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First Watch

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American, Coffee Shop, 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: Brunch, Breakfast, 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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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Local Diner Food

In town from New York for a wedding and looked at Trip Advisor for a good local breakfast close to our hotel downtown. It was a good recommendation, good solid diner food, they are trying to do a healthy twist so there is something for everyone. The food was hot and the service was excellent and at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Mark G
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

In town from New York for a wedding and looked at Trip Advisor for a good local breakfast close to our hotel downtown. It was a good recommendation, good solid diner food, they are trying to do a healthy twist so there is something for everyone. The food was hot and the service was excellent and at a very good... More 

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La Plata, Maryland
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106 reviews 106 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I had breakfast with my son before he went to work. First time there for me but obviously well liked by folks working close by. Reasonable menu with good variety, good prices, quick service and gooood coffee. Enjoyed the extra time with my son and had a good breakfast at the same time. Recommend giving it a try.

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

Thank you, Jimmy! It's great to know how much you enjoyed being able to spend quality time with your son at First Watch, and we're happy to hear how much you liked our menu variety, prices and coffee! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Pikesville, Maryland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I have been to this restaurant but not this location. I was pleased it was the same experience. Love the coffee and service. They have good healthy food.

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

Thank you, Teressa! It's great to hear how much you love our food, coffee and service. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

New Albany, Indiana
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Great place to stop for breakfast / brunch. Wife had a special that was an egg sandwich with avacodo (fresh and tasty). I had a waffle and bacon. We had to wait about 15 min for a table but it was worth the wait. Good food and service was quick and accurate. We would eat here again. Parking is available... More 

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

Wonderful to hear you and your wife had an impressive meal with us. We hope to see you both in for breakfast or brunch again soon! Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

Charleston, West Virginia, USA
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Best place we know for breakfast on the area. Good selection quick service and tasty food nicely presented

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

We are honored you feel we are the best breakfast in Charleston! Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

Hoover, Alabama
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I grow tired of hotel food, so I often search for good breakfast choices. First Watch was a great choice in Charleston. The food options were outstanding - everyone can find something they like. I really like the huge selection of healthy choices. Service was quick, prices are reasonable, can't beat it for breakfast.

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

We're happy you found us! It's great to hear you enjoyed our fresh and delicious breakfast options, value and attentive service. Please come back to see us the next time you're in town! Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Parking is a problem and it's a small restaurant but the food is always fresh and amazing. I love coffee and enjoy theirs. Nice place for a couple to have brunch or a family to eat breakfast.

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

Thank you! We are thrilled you feel we have the best breakfast and brunch! Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

Charleston, West Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I love the Pharma Hash always well seasoned and tastes amazing. The staff are always very attentive and do a great job with suggestions when you aren't sure what you want. I have to agree with other reviews of this being one of the best breakfasts in town. My sit down go to breakfast place..

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

Thank you! We are very happy our delicious food has made us your go to place for breakfast. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

Charleston, West Virginia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I totally enjoyed the breakfast at first watch, as I always do when I visit Charleston. They are fast, efficient and clean and the clientele is great. Go there to hob-nob with the political clientele as well as your everyday folks. I went in my Birthday and they gave me a coffee mug. Love it! Memories :)

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

Thank you for always stopping in when you're in town! We can't wait to have you back to make more memories! Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

Winfield, WV
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I do a lot of breakfast meetings here. Healthy options & great omlets!! Coffee is top shelf. Location is convenient but watch the meters! Charleston doesn't play on parking violations.

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

Thank you! We are honored you feel we are the best breakfast in town. We look forward to seeing you back for business or pleasure soon! Eleni, First Watch Customer Service 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, Coffee Shop, 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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