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3416 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-2139
+1 608-442-9994
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06:00 - 20:00
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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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355 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

I really like the breakfast but the sandwiches are great for lunch or dinner too. Super fresh and fast service.

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Thank Slip213
Woodstock, IL
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94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015

Panera Bread has a healthy and wholesome image, so I thought I'd try and see if I could get a low fat vegan meal. It's a challenge. Most of the salads come with meat and/or cheese, but you can ask to have them left off. I asked for extra kale and spinach, but they were still pretty skimpy. The fat... More 

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Thank HappyVeganTraveler
Madison, Alabama
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150 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

This is my fourth visit to this place and the last two have been disappointing. No Spinach and Bacon Soufflé at Noon and a snotty answer about well you are too late. I have had them for lunch before but not here I guess. This time I wanted the Squash Soup with my flat bread sandwich and was told that... More 

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Thank SheStampsAlot
Madison, Alabama
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124 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

Their new pita bread sandwich coupled with their Greek salad was more than I expected for a luncheon meal. Three of us ordered different combos and we were all delighted with our selections. I had no room to enjoy their fabulous bread so it came home with me to enjoy at dinner. Panera is dependable and the service is fast.... More 

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Thank kitchenqueen76
Ottawa, Canada
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129 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Needed to grab a quick bite on my way to the Airport. Soup was tasty and generous. I am not going to lie, the Chelsea bun was delicious~

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Thank Cottonelle
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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297 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

Panera is usually a sure bet. We enjoyed our meals as we usually do. Sometimes the soup bowl doesn't come as full as it could.

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Thank ScenicSights
portage wi
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75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2013

While I tend to avoid franchise restaurants, Panera is one exception. Their soup, salad and sandwich choices are always good and, of course, if you have room for a cookie or other item from the bakery, you won't be disappointed. The service is friendly and prompt and if you need to, you can hang out there for the afternoon and... More 

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Thank kirchie
Bend, Oregon
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398 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2013

Popped in for a quick breakfast and chat with my son who goes to school at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. We both enjoyed a tasty breakfast dish. Great staff, great food. Was wishing I could have splurged to have one of their fabulous patries. . .but not today.

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Thank BlueEyeTours
Madison, Wisconsin
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69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2013

A chain with great coffee, sandwiches, soup and bakery items. Eat in or take out. Have visited about 3 times mostly in mornings for a business related meeting. Although busy, fine place to have meeting. If you intend to frequent this chain, make sure to sign up for their free Panera Club, Click on [MORE] below to format this review... More 

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Thank wimike999
Madison, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2013

It might be expensive, but Panera Bread is a very nice place to eat if you've got time, with soups and sandwiches and desserts that are delicious and look pleasing to the eye. Everything tastes wonderful and I love the food. I go there all the time.

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Thank Jenny L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 20:00
Friday
06:00 - 20:00
Saturday
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3416 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705-2139
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-442-9994

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