. Several occasions I added a dessert to my order and I was not put in the take out bag with the rest of the food. The answer is always the same "oh, you need...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Janet M
Reviewed December 31, 2016

We went to this Panera the week before Christmas, it is in a busy shopping center. Thankfully we got there before noon because at noon the line was huge. The nice thing was they bring the food to you table after you order at the...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Pamela L
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Great. Now you can order in advance or from your table. Download the App. My go to place for fresh salads and soups.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Karolrich
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Lots of choices and tasty sandwiches. We had breakfast here and it was good! If you are really hungry and don't want any surprises, eat here! They have a good selection of coffees and teas also. The service is fast; the staff is kind and...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Nia717
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 495 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 973-324-0310
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From focusing on quality, clean ingredients to serving our food to you in a warm and welcoming environment, Panera Bread is committed to being an ally to our guests. That means crafting a menu of soups, salads and sandwiches that we are proud to feed our families. You don't have to compromise to eat well. Whether you want to come in and enjoy a coffee and our complimentary Wi-Fi , or order online using Rapid Pick-Up so you can grab something quickly, Panera Bread West Orange is here with warmth and welcome. Panera Bread. Food as it should be.
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