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Panera Bread

1401 South Veterans Parkway, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701
+1 309-662-0336
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
05:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Soups
€€ - €€€
1401 South Veterans Parkway, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Had a great sandwich and soup and as it was late evening, great to find someone still open! The service was fast too!

Thank BuffaloBug
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

If you are familiar with Pan Am airlines then you know they were the bee's knees when they first came around but after a short time, others started offering the same or better services at comparable prices. This is how I Panera Bread. The food...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 4 April 2018

The food was average at best and the prices seemed a little high for what you got. The mac and cheese in particular was gross. Wouldn't recommend coming here when Bloomington-Normal has so many other food options

Thank nkraft93
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Fresh, tasty, real ingredients, any bakery item is to die for. Pretty fast if you want to just drive through. The best soup ever

Thank surenaf2017
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We like to eat here when passing through , nice people and excellent food. That soup was amazing! Some tasty flavored lemonades, teas and frescas also.

Thank chimmmie
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We ate a couple of meals here during a recent stay in the area and found the food to be fresh and tasty. The staff went out of their way to be helpful and efficient. The store shares a lot with the Doubletree, so it...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I always enjoy my salads at Panera. The parking at this location is much better than the other location in town. Order ahead is also a good option for quick service.

Thank erica_gen1
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Good soups, sandwiches and salads. Great cookies and bread to buy to take home for dinner. The menu for the soups change each day. Pick two is a great buy with half a sandwich or small salad with a bowl of soup. The tuna salad...More

Thank 216Seniors
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped for coffee and bagels. 3 of 4 choices were empty at 9:30 am. 20 minutes later, no change after asking. Some days we all need some help.

Thank Howard C
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Fast service, and great breakfast items! Clean restaurant and bathrooms!! Easy to find location. !!!!

Thank Laurie O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
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: 1401 South Veterans Parkway, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-662-0336
  • E-mail
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 Bloomington is here with warmth and welcome. Panera Bread. Food as it should be.
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