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Panera Bread

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1101 W Bird Blvd, Peoria, IL 61615-1401
+1 309-692-8400
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Dunlap, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

But then, I never have gotten Panera's. Too costly, kind of millennials targeted bean sprout eating crowd, and still an overall kind of generic sandwich shop experience. The food's not terrible, but except for maybe the decor and the demographic, it's just another me too that leaves me hungry afterwards.

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Thank chinstrap2016
Peoria
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96 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

It's not one of my favorites, but my wife wanted to go so... We ordered the pick 2 with soup and a steak sandwich. I went to pick up order and they got the wrong soup on one order. After fixing that I sat down and saw we had no bread that was supposed to come with meals. The woman... More 

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Grafton, Illinois
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Panera Bread is good for a quick lunch or breakfast. They are a bit pricey so I only tend to purchase coffee/tea when I meet my best friend at Panera's. Their baked goods are superb.

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Thank debrakwatkins
East Peoria, United States
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141 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

Stopped in to get lunch to go on my way back to work. I ordered a half Chicken Cobb with Avacado. I was shocked at how small the salad was in the to go box. They must plate really well in the restaurant to make it appear much larger. I got it without cheese and dressing on the side. It... More 

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Thank Jennifer W
Peoria, Illinois
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

Stopped in to have coffee & catch up on emails while getting oil change in car at Goodyear next door. Used free wifi too 😉. Had Strawberry Rhubarb cake since looked good. Never had rhubarb, so thought I'd try it - was delicious (I recommend). Only negative is that the men's room is completely visible to restaurant & specifically the... More 

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Thank Invstr
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

Even after the typical dinner time we enjoyed fresh and tasty food. The $.99 bakery item hit the spot for dessert.

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Thank Barb C
Peoria, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

Wow they advertise soup and sandwich for $6.99, however they fail to tell you that anything other than turkey is additional Bought two sandwich and soup. HA, Cost: over $18.00 That is ridiculous. I don't get why people line up at that place? Go have a good, healthy lunch for that kind of money

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1 Thank Richard P
Indiana
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76 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2014

We showed up 20 minutes to closing on a Sunday night. Many of the menu items were not available as the crew were already breaking down. But we found something to order, and the crew were very friendly and helpful, and didn't at all act like we were intruding.

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Thank Tom M
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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135 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Located a short walk from our motel thie Panera #1294 offered delicious salads, sandwiches and desserts and speedy preparation. A great choice when you don't want to drive someplace to have a meal. Courteous servers and cleanly eating areas.

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Thank 172nancyj
illinois
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

The food at Panera is fresh, healthy, and delicious at a great price. Can't beat it. The prices are not much more than McDonald's for much better food.

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Thank sarah k

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Soups, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 W Bird Blvd, Peoria, IL 61615-1401
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-692-8400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?