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“Quick breakfast” 3 of 5 stars
Review of First Watch

First Watch
700 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (Central Business District)
513 721 4744
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Ranked #110 of 1,653 Restaurants in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Healthy
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Neighborhood: Central Business District
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.
Elma WA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Quick breakfast”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

1st day in Ciny for a conference and had first watch recommended. I only had muffin and coffee, muffin was homemade and good. Coworkers ate full bfeakfast and enjoyed it. Good service.

Visited August 2013
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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review, August 24, 2013
phred209 - Thank you for starting your day with us! We are happy you and your colleagues enjoyed a tasty, fresh breakfast before starting your conference.

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Huntington, West Virginia
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“Great breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

This place was busy, busy, busy! They are an upscale establishment, with a cozy feel. Great food, good prices and interesting items.You can get a green salad with you omlette! They also have pancakes as big as your head and the waffles are the same. Sandwiches looked great. I had the Bacado-omlette with bacon, avocado and Monterey Jack cheese. Yummy. The orange juice is fresh squeezed. Check it out! Their menu is on line!

Visited August 2013
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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review, August 13, 2013
tripmom56 - From our healthy options and fresh squeezed OJ to our huge pancakes and waffles, we are thrilled to hear how impressed you were with our food and quality. Thank you for joining us for breakfast!

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Detroit, Michigan
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Standard, yet great tasting breakfast.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We visited this First Watch location on a rainy Saturday morning around 10:00. The place was only about half full so we were able to be seated right away.

Our server was a little slow to greet us, but once she took our order, everything was great from there. My husband ordered The Traditional and said everything was great. I had avocado, bacon and tomato hash and it was great. The avocado was very fresh and the flavors all blended well together.

Overall, it was a quick and delicious meal. It was also an easy walk from our hotel (Westin).

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review, July 25, 2013
MichiganderTravelers - Thank you for spending part of your Saturday morning with us! We apologize for the delay in greeting you, but we are thrilled to hear you had an overall delicious and nice experience with us. We will share all of your feedback with the team and hope to see you the next time you're in town!

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Lexington, Kentucky
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“Work on service a bit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

We went for breakfast on a Saturday morning, and when we got there, the place was not packed. We were pleased by the man who seated us and immediately brought us coffee and OJ, and joked with us about his specialized skillset, that our waitress would be right with us. The restaurant gradually filled up, and as it did, our service gradually got worse.
We have little complaint about the food. . . My veggie egg white omelet was delicious, and my husband liked his food, but the waitress forgot the syrup for the waffle, and we eventually got another waitress to have yet another waitress bring his syrup, and by then, the waffle was cold. We also had to chase down our waitress for more coffee.
I appreciated the fact that there is no additional charge for an egg white omelet, and that they serve fresh-squeezed OJ. A little attention to service, and to the cleanliness of the restroom, and all would have been fine.

Visited July 2013
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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review, July 22, 2013
Dbjone2 - Thank you for starting your Saturday with us! We are happy you enjoyed our tasty food and fresh squeezed OJ. However, we are very sorry our service did not also hit these same high marks. Your comments will be addressed with the team and seriously addressed. We hope you come back to see us!

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Charleston, WV
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
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“As Always - EXCELLENT”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Great Food, Service and Value. Omlets are top notch. You can NOT go wrong at Firstwatch, Cincinatti.

Visited July 2013
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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Mike S - From our food and value to our service, we are thrilled you feel you can't go wrong at First Watch! We appreciate you and all your visits!

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