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“Always a good place wherever you are”
Review of Panera Bread

Panera Bread
Ranked #76 of 247 Restaurants in Kingsport
Cuisines: American
Restaurant details
Kingsport, Tennessee
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Always a good place wherever you are”
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Want a snake, breakfast, lunch or just a hot cup of coffee, this is the place to go. Service sometimes is slow, but you will always leave satisfied.

Visited July 2013
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English first
Bristol, Tennessee
Level 4 Contributor
49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Inexcusable attitude”
Reviewed 7 June 2013

We eat at this Panera often and often overlook deficits in food and service; but this experience tempts me to write off this location for Panera. While we have had good food and service here, it has been too infrequent to balance what we experienced on June 6th. Responding to the pager, I discovered that the order on the counter was apparently someone else's. When I noted this, the "line cook" claimed that we had not been signaled, but I was holding in my hand the actively alert pager. It then became evident that she had filled the order incorrectly or had mixed our order with someone else's, so she took the salad from (someone else's order) and slammed it down on her work space. My lunch partner's tuna tasted "fishy" and "old." Fresh tuna does not smell fishy! Its thin appearance and predominate mayonnaise taste suggested that it may have been "freshened" with the mayo. This poor quality of food is not what we expect from Panera. Furthermore, this kind of attitude displayed as anger is inexcusable and intolerable! At this point, we should have returned to the cashier, asked for our money and left. For fast and convenient food, the Eastman Road area in Kingsport is heavily populated with other options.

  • Visited June 2013
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Kingsport, Tennessee
Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great lunch, packed house”
Reviewed 25 March 2013

If a quick lunch or a good meeting place is on your agenda, this is the place to go. A varied menu with quick service makes this one of the more popular places for business meetings over lunch. The soups, salads, and sandwiches are very good.

  • Visited March 2013
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Kingsport, Tennessee
Level 6 Contributor
301 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“food”
Reviewed 1 November 2012

the food is very good and very clean the staff are kinda friendly but need to more cheery and not gloomy

Visited October 2012
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Tn
Level 6 Contributor
145 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Great Lunch”
Reviewed 11 September 2012

Panera has a great selection of soups, salads
and sandwiches. I love the broccoli cheese and
the french onion soup. The greek salad is great
too with lots of feta cheese. food is always fresh
and hot and the bagels are great too.

  • Visited September 2012
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