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Panera Bread

8200 Transit Rd, Amherst, NY 14221-2820
+1 716-636-4705
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“soups” (6 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Soups
$$ - $$$
8200 Transit Rd, Amherst, NY 14221-2820
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I love their Frontega Chicken Panini which always tastes nice while the bread is perfectly crisped! The onion soup was extremely salty which was upsetting as it used to be a lot better back when I used to visit this place years ago.. the pecan...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Panera focuses on high quality ingredients. For a quick food establishment, they are on the right track

Thank jewelsgold721
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great food choices for those not on diets and those on diets! My children love their bread soup bowls and so do I ! Great Panera card promotions and the deserts are Great!!!

Thank 92josephd
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Always look for a Panera bread on shopping outings because the food is a step above fast food places. They advertise their commitment to providing tasty, quality food. We like the try 2 option where you can combine 2 of soup, salad or sandwich. I...More

1  Thank happytravellor4
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Long Long lines at lunch time. Meal was delicious. A bit over priced however. Very slow to order my meal, Only two people working. When I am in Florida, they also have a kiosk with a computer so you can place your own order in...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The rolls, breads, soups and sandwiches are always consistently very good. A good stop for breakfast, lunch or just a snack

Thank bonitabuffalo
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Panera has excellent breads, bagels and baked goods. There coffee is average, but they have a surprising variety on the menu. The Grilled Chicken Caesar was a standout for our group and the Roasted Turkey & Caramelized Kale Panini was a pleasant surprise. The service...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I eat here often, but you have to know how to order, or you'll wind up paying more than you intended! Bagels and breakfast sandwiches are good, but not a good value by the time you add coffee and maybe a pastry. The menu board...More

Thank Barry D
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Panera never disappoints. I have introduced so many people to this restaurant and they love it always! Great lunch menu that is healthy and filling!. You can choose soups, sandwiches do half sizes of each to make a meal. Great bagels, pastries. Great service. Can...More

Thank Ijustluv2travel
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Panera is a great choice for healthy good food! and really great when traveling because you know what to expect before walking in the door.

Thank Ann B
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8200 Transit Rd, Amherst, NY 14221-2820
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 716-636-4705
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