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First Watch

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American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy
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1431 Reisterstown Rd, Pikesville, MD 21208-3808
410-602-1595
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7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
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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  • 18
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good fresh food

No wait, fresh food, friendly service, would recommend . Fresh harvest menu this time of year. Found specifically through trip advisor, otherwise off the beaten path.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2015
4pickles
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Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
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Jacksonville, Florida
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

My guess is that people flock here because there are no other restaurants with diner style food in the neighborhood. There always seems to be a wait, service is sub par and I've never had a meal that I enjoyed. If you are willing to drive a bit further, my recommendation is that you invest the time and extra miles... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jeffrey S
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you for your visits, Jeffrey. We are deeply sorry that you haven't been able to enjoy a meal with us, and it's upsetting to know that you've had sub par service as well. You should always be able to expect an awesome experience all around when you come to First Watch, and we sincerely hope you'll give us another... More 

Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

No wait, fresh food, friendly service, would recommend . Fresh harvest menu this time of year. Found specifically through trip advisor, otherwise off the beaten path.

Helpful?
Thank 4pickles
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you!! We appreciate your visit and the recommendation. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Maryland
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Good food...Friendly service. Only complaint is that they are not open for early dinner. First rate at FIRST WATCH!

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Thank MANLIN322
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Monroe Twp
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

This eatery is a very novel place emphasizing healthy ingredients, such as soup with kale. Everything was prepared to perfection and all very fresh and tasty. the coffee was brewed well and always watching the waist line, I refrained from what appeared to be some delicious desserts. Just get directions and not too hard to find the place off of... More 

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

Thanks so much!! We appreciate your visit and the recommendation, and we hope to see you again soon at First Watch! More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This is a great place for Breakfast, or Brunch. The food is fresh and delicious. The only negative is they close at 2pm. Would love to go there dinner time. Sometimes you want Breakfast late in the day.

Helpful?
Thank Judy C
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Judy! We're so glad you enjoy our fresh breakfast and brunch at First Watch so much, and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I have been to this Pikesville location at least 4 or 5 times. I can say that this location has certainly gone downhill each time I visit. One, the café is too small for the type of traffic they receive. So you will most certainly have a wait, and seating is limited. Some choose to wait outside or in their... More 

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Thank snazzy2008
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for all your visits! We're so sorry to hear that your opinion of our restaurant has gone downhill since your first visit. For those busier days, try downloading the NoWait app on your smartphone to check our wait times and add your name to the list before you arrive! We're so sorry for the appearance of our restaurant when... More 

Columbia, Maryland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Based on the mostly positive reviews I had read about this restaurant, I was excited to venture out to this restaurant. On Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. I arrived at the non-descript location. Upon my arrival, I was greeted by the hostess and asked, "Is there a specific waitress I wanted?" (Little did I know it was a total set... More 

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Thank Clark4real
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your visit. We're very sorry to hear that this was your experience with us. You should always be able to expect quick, friendly service and fresh, hot food at First Watch, so it's upsetting to read your description. We take concerns like this very seriously and have shared your comments with our management team. More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

I have been going to FirstWatch for a few years and the reason I keep going back is not only the fresh food, but the quality of the staff. Ravi, the manager, always greets us by name and makes sure we are well taken care of. The drinks and food are always fresh and consistently great. Love this place!!!!

Helpful?
Thank jazz z
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

We love to hear our fresh, delicious food and exceptional service keep you coming back again and again. Thank you for calling us the best breakfast around! Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

Pikesville, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

the food is consistantly good and staff always friendly only complaint is they heat pancake syrup and very runny

Helpful?
Thank Missmagothy
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

We are so pleased you always enjoy our food and service! Next time you are in, just let your server know you don't want your syrup warm. We want you fully happy! We hope to see you again soon. Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

Pikesville, Maryland
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love their coffee. They are very popular on weekend mornings but it's worth the wait. Everything is fresh and the service is top notch. We come here a lot.

Helpful?
Thank Teressa926
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you for all of your visits! We are very happy our tasty coffee and fresh and delicious food keep you coming back. Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1431 Reisterstown Rd, Pikesville, MD 21208-3808
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Pikesville
  • Phone Number: 410-602-1595

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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.
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?