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8777 N Scottsdale Rd, Suite 302, Scottsdale, AZ 85253-2330 (Formerly Paradise Bakery & Café)
+1 480-951-2500
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time there after they bought out Paradise Bakery at this location. First, tables are not cleaned off quickly and then not wiped down. We sat outside and, sure, there's dust in the desert but the table was filthy maybe not wiped for weeks. Then, as soon as you walk to the door you know what's ahead -- the... More 

Thank Looncry
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Only fattening breakfast options. Nothing healthy or organic. It's why American is fat. Tried to get a scamblef egg. It was not an option. Skip it

Thank Audrey S
Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Very clean with quick service. I ordered a 1/2 roast Turkey avocado sandwich with chicken wild rice soup and my wife ordered 1/2 steak and white cheddar panini and a cashew chicken salad. Both sandwiches were great....salad was fresh and soup was fantastic. Be sure to try a sugar cookie!

Thank miamiheat7334
Cottonwood, Arizona
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149 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I went for the first time this past weekend. The whole menu is amazing, it was hard to choose. I ended up with a half salad (strawberry field) and half sandwich (turkey, avocado, bacon) and it was so good! I loved their lemon zest cookie too! They have a fun, warm, inviting atmosphere. I will definitely be going again!

Thank AZTravelersII
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Food that is fresh, non-processed, is important to me. I travel quite a bit and I am pleased when I find a Panera close to my hotel. They offer fantastic salads, sandwiches, flatbreads and panninis. They make their own bread and pastry items. The soups are delicious. To top it off the service is incredible. They make their own dressings... More 

Thank Cronkhilton
Scottsdale, Arizona
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I might be the only one in Arizona that hadn't been to a Panera Bread. Their ads on tv caught my eye. I went for breakfast. Had the egg soufflé. Excellent. Cooked correctly, warm, very tasty. A friend had a good 'ol bagel. She commented that her husband had just said, I guess we can't get a good bagel in... More 

Thank navajoamy
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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308 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is a sandwich place. Your walk up to the counter to order. Not fancy. The sandwiches are good but overall the place is not really memorable. Everything is made fresh, however.

Thank QQ1234
Wailuku, Hawaii
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192 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Stopped in for lunch. You place your order and pay at the counter and then they deliver the food to your table on a tray. Drinks are self service with refills. Had half a sandwich and half a bowl of french onion soup. Not bad, but not very good - for about $10. Offered us to add a pastry for... More 

Thank Tom B
Phoenix, Arizona
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Although slated to appear to be a healthy choice, fresh food restaurant, I've found it to have fairly tasteless foods that often seem to be not quite made from scratch. It is an adequate choice if you are willing to settle. I have been here at least four times with a large group and we finally decided to pass on... More 

Thank lem2_AZ
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Took my 2 granddaughters for a late lunch and it was not good at all. I had the turkey kale sandwich that was really pathetic for the price. Kids' meals were equally as bad. PBJ and turkey sandwich just white bread with a little PBJ or turkey and American cheese. The cookies and sweets we ordered were ok but the... More 

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8777 N Scottsdale Rd, Suite 302, Scottsdale, AZ 85253-2330 (Formerly Paradise Bakery & Café)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-951-2500

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