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Panini Pete's Cafe & Bakeshoppe

42 1/2 S Section St Ste 2, Fairhope, AL 36532-2225
+1 251-929-0122
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (108 reviews)
“beignets” (157 reviews)
“panini” (238 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
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American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
42 1/2 S Section St Ste 2, Fairhope, AL 36532-2225
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Located in the Fairhope French Quarter, Panini Pete offers excellent quality food, and unique atmosphere. This is a great place for a light bite, and a casual good time with friends and family.

Thank Randy E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch at Panini Pete's during a visit to Fairhope. We sat in the gazebo, which is a very beautiful setting. For lunch, we had sandwiches, which were just OK. I had the hamburger, which was mostly bun and a small portion of meat....More

Thank jtbeknott
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Best place to go before or after any sporting event in Fairhope, Alabama. The kids have always loved it. They have games in the back that don't disturb you while your eating. Great for the young kids 8-13 years old. Still have my 15 year...More

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Tried two different sandwiches and both were very good. Nice sides and very nice outdoor seating - weather permitting.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I usually order the muffaletta sandwich which most of the time is superb. On rare occasions, it has too much olive oil. I also like very much the thin fries.

Thank John36532
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Have eaten here several times in the last few years and always pleased with the food. Usually eat on the patio.

Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere is amazing!! You feel like your in New Orleans!! We got the breakfast panini...very good! We got 3 orders of beignets!!!!

Thank Lawdoc2000
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Yummy sandwiches for lunch and a tasty breakfast sandwich with beignets that are the best outside NOLA. I love when the weather is nice to eat lunch outside on the porch and order my favorite sandwich with lots of tea! But he real Heaven is...More

Thank Suzi K
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The beignets here are the absolute best on the gulf coast better than anything in New Orleans (Sorry NOLA). There is now an awning in the courtyard seating allowing diners to have better shade and shelter from the occasional rain shower. The menu is new,...More

Thank P3902RQwilliamp
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Two bad lunches in a row after years of consistent quality food. Pete has overexpanded with several locations and a seafood restaurant. The loss of Pete’s daily presence is palpable. Bread was over paninied, tuna was half the usual portion and over-cooked. My wife’s panini...More

Thank StiffWilly
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John B
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Response from GHollon1965 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know I've only eaten there once but I think they do. Thanks for asking
5 July 2016|
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Response from PaniniPete | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 1/2 S Section St Ste 2, Fairhope, AL 36532-2225
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: +1 251-929-0122
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