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Panera Bread

University City North
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9321 Jw Clay Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28262-5411
+1 704-503-3850
07:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Cornelius, North Carolina
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92 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

In my opinion one Panera, or any other week-run chain is pretty much like the next. Had a take out order here and the pickup was all smooth. In fact, the food tasted slightly better than several other Panera locations I've visited. There could be better signage inside the restaurant pointing to where the pickup is. Now that I know... More 

Thank jpharkey
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We went here for a quick dinner because we were on a very tight schedule. We were in town for a cheer comp and by the time we finally found a place that wasn't over an hour wait, we walked into Panera. The line was long & we were worried that we wouldn't have enough time to order & eat.... More 

Thank craftiecarries
Charlotte, North Carolina
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I really enjoyed this restaurants their soups their meat sandwich are great This restaurant is very clean and has a good vibe the driveway is good too.

Thank Daniel c
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I come here often for business or casual dining. There's construction but that's only a minor inconvenience. Find a parking spot and go on in. Friendly staff and the clientele is nice. Lots of students doing homework and readers. Cozy in the winter and the patio is nice in the summer. Clean. The drive thru is great too.

Thank CMichelleB
Augusta, Georgia
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234 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I like Panera bread but come on guys. The grilled cheese sandwich is mostly bread and I guess the cheese is there for color. I had the sandwich and soup. Soup good but I think Lance Cheese crackers would have more cheese than the sandwich. Scrimp on something else and make a good cheese sandwich guys - you are better... More 

Thank Tootallal
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

The girl taking our order was rude. We didn't know exactly what we wanted to order as we don't have one in our city and are unfamiliar with the menu. She was very impatient even though there was no one behind us in line. A hobo came while we were ordering and asked us for money. He then went around... More 

Thank Toriej92
Sao Paulo, SP
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63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

While I lived in Charlotte, this was one my best places to go get "fast food" It is just amazing! place!

Thank wfields08
Madison, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Right next to a construction site, hopefully they will improve. Our tables were dirty, our food was late (though the quality of the food itself was on par with Panera's standards), and the person who brought our meals was confused about the drink he brought us. Mostly left with the feeling of, meh.

Thank Nineran
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Panera always provides the best food. Their corn chowder was so good. Not too thick and the bread is amazing. I also had the green goddess salad and it was delicious.

Thank Nancy G
Advance, North Carolina
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256 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

After a long day of shopping at the Southern Christmas Show, we stopped off the interstate to grab a late lunch. We enjoyed "choose 2" and the food was visually gorgeous and the taste was excellent. Ayanna was our cashier and she did a great job getting the order correct the first time. I have never been disappointed with the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9321 Jw Clay Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28262-5411
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > University City North
  • Neighbourhood: University City North
  • Phone Number: +1 704-503-3850

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?