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Panera Bread

12531 Jefferson Ave Ste 271, Newport News, VA 23602
+1 757-890-8030
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good46%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“turkey chili” (4 reviews)
“baguette” (3 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Deli, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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12531 Jefferson Ave Ste 271, Newport News, VA 23602
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I was in the area when I stopped at this location across from Christopher Newport University. This time I got broccoli and cheese soup with a baguette, caffeine free diet coke and for 99 cents more a large orange scone. Quick service and great lunch...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JLDC
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Panera Bread is my go-to place when I want something quick, good and filling. As far as fast food, it's much healthier than most places in the area and there are a variety of things to choose from on the menu. The Jefferson location is...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank DJK30
Reviewed 16 February 2018

While running errands in Newport News we stopped at this location near Christopher Newpot University. We ordered at the kiosk and picked up our order in a matter of minutes. We both got a bowl of broccoli and cheese soup and handmade bread. We shared...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank JLDC
Reviewed 18 November 2017

The food is always fresh, little expensive but service is great and rarely have to wait. Nice selection.

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Bamboo708
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We go at least once per week for lunch. The food is excellent and so fresh. It is a really busy place but they handle the volume very well. Seating is a little limited but parking is pretty good. They are several ways to order...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank J8592GFstepheng
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

I had cheese soufflé, was good just a little too much of garlic. Order was easy, their tea was a little bit watered but is the first time since I go often I can tell you usually is good.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank CeciliaM405
Reviewed 22 August 2017

As many locals know, Jefferson Avenue during rush hour can be quite an ordeal. If you have time, why not stop by Panera's and watch the other folks sit in the traffic. You will be relaxing with a meal you can order from your table...More

Date of visit: August 2017
3  Thank 273jeanaj
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

When I opened my sealed Thai salad, a green fly flew out. Had driven two-hours home by the time I opened the salad. Ugh! Would have given zero stars, but the app won't allow!

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank MediaMaven26
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I was first in line. Placed order for a bagel pak (13 bagels and two tubs of cream cheese). It took the server 15 MINUTES to fill the order. She wasn't waiting on any bagels....she was chatting with her co-workers, walking back to the food...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank virginian9
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Stopped at Panera at 6:00 AM on our way out of town. Breakfast was delicious, well priced and quick. We both had toasted bagels and souffles (ham and swiss and spinach artichoke). This was the first time in ages we have been pleased with our...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank virginian9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, 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: 12531 Jefferson Ave Ste 271, Newport News, VA 23602
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-890-8030
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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 Newport News is here with warmth and welcome. Panera Bread. Food as it should be.
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