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Panera Bread

303 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5572
+1 219-756-3550
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good50%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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American, Soups, Cafe
$$ - $$$
303 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5572
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I find Panera to be overpriced. Their sandwiches have the potential to be great, but they are very stingy with their meat!!

Thank DonnaRae37
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Pros: Tasty food, fresh, good portions, comfortable restaurant and pleasant staff Cons: waited 5 minutes to place an order; more staff are needed at the front counter. Yes, one could use the terminals to order ... but not at these prices. Expensive for two people...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 25 February 2018

This Panera location was a weekly stop for us. However, something changed and their food doesn't have the same taste to it. They boast about the "clean" ingredients. Perhaps that's it. Don't get me wrong. The food is still good and we visit occasionally but...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Stopped in after a business meeting to enjoy their "soup bowl" entrees. Chose French onion with a side and some coffee. Delicious as always. My friend had a magnificent salad and coffee. You can't go wrong no matter if you want breakfast or lunch. I...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Panera Bread is always a combination of good salads, tasty soups, and sandwiches that I no longer eat because I have to avoid bread.

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 23 June 2017

First place my then boyfriend took me on my first visit from Houston. WE have never stopped going...still our favorite place for Mexican food. Been there a zillion times and only had bad service once. The food is excellent...excellent! My favorite is the Carnita Quesadilla's....More

Thank lovefurryfriends
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

On the road and sick of fast food? Panera Bread is always a great choice for a good meal and is better for you. Quick friendly service and easy to eat in your hotel room if you choose.

Thank K G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Stopped in for a Buick bite, and was supervised at the varity of the menu ,quality and flavor of food,excellent,and the service was good ,also.

Thank michaelgrace89
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Went to try heard about Fresh Bread, and every day baking here. I purchased their soups very healthy, and taste good.

Thank Jeannie M
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Great menu for anyone looking for takeout sandwiches. You can order ahead from your computer and specify the pickup time, a convenience if you're out and about. Check your order before you leave, sometimes they get them wrong.

Thank Gerald R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5572
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: +1 219-756-3550
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