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625 Dawsonville Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30501-2611
770-535-6601
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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

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Panera no bread

Maybe I get there too early or maybe too late.They are always out of what I want.I think the labels on the wall menu have been there since they opened a few years ago.They need to pay their people more because they certainly aren't focused on the customer.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Marie C
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Gainesville
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Gainesville
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Maybe I get there too early or maybe too late.They are always out of what I want.I think the labels on the wall menu have been there since they opened a few years ago.They need to pay their people more because they certainly aren't focused on the customer.

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Mount Airy
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I have only ate here twice and have loved everything I've tried. This time I had the Frontega Chicken Panini it was delicious I am not a bread kind of person but this bread was so good. I also had the Chicken Sorrentina Pasta very good and tender . The only reason I gave it a 4 star is because... More 

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Dawsonville, Georgia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We ordered our food online. They sure make the food look really good with those amazing pictures! I ordered their Steak and white cheddar Panini. My sandwich was not really good for the price I paid. Their meat was really skimpy, greasy and had no flavor. Plus the bread was old. I also had their carrot cake with walnuts (it... More 

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Panera is always a great idea. You can get healthy, tasty soups, breads, pastry and drinks. The cheddar bacon soup is worth a sin and the broccoli soup is also loved by veggie haters. Fresh individualized sandwiches give you the chance to eat what you were graving for and if you are still hungry after your meal...the pastry, cakes and... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Love to have Sunday morning coffee and pastry, problem being, hard to choose which one. I also love the egg tart, not sure what it is called. Made with egg, cheese and usually bacon or spinach. Served hot in a tart container.

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Cornelia, Georgia, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The food is decent and the portions are satisfactory. the bill for two of us was a little over $20, which I consider high for two 1/2 and 1/2 meals and one beverage. I would think $15 would be more in order. I do need to mention that the Bistro French onion soup was very thick and tasted a little... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

I'm stuck on the Frontega Chicken sandwich and Creamy Tomato soup combo. It's a bit pricey but better food than its primary competitor. When I can't decide where else to have a meal, this is my default place to go.

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Montreal
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61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Had Panera bread recently and would recommend this place. The staff are freindly and the food was good.

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Clayton, Georgia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Its a nice place. Typically I spend more than I like to here, menu is a little pricey but food is good. Would also like to see a little more variety. Usually I just stop by for the wildberry smoothy. Yumm!!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I have been to this Panera several times over the last two months. I had been burned out for a while because back in the day, they were the only venue to offer free WIFI. Going back I discovered that they did not have the roast beef sandwich anymore but in lieu they have added so many new items that... More 

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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
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?