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First Watch

164 Summers St., Charleston, WV 25301
304 343 3447
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Ranked #13 of 253 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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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
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83 reviews 83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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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
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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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
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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

Columbia City, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We went there for breakfast on a Sunday morning while visiting family. It was busy but we only waited for a few minutes. I ordered the pecan pancakes, eggs and turkey sausage. My husband had an omelette,fried potatoes, and a carrot cake pancake. All was good and I would go back again .

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

Michele506 - Thank you for starting your Sunday with us! We are very happy you both enjoyed your breakfast and we do hope to see you again! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Our shuttle driver recommended First Watch for the best breakfast in town. We had super pancakes, perfectly prepared eggs, a choice of sausage, ham or bacon reasonably priced at $7.99. Be prepared to wait for a table since it's a very popular restaurant but the staff does a great of serving you.

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Pearlm484 - We are honored your driver sent you to our place for the best breakfast in town! It's great to hear our food and value did not disappoint. Thank you! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Boca Raton, Florida
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345 reviews 345 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We had not encountered this chain before but we thought this was quite good. A large fruit bowl was good as were scrambled eggs with a side of English muffins. The eggs were cooked perfectly to our expressed preference. The disappointment was an over-sweet muesli that had too little fruit accompaniment. Coffee and service were good. Overall, the place rates... More

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

David G - We're happy you gave us a try! We are very happy you had a nice visit and we will share all of your comments about our food with the culinary team. We hope to see you again! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Cleveland, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My husband and I were visiting from out of state and being ushered by friendly staff first thing in the morning felt like we were locals. Coffee was great and food was hot and delicious. Perfect breakfast place!

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

vv0280 - Thank you for coming by while you were in town! We are happy to hear you felt so welcome and enjoyed our food, coffee and service. We hope to see you again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

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