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“A Must Do” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Panera Bread

Panera Bread
Ranked #73 of 229 Restaurants in Gastonia
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Gastonia, North Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A Must Do”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013

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

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • English first
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English first
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great place to eat with a DRIVE THRU!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2013 via mobile

I know a lot of people come here for breakfast and lunch and enjoy it. I mainly come for dinner with my family (husband and 3 kids age 5, 3, and 8 months). I love eating there because my daughter has a dairy allergy and I do not eat any dairy. The staff is great at altering menu items such as breads to accommodate our needs and the food is great. My husband LOVES their French onion soup. The only other place he enjoys French onion soup is the Beef and Bottle in Charlotte. The other part I love about this location is the drive through! When you are running late and do not have a meal ready its nice to be able to run through the drive through and have a healthy meal instead of fast food. I've gone there with just the kids and I and had our food brought to the table. Once my sandwich came out with a cheese bread and they not only made a new one right away but gave the incorrect one to my husband to eat since he could have dairy! Great service!!!

Visited April 2013
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Thank Amber B
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Lowell, North Carolina
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145 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Friendliest and Most Consistent = Great Place to Eat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2013

Usually, this is the place where I eat breakfast with my oldest daughter on a weekend morning. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Like many other customers in the area, I consider myself to be a regular to this particular Panera Bread in Gastonia, NC.

The food items for breakfast are unique, but simple. As part of my diet plan, I like having the calorie count on the board next to items. That provides me with an informed choice of menu items. The "breakfast power sandwich" is: "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." This is a simple fair that I use a little bit of mayo and ketchup to dress. It's not a huge sandwich - and that's OK.

The bagels are good and the family prefers the 'everything bagel', the chocolate chip bagel and the just plain bagel. For coffee, I would recommend the hazelnut roast blend. This is a treat to my weekend morning.

The place is clean. The staff is super friendly. The food is good. I've been going for several years now, and just like other reviews - everything is consistent. There has been no downward trends. 5 stars across the board for this experience.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Ratboy859
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San Diego, California
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Consistent Quality”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2013

The Panera Bread in Gastonia has consistent quality that is expected from a Panera Bread. It is nice to know that the restaurant is going to meet your expectations.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank TomrUsa
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Cramerton, North Carolina
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Very well run Panera”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2013

My family eats here all the time. Always good service. For a chain it is clean and inviting. The food is the same as all Panera across the Universe.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Omer S
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