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Panera Bread

143 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243-3172
+1 205-968-7585
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“sandwich” (7 reviews)
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American, Soups, Cafe, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
143 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243-3172
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We frequent the Panera Bread in Alabaster, but this one seemed disorganized in comparison. This listing says opens at 11, but here I sit at 9:30. They are out of 2 coffees, cluttered and seemed unconcerned about anything. The food, as always, is the redeeming...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We always stop at this specific Panera on our way to vacation in Florida because it is clean and the service is excellent. I now have another reason - one of the managers named Sitar went above and beyond to search extra for my purse...More

Thank whitsetme1
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Love Panera. Love the bear claws and coffee. The cinnamon rolls are great too. You cannot go wrong with this location. Great stop during Christmas shopping at the Summit.

Thank alabamaadmiral
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I LOVE LOVE LOVE panera bread. Their food is always amazing and the staff is very professional. What I despise about Panera is that they have absolutely ridiculous prices. You don't be disappointed in the food, but a lunch for a family of four will...More

Thank GoodNPlenty77
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Went into the store ahead of time for an event to have 2doz bagels and cream cheeses (went Friday). They did not have the order really the next day(Saturday). They tried to give me SOMEONE ELSE'S order (which I wouldn't have taken anyway) but it...More

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This Panera is located in a beautiful and large shopping plaza. For location alone I would eat here. Food was the usual Panera

Thank Adrienne C
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Good food. Fresh. Bigger Panera then most I think with huge windows. At the far end of the summit so far from the majority of stores. Staff nice.

Thank dchorton
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I recently discovered the Broth Bowls, which change in flavors, with the season. I have not had one I disliked and they are very light and come with a side of the delicious sour dough bread all for an affordable price. The ingredients are always...More

Thank Hope C
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after a long drive to get a bite to eat for dinner. All the other restaurants in the area seemed nice and it was in a upscale shopping area. This Panera was down right dirty and our food was gross. I told...More

1  Thank Qtpienky79
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The only reason this spot did not receive a 5 rating, is the order time was incredibly slow. However, by the time I found a table, got my drink, my food was ready. Very fresh and tasty.

Thank bjmclaren2011
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243-3172
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-968-7585
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