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2917 S 74th St, Fort Smith, AR 72903-5156
+1 479-478-8989
07:00 - 20:00
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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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181 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

They have some of the best bagels and cream cheese! Highly recommend the honey walnut cream cheese! They also have very good salads!

Thank GreatFamilyTime5
Duluth, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was just across the parking lot and we used them several times . The food was good but not cheap .

Thank Bob-from-Duluth
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323 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Clean place, friendly service and food was good. Had broccoli and cheddar soup and a roasted chicken with avocado sandwich. Good flavor but maybe a little pricey for soup and sandwich.

Thank 182p
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96 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Food quality and speed was very good. Was somewhat put off by employees taking a smoke break out on the curb of the restaurant.

Thank tomtex451
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172 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Easy to order...paid on line walked from hotel picked it up..ate a wonderful romaine, kale chicken ceasar salad...outside as the sun was setting over Ft. Smith back at the hotel. Lettuce was fresh and chilled.

Thank Ed V
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This Panera is near my home and I've thoroughly enjoyed eating here literally hundreds of times. It is consistently very good in quality of food, efficient and personable service, and friendly staff.

Thank pastorphillipm
Greenwood AR
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Everything tastes good, but the cost is more than average. The amounts are small so value not the best.

Thank Irene B
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Been here four times in the past six months and still waiting for that "awe" experience that friends have been telling me about with the FSM establishment. Each time I have gone into the restaurant, I have met service people ignoring customers, a "manager" whining about being at the store since 7a.m. (it was 7p.m.) and that he would have... More 

Thank Eryn M
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112 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

This Panera didnt set itself apart from all the other Paneras' out there. Good food. But they had run out of bread bowls by 530PM, which is nonsense

Thank Joshua K
London, England, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

I used to go to Panera's in Ohio, and was pleasantly surprised to see them in Arkansas when I first visited my in-laws. I always have great food and a pleasurable experience when I visit Panera Bread. They are clean, fast, consistent, and produce good quality food. I am particularly fond of their soup in a sourdough bread bowl, and... More 

Thank Himonides

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
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: 2917 S 74th St, Fort Smith, AR 72903-5156
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Fort Smith
  • Phone Number: +1 479-478-8989

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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?