Panera Bread Reviews & Giveaways

From fresh baked breads to grilled-to-order sandwiches, your mornings are better with better quality, better tasting breakfasts from Panera Bread. Panera believes that every breakfast has a backstory, and they've asked 15 bloggers to share their breakfast backstories with you! 

Learn more about Panera's passion for baking, starting with the head baker's own backstory, learn about the Panera Breakfast Backstory Challenge and share your own breakfast backstory for a chance to win a $100 Panera gift card!

The Panera Breakfast Backstory Challenge Sweepstakes run from  11/13/2013 through 12/8/2013 and is only open to individuals who, at the time of entry deadline, are legal residents of the United States and are 18 years or older. Click here to read the official rules. Winners will be randomly selected from all eligible entries. Good luck!

Mornings Made Better with Panera

Admittedly, one of my most favorite things about my drive to work is the fact that there's a Panera on my way. You all know how much I love me some Panera and some mornings they are the only reason I actually convince myself to roll out of bed....more

Mom Mornings

So the morning we left for AZ, I packed up my two, and called a girlfriend who I thought might need a fresh start too, and we all went to Panera for breakfast. To be honest, I’ve never had breakfast there, so I was excited to try it....more

Panera Breakfast Backstory Challenge

I had never been to Panera for breakfast until I was asked to make a visit, and let me tell you, this breakfast was GREAT. It was just enough to fill me up without feeling over stuffed for the day, and the prices were very reasonable. Not only is the food great, but it has a warm welcoming atmosphere and a great story....more

A Family Breakfast at Panera Bread

On weekdays, David and I typically eat on the go. So on weekends, we like to make it a point to take our time and eat breakfast together as a family. One of our favorite breakfast spots is Panera Bread. There's something about Panera and its fresh-baked goods that gets us going....more

Breakfast Adventures at Panera

I'm a Panera fan. I have been for a very long time. I first fell in love with the place because of the fast food that doesn't come with a "fast food" feel. The staff is friendly. The food is fresh. The menu is fantastic....more

Starting Fresh Each Morning!

I feel like the mornings, especially Saturday morning, is a special time you can make the choice to take a step back and create "moments" with your family. This morning I learned about Panera's passion for baking in the Panera Breakfast Backstory Challenge....more

(A Fresh) Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day

Of all the times I've been to Panera Bread, I had never gone there for breakfast. Well, my friends, when your baby wakes up at 6 a.m. on a Sunday morning, there's really nothing more you can do than to treat yourself to a delicious breakfast that you don't have to make. Bonus points if there is lots of coffee!...more

My Favorite (and frugal!) Place to Go for Breakfast

If the six of us go to a breakfast place breakfast place, our bill can easily be $30 or more. But at Panera, we can happily eat buttered, toasted bagels and spend only a couple of dollars per person. Plus, I adore the peaceful atmosphere at Panera. It's perfect for conversation....more

Morning rituals

I absolutely love my mornings with Livi. Panera is one of our standard options to have a little breakfast date together. Looking around the restaurant most mornings, you'll see many types of people. Families, students, professionals, grandmothers, athletes, and in our booth: a mom and her baby laughing with some friends....more

Breakfast with the Shorties

In our house, there are eight people. Have you taken eight people out for a meal lately? Panera graciously offered to send my family out for breakfast, and everyone jumped right up out of bed and made it to the truck before I even yelled, "Let's go!"...more