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Panera Bread


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We make our pastries, desserts and sweets with the best ingredients, from our own original recipes. All are baked fresh daily and all are very, very good for you. In that "I'm going to treat myself" or "I've had a bad day" kind of way.
Carrot Cake with Walnuts
Freshly baked carrot walnut cake filled and topped with cream cheese icing, then finished with a carrot décor piece
Pecan Braid
Our pastry dough twisted and braided with simple flavors of butter and freshly ground pecans coated with Light sugar syrup for sweetness
Our special recipe pastry cream topped with whole cherry filling and white icing
Made with our cream cheese filling and cinnomon crunch topping
Filled with semisweet chocolate bars and topped with honey glaze
Double Fudge Brownie
A rich, fudge-like brownie with chocolate chunks topped with chocolate icing
Pumpkin Cookie
It’s Back! Our shortbread cookie decorated with icing
Peanut Butter Dream
With all-natural peanut butter, toffee with almonds and peanut butter flavored chips.
Chocolate Duet with Walnuts
Chocolate‎ cookie dough with walnuts, semisweet chocolate chunks and bits of white confectionary chunks
Steel Cut Oatmeal
With‎ organic steel cut oats, cinnamon crunch topping and choice of fresh strawberries and pecans.
Strawberry Granola Parfait
Stonyfield farm low-fat, organic vanilla yogurt, maple butter pecan granola with whole grain oats and fresh strawberries. Available all day, while they last
New Steel Cut Oatmeal
With organic steel cut oats, cinnamon crunch topping, dried cherries, apple chips and almonds.
A crisp crust and nutty flavor. Available in miche and loaf
Stone-Milled Rye
With chopped rye kernels and caraway seeds. Available in miche, loaf
Three Cheese
Parmesan, Romano and Asiago cheeses. Available in miche, loaf, demi
Italian flatbread baked with olive oil and topped with sea salt. Available in sea salt and asiago cheese. Available in loaf
Whole Grain
Moist and hearty, sweetened with honey. Available in miche, loaf, baguette
Slightly blistered crust, wine-like aroma. Available in miche, baguette
Sesame Semolina
Delicate and moist, topped with sesame seeds. Available in miche and loaf
Three Seed
Poppy, sesame and fennel seeds. Available in demi
A moist, chewy crumb with a thin crust and light olive oil flavor. Available in loaf
Chocolate Pecan Babka
It’s Back! A rich, sweet egg bread that is marbled with semi-sweet flavored chocolate filling and toasted pecans.
Available mornings only, while they last
Four Cheese
Made with white cheddar, Romano, parmesan and neufchatel cheeses
Spinach and Artichoke
Spinach, Romano cheese, red peppers and artichoke hearts, lightly flavored with a hint of garlic and a dash Of tabasco
Sausage and Gouda
Savory egg mixture, sausage, and smoked Gouda, baked in our sweet croissant dough.
Spinach and Bacon
Spinach, cheddar cheese and bacon, enlivened with a dash of tabasco, a hint of garlic and a squeeze of Lemon juice
Cherry Vanilla
It's Back! Flavored with cherry chips, dried cherries and cranberries, vanilla, honey and brown sugar.
Sweet Onion and Poppyseed Bagel
Our‎ Sourdough bagel filled with dried sweet onion pieces and poppyseeds.
Asiago Cheese
Chunks of asiago cheese baked right in, with even more asiago on top
Cinnamon Swirl and Raisin
Our sourdough bagel sweetened with cinnamon chips, brown sugar and raisins swirled throughout
French Toast
Made with sweet maple-flavored and cinnamon chips
Pumpkin Pie Bagel
Freshly baked bagel featuring pumpkin and spice with a crumb topping and cinnamon sugar mixture, sprinkled with powdered sugar
Made with a mix of wild and cultured blueberries
Chocolate Chip
Flavored with milk chocolate flavored chips
Cinnamon Crunch
Cinnamon and vanilla chips flavor the dough, topped with a sweet, crunchy shell of cinnamon and sugar
Topped‎ with sesame seeds, poppy seeds, garlic, toasted onion and kosher salt
Mediterranean Egg White on Ciabatta
Egg whites, a thick slice of vermont white cheddar, roasted tomatoes, fresh spinach, and basil pesto on Freshly baked ciabatta
Sausage, Egg and Cheese
All-natural egg, freshly cracked every morning, a thick slice of Vermont white cheddar and all-natural Sausage on any signature bagel
Bacon, Egg and Cheese
All-natural egg, freshly cracked every morning, a thick slice of Vermont white cheddar and applewood- Smoked bacon on any signature bagel
Asiago Bagel Breakfast Sandwich
Freshly cracked egg, applewood-smoked bacon and Vermont white cheddar on our asiago bagel
Steak and Egg
Seared top sirloin, all-natural egg, Vermont white cheddar on our signature sweet onion and poppyseed Bagel.
Egg and Cheese
All-natural eggs, freshly cracked every morning, and a thick slice of Vermont white cheddar on any Signature bagel
Breakfast Power Sandwich
All-natural egg, freshly cracked every morning, a thick slice of Vermont white cheddar and smoked, lean Ham all grilled on freshly baked whole grain bread
Egg and Cheese
All-natural egg, freshly cracked every morning, and a thick slice of Vermont white cheddar, all grilled on Freshly baked ciabatta
Bacon, Egg and Cheese
All-natural‎ egg, freshly cracked every morning, a thick slice of Vermont white cheddar and applewood- Smoked bacon all grilled on freshly baked ciabatta
Sausage, Egg and Cheese
All-natural‎ egg, freshly cracked every morning, a thick slice of Vermont white cheddar and all-natural Sausage all grilled on freshly baked ciabatta
From focusing on quality, clean ingredients to serving our food to you in a warm and welcoming environment, Panera Bread is committed to being an ally to our guests. That means crafting a menu of soups, salads and sandwiches that we are proud to feed our families. You don't have to compromise to eat well. Whether you want to come in and enjoy a coffee and our complimentary Wi-Fi , or order online using Rapid Pick-Up so you can grab something quickly, Panera Bread Gastonia is here with warmth and welcome. Panera Bread. Food as it should be.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Cafe, Soups, Deli
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Initially gave me the wrong order through drive-through. Can barely taste the chocolate in the mocha. Couldn’t get a hold of someone over the phone for the longest time after getting to work and noticing they gave me a salad instead of a chicken salad...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank YouKnowMeAsNate
Reviewed 12 November 2018

I ordered a sandwich to go recently and my order was taken quickly although I was charged for the large turkey apple cheddar sandwich instead of the half that I ordered. The manager took it off for me but other than that, there were no...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WishingIWasTraveling
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This is a good to place for a quick, good sandwich or 1/2&1/2 combo. Service is always good as is the food.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JD O
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We had a bad experience here the other week. We were both hungry and we gave our order TO GO in the to go line outside the restaurant. It seemed like it was clearly given. When we got to the window, the employee asked us...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Brian D
Reviewed 16 September 2018

I met a friend for lunch and I ordered the bbq chicken flatbread and was not disappointed. I asked for an apple as my side and although they didn't slice it as I had ordered they quickly took care of it for me. The staff...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Passenger784277
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This place needs to close, clean and paint the entire restaurant. The restroom(s) are filthy, the floor is slippery and the area's that have rugs need to be replaced and a cleaning is not going to help them. The booths are old and outdated and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Vic H
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Panera Bread offers a unique fare of comfort food, including soups, sandwiches, sides, and service. They also offer speedy delivery, which is great as it does not stop my work flow during lunch.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 665genes
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I am so frustrated. We are in between softball games and wanted something healthy. We realize this is not fast food, but give me a break. It was not crowded. The staff should have told us they were running behind. I finally had to walk...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Usually I love Panera, but after an 11 hour workday I went in for what I expected to be good comfort food. Instead I got some of the most burnt bacon I’ve ever seen. I ordered the Bacon Turkey Bravo. Without the bacon it’s not...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Panera is usually a great chain and experience is generally consistent. Tonight I was in Gastonia NC and decided to order with the mobile app so I could customize my order. The challenge came when the usually smooth Panera Rapid Pickup experience backfired. Evidently this...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank JGTX
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