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8072 Mediterranean Dr, Estero, FL 33928-8304
+1 239-498-4472
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06:00 - 22:00
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Sun 07:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to Panera for years and have found the the soup is getting more salty and the portions are smaller. The size is the same but much less ingredients. When I use my Panera card they alway neglect to mention that I have something free unless I ask Hopefully they are not heading the wrong way

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Thank Dan E
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the nicest Panera's I've visited - usual layout but very clean and tidy - good efficient and friendly service, nothing too much trouble. Soup (tomato) was excellent and the mac and cheese ok, for the money. Excellent location with fast free wi-fi and as much car parking adjacent as you would ever need! Plenty of outside seating (if... More 

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Thank Scene-set
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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231 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Had not been to a Panera Bread but stopped in at one for Breakfast with my wife... It is difficult for me to understand why any restaurant would want to pattern its breakfast menu after McDonalds and other fast food places. An egg sandwich, too much like an Egg McMuffin, just does not make the cut.. Bagels, but no lox........ More 

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Thank islandjerr
Naples, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

After a long work week with a sick household I had hoped to pick up my family's "go to" meals how they appear on the menu...not at this place. No baguettes, none of the greens listed on the menu were on our sandwiches, and the salad tasted like it was made last week.

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Thank debri726
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268 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I work nearby and loved ordering and getting at work. Broccoli cheese soup was hit & fresh. Delivery driver nice & friendly. Very convenient the delivery fee a little high.

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Thank FtMyersFoody
Fort Myers, Florida
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We are regular visitors to this restaurant and have found recent menu changes to be disappointing. The main one is the Italian sandwich which they have downsized by at least 25% and raised the price. On my last visit, I ordered a half an Italian sandwich (which I had done several times since the menu change) and found the sandwich... More 

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Thank WCW1968
Revelstoke, Canada
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Needed wifi during recent trip. Went here to pick up my email and get coffee and a snack, daily. Very good coffee and baked selections, and breads. High quality modern bakery and eatery, cushy lounge chairs, lots of light, and no one rushes you out.

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Thank Arvid Z
Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We eat here regularly. Good, healthier food. Broccoli soup = yum. Chicken Panini = yum Latte = yum. And the desserts... It isn't cheap we spend $20.00 for 2.

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Thank flbeachygirl
Bonita Springs, Florida
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

If you are looking for good Gluten Free salads, try Panera Bread's Greek Salad (although not as good as it used to be since they started using marinated onions instead of fresh) or the Strawberry Poppyseed Salad with Chicken. Both are very good. Panera is one of the few fast food restaurants that offers any GF options.

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Thank William W
Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Good Place for Lunch- 1/2 sandwich & soup is great. Brocolli-cheese soup my Fav. Join Rewards program to get freebies.

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Thank Dave S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8072 Mediterranean Dr, Estero, FL 33928-8304
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Estero
  • Phone Number: +1 239-498-4472

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