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First Watch

2824 Miamisburg - Centerville Rd., Dayton, OH 45459
937-435-3127
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Ranked #25 of 685 Restaurants in Dayton
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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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Centreville, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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 

Xenia, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Went to First Watch for the first time with my friend. She is a vegetarian so I was a little reticent but was pleasantly surprised. They have wonderfully prepared, healthy meals that you won't find anywhere else! Delicious! I highly recommend First Watch.

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

Thank you for giving us a try! We are happy to hear you were pleasantly surprised by our healthy, fresh and tasty food. Come back to see us again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Port Orange, Florida
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Have eaten at both locations, and have enjoyed the food. However, this time our waitress was nearly hostile. She seemed put off because we wanted to read the menu before ordering. She barely stopped to set our food down, and appeared to snort when I asked for butter for my pancake which was very dry. Our bill for two was... More 

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

We sincerely apologize for the experience you describe here. Creating a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere for our guests is very important to us and we apologize for failing to do this for you and your friend. Your comments will be addressed internally. Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It was rather crowded on a Sunday morning, we waited about 20 min just as promised. They were busy and the place was hopping!! Coffee and orange juice was excellent. My Greek omelette was fantastic, just the right mix of cheese and tomatoes. My gf ordered the works omelette without onions but it came with!! Had to send it back... More 

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

Thank you for joining us on Sunday morning! We apologize for the mix up on your girlfriend's dish, but are happy it was fixed quickly and everything tasted great. We hope to see you all again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Dayton, Ohio
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60 reviews 60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Nice selection of breakfast items and usual crowded on weekends. Though last two visits haven't got my order correct. Not sure why a breakfast restaurant has trouble understanding eggs well done. Had to send back twice with runny yokes. I would go again for lunch but not breakfast

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

Thank you for your visits and feedback. We apologize for missing the mark on your eggs twice. We are happy you sent them back to be fixed and we will address your concerns with our team again. We do hope you continue to dine with us in the future. Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Bellevue, Washington
Top Contributor
197 reviews 197 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My son brought me here during a visit. It is a hidden gem in a rather drab strip center. I doubt I would have stopped had I been driving by. However, it is worth going in. They have a large selection, tasty food, large portions, good coffee, friendly staff, good prices. I would definitely visit again when in Dayton.

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

We are very happy your son brought you by for a visit! We are happy you had a nice meal and we hope to see you back the next time you're in town! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Centerville, Ohio
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1,374 reviews 1,374 reviews
913 restaurant reviews
2,619 helpful votes 2,619 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We are huge First Watch Fans, and we enjoy all three Dayton locations. We are more brunch or lunch fans; although, breakfast is great at First Watch. We enjoy supporting the smaller restaurants in the Dayton area, and the First Watch brand guarantees a pleasant and fresh meal. We like the small menu, and find the offerings creative, interesting, and... More 

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

SavantIII_11 - Thank you for all of your visits! We are very happy you consistently have a first class experience with us. Hope to see you soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Adrian, Michigan
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1,310 reviews 1,310 reviews
737 restaurant reviews
554 helpful votes 554 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is a very good spot for breakfast. I have been to two or three First Watch locations and each time for breakfast. I have never been disappointed. This location in the front corner of the Dayton Mall complex is in what is an apparent small scale answer to the Greene and other Town Center Mall locations. It is a... More 

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

debbie k - Thank you for all of your visits! We are happy you are always impressed with our helpful staff and delicious food. We look forward to seeing you in for breakfast again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

My trip to Dayton is not complete unless I meet with friends for a great breakfast. I am never disappointed. The service and food are excellent...keep up the great work...

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

Fivewhales - We are thrilled a fantastic breakfast with us helps complete your trips to Dayton. Thank you! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Benicia, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Me and my husband come here often for breakfast and lunch and I can honestly say we have never had a bad experience! The food is delicious, many healthier options as well! The staff is always friendly and we rarely have much of a wait!

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

Bridget N - Thank you for all of your visits! We are so happy you experience wonderful food and service each time you are with us. See you again soon! 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, Diner, Healthy, Café

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