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First Watch

164 Summers St., Charleston, WV 25301
304 343 3447
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Ranked #10 of 252 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Elliston, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We tried four different meals and each one was wonderful. Be warned, if you order pancakes, they are plate sized! However, they also come with homemade compote. The omelets are full of flavor. And, for coffee drinkers they leave the pot at the table.

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

Thank you for starting your day with us! We are happy you enjoyed all four of the dishes you sampled, especially our pancake that is perfect for sharing! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Milton WV
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I've had opportunity to dine at a variety of First Watch restaurants in a variety of places (Columbus OH, Cincinnati OH, Newport KY) and appreciate the consistent good service and quality of food. That being said, why can't any of them stock Canadian bacon for a traditional Eggs Benedict? It's lovely to have choices, and I'm thinking it's a management... More

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

Thank you for all of your visits across the map! We are pleased you can rely on us for great service and quality ingredients and food. We appreciate all of your suggestions and feedback, especially from this recent visit, and will share them with our team. Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Fallston MD
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Although this is a franchise, we had never heard of it. Excellent, fresh, well prepared, diverse menu! We'd go back again in a heartbeat!!! Within walking distance of our hotel.

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

We are happy you came by and enjoyed a delicious breakfast with us. We hope to see you the next time you're in town! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Madison, WV
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My wife and I were invitied to this restaurant by a lady who worked with my wife. This restaurant has a great menu and we had the lunch time menu with great burgers, fries and a great salad. Great taste, great staff and a whole bunch of friendly lunch time crowd. I have been back back to this place now... More

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

Thank you for all of your visits! We are so happy our delicious food, fresh menu and friendly staff keeps you coming back! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Canton
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Found this restaurant while looking for organic places in Charleston. They have mostly all-natural and not organic, however the food quality was still very high. They have a nice selection of breakfast and lunch foods; whole-grain breads and pancakes, good fresh and dried fruit, flavorful dressings, and soups. Service was excellent; efficient and friendly. We will be looking for one... More

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

AJ13100 - We are very happy you found us! It is great to hear you enjoyed a fresh, flavorful and healthy meal with us. We hope to see you again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Dunbar, West Virginia
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We've been to First Watch many times. It's always good - good food, good taste, good servers...a good place to meet with people.

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

fpalmer321 - We are pleased you always have a nice meal at First Watch! Thank you for all of your visits. Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Hershey, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We stumbled upon First Watch while searching for breakfast options near our hotel. Sure glad we did. Our waitress was very cheerful and pleasant. Food was delicious. I got the eggs, bacon and onion hash and my egg was cooked just as I ordered it. My boyfriend got an omelet and we split an order of grits. Portions were very... More

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

jzyhsy08 - We're happy you stumbled on us for breakfast too! It is great to hear our service and tasty, filling food were just what you needed before your hike. We look forward to seeing you the next time you're in town! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Charleston, West Virginia, United States
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Good and quick. Fresh food and sometimes as fast as fast food. Breakfast, brunch, or lunch. Omelette, pancakes, salads and sandwiches.

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

Thank you, Esta M! Great to hear you enjoy our tasty food and fast service. Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Charleston, West Virginia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

First Watch is one of ny favorite places in Charleston. We had our GC EMT meeting over breakfast. Our service was very good. I ordered the fruit crepes, and they were very good. I will be back.

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

Thank you, Alaina C! We are honored to be one of your favorite places in town. We look forward to seeing you back for more fantastic food soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Fort Worth, Texas
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My hubby and I were traveling thru Charleston and came upon this gem. I had their daily special of shrimp and grits and it was excellent. My hubby had an omelet and said it was ver good as well. Service was fast and friendly and the coffee is hot and good. Definitely worth the stop!

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

Susanna S - We're so happy you found us! It is great to hear you had a nice visit and enjoyed our food. Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

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