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Panera Bread

2917 S 74th St, Fort Smith, AR 72903-5156
+1 479-478-8989
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (8 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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2917 S 74th St, Fort Smith, AR 72903-5156
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Panera - Fort Smith is a good place for early lunch meetings. Arrive at 1045 to eat the lunch crowds. Parking gets crazy soon free and the seating choices are better as as well. Food always on point.

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 26 February 2018

A telling mark for Panera, over many years, is its quality consistency. The Fort Smith location mets this expectation. And it is rewarded with very busy lunch crowds. The restaurant is prepared - service continues to be quick and efficient no matter the crowds.

Thank Flint_Creek_Farm
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Walked from hotel. Salads are great. Had a Turkey, guacamole bacon on tomato basil (Have to ask for that bread) and a cup of coffee. They stop making fresh coffee around 6pm...when carafe runs out they are out! Fireplace was going and was a relaxing...More

Thank Ed V
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Terribly loud kitchen noise. Lots of personal dialogue. Not appreciated. It was hard to relax. The customers were speaking softly but the kitchen folks were yelling back and forth.

Thank DeeTilmon
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We have given this location so many chances, but I'm done. Consistently they will give you drinks that are overflowing out the top and act like you're the dumb one when you say you would rather not have a cup with Coke all over it....More

1  Thank Amy J
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Came here with my colleague who enjoys the pecan rolls. They have a variety of food to select from and I decided on the Asian Sesame salad with chicken. The salad came it looked great. The quality of food was good and I like they...More

Thank stephene548
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I have eaten here for lunch on several occasions. It can be packed during the week in particular. It has a great location next door to a hospital. The food and service are consistently good. Don't forget you can use the Panera app to order...More

Thank khmz1213
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Great food and great service. This restaurant was different than any Panera I've seen. It has a drive thru lane. Nicely decorated and plenty of seating and wifi.

Thank Oktraveler83
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We love Panera! It is so easy for us and our girls to find something to enjoy at this restaurant. The bakery side has lots of wonderful bread and treats. I especially enjoy the pumpkin muffins. One the dinning side, someone always orders the macaroni...More

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is a great place to get a cup of coffee and a sandwich. The service is great. The food is great, and the coffee is hot.

Thank Ebazinam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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