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Panera Bread

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6589 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4827
+1 941-924-0800
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Bloomington, Indiana
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109 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Panera's always had a wonderful selection of soups and salads for a combination lunch. The turkey with generous avocado for their BLT is tops. They always offer a sweet choice for a dollar extra. Their flavorful iced teas are something your don't get at the usual chain stops.

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Thank Svenskapojke
New York City, New York
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126 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove to Sarasota and hungry for lunch. You can usually count on Panera for great salads and sandwiches. This Panera was clean, had a short wait time and served us delicious food at very reasonable prices. Would definitely return when I'm in the area again. Very friendly staff.

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Thank 4cheerysmile
Sarasota, Florida
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Arrived during a busy hour and went thru their process quickly. The young staff persons were very polite and efficient. We received our meals promptly and without error. Overall, another good Panera Bread experience,

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Thank John N
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Hot Soups and ccld salads fresh bread, service with a smile, same standard as most of the Panera Bread Chain eateries.

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Thank RoseyChris
Darlington, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Bagels and coffee every morning for breakfast , served by staff who remember your order and are very pleasant . Rewards for regular visits are a good incentive to be a regular customer

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Champaign, Illinois
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208 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

You can order ahead using the app. This is a good sized Panera in a strip mall area. Food is consistent with expectations. I had a kids PBJ and mac n cheese and it cost me right about 10 dollars.

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Thank AliceDilts
Haslett, Michigan
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259 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Very good chain. Clean,good service, very good value. We go there every chance we get. The frozen caramel latea is to die for.BUT will keep you awake MANY hours after having it.

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Thank 515any
Trisha J, Guest Relations Manager at Panera Bread, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate it! We'll see you in again soon! Panera Bread, Sarasota More 

Toronto
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70 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Panera Bread never disappoints. The service was quick and the food was very generous and tasty. The menu selection is quite extensive, sin there are a lot of choices. Will definitely return again.

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Thank Humidor
Alexandria, Kentucky
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70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Went for coffee, wifi and breakfast. The locals are not very friendly to the tourists, but the food is good.

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Thank sksnadine
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174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely meal with friends. We thought we were ordering healthy choices by selecting salads. It was only later when I got home that I found that my "healthy choice" was salt and calorie heavy. Be sure to look up your selections before ordering. Some of the sandwiches contain over 1000 calories. Some of the salads are well... More 

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Thank Dan K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6589 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4827
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-924-0800
Description
We are bakers of bread. We are fresh from the oven.
We are a symbol of warmth and welcome. We are a simple pleasure, honest and genuine. We are a life story told over dinner. We are a long lunch with an old friend. We are your weekday morning ritual. We are the kindest gesture of neighbors. We are home. We are family. We are friends.

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