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2625 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28056-7263
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Ocean View, Delaware
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93 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit to this Panera and they were consistent with all of the others that I have been to with good service and wholesome food.

Thank Doug P
Enterprise, Alabama
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237 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We eat Panera often and this location follows the formula. Nothing out of the ordinary although Panera is a ,Amir step up from most fast food. Normal soups and sandwiches. We hit it late so pastries were a bit thin. Did notice the self order kiosks. Did not use them but glad to see the option.

Thank chrisjoi
Charlotte, North Carolina
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126 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

ok place .. expensive and the food is ok.. staff is hit and miss.. they rotate the soup so on some days you can not get some selections. i always go there on days they should have something and last minute they change the schedual.. just my luck.. always busy and noisy..

Thank Scott W
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

This was my first time using the drive through at this Panera Bread. I ordered the salad with the fruit and sesame seed dressing. I checked my bag and the first thing I was disappointed with was the bread was just sitting on top of the salad container with no wrapping. The salad container seemed small for the price paid... More 

Thank Na1955
Gastonia, North Carolina
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2015

So, I think Panera is great as far as the food and the friendliness of the staff, and cleanliness of the restaurant. I am part of the My Panera program that sends you coupons and different promotional offers. So, I decided to finally take them up on an offer. It was a rainy day so I decided to use their... More 

Thank Sugarspicy
Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2015

Panera bread, with their fresh breads is just simply yummy. we enjoy the healthy choices, and their soup bowls.

Thank gailr57
Gastonia, North Carolina
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59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2015

I have eaten at this Panera Bread location for a number of years. I guess it is a sign of the times, but it seems the portion size is decreasing. Still, the tomato soup is delicious. After a soup and salad, or soup and sandwich, my wife loves the Pumpkin muffie. Problem is, they seem to run out about lunch... More 

3 Thank Gratchford
Hyderabad, India
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015

I was at this place very frequently in June and July 2015 . They offer a huge variety of bread , makes you want to eat bread the moment you step in . The Vegetarian Creamy Tomato ,Vegetarian Black Bean Soup and Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich were what I used alternate between. They give a loaf of hard bread with that... More 

Thank WhereNext873
Gastonia, North Carolina
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206 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

The food is fair to pricy for no more than u get.The soup is good the pasty is so dry you can't eat it It is for family but high price. There tea is always so hot that after u add tea it colored water RHB/SPB

Thank Randey84
North Carolina
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

I travel a lot for work and have eaten at several Panera Bread stores. Jessica and the ladies at this location are always smiling and making sure our food is fresh and our orders are correct. The coffee is hot and fresh. I really enjoy my time at this store.

Thank Travelingmom521

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2625 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28056-7263
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
  • Phone Number: 704-853-0774

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?