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164 Summers St., Charleston, WV 25301
304 343 3447
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Ranked #8 of 250 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Diner, Healthy, Café
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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
Marshfield, Wisconsin, United States
Top Contributor
186 reviews 186 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

When you wait for a table, you know its going to be good! Our 20 minute wait proved to be worth it. An extensive menu of classics and specialties made it hard to choose for brunch. Our party of three ended up ordering different things and sharing. The Monte Cristo was great, the omelet stuffed and filling. The fruit-filled crepes... More

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

Thank you for having brunch with us! We are so happy our fresh and tasty food was well worth the short wait. We hope to see you back for another delicious meal soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Niagara Falls, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Our son had told us we had to go to First Watch for breakfast and we are so glad we did. Tim our waiter was great, he pointed out all his favorites on the menu, gave us tips on whir to go for dinner, and stopped at our table often to make sure all was ok. The food was delicious... More

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

We are very happy your son sent you our way and you had a delicious breakfast with fantastic service. We hope to see you the next time you're in town! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Raleigh, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We travel through Charleston, WV frequently. First Watch is our favorite location for breakfast. The staff is friendly and welcoming. They are consistent with very good customer service and very good food.

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

We are honored to be your favorite breakfast place as you travel through town! Thank you for all your visits! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Charleston, West Virginia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I like the potatoes and try to order them as a side with every meal, the omelettes are good as well as the French toast, the breakfast bowls are good too, make sure to consider their seasonal stuff that is usually on the chalkboard behind the counter.

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

All great suggestions! We are happy you truly enjoy so many of our breakfast items. See you again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Charleston, West Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Yum! Great food and good prices. The waiter was a little quirky and didn't know when to stop with the witty humor.

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

Thank you! We are happy you enjoyed our tasty food and value. We will share your feedback with our staff as well. Hope to see you again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

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
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70 reviews 70 reviews
41 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
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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

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