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Paradise Bakery

Certificate of Excellence
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13959 W Bell Rd, Surprise, AZ 85374-3982
07:00 - 22:00
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Phoenix, Arizona
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Restaurant sold out to Panera so the once fantastic Paradise with its delectable cookies, salads and sandwiches has been taken over by this food chain. Tables now all small, and I find myself no longer inclined to regularly frequent because I miss the old place. My husband's group still goes for breakfast every Monday morning even though they have to... More 

Thank nowtheworld
Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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155 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointed to say the least in many ways. The place is renovated with many new electronic features for ordering and picking up. Had a coffee and a gigantic cinnamon bun probably about 500 calories. Icing was too sweet for my liking and the bun was lacking moisture. With all the money spent on the renovation they failed to create a... More 

Thank Ron S
Marshall, Minnesota
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Usually stop there once a week. I really like the turkey chile but many times tables have not been bused and it becomes difficult to find a place to sit. Last time they were out of the large cups. I do like the kiosk for ordering.

Thank HRambler
Anchorage, Alaska
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drop in the Paradise Bakery for lunch about every ten days or so. The sandwiches and soup are yummy. Service is prompt, coffee is good and we always indulge with a little treat for desert.

Thank houseofjade
Spearfish, South Dakota
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First of all this is no longer called Paridise Bakery.. It is now owned by Panera Bread. That change was not an improvement from my perspective... I would not go backl

Thank Dan C
Surprise, Arizona
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130 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

BUT, their booths are extremely uncomfortable! I broke my back several years ago, and while I am very blessed I can walk, I do have a lot of pain. The lack of cushioning in the booths has resulted in hubby and I crossing off this place from our list of good places to eat.

Thank TrvlHawaii
McKinney, Texas
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My wife and I always eat at the Paradise Bakeries and are always happy with the food quality. Really good cookies as well!

Thank gholdburg
Colorado Springs
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359 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Attentive counter staff; good selection of food; longer than expected wait for a smoothie. Turkey chili is always good at Paradise but this could have been hotter in temperature.

Thank mtscribe
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75 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Sad news but happy for family. This great sandwich, bakery, gathering place is changing hands soon. Notice says keeping the fresh cookie you get with your meal. Here's to an easy transition. And keeping great food at reasonable prices.

Thank justcrafty
Surprise, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We always have the turkey swiss on a croissant with broccoli and cheese soup!! Usually this is delicious, but they do have their off days on the soup

Thank lindaM7621UJ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13959 W Bell Rd, Surprise, AZ 85374-3982
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Surprise
  • Phone Number: 6235124684

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