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Panera Bread

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3560 Riverside Plaza Dr, Riverside, CA 92506-2715
+1 951-369-8855
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very overrated. Went here 2 times and both times I did not enjoy it. You can get better food for a lower price.

Thank blahblah951
Riverside, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We enjoy stopping in on any given Tuesday. We can eat a great meal from the Pick Two combos and get a delicious pastry for just .99 extra. On the way out we mix up 13 bagels for only $6.99 and they slice em free. WHAT A BARGAIN ! Also join the club and get freebies fast .

Thank j23m83
Temecula, California
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343 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I've become disappointed with Panera lately. Today at this location I was much more impressed. More salad in the bowl than lately. Sandwich was good. Love their iced tea and cookies as well. Service was quick and efficient. Again, much better this time.

Thank businessmap1
Scotts Valley, California
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

I was just looking for a half sandwich and a cup of soup for lunch. I ordered the steak and white cheddar sandwich with a bowl of corn chowder. BIG MISTAKE! Cost came to more than $12 and neither the sandwich or the soup was edible. It took forever for my order to come and I had to drink two... More 

Thank Gene S
Kingston, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Stopped into a fairly new Panera for late night light dinner. We were surprised they had table delivery for your order. We ordered a few sandwiches, a pasta meal, and some salads to go. The service was excellent per usual and the food was typical Panera-Excellent, just like all the other times my wife and I have had Panera. There... More 

Thank papajoe323
Riverside, California
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

First let me say I was a radicle PAN B FAN when this location first opened. Healthy tasty options at reasonable price. However as time moved on and ownership changes so did the quality and service moved down the scale. I can officially say I am done with PAN B. Last nights dinner was a take out order of 4-... More 

Thank FigureGirl
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124 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

What is that? If I order less onions, that means LESS onions. And if I ask for grated cheese, PLEASE, put the grated cheese on. We order for 5-8 people at work from Panera in Riverside Plaza 5-10 times a month and if they get ONE order right, we hoot and holler. It's just a damn shame. Also, move the... More 

Thank danthatravel
Moreno Valley, California
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

So I go to my Favorite place, panera and couldn't wait to get my spinach & bacon souflee, which was Awesome by the way! However, it was the long line that was annoying. We waited in line probably 7 mins, by that time I had my husband go back to the car & get Mt debit card so I can... More 

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Rialto, California
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142 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

I was with a colleague who rates this chain highly. I was not particularly hungry, but ordered a grilled cheese panino (which they call a "panini" (that's plural in italian). Instead I got a grilled cheese sandwich (which would be a "tramazzino" in Italian). The bread was fresh, but it looked as if the bread had been waved in front... More 

Thank 104stevenp
Riverside, California
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262 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2014

I admit that I am not a fan of the Panera Bread chain. They always seem a little dirty, greasy and messy to me. And this applies to every one I have ever been to, across the country. Went to our local location a couple of days ago. The salad was pretty good, but the soup not as much. Why... More 

Thank twofromLA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3560 Riverside Plaza Dr, Riverside, CA 92506-2715
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-369-8855

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