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The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread

Updated November 22, 2019 5.4k votes 1.1k voters 21.4k views48 items

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Heading to Panera but don’t know what to order? We’ve listed the best menu items from Panera Bread along with the calorie count for each. With an expansive menu that offers everything from soups and salads to sandwiches and pasta bowls, there’s more food to explore at Panera than just, well, bread.

While Panera may be known for its breakfast dishes, the popular fast-casual chain also serves up lunch and dinner options. The Strawberry Poppyseed Salad with Chicken is a great low-calorie dish, and the Chipotle Chicken and Scrambled Egg wrap is as delicious as it sounds. In the mood for something a little lighter? No problem! Panera also offers healthy snack options like the Steel Cut Oatmeal with Strawberries. What’s your go-to meal when you visit Panera?

Vote up the best things to order at Panera, and if your favorite menu item is missing, add it to the list.

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  • 1
    Broccoli Cheddar Soup is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    353
    155

    Broccoli Cheddar Soup

    360 calories

  • 2
    Mac & Cheese is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
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    144

    Mac & Cheese

    950 calories

  • 3
    Chipotle Chicken Avocado Melt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
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    111

    Chipotle Chicken Avocado Melt

    760 cal.

  • 4
    Toasted Frontega Chicken is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    105
    45

    Toasted Frontega Chicken

    730 cal.

  • 5
    Caesar Salad with Chicken is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    134
    69

    Caesar Salad with Chicken

    410 calories

  • 6
    Roasted Turkey & Avocado BLT is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    142
    76

    Roasted Turkey & Avocado BLT

    680 cal.

  • 7
    Four Cheese Grilled Cheese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    132
    71

    Four Cheese Grilled Cheese

    620 cal.

  • 8
    Strawberry Poppyseed Salad wit is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    108
    52

    Strawberry Poppyseed Salad with Chicken

    340 cal. 

  • 9
    Bacon Turkey Bravo Sandwich is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    117
    66

    Bacon Turkey Bravo Sandwich

    620 cal.

  • 10
    Vegetarian Creamy Tomato Soup is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    125
    78

    Vegetarian Creamy Tomato Soup

    340 cal.

  • 11
    Tortellini Alfredo Pasta is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    88
    47

    Tortellini Alfredo Pasta

    720 cal.

  • 12
    Green Goddess Cobb Salad with  is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    83
    45

    Green Goddess Cobb Salad with Chicken

    550 cal.

  • 13
    Chicken Noodle Soup is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    80
    44

    Chicken Noodle Soup

    170 cal.

  • 14
    Bistro French Onion Soup is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
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    65

    Bistro French Onion Soup

    310 calories

  • 15
    Mediterranean Veggie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    68
    41

    Mediterranean Veggie

    440 cal.

  • 16
    Asian Sesame Salad with Chicke is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    62
    36

    Asian Sesame Salad with Chicken

    410 cal.

  • 17
    Modern Caprese Sandwich is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    58
    34

    Modern Caprese Sandwich

    760 cal.

  • 18
    Cream of Chicken & Wild Rice S is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    57
    32

    Cream of Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

    310 cal.

  • 19
    Toasted Tuscan Grilled Chicken is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    55
    34

    Toasted Tuscan Grilled Chicken

    910 calories

  • 20
    Fuji Apple Salad with Chicken is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    75
    55

    Fuji Apple Salad with Chicken

    570 calories

  • 21
    Caesar Salad is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    47
    27

    Caesar Salad

    320 cal.

  • 22
    Roasted Turkey, Apple & Chedda is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    70
    55

    Roasted Turkey, Apple & Cheddar Sandwich

    710 cal.

  • 23
    Spicy Thai Salad with Chicken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    44
    26

    Spicy Thai Salad with Chicken

    500 cal.

  • 24
    Toasted Steak & White Cheddar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    62
    48

    Toasted Steak & White Cheddar

    880 cal.

  • 25
    Tuna Salad Sandwich is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Things To Eat Panera Bread
    38
    24

    Tuna Salad Sandwich

    650 cal.

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