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2625 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28056-7263
+1 704-853-0774
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time there, and it will be one of our favs. The ordering process is a bit confusing, but they are willing to explain it. I had delicious corn chowder and an oriental salad. Also had a coffee with a shot of expresso. There didn't seem to be a lot of salt and preservatives in the food, which is... More 

Thank Linda S
Level Contributor
24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the first time arriving at Panera they ran out of coffee. They did remedy it but we did have to wait and it was an inconvenience especially because we were travelling.

Thank angelacI4782BI
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We made a lunch stop on our way back from Atlanta to Greensboro at 2PM. Not a peak time but service was so slow it was painful. They had plenty of staff working so not sure why only 1 person was on the register while at least 4 others were milling around behind the counter. Our order was another 10-15... More 

Thank lwoodfv
Asheville, NC
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139 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We generally like Panera foods. The broccoli soup here is below par...kind of gloppy. Bacon, turkey bravo sandwich was pretty good.

Thank mountainview03
Kings Mountain, United States
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The quality of the food is 'OK' (not the quantity) and the service is 'OK'...the prices are not 'OK' too expensive for the quality of the food...Don't order a tuna sandwich if your hungry, because they use a 'melon ball' scoop and load it with lettuce. One entire sandwich is equivalent to a half a sandwich for a normal person...... More 

Thank 826vich
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I love there butternut squash soup! They also make delicious sandwiches. Cant wait to go back. There bagels are almost as good as NY!

Thank Susan B
Gastonia, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is the first time at a Panera and I though it was an excellent find. The food was fresh, healthy and delicious. There was plenty to eat. The service was excellent and everyone was very helpful. The restaurant has a lovely, inviting atmosphere and the presentation of food very nice. I think it was a good price for the... More 

Thank greatfoodhunt
West Palm Beach, Florida
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179 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I ordered lunch for about 15 people for pick up from the catering department at Panera bread. This was my first time ordering from the catering and it was absolutely perfect. They packaged everything so that it was presentable and we had everything we needed. The food was terrific and we had more than enough. I will definitely be catering... More 

Thank thetravelingtigger
Ocean View, Delaware
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103 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

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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246 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2625 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28056-7263
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
  • Phone Number: +1 704-853-0774

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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?