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American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy
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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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  • 18
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wow! So quaint and delicious food!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
Melissa E
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Princeton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW 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 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 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 60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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175 reviews 175 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 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 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 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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287 reviews 287 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 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 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 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 

Dayton, Ohio
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I just had the kale salad there ($8.99) and it was delicious. I asked for gluten-free and they were happy to accommodate by eliminating the croutons and changing the dressing. They have a list of gluten free options to help you choose; kale salad was the daily special so I didn't read furhter than that.

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

We are so happy you enjoyed our Kale Salad and were able to order it just the way you like it! We hope to see you again soon. Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

SPRINGFIELD
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My friend and I met up at First Watch to get together to talk. We both really enjoyed our meal and coffee. Service was very good as well. Neither of us was able to finish our chosen meal.

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

Thank you for having breakfast with us! We are happy you and your friend had a nice meal while you caught up! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Centreville, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Went here for breakfast on a week day. I thought they had a lot of healthy fun breakfast options and specials. I got the pecan pancakes which were huge!!! I ordered 2 but should have only gotten one as they were so big, but they were delicious! Service was good and the value was much better than the hotel breakfast... More 

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

Thank you for having breakfast with us! We are happy you had a filling and delicious meal. Great choice with the Pecan Pancakes! Cari, 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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