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Panera Bread

161 Washington Avenue Ext, Albany, NY 12205-5601
+1 518-862-9281
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good52%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (8 reviews)
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Soups
$$ - $$$
161 Washington Avenue Ext, Albany, NY 12205-5601
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tried the self ordering line for the first time and it was generally easy to use though not entirely obvious if you were going to get a receipt automatically or not. Food was good as expected and the staff nice and helpful.

Thank travel-here-there
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Lunch was fresh and service was quick. The place was clean and staff was friendly. Nice atmosphere and reasonably priced.

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Order on Line and pick up or go in and order - whichever you prefer, Paneras staff will have your order to you quickly, efficiently and with a smile. Try the homemade soups or take-two options for a real good deal. Wi-Fi accessible, you can...More

Thank Barbara Q
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

I was so pleased with the sandwich and salad that I purchased. I informed the manager that I had a nut allergy. The staff was more than happy to change their gloves to prepare my order. I am grateful. Friendly, attentive staff and clean dining...More

Thank tonyat879
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We had not been to a Panera in a year, mostly because the one near our home had repeatedly disappointed us. But this one was close to our hotel so we tried it. We were pleasantly surprised.. we had soup, and the Italian sandwich and...More

Thank marykarz
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We usually stop at a Panera Bread on average a few times during the year. The have great sandwiches and soup, along adding a dessert item for just 99 cents. You can also get Bagels, Bread, and Rolls, which are also delicious. This isn't really...More

Thank Mitchell P
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Ive never been to a Panera that i didnt like! This one did not disappoint either. Friendly staff and always great and pricey food. Make a choice. Will visit again for breakfast while I'm in town.

Thank ChunkyK
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Your average Panera, which a good thing. Ordering in is very slow sometimes. Ordering from the app is super fast.

Thank jonah j
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Was in town on business and decided to grab a quick bite here. BIG MISTAKE. Used the kiosk for a "rapid pick up". Sat for 30 minutes watching my name stay on the monitor while 7 other people after me, got their food and left....More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The broccoli and cheese soup was not to my liking, like nacho cheese with a bit of broccoli thrown in. The flatbread was fresh and hot; no salad was included as in the photo - apparently you need to ask for it. the service person...More

Thank sparky268
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Washington Avenue Ext, Albany, NY 12205-5601
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-862-9281
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