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Panera began in 1987 as St. Louis Bread Company, a humble community bakery founded with a sourdough starter from San Francisco and a dream of putting a loaf of bread in every arm. While the business has expanded well beyond St. Louis since then, that same sourdough starter is still used in its iconic sourdough bread and the craft of baking bread fresh each day remains at the heart of Panera Bread. Each day its trained bakers fill their bakery shelves with delicious freshly baked cookies, pastries, bagels, and a range of breads from focaccia to classic baguettes.
Dogs allowed for outdoor dining.