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Panera Bread

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625 Dawsonville Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30501-2611
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Love the food & atmosphere

I love bringing my laptop and enjoying a hot bowl of broccoli and cheddar cheese while I work. Food is always good and the service isn't too shabby.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2015
Abby L
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39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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391 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes listen to the other review. The worst incompetence ever. I ordered a turkey Blt sandwich. It arrives without turkey and without bacon With avocado and tomato only. After 2 bites I was like soggy crap what's up. Look inside no turkey or bacon Take it up to counter and they threw Turkey on the sandwich which was so processed... More 

Thank ms.go-go
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at Panera Bread often. Since I'm trying to eat healthier, they have some good choices when you are eating out. This particular location is not the place to use when they want a compliment. The atmosphere was filled with tension as the staff was confusing orders at the register. When I got served my apple was bad... More 

Thank Ricky H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

I love bringing my laptop and enjoying a hot bowl of broccoli and cheddar cheese while I work. Food is always good and the service isn't too shabby.

Thank Abby L
Gainesville, Georgia
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Just good food at a fair price, whether it's the soup, sandwich or more. The bakery is always worth a look. Oh, if you need cozy getaway so you can work on your Tablet or Laptop, this is the place.

Thank Rikjwal1224
Gainesville, Georgia
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This place was a ghost town! Used to be crowded and had to stand in line, but no more. I wanted their "Pick Two" - a half sandwich and a half salad and with drinking only water, the bill came to over $10, so I opted for only a turkey lunchmeat sandwich and water and that came to $8 --... More 

Thank LH2152
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

I came in tonight to get a yummy soup in a bread bowl dinner. I had a 5 minute wait to take my order and that was not due to a line it was due to a lack of staff. The young lady who took my order was very sweet & lively. The manager was standing nearby & seemed very... More 

Thank HappySerah
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67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Panera was pretty good for lunch. We had the pick 2 special and we each got a sandwich and soup. The meal was decent and we stopped by the bakery on the way out and picked up some additional sweets for later. I like that you can get your soup in a bread bowl. No complaints but I'm not itching... More 

Thank Gina C
Gainesville, Georgia
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Have eaten here many, many times and it is consistently good. Good sandwiches, soup and bakery items!

Thank AprilFNP
Clarkesville, Georgia
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Went here for the first time today, the soup and salad were very good, the service was very good and the building was very clean. I will eat here again when in the area.

Thank Affen8
Waynesboro, Georgia
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

This is basically lunch food and my husband and I paid $22 for the 2 of us to eat. I wasn't impressed. We had never been there before and the girl working the register seemed annoyed when we asked questions and didn't order quickly.

Thank GolfMo

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 625 Dawsonville Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30501-2611
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: 770-535-6601

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?