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1228 Tech Road, 8541 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904
+1 301-495-0860
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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.

Thank Victoria G
Bristol, ct
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank trburkholder
Silver Spring, Maryland
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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 

Thank emmyvickers
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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.

Thank 359hubertf
Boca Raton, Florida
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57 reviews
16 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.

Thank popshikes
Muscat, Oman
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217 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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.

Thank Sudeep W
Arlington, Virginia
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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

Thank Ed C
Manhattan Beach, California
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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.

Thank EAWH77
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208 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I usually give Panera a higher review but this time, I ordered oatmeal for breakfast and I was a little disappointed. It was kind of flavorless even though it had some extras in it. I wouldn't recommend it if you are an oatmeal lover. In addition, the cup of watermelon I got seemed like it was cut right above the... More 

Thank rpboz
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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107 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Panera Bread is consistently good. A little bit on the high side but the quality shows. I enjoy their pick two for lunch and enjoy their different soups. This particular location is always busy.

Thank TimothySpring

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
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

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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?