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Panera Bread

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499 Chaney Rd, Smyrna, TN 37167-2670
+1 615-459-9951
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

So I come here frequently. The rating is very average today for two reasons: the cashier seemed to be very uneducated about their options for steel cut oatmeal. Asked if there were still serving..."yes". I ordered the strawberry, pecan, ..she had difficulty figuring out how to place the order. Then my name was called - learned "we are out of... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good food fast. Always very well prepared. Highly recommend the chicken Caesar salad and the French onion soup.

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Thank C K
Crestwood, Kentucky
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354 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Ate here Wednesday evening and had the Cashew Chicken salad along with a drink. The salad was very good and the service was fast and friendly. Will eat here again in the future.

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Thank Douglas H
Shelbyville, Tennessee
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Not very happy with this place. It was our first time eating here but we really didn't like it. Had the turkey sandwich the turkey was great but the bread was harder then we liked. My daughter got the mac and cheese and she really liked it. It is not some where we will eat again.

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Thank Jamie C
Chandler, Arizona
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186 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I love Panera's salads and soups. This time I tried the butternut squash soup and it was delicious. I also tried the Mediterranean 1/2 sandwich but panini style. I was disappointed with the minute amount of hummus applied to the sandwich! I could hardy see it as it was about 1/16th of an inch or less. Lol. My mom had... More 

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Thank Faithtraveler3
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510 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Very small portions lately you they force you now to buy 2 breakfast items otherwise you leave hungry the caffe latte was terrible

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Thank uli1
Apopka, Florida
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648 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This Panera was really great. We used a gift card while on our way to Chattanooga. Very fast service and staff friendly. I recommend.

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Thank thesteevesgroup
Okie
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125 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Panera is one of my favorite lunch spots, so I usually seek them out when on vacation as they offer healthy food as well as mouth watering desserts for those with a sweet tooth. I ordered grilled cheese with tomato soup. It was excellent and great fare for a rainy, cool day.

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Thank karnlowe
Nashville, Tennessee
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203 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Panera's is just Yummy. Love stopping by when I can for lunch. They have great soups and sandwichs. Great service and food.

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Thank Robc93a
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171 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Smyrna exit is a great exit to stop at when wanting to stop before or after Nashville when traveling on I-24 .. Many dining options.. Note: this is a very busy exit. Food was good but not as quiet as good as other Panera breads I have frequented.

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Thank becca83-TN

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 499 Chaney Rd, Smyrna, TN 37167-2670
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Smyrna
  • Phone Number: +1 615-459-9951

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