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Panera Bread

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7344 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3189
+1 719-522-1100
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Glenwood Springs, Colorado, United States
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We met up with a variety of family members for a lunch to celebrate my Mom's 92nd birthday. There is a separate back room; although it cannot be reserved completely, if you arrive early it's simple to arrange some table to your liking and hold some space (at least on a recent Saturday). Everyone was able to order what they... More 

Thank Barbara H
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100 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

One of our favorite lunch Go-To places. Always fresh and made to order. Soups and salads are excellent choices - especially the broccoli cheese soup - get a bowl not a cup and dip your half-sandwich in the soup as you treat yourself to a delicious meal. Unlike other Panera Bread restaurants I've patronized, this one does not have the... More 

Thank Steve B
College Station, Texas
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136 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

My spouse and I enjoy Panera's lunches, and this one was no exception with a turkey BLT sandwich and the summer corn chowder. But the service was noticably poorer than what we've come to expect, both with the surly order taker and the unenthusiastic floor staff.

Thank AggieREprof
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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114 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

I hate to say this, because I am not a nagger, but Panera bores me. It's like every corporate executive's idea of what would sell to mid American taste buds. And so overpriced that it can't be afforded by mid America. Bagels and coffee are yummy, but who can stand the long line?? Lunch...whatever. I don't get the generic sandwiches... More 

Thank Anne Marie P
Gresham, Oregon
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115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We went to this Panera location about 10 days ago, and noticed things weren't very clean and tidy (and it was later in the day, so there had been time to clean). This visit was just a little earlier in the evening, and we noticed a marked difference. The floors were clean and everything seemed much tidier. Food is always... More 

Thank Pat N
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

I've eaten at Panera Bread for lunch twice lately with small groups of people. The food is excellent...fresh, tasty, and healthy. You order at the register and wait for your food to be put up on a counter to pick up when your name is called. Everyone who ordered soup was very pleased. One person ordered a Chicken Caesar Salad... More 

Thank Kathryn M
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Such great food at Panera and fast, friendly service. Love the bread and salads and cinnamon crunch bagels. Near the Chapel Hills mall and lots of other stores. Plenty of parking. Like the free birthday pastry for rewards members.

Thank Brenda443
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

I had a gift card to spend at Panera Bread so I tried their Challah bread. It was great ! We have tried many other places such as Great Harvest and Trader Joe's and this is much tastier. Too bad they only make it on Fri. and Sat. Also discovered their wonderful Bear Claws and pastries. We are hooked !!... More 

Thank Rocky-Mtn-trekker
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2013

Only went in for some cinnamon crunch bagels and cream cheese to go, and the young lady behind the counter refused to bread slice the bagels as I have been getting them for the past ten years in Illinois. Said she was not allowed to. I also asked about smoothies and was told they did not have them, though from... More 

Thank Tom D
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

Panera is a good place to stop for a light meal. The sandwich/salad combo is always a good choice and the price is right.

Thank Mgr1949

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Soups, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7344 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3189
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-522-1100

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