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Panera Bread

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160 Old Tower Hill Rd Ste 7, Wakefield, South Kingstown, RI 02879-3731
+1 401-788-0102
09:00 - 18:00
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can always rely on Panera for a good lunch. I used the kiosk and was in an out in 5 minutes. I ordered soup for four and was delighted that it came with for cups, spoons, and pieces of bread, as well as a ladle to serve it!

Thank cmumom13
Rhode Island
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123 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'll begin by stating that this is a good default breakfast and lunch place, with a decent atmosphere and healthy meal choices. However, they keep messing with the menus, and for me, there are few things more frustrating than being all ready to order your favorite thing (the last time it was the salad with grilled salmon) and being told... More 

Thank genevaRhodeIsland
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

To get the ringing out of our ears from Twoten Oyster Bar and finally hear each other talk, we wound up here. Coffee and Danish and cinnamon rolls was a blessing, even though it was late. Our server was friendly and sociable. This Panera is as all the others, so no surprises if you have been to one before. Clean... More 

Thank bob2bkk
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Always good. No surprises. Never better. Rarely worse (avocados weren't ripe). Tasty deserts. Great Chai Tea (hot).

Thank RI_Al
Pinellas Park, Florida
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200 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

The soup and sandwich were inhaled bu a picky eater. My noodle soup was much better at this location. The trainee at the cash register was super nice to my 85 year old mother.

Thank Stephen C
Houston, Texas
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356 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

A most enjoyable supper of soup and sandwich while seated with my face aglow in the fireplace and warming my toes. Prepared with care and delivered properly. Food is as good as Panera's everywhere else. My favorite chicken and wild rice soup.

Thank Roger T
South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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97 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

It's the same Panera you've been to elsewhere. The old St. Louis Bread Company went national and had to rebrand. Sandwiches are decent, as are the soups and salads. If the prices weren't so high, I'd give it a higher rating. Friends say, "Well, it's better than McDonalds." True. So are my own sandwiches from my fridge, and even if... More 

Thank Paul B
Narragansett, Rhode Island
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471 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

This place is similar to a Deli because you wait in line to order and then you wait while they prepare your meal. And you are given a beeper to alert you that your order is ready. It is a very clean and attractively decorated restaurant. It is informal, but very nice in that there is a fireplace. The food... More 

Thank michelewave04
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

My daughter,granddaughter and I stopped at Panera Bread to get two bread bowl's with Broccoli & Cheese soup. The Broccoli & Cheese Soup was excellent. But I really did'nt care for the bread bowl.

Thank BSue1958
Wakefield, Rhode Island
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Solid local franchise located just off the main highway (Rte. 1) at the Historic Downtown Wakefield exit. Plenty of options for breakfast and lunch. Mini quiches are very good. Artisan bread choices for sandwiches or takeout by the loaf.

Thank Roger B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Old Tower Hill Rd Ste 7, Wakefield, South Kingstown, RI 02879-3731
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  South Kingstown  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: +1 401-788-0102

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