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Panera Bread

2625 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28056-7263
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Ranked #38 of 197 restaurants in Gastonia
Cuisines: Bakery, Delicatessen
Most recent review
- May 22, 2014
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23 reviews from our community

78% Recommend
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English first
Gastonia, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Panera is great, food is amazing, price that fits any budget, service is awesome. Evie, our waitress went above and beyond to make our meal happier, from extra dressing to a casual talk, she made us feel very welcome. There are plenty of parking space, outdoor seating, indoor is comfortable and very cozy. Worth 2 visit and return.

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Mount Holly, North Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Every time i go there they are either out of what i want or the muffins are dry with little or next to no fruit inside. when i asked the manager about this he stated that they were either out of fruit or that he would inquire about the problem.why would i get charged for that kind of crappy food.... More

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Gastonia, North Carolina
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Last few times we went, we were not to impressed. Went last week and even thou it was the lunch rush and seating was sparse, we had a great experience. They brought our food directly to our table and it came pretty darn quick for the lunch rush. Staff was very helpful and friendly, we will be back...

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Gastonia, NC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Over the years, I have eaten each week at Panera Bread, but the only service offered was at the cash register when you placed your order. You were given a "buzzer" which advised when you could come pick up your food. You cleaned your own table afterwards. I think the newest method of operating is good. People are bringing your... More

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

Soup is very good also bagels are very good! Sandwiches & salad are pricey & not very big for your money. You get your on food, drinks & clean your table. I go for bagels & broccoli soup which is very good. A lots of people at lunch but line moved fast. I would eat there again for the soup.... More

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

My daughter and I went there one afternoon for a light snack after shopping. Several items were missing off the menu board in the drive-thru and when asked if they were offered they employee answered yes, but didn't give sizes or price. Small kid size fruit cup was $2.79 and only filled half way. Drinks were scorching hot. Bill was... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

I am a frequent visitor of panera...especially on road trips. Stopped at this panera at 8:20pm maybe it was too close to closing time. Service was ok. They handed me a buzzer for my order and the store was not busy. So much for the normal personal touch of calling you by name. When the lady placed my food on... More

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4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Wouldnt recomment it, regardless of what the hear say is. everyone tells me this place is great, so I decided to keep giving it chances. I love soup &bread, so I LOVE bread bowls, but the bread is always hard as a rock & the soup comes in a really small cup. The bread on the side is also always... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

I love Panera Bread, but every time we've tried to stop in lately, it's been closed. Not sure what's going on but if I can catch them open, I'll eat there for sure. The bagels are some of the best around! Absolutely incredible!

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Gastonia, North Carolina
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Panera is a usual stop, they have wonderful breakfast and great sandwiches. Love the bakery, the staff is always kind and fast!

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