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2824 Miamisburg - Centerville Rd., Dayton, OH 45459
937-435-3127
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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: 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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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great lunch and reasonably priced

Had a really good lunch and highly recommend the fresh fruit crepes. Our server was great bringing a 2nd glass of iced tea before I even asked and the prices were reasonable with lots of food as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Michael L
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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Had a really good lunch and highly recommend the fresh fruit crepes. Our server was great bringing a 2nd glass of iced tea before I even asked and the prices were reasonable with lots of food as well.

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Dayton, Ohio
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Had enjoyed their breakfast for a while and then went for lunch. Good options with sandwiches, salads and soups.

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

We appreciate you giving us a try for lunch! Thanks for the review and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Charlotte Hall, Maryland
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I was visiting Dayton on business and always look for nice breakfast spots. This one certainly did not disappoint. It was great! !! I saw some of the reviews were mixed with some unhappy people but decided to find out on my own. The greeting was friendly, as well as the server was attentive and courteous. Prompt service and the... More 

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

Thanks so much for coming in to First Watch while you were in town! We appreciate you giving us a try and are so glad you had awesome service and a tasty brunch. We look forward to seeing you next time you're in Dayton! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

We enjoy Furst Watch for special days. Today was nothing special. My husband ordered a waffle and never received his syrup until I had finished my food. I had a carrot cake pancake. Forgive me if I'm wrong but no where on the menu does it mention having chocolate chips in the carrot cake pancake. There were two melted chocolate... More 

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

Thank you for your review and all of your visits. We're sorry to hear that this was your recent experience with us, and as you know, this is far from the high standards we hold ourselves to. We can assure you that every dish is thoroughly cleaned, and we've shared your comments with our management team so they can be... More 

District of Columbia
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Food is a little bland. They did not know how to cook an over medium egg. It was fryed hard. Overpriced

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

We're sorry to hear that you weren't impressed by the food during your visit, and we're sorry the egg wasn't cooked properly. We hope you'll give us another try soon! More 

Princeton
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This is a sunny, friendly place! The entire restaurant has an open feel, including being able to see into the kitchen (which I love). They are only open for breakfast and lunch (7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) and we visited on a Saturday around 11 a.m. The breakfast hash selections are varied and the one I had included bacon, seasoned... More 

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

Thank you, Melissa! We look forward to seeing you again soon to try another one of our hashes. They're definitely a favorite! More 

Franklin Ohio
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200 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I like breakfast anytime of the day ... this was just ok .. convenient when going to Dayton mall since the same parking lot. The cost was reasonable but the food was fine but nothing that stood out.

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

Thank you for stopping in and for sharing your valuable feedback with us. Since you love breakfast as much as we do, we will take your comments very seriously. We always aim to impress our guests in all areas, so we hope you will give us another try in the future. Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My friends and I meet at First Watch about once a month when we can. The seasonal specials are always tasty as well as their regular menu items. They have the best coffee, too! The service is great and although they are often very busy (how could they not with great food?!) the food is typically delivered to your table... More 

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

Thank you for making us a regular meeting place for you and your friends. It's great to know you can always count on us for a delicious breakfast or brunch. We can't wait to see you all again! Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

texas
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283 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We have eaten at First Watch whenever we are in Dayton. We have never had a bad meal. On the contrary, this is our favorite lunch place. The food is outstanding and the service is as well. I ordered the salad with bacon, chicken, pecans with a warm honey dijon mustard dressing. It is huge so I took half home.... More 

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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 are honored to be your favorite place for lunch. We look forward to seeing you again – come hungry! Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

Centerville, Ohio
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Food is good with a diverse menu. Prices are very responable and it is a family friendly place to go!

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

Thank you! Great to hear how much you enjoy our brunch and we hope to see you again soon. Eleni, First Watch Customer Service More 

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Additional Information about First Watch

Address: 2824 Miamisburg - Centerville Rd., Dayton, OH 45459
Phone Number: 937-435-3127
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
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 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2824 Miamisburg - Centerville Rd., Dayton, OH 45459
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: 937-435-3127

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 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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