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Panera Bread

12540 Jefferson Davis Highway, Chester, VA 23831
+1 804-717-5393
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“baguette” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
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12540 Jefferson Davis Highway, Chester, VA 23831
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

After a long day of driving from New York heading to Florida we stopped off to stay overnight in Colonial Heights Virginia. A few miles away I located a Panera bread. My friend and I both had the acorn squash soup which as usual was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank C3674HOanthonyb
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

On our way from D.C. to Raleigh, we stopped off to take out sandwiches and drinks for lunch. This Panera's hit the spot: right off I-95, clean, relatively quick, and they had numerous iPad-like kiosks to order from rather than having to wait on line....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 18 August 2018

I ordered a half salad and a full salad. The Chester location uses the same bowl - small one -- for both the half salad and full salad. The half greek salad bowl was nearly full. The FULL mixed green salad with chicken added was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank old g
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We always get the pick two. I had a Chicken Frotega Panini & Chicken Noodle Soup. The sandwich’s and all the soups are dependably good.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Hhoppin
Reviewed 23 December 2017

We stopped at this location while going to the western part of Virginia. It was busy but we used the station online and our order took no time at all. Clean inside, lots of seating at tables and booths. We liked that this location had...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank JLDC
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Great food, fresh food, and nice atmosphere! It is nice to get food fresh food at such a great value!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank famileemn2017
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Stopped by this morning on Veteran's Day as their breakfast is good but especially because several web-sites included Panera as offering veterans a complimentary breakfast sandwich for the holiday. For whatever reason, we found out upon arrival that the Chester location is not one of...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank ChipBone45
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I visit to US every month. And every time my lunch is here. I feel American taste is little bit heavy for Japanese. But Panera bread is very kindly for Japanese. I feel fresh taste and smell of vegetables and hum. That is very simple...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Adventure626609
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Panera has verity of food but Mac n cheese is no like any other I have had. I just loved it. It is lil expensive but worth the money...

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank SJ A
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Had lunch at this Panera Bread twice during the week of 9 July 2017. The food was great and the service was good. There was no wait time to place an order (both times) and we were able to relax and enjoy our meal. They...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12540 Jefferson Davis Highway, Chester, VA 23831
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 804-717-5393
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From focusing on quality, clean ingredients to serving our food to you in a warm and welcoming environment, Panera Bread is committed to being an ally to our guests. That means crafting a menu of soups, salads and sandwiches that we are proud to feed our families. You don't have to compromise to eat well. Whether you want to come in and enjoy a coffee and our complimentary Wi-Fi , or order online using Rapid Pick-Up so you can grab something quickly, Panera Bread Chester is here with warmth and welcome. Panera Bread. Food as it should be.
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