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First Watch

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American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy
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164 Summers St., Charleston, WV 25301
304 343 3447
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7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great for Breakfast

I visited First Watch for the first time a few weeks ago with some friends for breakfast. The service was fast and the food was very good. I'd highly recommend it to anyone wanting to find a local restaurant for breakfast!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Andrew Y
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Charleston, West Virginia
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Charleston, West Virginia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I visited First Watch for the first time a few weeks ago with some friends for breakfast. The service was fast and the food was very good. I'd highly recommend it to anyone wanting to find a local restaurant for breakfast!

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

Thank you so much, Andrew!! We hope you'll come back and see us soon! More 

Johnson City, Tennessee
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Stopped by for lunch, but since you can get breakfast anytime I tried the tri-fecta platter. The pancake selection was really cool. I had the cranberry granola pancakes...really good. Eggs were done to perfection. My wife had the monterey club and dressed greens. Excellent. She tried the special summer juice with pineapple and lime and cucumber. She really liked it.... More 

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

We're thrilled to know you love our giant pancakes as much as we do! We're glad your wife loved her Monterey Club and Pineapple Cooler so much, and we can't wait to see you both again soon! More 

Renick, WV
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The food was great, with some unique flavors! It was all reasonably priced and good quality. The service was friendly and quick.

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

Thanks so much, Isaac! We're glad you had a great brunch at First Watch, and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Fraziers Bottom, West Virginia
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I went with 5 other friends for breakfast after someone suggested it. I order the Avocado, tomato Hash. It was very tasty, but only found one tiny (size of a raising) piece of tomato in the entire meal. One of my friends got her meal about 5+ minutes after all ours were served and after she asked if they forgot... More 

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

Thanks for giving us a try! We're glad to know that your hash was so tasty, and we apologize that it seemed to be lacking tomatoes. We've shared your review with our management team, and we hope you'll give us another try soon! More 

Charleston, West Virginia
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great breakfast lunch chain. We would go to FW in Florida and the quality seems consistent. Packed on weekends so get there early or plan to wait a bit, it's tight in there. Easy parking across the street which is rare in Charleston downtown. Kid friendly. Decent service.

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

Thanks so much! We're glad you've come to expect consistently high quality breakfast, brunch and lunch at First Watch, and we hope you'll come see us again soon! More 

Charleston, West Virginia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Be prepared for leftovers, portions are generous. Well prepared and presented food, offering both unique and traditional breakfast and lunch dishes. An inclusive, unpretentious atmosphere with suits and shorts seated side-by-side.

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

Thanks so much, Jonathan! We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Charleston, WV
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Superior customer service and fresh locally sourced food, this is a great breakfast place! My favorite is the Greek Fetish omelet....I dream about it! Open until 2. each day

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

Awesome! Thanks so much for your visits and the great review. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Hurricane, West Virginia
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124 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We stayed on the boat on the river and went to breakfast with our friends. It was ok nothing extra. My husband really enjoyed his waffle. My friends like their omelets. I did like the pineapple smoothie.

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

Thank you for giving us a try, Amy! We're happy to know that you, your husband and your friends all enjoyed your breakfast at First Watch. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Buffalo, New York
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148 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I had eggs and a pecan pancake. Both were very good. The food is always fresh at First Watch. The coffee is good also. Good service and good value keeps me coming back.

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

Awesome, thank you! Our pancakes are definitely a customer favorite. Thanks for all your visits, and we hope to see you again very soon! More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Traveling through the area on a road trip, directed to First Light by others on Trip Advisor, stopped in for a very efficient and yummy brunch. Nice "juicing" drinks like Day Glow (with carrots, oranges, fresh ginger) to complement the pecan dijon salad. Would make time for another stop on the way home!

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Thank you! We're happy to hear that you had such a yummy brunch at First Watch, and we hope to see you again on the way home! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 164 Summers St., Charleston, WV 25301
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: 304 343 3447

Price and Cuisine

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