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First Watch Restaurant

8306 Market St, Bradenton, FL 34202-5137
941-907-6657
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Ranked #60 of 410 Restaurants in Bradenton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $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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  • English first
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English first
Florida
Top Contributor
184 reviews 184 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Very good breakfast at this location in Lakewood Ranch. Called ahead to hold a table. It was ready when we arrived; seated in less than 5 minutes though there was a long line. A waiter was serving complimentary juice to those waiting for a table - a very nice touch. Choice of inside seating or outside overlooking the parking lot.... More 

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

Wonderful to hear you had a fantastic breakfast with us, complete with delicious food and great service. Thank you for visiting! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Ellenton, Florida
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

A little twist to usual meals. Both breakfast and lunch are good Have a very good Pecan Dijon Salad Prices are reasonable the restaurant is very clean and waitresses are good along with having warmth and a sense of humor making it all a good experience

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

Thank you! We are pleased you enjoy our tasty breakfast and lunch items and friendly service. Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Bradenton, Florida
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Okay, I know this is a chain restaurant, BUT...they do so many things right! The food and service are consistently good, which we all expect from a restaurant. However, it's the extras here that make a difference. On weekends, when there's a long wait, they have free coffee and tea while you wait. They also have plenty of newspapers for... More 

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

Thank you! We appreciate all of your visits and it's great to know how much you enjoy all of our extra special touches. We hope to see you back for breakfast or lunch soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Manhasset, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We have eaten here many times and get consistently good fast food in a sit down pleasant, but not fancy restaurant. Among other things on their menu,there is a choice of doing half a sandwich plus a cup of soup, as well as a choice of having a sandwich and green salad. There are also plenty of choices for those... More 

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

Thank you for all of your lunch visits! Whether you are looking for something healthy or a dish that is more indulgent, we are pleased you always find a delicious item on our menu. Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Service was mediocre. Food came quickly; although it doesn't take long to make an omelet. The omelet was bland in taste and was overpriced. Server was also relatively inattentive. I will not go back.

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

Patrick R - We are very sorry this is the experience you had with us. We appreciate you sharing your feedback with us - it will all be addressed with our team. Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Bradenton, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Does not stack up to Another Broken Egg at all. Food nowhere as good. The only pancakes they served were multi grain. Like eating saw dust. Despite this review, the place was jammed with a line. Very noisy due to the acoustics of the restaurant.

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

Alan C - We are very sorry to hear this is how you felt about your visit. We want to be your first choice, so your comments about our food will be taken serious. Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Warrington, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Staff is very attentive and extra polite. One waitress, Sarah is such friendly person and so are the others. Food is really great and dynamic.

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

68JIM - Great to hear how much our food and service have impressed you. We can't wait to have you back! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Jackson, Mississippi
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Came here this morning in search of a good breakfast place. Nice thick bacon, great pancakes. Coffee is really good too. Highly recommended!

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

emiliejane90 - We are so happy we delivered the delicious breakfast you were craving! Thank you for giving us a try. Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Sarasota, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I have been to this restaurant twice and have been very satisfied with their breakfast offerings. The atmosphere is "plain" but the food is excellent. After all, what more do you want in a breakfast restaurant?

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

Walrobot - Thank you for both of your visits! We are honored you feel we are the best breakfast place in the area. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Cynthiana, Kentucky, Usa
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

First of all the food is every good,well prepared and the server was very attentive .On the down side there usually is a wait for breakfast,the interior could not be any plainer,tables close together .I would not think a 30 minute wait would be worth it.

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

Bearhall - Thank you for your visits and your honest feedback. We will take your comments about our atmosphere very serious. It is great to hear how much you enjoy our delicious food and service and we hope to see you again! Jessica, First Watch Customer Service More 

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Additional Information about First Watch Restaurant

Address: 8306 Market St, Bradenton, FL 34202-5137
Phone Number: 941-907-6657
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Bradenton
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 0 - 10
Cuisine: American, Diner, Healthy, Café

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