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Panera Bread

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Route 13 East, Carbondale, IL
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06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 21:00
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Tallula, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Love Panera Bread and was pleased to fine one near our hotel. Enjoyed a nice Sunday morning breakfast

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Thank phooh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Ordered the asiago sandwich and I was unable to even bite the bread and the steak was ice cold. Never been unsatisfied with Panera before.

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Thank Rhonda S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014

Drive thru service. Southwest chicken flat bread was good. The classic salad sucked! Greens not fresh, did not even try it. Was that bad.

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Thank Bamst
Carbondale, Illinois
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

First let me say that I have never been to a bad Panera's (branch of St. Louis Bread Factory). They serve upscale fast food in a clean environment. I go there every week or two and have always been pleased. Healthier choices are available which isn't true in many college town restaurants.

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Thank jgsom
Edwardsville, Illinois
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

I love this place! I went here ALL THE TIME! When I lived in Carbondale. I easily went at least once a week. Great service and great food. This place is a dream. From the sandwiches and soups to the salads to the coffee to the drinks to the pastries...I loved it there!

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Thank cals272014
Eagle River, Alaska, United States
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014 via mobile

Carbondale has many choices for lunch and we choose Panera 2 times because we enjoyed it that much and they had so many options for lunch. We tried soups, salads and sandwiches during the 2 visits. Great amount of food that was prepared perfectly. The price was a little high but did not keep us away. The staff was very... More 

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Thank Curt H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2013 via mobile

Great food great service. Have healthier options which is awesome :) kids love the mac and cheese. Greek salad is to dye for! Only reason I did not give a 5 star is because its expensive. But we still eat there often.

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Thank cmn0707
Carbondale, Illinois
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

Food was very good and cooked to perfection. Servers were helpful and pleasant. Menu variety was good.

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Thank percy2008
Carbondale, Illinois
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2013

its a little pricy for what soup and sandwiches, but its like any other. I have had good and bad service. it just depends on the workers. There desserts are awesome.

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Thank Ashly A
Murphysboro, Illinois
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2013

This chain restaurant is very consistant with quality sandwiches and soups. They also support our local food pantries and soup kitchens by donating the left overs!

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Thank Jennifer O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Soups, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 13 East, Carbondale, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale

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