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1228 Tech Road, 8541 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904
+1 301-495-0860
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They must be doing something right because every time I visit this location, it is very busy. Doesn't matter the time of day. Well located and highly visible. Extensive menu items. Well priced. Food tastes FRESH. That's pretty rare. Service is friendly and accommodating. Ambience is warm and inviting.

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Thank 359hubertf
Boca Raton, Florida
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57 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Panera used to be a lot more vegetarian friendly with soups clearly labeled vegetarian. This Panera is well run with friendly staff. I wold go back to a 5 rating if they would be more vegetarian friendly.

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Thank popshikes
Muscat, Oman
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201 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

An ideal place for any time of the day. Conveniently located with lots of parking, this chain serves consistently good food. The sandwiches, soups, salads and coffee are the most sought after items.

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Thank Sudeep W
Arlington, Virginia
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159 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

It should be noted that this entry refers to two different Panera Breads, one in down town Silver Spring, the other almost 6 miles further out Colesville Rd. To make matters worse, the correct address for the further out Panera is 12281 Tech Road

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Thank Ed C
Manhattan Beach, California
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Typical Panera fare - good for breakfast and lunch. There is a good amount of seating space inside and there is a metered parking lot immediately outside. It was a great space for a casual mid morning business meeting.

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Thank EAWH77
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198 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I usually give Panera a higher review but this time, I ordered oatmeal for breakfast and I was a little disappointed. It was kind of flavorless even though it had some extras in it. I wouldn't recommend it if you are an oatmeal lover. In addition, the cup of watermelon I got seemed like it was cut right above the... More 

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Thank rpboz
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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106 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Panera Bread is consistently good. A little bit on the high side but the quality shows. I enjoy their pick two for lunch and enjoy their different soups. This particular location is always busy.

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Thank TimothySpring
Raleigh, NC
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This Panera Bread was convenient to our hotel. The food was fresh and made to order. We enjoyed the soups, salads, and sandwiches. The service team was friendly and accommodating. Would definitely eat here again!

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Thank DJCRaleigh
West Bloomfield
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300 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

The line was short, and the order was taken and filled quickly. The corn chowder was okay but not outstanding. The Greek salad could have been a little fancier. Portions were generous.

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Thank Fred S
Madison, WI
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

We enjoyed a late dinner at Panera, after an afternoon and evening of tracking down lodging when our B&B arrangements fell through. Food was up to Panera standards, staff was friendly. Couldn't ask for more!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1228 Tech Road, 8541 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-495-0860

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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?