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401 Vista Village Dr, Vista, CA 92083-4993
+1 760-726-5100
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San Diego, California
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108 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for a nice spot to relax. This is it. With plenty of parking and plenty of room to sit and enjoy your meal, put this location on you list. Close to the freeway and accessible from many major roads, they really have it all figured out. This is a must for anyone who likes healthy food and a clean... More 

Thank BigMan2xReview
Vista, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Fresh bakery in the restaurant, excellent variety of soups, salads, sandwiches, great iced tea choices. The menu changes seasonally. They also donate breads to local food banks, excellent company, I have been to many locations-join Rewards program for free items.

Thank jball32002
Buffalo, New York
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I really like this place. A little of everything and friendly service. Should check your order because they occasional make mistakes, especially in take out. Overall though a great place to drop in, chill out and refuel.

Thank Helena M
San Diego, California
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308 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Not much else to say. Panera bread is a familiar chain so no surprises here. That said they do what they do very well. The food is good and not too pricey. It's healthy stuff but doesn't take an age to be prepared and delivered. The dining room is clean and bright and comfortable enough for a casual meal. A... More 

Thank 0591TimS
Seattle, WA
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I have eaten at Panera maybe 8 times in multiple states. Mostly good but not always. This week it was not a good experience. We were a party of 3. My wife and her sister split a soup and salad I had the special Chicken wanton soup. To drink a soda, a iced tee and a water. The bill was... More 

Thank MitchandMichelle
Oceanside, California
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Usually good food but a little disappointed the last time I went. Their web page said they had gluten free food but when I asked about it the employees didn't know what I was talking about.

Thank nobody12344321
Vista, California
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

great soups, salads, and panini sandwiches selecion is great. love the soup and half sandwich-- always get a goodie to go

Thank UgaSanDiego_cal_
Oceanside, California
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

I have had great service and grub here in the past which is why I gave 3 stars and not 1. This visit was an unfortunate one. An accidental add of asiago cheese on my Asian sesame salad. When I brought to the counter, I was told it always comes that way. But it doesn't! I've had it every visit... More 

Thank Kathleen B
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449 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Needed fresh snack Great bakery Fantastic soup and fresh salad Solid service and friendly staff Very clean facility Enjoy

Escondido, California
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141 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Good atmosphere for a casual coffee & light breakfast/lunch. At times it seems the staff is hovering, wanting to hurry you but nice place to catch-up with friends.

Thank R A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
American, Soups, Cafe
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Vista Village Dr, Vista, CA 92083-4993
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 760-726-5100

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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?