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120 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-3043
+1 781-453-4005
06:00 - 22:00
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Needham, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Slow service Food is just ok, nothing special. Price is just ok. Could use better table & floor cleaners.

Thank dzigan1
Needham, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Went to have lunch. Needed to wait 30 minutes. But cashier did not tell it, found out it when was waiting in line for food. At least they should tell people about waiting time. Most of customers was disappointed.

Thank Larissa921
Level Contributor
55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Near Staple Petco and exit 19A south bound of I95. Good location but not very clean restroom. Good soup and sandwiches but coffee do not taste good need to be improved and standardized.

Thank Raimund C
Needham, Massachusetts
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266 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

My experience with this particular Panera has improved since my last review two years ago, and I am happy to write a more updated review. Their hot breakfast options have improved, and their lunch-time soups are pretty consistently good. It's become my family's default weekend breakfast option in the past twelve months.

Thank David_T_Zarraga
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Cashier was miserable ask for 2 things and they didn't have it and she had attitude. Maybe because it was the end of the day and she did like coffee orders maybe you should not take job..

Thank jamesmT5904TW
boston, mass.
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201 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Clearly, Panera is a Fast Food chain and it is designed for quick and easy breakfasts, luncheons or snacks. That having been said, their menu selections go far beyond the usual hamburgers and cheeseburgers. And, their salads are far more sophisticated than iceberg lettuce with slivers of cucumber and tomato. And, they do have a good selection of breads, bagels... More 

Thank aliceann1
New England, United States
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138 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This particular location is ideal for anyone looking to conduct business or just check on their emails while grabbing a bite to eat or have something to drink. It's very convenient to 128, making for an easy drive home or wherever, just make sure not to leave there between 4-6 PM, otherwise, you would be better off to sip your... More 

Thank GabeyBaby
Boston, Massachusetts
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336 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Had a chicken noodle soup with Bread and my partner got the Thai Wonton Browth Bowl. They were okay but a little too salty. If you need a quick bite then panera is good as the service is fast but is nothing great.

Thank J0hnPM10
Fall River, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Their turkey BLT with avocado is absolutely delicious. The bread is so good. They have really nice breads, especially their sourdough. The server at the register was very pleasant and helpful. The person making the sandwiches was as slow as molasses but at least the sandwich was worth it. It's usually pretty clean each time I go in. Worth stopping... More 

Thank Chellybean37
Level Contributor
28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Food was acceptable and smoothies were good. Bagels fresh, etc. But it was disappointing to find that the staff was not very friendly. We walked from Sheraton.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
American, Cafe, Soups
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-3043
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Needham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-453-4005

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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?