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1010 Lake Sumter Lndg, The Villages, FL 32162-2699
+1 352-750-1545
06:30 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 21:00
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Oxford, Florida
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived around 730 in the evening and the restaurant was almost empty. It did take us a few minutes to make up our mind as we had not been to a Panera in quite a while. The counter staff seemed to be very put out with our making them wait. When we finally decided our server "Keely" was anything... More 

Thank YorkiesByDiane
Camberley, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is so popular that you often have to wait in line for a long time. Pick your visit time carefully for Breakfast or Lunch. ( No Dinner) The wait is worth it. Its order service at the counter, and wait for collection, so check the order, sometimes they get it wrong. Unfortunately some people use it as their... More 

Thank June W
The Villages, Florida
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good, but they seemed to be short handed on help. Several Coffee containers were empty. Employees were working well, but they needed more people.

Thank helenisbusy
Brooksville, Florida
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314 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a big fan of Panera and each one has a little bit different personality. This location is a direct reflection of life in The Villages. I stopped in because I was early for a meeting and found the restaurant a bee hive of activity at 9:30 am. There was a line out the door, that moved quickly. The... More 

Thank AnitaS484
The Villages
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for breakfast and it was quite crowded. We had to wait in line for 20 minutes before we could get to the counter to place an order. By the time we reached the counter and ordered, it was a few minutes past the 10:30 AM stop time for breakfast. We were told breakfast could not be served...we... More 

Thank scrapperonce
The Villages, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Starbucks is a quaint place to drop in for a quick snack & coffee, or even to have a leisure coffee with friends on their outdoor tables.

Thank ignatsue
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located on the town square of Lake Sumter Landing, this is a social center for Village residents every morning and into the afternoon. It offers the standard Panera fare with better service than many I have visited. Sit outside of you can and enjoy the "people watching" or listen to music from the radio station or the live entertainment that... More 

Thank billnlindamorgan
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is big and comfortable and the staff is friendly but their menu is very confusing and their prices are not cheap....but you are paying for quality food.

Thank BrendaSmyth
The Villages, Florida
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417 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

You know a meal at Panera will always be good and enjoyable. And this restaurant at Lake Sumter Landing is easy to find on the square. Various salads with chicken or beef, as well as tuna and other selections are available. And the greens are always fresh. And then there's the bread...wow! Plus there are bakery items for dessert or... More 

Thank thaward
Findlay, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Wonderful place!! one of the largest I have been at! Huge wrap around porch! Beautiful setting!! Great Staff!!

Thank mccm0718

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1010 Lake Sumter Lndg, The Villages, FL 32162-2699
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  The Villages
  • Phone Number: +1 352-750-1545

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