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“One of the worst Paneras”
Review of Panera Bread

Panera Bread
Cuisines: American
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New York
Level 6 Contributor
174 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“One of the worst Paneras”
Reviewed 30 June 2012

First, I like Panera bread - they deliver reliable decent quality food that is both tasty and "healthy" (i.e. fits into a reasonable diet).
Paneras in South Florida tend to be somewhat less well ran than those I found elsewhere - not sure what the reason for that is, but that's life.
Then there is this Panera - it's by far the worst ran Panera I've seen. The restaurant is always dirty, tables not cleaned, and there is scarcely a place to sit at most times (due to very poor table layout that leaves a lot of wasted space).
They are constantly out of basic components - breads, cheeses, soups, croutons, you name it, so when you order, chances are - they can't make what you are asking for. Sometimes they will tell you and offer a substitute, and sometimes just use other ingredients and forget to let you know.
They don't seem to clean panini grills too often, so your panini will often come with black burned pieces of previous cooking stuck to the bottom.
Soda machine is consistently out of order (No, I don't drink soda, but if you do - get ready to pick something else).

They really need to clean this place up or close it and open something else.

  • Visited June 2012
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English first
Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Yeah!”
Reviewed 9 June 2012 via mobile

I eat there all the time. Like the French onion soup. Good cookies.

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Montreal, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great sandwiches and soups|”
Reviewed 27 March 2012

For a good sandwich, a good soup or salad for lunch, it's the place to go. The bread is really good! There's a great desert selection.

  • Visited March 2012
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Thank JeanTalon
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