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First Watch

2824 Miamisburg - Centerville Rd., Dayton, OH 45459
937-435-3127
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Ranked #21 of 676 Restaurants in Dayton
Price range: $5 - $10
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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English first
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
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165 reviews 165 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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
Top Contributor
1,291 reviews 1,291 reviews
869 restaurant reviews
2,468 helpful votes 2,468 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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1,226 reviews 1,226 reviews
668 restaurant reviews
512 helpful votes 512 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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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
38 helpful votes 38 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

Beavercreek, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

There are two First Watch restaurants in the Dayton area, one in Kettering and one near the Mall at Fairfield Commons. We have eaten at both and they are equally good for both food and service. There is usually a wait to get seated, but they offer free coffee while waiting. My favorite is the Trifecta which is eggs, a... More

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

Russ M - Thank you for all your visits! We are so happy you always have fantastic food and service whenever you are at First Watch. We hope to see you back for breakfast, or maybe to try lunch, soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

DeWitt, Michigan
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326 reviews 326 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

my 2nd visit here for lunch when visiting the area, I had the grilled veggie sandwich (Awesome!!!) on a whole grain bread w/homemade tomato soup. Great place, service and staff were also very attentive and friendly.

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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

SharieN_13 - Thank you for both of your lunch visits! We are happy you like our home cooking so much! Jessica, First Watch Customer Service More

Farmington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I have eaten at several first watch locations and have always been pleased with the food. As we were eating on a Sunday afternoon,it was crowded and we did have to wait but they have self serve coffee to make the time more pleasant. Once seated our waiter was very friendly and efficient and we received our meal quickly. The... More

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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

MCHaering - Regardless of the location, it is wonderful to know you can count on First Watch for fantastic food and service. Thank you for all your visits and we hope to see you at our place again soon! Jessica, First Watch Customer Service More

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