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Panera Bread

) #589 of 797 Restaurants in Columbia ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe, Soups
1007 Bower Pkwy, Columbia, SC 29212-3705
+1 803-407-5773
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (7 reviews)
“sandwich” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1007 Bower Pkwy, Columbia, SC 29212-3705
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and i stopped by Panera to get a bagel for breakfast as we were traveling through Kansas... all i needed was 2 everything bagels toasted with butter... sounds simple enough to order I a bagel store, right? Well obviously that was an extraordinary...More

Thank Alice-mom
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This review is NOT specifically about the Panera Bread in Columbia, S.C.- it is about the CORPORATE wide decision to reduce the quality of various products while retaining the price = increased corporate profits for Panera Bread. This cheapening has been verified by me in...More

Thank SkepticalConsumer
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I became violently ill from their tuna sandwich which was the only thing I'd eaten that day. When I called to inform the manager I thought she had a bad batch of tuna, she smugly told me she'd had the tuna that day & it...More

Thank anartisansniche
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I've eaten here twice with family members. The first visit the counter clerk was very rude & also made a mistake with the order. Second & last visit same clerk, still rude. I became ill from the tuna & when notified the manager the next...More

Thank artisansniche
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Typical Panera Bread but that is a good thing. Fast service, good food, comfortable booths, clean toilets, free Wi-fi.

Thank George_and_Veronica
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I went to Panera Bread for dinner while in the area for business. The restaurant is new and clean. The staff was friendly and it was quiet when I sat down (although it did pickup quite a bit). I had a green goddess salad and...More

Thank TooOldtoRun
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch - as usual the food was good and service was excellent. Both of us ordered the Southwest Chicken Tortilla Bowl. Both of thought it was tasty with a good selection of ingredients, but contained a lot more broth than pictured. More...More

Thank RRphotos
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for soup, sandwich, salad. They have a terrific menu with wonderful bakery products and rich soups that warm you up on chilly day. The half and half deals (sandwich, soup or salad) are terrific.

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The only reason we have returned to this particular Panera Bread is because it is the closest one; however, we definitely have not gotten the "Panera experience" from this storefront. The customer service is sub-par, the food is okay. We've routinely had wrong orders (today...More

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 2 October 2016

To-day, travelling from Savannah GA to Charlotte NC, we stopped for lunch at Panera Bread in Columbia SC. It isa nice restaurant with ample parking. The food and the service were very good.

Thank huringa
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1007 Bower Pkwy, Columbia, SC 29212-3705
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-407-5773
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