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Panera Bread

143 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243-3172
+1 205-968-7585
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
25 Sep 2017
“Soccer weekend”
26 Aug 2017
“Good fresh food”
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
American, Soups, Cafe, Deli
$$ - $$$
143 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243-3172
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

Consistent service and food quality. Good management. Spacious enough to always get a table. Convenient to I-459/280 with plenty of parking. Free wi-fi.

Thank AndrewJernigan
Reviewed January 30, 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 October 17, 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 October 17, 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 October 15, 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 September 30, 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 September 25, 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 August 26, 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 August 8, 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 May 13, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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