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Paradise Bakery & Cafe

6500 Holly Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2147
+1 505-821-3240
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
27 Feb 2016
12 Sep 2015
“Horrible Service”
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American, Cafe, Soups
6500 Holly Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2147
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

Nothing beats the Paradise Bakery and Cafe when we travel. Fresh food, fabulous tastes, something to please everyone. Salads are my favorite. Delicious breakfasts and great soups. Open all day.

Thank Fav26V
Reviewed 13 September 2015

I'm too upset about the horrible service to give you details, but save yourself total frustration and go anyplace else but here.

Thank Sheilahbo
Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

The food is really good. The soups, salads and sandwiches are always really good. The food was delivered without forks, knifes or spoons! Missing butter for the bread. We asked for spoons and they were out so we were given carry out spoons. What's missing...More

4  Thank Gmanusm
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

Comfortable, friendly service. Good coffee and nosh. This spacious restaurant is poorly laid out. The areas near windows/light are not private and very loud. I wanted natural light, but the boisterous surrounding customers made it unpleasant. If a few hidden booths were available near the...More

2  Thank Bike-Chaplain
Reviewed 15 February 2014

I frequent this location often because it has large windows and morning sunshine. The wi-fi is fast. It's counter service and they bring the food to you in 5-10 minutes.The food is ok - it's not gourmet - just average comfort food fare. I like...More

2  Thank Anna-cedars
Reviewed 14 November 2013

This is a convenient stop for those traveling on I-25 near Paseo del Norte. While labeled a Panera, it is a conversion from a Paradise Bakery and not yet hooked up to the Panera rewards system. They do offer all of the baked goods, unlike...More

1  Thank Gregg M
Reviewed 5 October 2013

Comfort food: soup, salad, sandwiches. Grown up grilled cheese, turkey avocado BLT, tomato soup. Delicious baked goods.

Thank lovely_lora
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Now named Panera. The selection is pretty good, but in my opinion the menu items vary from ho hum to very good. For example one of their salads was advertised to contain 'apples' but it had dried apples in it. With the peel left on,...More

Thank Merrill C
Reviewed 7 May 2013

My wife really wanted to try Paradise Bakery (now named Panera Bread) after hearing so much abou it, so we decided to go for lunch this past weekend. The ambiance of the restaurant is nice; it's cozy. A lot of the seating is very near...More

1  Thank Kodemunkey
Reviewed 9 April 2013

I came to Paradise Bakery to get some potato soup. I was told they only have potato soup on Mondays and Wednesdays. I was forced to decide on something else. I wound up getting a sandwich that was mediocre. At this point I will take...More

Thank Midnitesun3
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6500 Holly Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2147
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-821-3240
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