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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 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good bakery

A very comprehensive selection of breads and pastries on offer with very good coffee made to your requirements to wash it all down with. Great start to a morning.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I have been 3 times in the last month and this last time really did it for me. First of all when I walked in there was this odor in there that I can't describe; that should have been my indicator to leave right then but I didn't. After I placed my order and went to get my drink that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A very comprehensive selection of breads and pastries on offer with very good coffee made to your requirements to wash it all down with. Great start to a morning.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Filthy. Have visited twice in the last three months and the windows were dirty, there was food dropped on the floor, food under tables, and the prep area behind the counter look disheveled and unclean. I will not eat here again. This is not to the Panera Bread standard at all.

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Columbus, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a great Panera location but they still have some bugs in their on-line order system. The food and service is fine but twice I have made on-line orders, received the email acknowledgment and when I arrived to pick them up they didn't have the order! In both cases, they quickly put the order together but my advice is... More 

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

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