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Panera Bread

1007 Bower Pkwy, Columbia, SC 29212-3705
+1 803-407-5773
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (7 reviews)
“sandwich” (8 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1007 Bower Pkwy, Columbia, SC 29212-3705
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

S-L-O-W service marred an otherwise satisfactory experience. Although my cream of chicken soup with wild rice was very good, my companions and I were annoyed by the very slow counter service and the very long wait for pickup. The place was clearly understaffed, and workers...More

Thank Citallwic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Picked up a French baguette for dinner which was terrific. Fresh and good soft texture inside w crusty outside. Yum!

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This location does not offer table delivery as some do in other areas. One knows what to expect and they do a good job of meeting expectations.

Thank 11jmr
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Waited forever to place an order. Two worker who weren’t in any hurry. Finally got to place my order and made it to go. Luckily we were just passing through the area.

Thank Krr1975
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I recently went here alone for dinner. I ordered a half salad and water. After about 10 minutes of waiting, I walked up to the window to see if they had just forgotten about me. There were many people standing there waiting. After maybe 10-15...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

I've been coming 3 to 4 times a week since Panera Bread opened at this location so I'm quite familiar with their food in their operation. I have not been back in 1- 2 months now because they are always out of food. It doesn't...More

Thank Binky_610
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Well, even after a food poisoning incident in the past recently mix-up on reserving the community room (Panera's mistake), I decided to give them another chance. So, I decided to call this evening to see if the community room was available for our small group...More

Thank Mr_Chuck_VWAM
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at this Panera and we were surprised with the size of the servings and the quality. We go yo Panera Bread very often and this one has been probably the best of all. Our salads were bigger than other occasions and “juicy”....More

Thank SaraAntonLargo
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I went for lunch yesterday and had the ancient grains salad. They instead brought me the Asian salad. I took it up and explained that it was incorrect. They fixed my order and the ancient grains salad was very good. There was a stem on...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 2 August 2017

My husband and I stopped by the Panera Bread on Bower Pkwy in Columbia, SC this Monday. Service was fast, friendly & accurate. Abbie even took time to ask if we wanted any adjustments to the salads ordered. I had the Southwest Chili Chicken Salad...More

Thank LabCruiser
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1007 Bower Pkwy, Columbia, SC 29212-3705
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-407-5773
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