We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Panera Bread

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1178 Mae St, Hummelstown, PA 17036-9185
+1 717-533-5242
06:00 - 21:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun 07:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

104 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 103: English reviews
New Jersey
Level Contributor
70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was typical Panera fare, staff was helpful, service was excellent. I would return. We were a party of 10 and all orders were perfect.

Thank Jcgnj
Level Contributor
29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Not open late enough to be in sync with Hersheypark closing at this time of the year, but luckily we left early and got there about 20 minutes before closing. They never even seemed mad that there was a group of us still there after 10pm (closing time). Food was fresh and delicious. Served very quickly. Interaction with staff was... More 

Thank Kim S
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Did not eat anything other than soup, which was excellent. Close by the Holiday Inn Express whci made it very convient to run over a get a quick bowl of soup.

Thank W9299CKwilliamr
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I ordered boxed lunches to go from their catering menu online. Read each option carefully to pick sandwiches without nuts. On the order form under the special instructions, twice I noted "No Nuts, very allergic". Some of the sandwich breads arrived containing nuts that were not in the description. No one called me, no bread substitutions were made. Clearly they... More 

Thank Johnie_3
Level Contributor
36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Panera Bread never disappointing, always the same menu. This Panera is no exception, We liked the food and the service was quick. Also the location is very convenient, close for everything.

Thank yprg
Level Contributor
340 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I like Panera and have a frequent membership with Panera--in addition, I have visited a number of Panera locations is a variety of states. But this one has a severe management problem. Ordering and paying went well--front people were pleasant. Ordered a plain bagel to be toasted--was sent to the wait line for food and it took more than 15... More 

Thank Retiree55578
Jamesville, New York
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Excellent food, quick service despite extensive crowds, typical Panera! Would highly recommend. Convenient to hotels and Hershey Park.

Thank Kristin13078
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
127 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I try not to go too often because of the price and serving size. I can never order a skimpy salad from them again. I like the Sierra Turkey so I am glad that remains on the menu. Face it, they are a chic fast food chain and you pay a bit more than you should. Tables are not always... More 

Thank oldstocks
Level Contributor
15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Standard Panera menu. Staff very friendly. I found only 2 outlets for charging, both at tables. My local Panera's has one at each table/booth/sitting area.

Thank Marian L
Reading, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
246 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We were outside in the heat for two hours and went into this location for lunch, the manager was wonderful and could not do enough for us. The food was fresh and the drinks were cold and this is what we badly needed. Would recommend this location to anyone in the Hershey area.

Thank Sally G

Travellers who viewed Panera Bread also viewed


Been to Panera Bread? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1178 Mae St, Hummelstown, PA 17036-9185
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hummelstown
  • Phone Number: +1 717-533-5242

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Panera Bread staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?