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299 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-5430
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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06:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Soups, Cafe
$$ - $$$
299 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-5430
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I ordered a basic turkey sandwich on sourdough bread with no onions .. not hard. It was to go so I didn't notice it was completely made wrong until later. It was made on cranberry bread with lots of mayo (I think). I believe it...More

1  Thank Krysblair
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We recently spent a few days in San Luis Obispo. We decided to eat here for lunch. After asking the very friendly young lady at the register what she would recommend, my wife and I ordered the Strawberry Poppyseed Chicken Salad. We chose the bread...More

Thank fellowtraveler415
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This trip, we stopped at Panera Bread to take home pastries and bread. What I really like about Panera Bread is that you can go into any Panera and get the same high quality items. Their prices are midrange. The stores are always clean and...More

Thank travelingrandma91355
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This Panera is extra-large with a nice shaded outside eating area. Much better than a diner-style breakfast for the same price.

Thank Lisa_in_So_Cal
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Good chicken soup and salad, decent locally made sourdough bread, lackluster grilled wraps, friendly but inattentive staff, be prepared for the bill ($30 for two). I have a food allergy and asked them to NOT put the garlic/mayo spread on the wraps, but there it...More

Thank S S
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The place is like many other Panera Bread locations and this is what I expected. Excellent fresh breads, soups and variety of tea's. I will go back and have.

Thank Al F
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Love the soup and salad combos. Had the chicken Caesar salad and clam chowder with the bread. The service is also very good, and the place was clean.

Thank traveler2001
Reviewed 6 January 2016

This Panera is just on edge of a large shopping center in SLO and is very convenient. Typical Panera offerings of sandwiches, salads, breads, etc - but the real highlight is the quite nice patio outside, which accommodates a large number of diners. Nice place...More

Thank pasowine
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Just ate at Panera SLO today trying to break up the long drive from No Cal to So Cal with something a little better than fast food. The food was OK - not great but OK. But there was no one cleaning the tables. Every...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

I am a lover of Panera, and this location is often a go-to for me as well as my friends. If you don't know what to get, the Pesto Sacchattini is delicious as well as the Apple Fuji Chicken Salad, and the Mac and Cheese...More

Thank imtrulytiff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
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: 299 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-5430
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
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Recently opened ... probably in the last 6 months +/-?
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