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Panera Bread

309 S Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010
+1 515-956-4580
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (9 reviews)
“souffle” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (6 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
309 S Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 23 April 2017

It is called a "bread" place but has great soups, soufflés and a very diverse menu. This is a good alternative to a fast food place for breakfast (my favorite), lunch or dinner if all you need is soup or a sandwich. The offerings tend...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Clean place. Friendly staff. A bit pricey, but these are the best bear claws that I have had. Flaky pastry and plenty of almond paste filling. And fresh. Not a long wait for the pastry counter today at 3:30 pm. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no...More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Panera has two redeeming qualities - the baguettes and the cookies. Everything else is cr*p. First, it's always dirty. I don't mean just tables that just need to be wiped (they need a good scrubbing) but it's that level of longterm grubbiness of fingerprints, grease,...More

Thank bugs4cy
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I stop often for breakfast and coffee. I love their light roast but it's almost always out between 8:30-9am. Sadly, when you tell an employee it often seems to be bother. Many times there will be a crowd around the coffee station just waiting to...More

1  Thank ElliottThompson
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

These are fabulous. Even better when hazelnut cream cheese is applied. A bit pricey, but well worth it for this bagel. Clean place, friendly staff. MarcyDiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I always love Panera's and this one was no different. I had the turkey chili and turkey cranberry panini. The food was great!

Thank MiriLemon
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I used to frequently visited Panera bread with my wife when we were staying at riverbirch apartment from April 2013-August, 2013. The main reason behind our frequent bust was their delicious broccoli and cheddar soup. I used to think it's a pure vegetarian soup, but...More

Thank sehgal01
Reviewed 24 August 2016

WE used to frequent Panera frequently even though it is pricey because they had great food. Now we never go there. The portions of soup have really shrunk and the sandwiches now are nothing special. Seems to be a place for upscale college girls to...More

Thank constanttravelerrph
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Im a University of Colorado cheerleader and our team stopped at this Panera Bread on our way to cheer camp in Wisconsin. They had such grace when about 70 people all swarmed in at once early in the morning. I left my wallet (with cash...More

Thank bissanih
Reviewed 28 June 2016

After being released from the hospital, my friends brought me this delicious soup, tasty tuna sandwich, and a super HARD bread that I could NOT bite into. Tore it apart to eat the soft part only; birds enjoyed the rest of the bread.

Thank BETTY G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 S Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-956-4580
  • E-mail
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