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First Watch

50 E River Center Blvd, Covington, KY 41011-1685
8594910869
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Ranked #5 of 112 Restaurants in Covington
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Diner, Healthy, Café
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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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
Cincinnati, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

they have great options for healthy breakfast choices. egg white omlettes, fruit etc… I didn't dislike anything about this restaurant.

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

We're so happy you like our healthy, fresh breakfast items. Thank you! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Charleston, West Virginia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Always great food.. I even order something not on the menu anymore and they always accommodate...clean and convenient to local hotels

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

We love that you love First Watch so much! Thank you for all of your breakfast, brunch and lunch visits! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I was skeptical about this place because I don't like "chain" restaurants (with more than one location) but this place is what all chain restaurants should aspire to be. The service is very efficient and quick. The menu pretty much covers all options for breakfast. (Our gluten-free friend had something she could eat too.) It's reasonably priced. Very nice option.... More

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

Wonderwall356 - Thank you for giving us a try! It is great to know our menu and food exceeded your expectations. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Fulton, Kentucky
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We make First Watch a part of our trip when we visit Covington! The menu has simple and unique dishes for all types of appetites. We are never disappointed in the quality of the food. All of the people who are employed there are exceptionally friendly and should be commended for their service to the customer. The coffee is sensational,... More

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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you, Deborah F! It is wonderful to know our exceptional customer service and delicious food and coffee keep you coming back again and again. We look forward to your next visit! Jessica, First Watch Customer Service More

katonah, ny
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We had a delicious breakfast at this restaurant at the foot of the Roebling Bridge..friendly and helpful waitress and delicious pumpkin pancakes! Not that easy to find but worth the hunt.

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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

auntbee2 - Happy to hear you enjoyed our friendly service and tasty food, especially the pumpkin pancakes. Thanks for stopping in! Jessica, First Watch Customer Service More

Houston, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

My wife and I walked from the nearby Marriott Rivercenter for breakfast on a weekday morning. We enjoyed our breakfast very much. A great menu with very fresh ingredients. I wish we had one of these near the house in Texas. It was if someone had taken a Denny's or IHOP, made them pretty and clean inside, and revamped the... More

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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

TexasHoustonFamily - Thank you for stopping by during your trip! We are very happy you enjoyed a delicious breakfast with us. We hope to see you back the next time you're in town! Jessica, First Watch Customer Service More

New York City
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

If you don't want to eat at Marriott Rivercenter, this is less than one block away. Fresh food, good service, and reasonable prices Free Wi-Fi and newspapers available

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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

ANT06 - Thank you! We are happy we were convenient to where you were staying and you enjoyed a tasty and filling meal with us. Jessica, First Watch Customer Service More

Elizabethtown, KY
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Love this restaurant!! They have healthy choices and an excellent breakfast. Lots of choices!! Definitely worth stopping. The restaurant was very clean and the staff was awesome! I enjoyed my meal immensely. I was excited to see they have a restaurant In Lexington, KY as well. Would love to see one in Elizabethtown, KY. We have the perfect building next... More

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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Tammy C - We love that you love our healthy breakfast items and extensive menu. Thank you for all your visits! Jessica, First Watch Customer Service More

Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

So happy we found this little spot! Free coffee both while you wait and in a refillable carafe at your table. A free gift (small box of chocolates) brought to all the moms there for Mother's Day. An exceptional waitress who was very accommodating to us when we were in a hurry. And the food was excellent all around. My... More

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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

testaggs - We're happy you found us too! Thank you for celebrating Mother's Day with us. It is wonderful to know the whole family enjoyed their meals and time with us. Hope to see you all again soon! Jessica, First Watch Customer Service More

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