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Panera Bread

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5578 Vincent Gate Ter, Alexandria, VA 22312-4079
+1 703-658-5204
05:30 - 21:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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156 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Returned to this Panera as a convenience in a morning of errands. No line at noon, so quickly and efficiently served. Unfortunately meal that resulted was a huge disappointment. Order was for 1/2 sandwich & cup of soup. Autumn squash soup ordered -- however what I got was some sort of spicy chili. Sandwich was actually soggy (ugh!) -- greens... More 

Thank Soars37
Alexandria, Virginia
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235 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

My husband and I have been to this Panera several times (I am a frequently business traveler and turn to Panera, on the road, many times for a decent and quick meal). This one is close to home and, although the parking is horrible and I have never had a fantastic experience, I've been several times. The experience varies with... More 

Thank DebbieHatch
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65 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Liked the way it's made, very spacious and nice, the service was great and ambience and all everything is amazing, the pretty Asian girl who took my order was very helpful and polite and did everything with a smile, it's a beautiful one for family and kids, not like other panera bread places which r small and suffocating,... I liked... More 

Thank Dr Hassan U
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

You need to have more cashier to make your speed for a hot coffee . And always short of items.we the whole grain baguette it so good but the service not good

Thank Hih_rayan
Springfield VA
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2014

This location is the worst we have been to. The parking is terrible to start with and then to see employees park right in front of the restaurant when they go to work and make the customers walk 100 yards to get in the door is wrong. The staff and food are adequate at best. Too many times we have... More 

Thank DavidSpringfieldVA
1 review
Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

Three times at this location and all three times we have been disapointed. The parking and customer service from the manager leave alot to be desired. No communication between employees and the food is adequate at best. Stale bread and cold soup.

Thank David F
Terrytown, Louisiana
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152 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2013

My husband and I eat at Panera Bread a lot because we travel with a dog. All Panera's seem to have outside tables and it's a good place to eat if you have to eat on a patio. This Panera was not up to the standards we have become familiar with at this restaurant. The people taking the order were... More 

Thank flowerchild48
Washington DC
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2013

It is a chain restaurant but a great alternative to McDonalds or other traditionally less healthy options. It is fast, and consistent, but still has that cafeteria feel.

Thank Michelle L
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2013 via mobile

Overall this place is good. But be very careful if you have food allergies. The food is made 2 order but they don't always follow order but use standard prep. Twice they have added things 2 order that I did not request. Luckily I noticed b4 eating. Look b4 U eat if U have allergies!

Thank Tarja E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5578 Vincent Gate Ter, Alexandria, VA 22312-4079
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-658-5204

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