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6301 Whitesville Rd, Ste 600, Columbus, GA 31904
(706) 322-0009
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Dining options: Lunch

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We have eaten at Panera Breads in other cities and the Columbus location is consistent with the rest of the chain. Very well operated and managed. The food is fresh and delicious. It costs more than other fast food lunch/dinner options but is well worth it. I prefer the turkey avocado salad... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We have eaten at Panera Breads in other cities and the Columbus location is consistent with the rest of the chain. Very well operated and managed. The food is fresh and delicious. It costs more than other fast food lunch/dinner options but is well worth it. I prefer the turkey avocado salad, most of the soups are excellent also.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We visited on a weekday evening. Service was was friendly and efficient. My grilled chicken salad was good minus tomatoes, olives or other add-ons. Bathrooms were OK even though the restaurant was busy. Bread portions continue to shrink compared with past visits. My wife's noodle soup was heavy on broth and light on noodles. We will choose competitors with better... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

They were within walking distance of my hotel and on a cold night soup sounded good. I got the half turkey sandwich and broccoli cheese soup with a drink and my son the kids grilled cheese and it was almost $20. My food was great and just the right amount since I didn't want leftovers. However my son's grilled cheese... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We use Panera a lot for events. Everyone knows they are a great place for a salad or sandwich for lunch but Samantha does a great job managing their catering operations. They did a real nice job setting us up with some lunch options for a recent working lunch meeting.

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Stopped in for an easy late dinner. I had the roast turkey/avocado BLT sandwich with the Autumn squash soup which was topped with pumpkin seeds. It was delicious although the sandwich needed a touch of salt. The iced chai latte tea is addictive.

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Phenix City, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Never being to Panera Bread this was a great experience! Will definitely go back! Don't forget to sign up for your MyPanera Bread card :-)

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Clayton, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I thought I was in heaven! I love bread and this is the place to go. The place is clean. People who work there are friendly. Its clean. Also a good value. Will go back again and again and again!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

First time I had ever eaten at a Panera Bread! French Onion soup and sandwich combo with a brownie!!! YUMMY!!! :) Clean restaurant, fast customer service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Love panera. They need another location in Columbus as well. This one can become very busy. Wish they had a drive thru like most other paneras. Staff are friendly. Orders always done fast and correct.

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Columbus, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Panera does a fine job with their salads, sandwiches and baked goods. Their breakfast offerings are an excellent alternative to the fast food places and I think they are a little more wholesome. Friendly service and they keep the place clean.

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Address: 6301 Whitesville Rd, Ste 600, Columbus, GA 31904
Phone Number: (706) 322-0009
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Columbus

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  • Address: 6301 Whitesville Rd, Ste 600, Columbus, GA 31904
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: (706) 322-0009

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