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Panera Bread

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2733 Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste A, Torrance, CA 90505-7947
+1 310-517-0324
06:30 - 21:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 07:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Torrance, California
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We've been going to Panera for many years but haven't been in a month or so. This morning it was very confusing with their service. They used to either call out your name or give you a number for your table or give you a buzzer. Today they just put the bagel on one counter calling out the type it... More 

Thank janad63
Torrance, California
Level Contributor
64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Love going to Panera Bread for quick lunch with the kids. Mac and cheese is the kids favorite, we always try the different options of soups and sandwiches. Never disappointed. Friendly and quick service.

Thank Khaled A
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Panera is always good and consistent where ever you are. This is another example of good food, but a little pricy for sandwich and the mac n cheese is the best ever but expensive for the serving size.

Thank donaldc266
Fountain Valley, California
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386 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Lobby Roomy, seating felt crowded. Had 10+ customers in line and one cashier. Later, no one in line and two cashiers. Prices higher; portions smaller. Oatmeal ($4.49) cup size bowl, warm (not hot). Bagel with plain cream cheese $3.39. Love the dark roast coffee (small $2.09. Seating divided in two areas. Took a small counter seat with wobbly chair (needs... More 

Thank baaaaaaa
Palos Verdes Estates, California
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

This Panera is very popular, even on Sundays at 8AM, line moving fast. Very tasty chedar/broccoli soup. Chocolate cookies to die for. Crisp salads. Large sandwich platters for office parties. Great variety of breads. Our favorite is the sour dough baguette. The souffles come in different flavors:spinach/artichoke, bacon/spinach, 4 cheeses, cheese/mushrooms a special breakfast treat. Panera's prices are kinda high,... More 

Thank Ulrike Z
Temecula, California
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344 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

I had difficulty last time I visited this location. Again this time there was confusion at the register. The Iced Tea was empty. They did respond and fill it...thank you! The portions have gotten much smaller! I've been getting the same BBQ salad for years and this one was TINY. Same bowl, just a thin layer of salad at the... More 

Thank businessmap1
Port of Los Angeles, CA
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155 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Panera's concept of serving delicious freshly-prepared foods has made it a popular destination for quick meals or snacks. The popularity of this place often makes it a bit crowded and congested, particularly at peak eating hours. The selection of delicious food items, however, is well worth the wait.

Thank Jonaleen A
Torrance, California
Level Contributor
64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

Have never ordered anything that I didn't love. The steak salad is fantastic. If you need to do school work or business - bring yoru laptop - they have internet connection for free. Highly recommend.

Thank Renae T
Level Contributor
47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

They use to make you bus your own table when you finished but no longer do that which is good. It cost's about $25 for two people to eat hear with drinks and there are better deals in town but it's a good place to go to once a week or so as the food is pretty good, just a... More 

Thank Creeden
Torrance, California, Usa
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

Food was okay all around. Service was poor - cashiers had to check with the people in the back if every item ordered are "gone or available". Almost all of the selections on special were gone. Cashiers did not greet everyone that entered the restaurant but rather just the friends that happen to drop by and chat with them. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cafe, Soups, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2733 Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste A, Torrance, CA 90505-7947
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: +1 310-517-0324

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