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Panera Bread

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2839 86th St, Urbandale, IA 50322-4313
+1 515-253-9223
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Des Moines
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I tried the broth bowl today, expensive, low quality, and small portion in my opinion, like the title says, I'll stick with the Asian places.

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Thank crpwdm
Des Moines, Iowa
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My husband and I stopped here one Sunday and found the lunch we had was great! I ordered the 1/2 sandwich and a cup of soup and my husband ordered the "Steak and arugula sandwich. My half sandwich was a chicken chipotle with avocado and a cup of french onion soup. Both were very satisfying.

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Thank 341jlb61
Des Moines, Iowa
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

My sister, niece and I visited this location yesterday after having facials for breakfast. At first the staff was prompt and service was pleasant. We ordered pastries and a soufflé with a smoothie which was very tasty. But when we went back for additional services I waited minutes and had to go and find someone to assist me because 3/4... More 

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Thank Alanda L
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I have been here a few times and wanted to give them a chance heifer reviewing. They are absolutely the slowest place I have been. Long lines and not so good food. It's like they don't have management or don't want to be there

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Thank trupe77
Des Moines, Iowa
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Came in and was treated very poorly by Debbie. Seems she must either be overworked or just rude. Either way, NOT the Panera experience we are used to.

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Thank Tejasntv
Springfield, Missouri
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Panara is where I go when traveling and restaurants are unknown. The menu is familiar, the food is very good, and the staff is helpful. As well, it is a great place to catch up with family and friends when at home.

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Thank janetd887
Johnston, Iowa
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189 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I love to go here when I get some time away from the family and need to get some work done. I can get a bite to eat, something to drink, and get some peace.

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Thank Peanut977
Minnesota City, Minnesota
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Dependale menu. Close to hotel. Good prices. We always look for a Panera when we travel. We know what we like and they get orders together very quickly. Too bad they don't deliver!

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Thank Klfbooks
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Standard Panera food which is really nice for a lunch but have to give a shout out to the service group. We got a sandwich which was not up to their standards, when we mentioned it to the manager who was walking through the restaurant, he immediately replaced it, no fuss / no attitude, apologizing for the fault (the sandwich... More 

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Thank Mike R
San Antonio, Texas
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501 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Drive by for chicken noodle soup bowl meal and a chocolate cookie. Best part is the bread bowl after the soup is gone. Reminds me of old german style bread. Very Good!

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Thank RetiredArmyRANGER

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2839 86th St, Urbandale, IA 50322-4313
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Urbandale
  • Phone Number: +1 515-253-9223

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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?