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First Watch

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American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Healthy
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50 E River Center Blvd, Covington, KY 41011-1685
8594910869
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Description: First Watch specializes in delicious creations freshly-prepared to order...
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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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We love First Watch and don't have one near us, so when we travel and find one, it's a special treat. Love the DayGlo juice, coffee with flavored creamers. Husband ordered the Bacado which is an omlet with bacon, avocado and monterey jack cheese, topped with sour cream and housemade salsa. His... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
amuenk
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We love First Watch and don't have one near us, so when we travel and find one, it's a special treat. Love the DayGlo juice, coffee with flavored creamers. Husband ordered the Bacado which is an omlet with bacon, avocado and monterey jack cheese, topped with sour cream and housemade salsa. His plate was clean. I ordered the Key West... More 

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Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you for always coming in when you find a First Watch on your travels! We are so pleased you always can count on us for a delicious breakfast or lunch with friendly and attentive service. We hope to see you again soon! Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

Bellbrook, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I'm in a rut...a BLT Benedict rut. I'm going to have to work a 12 step program if I'm not careful. Two poached eggs on toasted Ciabatta with bacon, tomato slices, hollandaise sauce, lemon dressed arugula, avacado and fresh herbs. Not just any hollandaise...the worlds best. Honest...the worlds best. Have i ever lied to you? these flavors work together so... More 

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Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

We agree with you, this dish is tough to beat! Thank you for all of your visits and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Bruch on Sunday after mass, this is the go to place. A very good selection of breakfast or lunch. The omelets are out of this world and the pancakes aren't bad either.A good choice before afternoon Reds games, a bite to eat and walk across the bridge on a clear, sunny day hard tp beat.

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We are happy to be your go to place for breakfast or lunch after mass or before a Reds game! We look forward to seeing you soon! Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This restaurant is a very short walk from the Embassy Suites on the river between Covington and downtown Cincinnati. I had the very tasty Santa Fe salad. Good value and super-quick service.

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

Thank you for stopping in for a salad to go! We are very happy you enjoyed a tasty and convenient meal! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Covington, Kentucky
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Its crowded for a reason! The food is always good, the service is fast, considering how crowded it always is. We've been more than once and will surely go again.

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

Thank you for your visits! It is great to know you always have a delicious breakfast with wonderful service when you are with us. We hope to see you again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Danville
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Very filling breakfast with numerous egg and potato offerings. Enjoyed the bacon and onion hash with fruit and English muffin. Spouse had The Works Omelet. Attentive service despite the restaurant being quite busy, Would recommend as a quality breakfast/brunch while in the Concy area.

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

We are very happy you had a delicious and filling breakfast with us to start your weekend. Thank you! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Were in town to watch my grandson while my daughter and son-in-law went to a wedding. Tried to go for lunch but got there late (they close at 2:30PM). So went back next morning for breakfast. It is crowded but they handle the crowds well and we did not have to wait long. Would have been worth it any way... More 

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

Thank you for coming by while you were in town! We are very happy you had two delicious breakfasts with us. We hope you visit us again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Covington, Kentucky
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Stopped into First Watch this morning with my boyfriend and his father. It was very good, but a bit pricey for breakfast. We ordered: Bacon & onion hash - was very good, although could have used more onion just for a but more flavor. They do keep hot sauce at the table which I appreciate. It came with fresh fruit... More 

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

Thank you for your visit! We are happy to hear you all enjoyed our fresh and delicious menu items. We hope to see you all back one morning soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Covington, KY
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Love to eat here. Breakfast is always fresh and yummy. Wait staff is very attentive - after several visits they practically greet us at the door with our order!

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

We love that you love coming to First Watch for breakfast! Thank you for all your visits! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We go as business, or family groupings, for the usual prompt, service, nice diverse breakfast with heart healthy items and consistently good preparation in Covington and Kenwood, and Crestview! We have ben to several!!

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

We are honored to be your breakfast go to for business and pleasure! We hope to see you again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 E River Center Blvd, Covington, KY 41011-1685
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: 8594910869

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Healthy

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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