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First Watch Restaurant

1395 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5616
941-954-1395
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Ranked #96 of 849 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Diner, Healthy, Café
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: First Watch specializes in delicious creations freshly-prepared to order. Their fresh, award-winning Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch dishes are made using only the best ingredients without the use of heat lamps or deep fryers. The best part is their creative menu features traditional favorites like omelets, pancakes, salads and sandwiches.
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English first
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Location "in the middle of everything" is perfect, nice atmosphere, reasonable prices, fast service, good food. And a wonderful art market in the streets right around the corner. What more could we want? Our group of eight each ordered different breakfast items. All were delivered at the same time, hot and delicious. Good coffee, decent orange juice, and a good-humored... More 

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Cari T, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you! It is fantastic to hear you always have a perfect First Watch experience. We hope you start another day with us soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Sarasota Fl
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Love this place for brunch. I enjoy sitting outside by the water. So relaxing and the food is great.

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Cari T, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for all of your visits! We are so happy you can always rely on us for an amazing brunch. See you soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

The Villages, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This First Watch Restaurant met the high standards of others in this franchise. The food was very good. Eggs done perfectly! Their Eggs Benedict is excellent. Service was very good. Overall, an excellent choice for breakfast or lunch.

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Cari T, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Great to hear we delivered an amazing breakfast experience! Thank you for coming by! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

What a nice surprise we received several weeks ago when we went to First Watch for breakfast and found out that the "powers that be" read my review and heeded my suggestion. My friends and I are now able to order real iced coffee, and we are enjoying it every Sunday morning. Thanks for listening!

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Cari T, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your suggestions! We are happy you like our iced coffee and we hope to see you again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Sarasota FL
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Good quality foods and good portions. A good choice would be the Bacado Omelet or the Acapulco with chorizo sausage and bacon. Pancakes are varied and large. Eggs are flavorful. Servers attentive and fair price.

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Cari T, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

We are very happy you enjoy our fresh, filling and healthy options! Great suggestions too! We hope to see you again soon. Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Sarasota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had a group of 14 young people from Moscow performing in Sarasota. We found they didn't have lunch plans for the following day so I went to First Watch. It was closed but the manager not only answered the door but took our reservation for the following day; Everything was perfect. We couldn't have asked for better service or... More 

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Cari T, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us for your lunch! We are so happy our team took wonderful care of you and everyone enjoyed our tasty, fresh food. We hope to see you again! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We often frequent first watch for great breakfasts with wonderful pots of good steaming hot coffee that we can pour several cups to enjoy. Last week we decided to come for lunch. I had a wonderful omelet and my husband had the soup and salad which were good too. But he made the mistake of getting the iced coffee which... More 

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Cari T, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

kippi10 - Thank you for all of your visits! We are very happy you always have a delicious breakfast or lunch when you are with us. We will pass along your comments and suggestions about our iced coffee as well. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
565 reviews 565 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
367 helpful votes 367 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Bill Carter, the owner of the condominium we rent in Sarasota, keeps us apprised of good places to eat and makes frequent recommendations before each of our visits. A breakfast person, he tipped us off to Millie's a few years ago. This year, he tipped us off to First Watch, which has two locations in the Sarasota area, one conveniently... More 

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Cari T, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Taylor B - We're so happy Mr. Carter sent you our way! We are thrilled your breakfast experience lived up to the high expectations he set. We hope to see you back for another delicious and filling meal soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Good service and quality food that measures up to the one in my local area. When in Sarasota for pleasure, we were looking for a quick omelet from a reliable breakfast spot. My aunt was looking for the Cracker Barrel and I’m thinking…oh GOD..help please!!! Luckily, there was a First Watch down near our hotel. I guaranteed her she’d like... More 

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Cari T, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Mimi823 - Thank you for coming in on your travels and for introducing your aunt to First Watch! Regardless of the city, we are thrilled you can always count on us for great service and a delicious breakfast. See you again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Bradenton, Florida
Top Contributor
257 reviews 257 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

I had a breakfast plate called the market hash, portions were just right, and the coffee was great. We were here on a Sunday morning, off season and seated right away. Lot of choices for breakfast here to satisfy any appetite.

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James99946 - Thank you for starting your Sunday with us! We are very happy you had a satisfying breakfast and we hope to see you again soon. Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

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Additional Information about First Watch Restaurant

Address: 1395 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5616
Phone Number: 941-954-1395
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
Cuisine: American, Diner, Healthy, Café

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