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197 Boston Post Rd W Ste L, Marlborough, MA 01752-1840
+1 508-281-6161
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06:30 - 21:00
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395 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is decent, could be rated a three, even if prices have continued to climb while portions shrink. Operationally, Panera has become a one, with confusion and inconvenient waits at an all-time high. Self-order terminals have been installed, presumably to reduce order line wait. But why will those terminals not accept ApplePay when all of the staffed registers do? Even... More 

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Thank CaseyfromBoston
Boston, Massachusetts
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142 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Clean, large, open lay-out. Really nice compared to many cramped Panera locations. Quick service - exactly what was expected. Dishes were stacked up at trash bin but once pointed out, they cleaned it up. Nice fire going on winter evening. Very good quick dinner before movies.

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Thank Joe F
Peoria, Illinois
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80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Of course have been in many Panera's and visited this one when staying In best Western Plaza Hotel b=nearby. It is a very clean Panera, the staff and service was very good. Enjoyed a Thai Salad with Chicken which was great. It is a nice clean place with free wifi.

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Thank Hecules-63
Marlborough, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Went in to pick up a couple of bagels to go on a Sunday, late morning. Figured it would be quick, get them sliced, toasted and be on my way. No, my order was added to the general "queue," and I waited in line for almost 15 minutes!! If I hadn't already paid for the purchase, I would have walked... More 

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Thank kbt4me
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191 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

More salad choices than ever! Very careful about gluten free options and making sure the salads are safe. The service has gotten faster. You can now order ahead and pick it up when you arrive. Excellent!

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Thank Lovetotravelforfun
Dallas, Texas
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91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

If you'v been to a Panera you know what you'll get...not fancy, but good food in a nice casual atmosphere. We went a couple of times for a quick meal. good for both lunch and dinner

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Thank Linda V
Deltona, Florida
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102 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Employees were socializing while I was waiting to order (I knew what I wanted as soon as I walked in). After ordering just a salad to go I waited far longer than necessary. No one was friendly or went out of their way to smile, say thank you or good bye. I definitely did not feel welcomed as I do... More 

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Thank Luv2travel32738
New Hampshire
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80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Quicker service than other paneras I have visited. Staff was friendly and food came right out despite being slightly busy. I had the chicken and Cobb salad which seemed fresh and was tasty!

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Thank NHIrish
Northborough, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

I love Panera. I stop by to get soup atleast once a week. This one is so slow. Sometimes 20 minutes for a soup. Lunchtime is the absolute worst. I tried online, but the order was wrong. I suggest you go, but go at an off hour.

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Thank cvencile
Toledo, Ohio
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Panera is in walking distance through a traveler's cleared pathway near the hotel parking lot. The food was good as always.

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Thank djcar1021

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 20:00
Monday
06:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 21:00
Saturday
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 Boston Post Rd W Ste L, Marlborough, MA 01752-1840
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Marlborough
  • Phone Number: +1 508-281-6161

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