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Panera Bread

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8131 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN 46321-1701
+1 219-836-6485
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South Haven, Michigan, United States
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218 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for cold iced tea. In and out quickly. Fast service. Self service on the iced tea (three different types!) and lemonade as well. Made myself an Arnold Palmer. Clean bathrooms, easy parking, friendly service. Just what I expect

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Thank Jeffrey D
Lansing, Illinois
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

My favorite thing here is the Napa Almond Chicken Salad sandwich. The staff here is always friendly. Love the new app for my phone that I can order and pay in advance and my order is waiting for me when I get there.

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Thank Disneynut1958
Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States
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79 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

It was what one would expect for a Panera. The parking lot is a little difficult to navigate. Food was prepared correctly and in a decent length of time.

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Thank Becca L
Fairfield Glade, Tennessee
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We like Panera, but they are getting more expensive and portions are getting smaller and smaller. We both had a Chicken Fontega Panini. The size of the sandwich has decreased. The chicken was shredded in tiny pieces and there was barely any on the sandwich. A lot of the bread didn't have any chicken. Disappointing.

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Thank sofa529
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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I can never go wrong when I come to Panera's in Munster, Indiana. Everything is great-- the managers and thir team, the patrons, and especially the food. I come as early as 6:00a to eat breakfast, and stay until mid-afternoon to work online and have lunch. I always enjoy my time there. The atmosphere is cozy and brightly lit with... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Fort Myers, Florida
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164 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Quick salad for dinner - acceptable nothing special, seemed clean and pretty well run. Menu is very standard.

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Thank mbartiko
Highland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The staff is friendly and the service was pretty quick. I stopped in after work late to grab a meal for the next day at work. I love the pick 2, the price is reasonable and the portion is decent.

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Thank 16sylvainc
Hammond
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

You probably want to pre order if you like bagels by the dozen for$6.99 on Tuesday. I usually purchase these for work and everyone loves Panera. Some items are a bit pricey for my taste but overall they too have a rewards card that gives you pretty great benefits. They are worth the visit, oh yeah they have great green... More 

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Thank Loverofpurple
Chicago, Illinois
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147 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Most Panera's offer s good deal. of service and eats. The Panera in MUNSTER , IN. Is a couple of steps ahead of the rest. The manager Chris Farris keeps his Panera crew on there toes, The fire place in the seating area also adds much.

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Chicago, Illinois
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174 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

In the last 4 visits I have witnessed a huge "shrinkage" and lowered food quality. The portions not only have diminished in size, but I received salad with chicken that was still frozen and hardly more than 3 oz of it. Last time and I mean "last time" that I was there I ordered a chicken soup. With tax came... More 

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Thank Giorgi L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Soups, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8131 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN 46321-1701
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Munster
  • Phone Number: +1 219-836-6485

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