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Panera Bread

11860 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612
+1 813-866-9333
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (4 reviews)
“tuna sandwich” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:30 Hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
11860 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Panera’s on Bruce B. Downs Blvd has become my “go to place” when I brought my granddaughter over to the Moffitt Center. It is large enough where I can always find a seat. There is even an outdoor enclosed patio area. This Panera’s is...More

Thank Marty B
Reviewed 12 July 2018

In beautiful Tampa for my treatment yesterday when we stopped in for lunch, as always this chain does not disappoint, my broccoli cheese soup was great as was the ham & Cheese sandwich. Wife had her usual garden salad with the fresh fruit - outstanding...More

Thank Gary U
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This probably shouldn't be said, but we think the food was better before this chain went ultra healthy. I'm sure it's all better for us, but it had more flavor with the ingredients used previously. Bagels still are the best around, but the cream cheese...More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I ran into the Panera Bread across from USF for a cinnamon roll and strawberry banana smoothie. Most Paneras take forever to get your order. This one got me in and out quickly. The cinnamon roll was huge, delicous, and a really good value. The...More

Thank TrailTrekker15
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I love my tuna sandwich on white bread,or on Italian and herb.I guess it was Executive donation day.So I ate another free sandwich in the basket ham & Swiss cheese it has my approval to deliver to my door step one day.The Panera Bread was...More

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Consistently tasty breakfast. Clean and well maintained. Staff forgot our fruit cup, had to return to counter twice for it. Not many folks here.

Thank Armina H
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have visited this Panera several times. The restaurant is very open with tables and chairs as the primary seating. This does make the restaurant very noisy. The house-made smoothies and lattes are always excellent. The food has been a mixed experience....More

Thank TrailTrekker15
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Soup & sandwich and it was really a good. It is a great place to go for soup & sandwich. They have a lot of soup's to choose from.

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Family loves Panera.. I really think it is quite pricey but food is so fresh n every time we go it is very good. Girl that took order was extremely helpful and nice.

Thank flowers53
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I really enjoy Panera for their consistently good menu and service. This location on Bruce B. Downs Blvd. was well up to my expectations. Our party of 3 enjoyed a nice lunch of salads and sandwiches. The staff was friendly and efficient.

Thank 290jamesw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11860 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-866-9333
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From focusing on quality, clean ingredients to serving our food to you in a warm and welcoming environment, Panera Bread is committed to being an ally to our guests. That means crafting a menu of soups, salads and sandwiches that we are proud to feed our families. You don't have to compromise to eat well. Whether you want to come in and enjoy a coffee and our complimentary Wi-Fi , or order online using Rapid Pick-Up so you can grab something quickly, Panera Bread Tampa is here with warmth and welcome. Panera Bread. Food as it should be.
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