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776 State Route 35, Middletown, NJ 07748-3410
+1 732-706-0202
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Red Bank, New Jersey
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132 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

I like the Panera chain because it is consistent. No matter what town you are in, even out of state, everything is always as expected. I like the idea that they can offer different sizes of soups, salads, and sandwiches. They also can tell you the number of calories and other things about each dish if you need to know... More 

Thank 201Ang
New Jersey
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77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

The food is okay--coffee is expensive, hot water for tea isn't as hot as it should be. The pastries LOOK wonderful but I have learned they don't taste as good as they look. If you want to sit and chat with friends, it is great but the food is just so-so.

Thank patsmom75
Pennsylvania, USA
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260 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

Really a rip-off. Will not return. Manager also shouted across the room, "WHAT?" when a cashier had a question for him. The cashier was smart and said, "I'm not shouting this." He then came over to her.

Thank LoveToTravelWhenICan
Chatham, Massachusetts
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364 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

These comments are for this location, but they apply to several other Paneras as well. First, their coffee is terrible. It leaves a bitter taste in your mouth. It's just not good coffee. In fact, I have given up and now get morning coffee at Starbucks. Their sandwiches are consistently poorly made. In this case and as usual the ingredients... More 

Thank Quinnscommentary
Middletown, New Jersey
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

Last visit was not that great - went with a friend - she couldn't eat the ridiculously small sandwich - it's like they pull the meat out of it - the manager did provide another lunch for her - We were over charged - and my soup bowl was hardly full - We will do lunch elsewhere

Thank Nancy D
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

I can't wait until fall when they have their autumn squash soup. Its absolutely delicious and the turkey sandwich on the side is just perfect. I try to go several times just to have that meal. The price is just right. You pick 2 and the portions are perfect.

Thank Diane C
Red Bank, NJ
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

Poppy Strawberry salad my favorite with multi grain bread a must try. Very clean and food is always fresh. Customer service is impeccable. I love it. Great value for your dollar.

Thank ironlou64
Middletown, New Jersey
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

Everything is fresh in here and several options to choose from. I like the 1/2 sandwich and 1/2 salad or cup of soup option. The staff is always friendly and the service is quick. I like the fact that you don't have to tip and cleaning up is easy. Very clean place too.

Thank Hersheylover2014
middletown, nj
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2013

This is a favorite fall back for a quick dinner -especially with all of the running around during the holidays. Healthy, fresh and reasonable!

Thank Karen H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 776 State Route 35, Middletown, NJ 07748-3410
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 732-706-0202

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