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3443 Southwest Archer Road, Gainesville, FL
Today
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 11
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Students everywhere but still a neat place

When you have seen one Panera you have seen them all, not really true. Have been here a number of times and the staff are always upbeat and helpful. Went for Veterans day and appreciated their remembrance of the force. Place is clean and WIFI is great. Food is good but as always a bit pricey... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 12, 2014
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Gainesville, Florida
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English first
West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Came in to work on a project and to my amaze every single table had a outlet, super clean and the staff is super friendly and quick to help you. The restroom are super clean. Keep up the good work Gainesville Panera!

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Gainesville
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Lot's of things to choose from, nice fresh breads and pastries! Also a lovely lunch with friends.... always take something home to!! Take your friends here or meet them it's clean and quick!

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Mcalpin, Fl
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Panera on Hwy 26 (Just past the Oaks Mall) is fantastic. Best Panera I have ever eaten in. Food is fresh and of superior quality. I really love the Chicken & Wild Rice Soup and hot fresh baguettes on Tuesday and Thursday. We take out grandson to Gator Swim Club practice four to five days a week and always stop... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

When you have seen one Panera you have seen them all, not really true. Have been here a number of times and the staff are always upbeat and helpful. Went for Veterans day and appreciated their remembrance of the force. Place is clean and WIFI is great. Food is good but as always a bit pricey. The outdoor sitting area... More 

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Adairsville, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Typical of most Panera Bread restaurants, the Gainesville Panera was friendly, fast and filled with students on their computers. Food was yummy. We had the squash soup which I highly, highly recommend!

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Sunrise, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Good food, good variety. The service was good, and fast. Parking was easy, restaurant was clean. We would go back again.

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Gainesville, Florida
Top Contributor
222 reviews 222 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

If you are so unfortunate as to need to eat lunch on SW Archer Road, this is a pretty good choice. It is just exactly like every Panera you have been in, in every town in America. Which means quite good sandwiches and salads, and pretty clean surroundings.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Out of eggs at 10:30. Told had one egg white left. Sandwich come out with half the bread usually receive for this sandwich. When complained told nothing they could do as breakfast stops at 10:30. Complained that I paid for sandwich I did not receive. Not edible as only covered half the egg. Did not even get a verbal apology... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

loved all there breads and all organic ingredients. was not expensive. i try to dine with companies that help there community like panera does. plus there desserts are great and service was terrific. not pricey for what you get.

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Gainesville, Florida
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170 reviews 170 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Food good but too cold to eat inside. Wish they would adjust the air conditioning so I could go back more often because I do like the food but don't want to shiver when eating.

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Additional Information about Panera Bread

Address: 3443 Southwest Archer Road, Gainesville, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Bakeries

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3443 Southwest Archer Road, Gainesville, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakeries
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?