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Panera Bread

Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
+1 973-324-0310
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good50%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
20 Feb 2017
“(Not so) quick pick up”
31 Dec 2016
“Go before noon.”
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Soups, Cafe
Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
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Reviews (52)
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21 - 30 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 2 September 2014

Coffee lovers unite against this Panera outlet's decision to substitute generic low cost artificial sweeteners for the brand names. They severely damage the taste of the excellent varieties of the coffee that Panera offers. I like this outlet and will return but I will bring...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

I went to panera around 7 pm and I bought a cinnamon bagel I founded really good ,people say is expensive to buy in panera but probably is worth it the enviorment is clean, to use the bathroom you need to get a key or...More

Thank Rebeca R
Reviewed 19 August 2014

The Panera in West Orange is a great place for breakfast - whether by yourself or with others, or a morning meeting. Free wi-fi, a good menu, fast service, comfortable booth-seating. Plenty of parking available. A relaxing morning.

Thank TexWalker
Reviewed 28 May 2014

More of a Bistro style than anything. Their bread selection is good, but nothing spectacular. The atmosphere is pleasant and comfortable for enjoying a short snack. Mine is near a movie theater and gets customers in waves. Everything is fresh and tasty, without being overly...More

Thank OldDad T
Reviewed 14 March 2014

The food at the Essex Green Panera is about the same as any other locations--what you would expect. It is a nice place to meet people, and we often go there for coffee and breakfast on a Saturday. It's nice to see people we know...More

Thank 1,61,945
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Good place to have breakfast. Good soup and fresh salad daily. It gets really busy especially on weekends.

Thank loveurope00
Reviewed 3 February 2014

My soup and sandwich was quite good. It was very cold so the soup was wonderful. They don't have a gooey butter pastry-I guess that is more Midwest but they need to try them up East. Service was great. No complaints.

Thank Rosemary83
Reviewed 2 August 2013

This is such a great mainstay for coffee and a snack, or lunch or a simple dinner. My only problem is the tendency of people who tie up large booths alone with coffee and a laptop.

Thank Annelyse C
Reviewed 18 May 2013 via mobile

Not one of the worst locations but at least there is plenty of parking. Normally they don't mess up on your order so I guess that's all you can expect.

Thank papsj
Reviewed 12 April 2013

If you like Panera elsewhere, you will like this one. It is conveniently located, the staff are fast & friendly & the food is hot & good. We have stopped for soup and sandwiches several times over the past month and have yet to have...More

Thank maboffey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 973-324-0310
  • E-mail
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