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575 Grand Ave, Ste L100, San Marcos, CA 92078-1253
+1 760-591-0900
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06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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San Marcos, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My husband and I really enjoy this restaurant. The food is always fresh and their bread is baked hourly! They have a good lunch menu and wonderful pastries.

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Thank Diana T
Orange County, Ca
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417 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Thermos label said it was replaced at 12:40pm. Now 1:30pm coffee was slightly above warm when I got back to the car to drink it. Kinda upsetting but didn't want to go back in to complain. No time for that! All Panera's are untidy with pleasant staff.

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Thank MominOC
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I enjoy the small intimate interior and exterior depending on the weather. The service is super and they try to please for any specific requests.

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Thank Terry H
Valley Center, California
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83 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

I always buy my bread from Panera Bread. It's consistently good and bread is always fresh and it's the closest thing to getting a loaf from back East. Their sandwiches and soups are great. Very tasty. Packed and loaded with deli meats and the crust is always crispy.

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Thank TerriPerri
Gainesville, Florida
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121 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

Paneras are the same everywhere. This one was not clean and the staff were confused about the order. I thought it was an of day so went back -- same deal.

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Thank Mansfjj
San Diego, California
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

The Cream of Chicken and Wild Rice Soup at Panera Bread is Sooo Good! It makes me wanna do the James Brown and yell," I feel good ddododododo! I knew that I would! Dodododododo! So good!" So good, I bought the creamy BOWL size from the Panera Bread - San Marcos last week. I'm still dreaming about it this week!... More 

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Thank Marguerite M
San Marcos, California
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

We go to Panera once a week and are always amazed as to the friendliness of the staff and the tastiness of the food. Upon visiting neighboring Panera Restaurants, we can't help but compare them to the one in San Marcos. It is head and shoulders above the rest! Thank you for making our weekly visit a true delight...Lord willing,... More 

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Thank nd6300
Imperial, California
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2013 via mobile

This place is 100% the best sandwich place in san Marcos. They cater to healthy eaters. The Mediterranean sandwich is absolutely wonderful. The restaurant is always clean and the staff is always friendly

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Thank Blonde L
San Diego, California
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84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013 via mobile

I love Panera, all of the soups are terrific. The bread and pastries are really good I gave only 2 stars for service as you have to stand in line to order

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Thank Shelagh000
Escondido, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2013

We have ordered Panera for the past 3 years and were stunned with how good it was in the beginning but it was not good this year. Our event serves approx. 100 people each year and we were disappointed this year in the quality of the food. The bread was hard around the edges as though it had sat in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Cafe, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 Grand Ave, Ste L100, San Marcos, CA 92078-1253
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 760-591-0900

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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?