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Panera Bread

#226 of 1,682 Restaurants in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence
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Downtown Nashville
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401 Commerce St, Ste 120, Nashville, TN 37219-2446
+1 615-401-1171
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06:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Plumtree, North Carolina, United States
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were downtown for the Grand Ole Opry at the Ryman Auditorium and decided to eat supper at Panera Bread. It was good, just what you would expect from Panera Bread. We had soup and a sandwich. I chose the tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwich. It hit the spot for a cold night. The service was good and... More 

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Thank Kim P
Nashville, Tennessee
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You've been in a Panera. You know what its like. This one just happens to be near the Ryman and Broadway. It provides an oasis in downtown Nashville.

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Thank WalkByFoot
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We visited this cafe a couple of times. Once was just for coffee but the other time we had a light lunch. Service was fast and efficient and the quality of the food was very nice. Good range of options available to cater for most requirements but do remember that this is a cafe and not a full restaurant. The... More 

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Thank 362graemes
Olivebridge
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I love Panera but my husband had never been to one. Unfortunately he'll probably never try one again after eating here. We walked in and there were a few cashiers walking back and forth they saw us and walked off. I guess the new thing is to order your food at the kiosk,but i have never done this. I started... More 

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Thank Rutmom
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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515 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were staying in the Hilton and decided to try Panera for breakfast on the Sunday morning. Everything was good and freshly prepared. Fast, free wifi too.

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Thank Bluesprout61
Chattanooga
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great place for lunch and only steps from the Renaissance Hotel on Commerce. Service was great, the dining area was comfortable and the food was amazing!

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Thank TrvlMC001
Watertown, Wisconsin
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107 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I love Panera and the staff here dealt with the amazing amount of people by being really quick but also really accurate. I will likely come back if given the opportunity to come back to Nashville.

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Thank Dave F
UK
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181 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Food was pretty good but the service is dire. One of these places where the staff stand around talking. Unlike the rest of Nashville lacking friendliness. So we won't be back.

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Thank Graeme_UK_9
Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stopped here on a hot day for drinks. The tea was delicious. The staff gives great service. Clean bathrooms too.

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Thank Jean1619
Destin, Florida
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Our hotel only offered a full breakfast buffet. We chose to take the shuttle downtown. This location is right by the Ryman so we stopped for coffee & a bagel 3 of our 5 days in town. The service is good & you know you are going to get fresh hot food.

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Thank Corlene Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 20:00
Friday
06:00 - 20:00
Saturday
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Commerce St, Ste 120, Nashville, TN 37219-2446
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville>  > Downtown Nashville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-401-1171

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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?