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Panera Bread

143 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243-3172
+1 205-968-7585
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (7 reviews)
“sandwich” (7 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
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American, Soups, Cafe, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
143 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243-3172
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped by whole out shopping. I'm not the frufru sort but it was close and I decided to give it a try. So glad I did. The food was fresh and even through the place was pretty crowded I hot my meal really quick. Fresh...More

Thank unmikcivpol
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We love that most Panera bread places are always clean, have fast service, with a good choice of menu & great coffee, reasonable price.

Thank Vann H
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is in a back corner of a big shopping complex. First time around couldn't find it. Got in late on a Fri night, and they are open till 10PM. Yeah. Took our food to go, Bagels, salad and soup. Everything tasted fine. Went back...More

Thank MaeH4
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The offerings seem to be the same for all locations but some are better managed. This is a convenient stop when traveling on I 65, in fact we stopped coming on going on our recent vacation.

Thank 11jmr
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Used to come here to study with friends all the time but now its always so busy. Although its hard to study here the food is still amazing.

Thank Taylor J
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

It kills me that you can go into a restaurant that sells soups, salads and sandwiches and still come out with a bill that's out of this world. A "cup" of soup $4. A half sandwich $4 and you get nothing. Add a drink another...More

Thank 1JT
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The location is great. Atmosphere is great for business meetings or morning coffee. Same Panera food you would expect. The staff is hit or miss.

Thank Anderson H
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Good place for Excellent bread and Soup Good location, best shopping location in Birmingham, Movie nearby

Thank james s
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Do you serve wine or beer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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