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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, 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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  • 40
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
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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 or lunch!

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Isaac M
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Renick, WV
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Renick, WV
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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 11 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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123 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 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
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 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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Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

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 

Charleston, West Virginia, United States
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I meet here frequently with girlfriends for lunch. It is definitely a popular spot and sometimes have to wait for a table. Food is always fresh and served quickly once you order. Parking can be an issue sometimes for people who do not work in the area and have the advantage of walking. You can get breakfast anytime of the... More 

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

Awesome, thanks, Cheryl! We're happy to hear that you and your friends enjoy quick service and tasty, fresh food during every visit to First Watch. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We ate lunch during our road trip. Great brunch place! The food was delicious and the service was pretty quick. It was packed on the Saturday morning. I would go there again if we go to Charleston again.

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

Thanks for stopping in during your road trip! We're happy to hear how much you enjoyed your brunch at First Watch, and we hope to see you again next time you're passing through! More 

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Additional Information about First Watch

Address: 164 Summers St., Charleston, WV 25301
Phone Number: 304 343 3447
Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
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
Average Prices: USD 10
Cuisine: American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy

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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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