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First Watch

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American, Café, Diner, Healthy
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8001 Forsyth Blvd., Clayton, Saint Louis, MO
3148637330
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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/Brunch, Lunch
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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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great brunch spot

I went here with my boyfriend for a quick bite to eat. The waiting list was ~25 minutes. In precisely 25 minutes they called us in to seat us. Once we ordered, the food arrived within 10minutes. There service was great! Although they were pretty packed, they didn't rush us to order, they answered... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
Ashley W
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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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English first
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I went here with my boyfriend for a quick bite to eat. The waiting list was ~25 minutes. In precisely 25 minutes they called us in to seat us. Once we ordered, the food arrived within 10minutes. There service was great! Although they were pretty packed, they didn't rush us to order, they answered all of our menu questions and... More 

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

Thank you for stopping in for a bite to eat! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal and our staff took great care of you. We hope to see you back for breakfast, brunch or lunch again soon! Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

Juneau, AK
Top Contributor
202 reviews 202 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
296 helpful votes 296 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Wife and I were pretty much honored to have breakfast here on a Monday morning in January 2015. First Watch is located on the ground floor of a bank building. Lucky employees! We followed the sign for public parking but it led us to permit-only lots. No worries, there was street parking available. We were quickly greeted and led to... More 

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

We are honored you had breakfast with us! From start to finish, it is wonderful to hear what a fantastic experience you had recently. We hope you enjoyed lunch too and we look forward to seeing you back for another delicious meal soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I've eaten lunch at the Clayton location many times, but went here for brunch today and boy, it wasn't even close to being like the other times I've visited. They take your phone number and text you when your table is ready. I received the text that our table was ready and when we went to the counter the table... More 

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

It is very upsetting to hear this is how your recent visit with us went. The service you describe here does not meet our high standards and we will address your concerns. You should expect the same great food and service from all of our locations, so we're on it! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

San Diego, California, United States
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is the place for breakfast in St Louis. Service is fast and the Food is great. Prices are very reasonable.

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

Thank you! We love hearing you feel we are the place for breakfast in town! We hope to see you back for more great food and service soon. Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Princeton, New Jersey
Top Contributor
175 reviews 175 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Really impressed with this restaurant. It is a bit confusing right when you enter because the cashier is right there and it is hard to figure out where you should stand to be seated. Our waiter was great. I wanted to try every one of their menu items they all looked so good. I had the fruit crepes (delicious) and... More 

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

We are so happy you gave us a try too! It is nice to know we impressed you and hope to see you again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Macedonia, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The Food was delicious,The ice tea was fresh brewed and the services was great,We were on bus trip to Butterfly House.Everyone on the bus thought they were great. Friendly,helpful and clean .I would go again when I see one.

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

Barbara B - We are thrilled the entire bus had a fantastic experience! We hope this is your first of many trips to First Watch! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We go here for lunch often. Always consistent, great service and food. I also love that they serve breakfast all day. They have a good selections of healthy options as well. All around, a great choice.

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

Kayla L - Thank you for all your visits! We are thrilled you can always count on us for a great meal! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

I was looking forward to visiting First Watch for the first time after all the billboards in town. My hotel was in Clayton and was thrilled about breakfast since it is my favorite meal of the day. The restaurant decor is average and so was the food. I do like the personal (one) carafe of coffee though. My server was... More 

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

koheve - Thank you for your visits. Especially after all the anticipation, we are very sorry we didn't fully exceed all your expectations. We will take your comments to heart and we do hope you give us another try to show you we are much more than average. Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

If you are going to First Watch, make the effort to go to the one on S. Kirkwood Road. All First Watch restaurants are not equal. S. Kirkwood is excellent. However, Webster Groves and also Des Peres were a huge disappointment after becoming accustomed to the quality and service of Kirkwood.

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

ytteba - Thank you for all your visits! You should always expect the same high standards when you are with us, regardless of the location, so your comments will be addressed with all of the locations you mention here. We hope you continue to dine with us at all of our locations! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Wokingham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

Very popular breakfast restaurant serving all the standard breakfast fare plus some interesting variations on eggs and hash. Excellent fresh coffee served in a Themos jug, so no chasing the waitress for a refill.

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

Roadwarrior1000 - Happy to hear you enjoy our unique food items and plentiful coffee. We hope to see you back for another tasty meal soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8001 Forsyth Blvd., Clayton, Saint Louis, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: 3148637330

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Café, 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.
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?