We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1228 Tech Road, 8541 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904
+1 301-495-0860
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

67 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 62: English reviews
Southampton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy but staff dealt well with the customers.Menu a little confusing but staff help us out. Mac Cheese was wonderful

Helpful?
Thank Starliteladee
Columbia, Maryland
Level Contributor
465 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My buddy and I went to lunch at Panera bread. I had frontega chicken and Greek salad and it was great.

Helpful?
Thank TooOldtoRun
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I love this restaurant back home and here they were just as great as moving the line along and bringing the food out. Everything ran quickly and smoothly.

Helpful?
1 Thank Victoria G
Bristol, ct
Level Contributor
29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I'm not sure what makes their "power" breakfast sandwiches different from a regular breakfast sandwich on whole grain bread, but it was tasty, hot and quick. The light blend coffee was fine and their pastries are consistently good. It was a Panera and met expectations for that.

Helpful?
Thank trburkholder
Silver Spring, Maryland
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Panera Bread on Tech Road in Silver Spring MD is one of my favorite Panera Bread locations. First and foremost, the seating isn't so squished that you are on top of your neighbors. It's spacious and spread out. Also has an outdoors area. They are consistent in everything - good food, cleanliness, and helpful staff. You can hang out all... More 

Helpful?
Thank emmyvickers
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

They must be doing something right because every time I visit this location, it is very busy. Doesn't matter the time of day. Well located and highly visible. Extensive menu items. Well priced. Food tastes FRESH. That's pretty rare. Service is friendly and accommodating. Ambience is warm and inviting.

Helpful?
Thank 359hubertf
Boca Raton, Florida
Level Contributor
59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Panera used to be a lot more vegetarian friendly with soups clearly labeled vegetarian. This Panera is well run with friendly staff. I wold go back to a 5 rating if they would be more vegetarian friendly.

Helpful?
Thank popshikes
Muscat, Oman
Level Contributor
224 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

An ideal place for any time of the day. Conveniently located with lots of parking, this chain serves consistently good food. The sandwiches, soups, salads and coffee are the most sought after items.

Helpful?
Thank Sudeep W
Arlington, Virginia
Level Contributor
160 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

It should be noted that this entry refers to two different Panera Breads, one in down town Silver Spring, the other almost 6 miles further out Colesville Rd. To make matters worse, the correct address for the further out Panera is 12281 Tech Road

Helpful?
Thank Ed C
Manhattan Beach, California
Level Contributor
73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Typical Panera fare - good for breakfast and lunch. There is a good amount of seating space inside and there is a metered parking lot immediately outside. It was a great space for a casual mid morning business meeting.

Helpful?
Thank EAWH77

Travellers who viewed Panera Bread also viewed

Silver Spring, MD
Silver Spring, MD
 
Silver Spring, MD
Silver Spring, MD
 

Been to Panera Bread? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1228 Tech Road, 8541 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-495-0860

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Panera Bread staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?