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First Watch, The Daytime Cafe

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College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33907-5668
+1 239-274-5551
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7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want eat delicious and healthy, this is the place. They are many options for breakfast and brunch, good services and price. They need improve wifi connection.

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Thank Mechy P
New Hampshire
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131 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My daughter took me to First Watch down by FGCU for a late breakfast. We were seated promptly, brought coffee and water (left the pots) and our very nice and efficient server answered questions about the menu. There were so many healthy and tempting choices on the menu it was hard to narrow down our choices. They were happy to... More 

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Thank madgardener55
Fort Myers, Florida
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346 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bewn here twice before had the oatmeal with a lemon poppy seed muffin with coffee service was very good food was excellent a little pricey but well worth it we will be back again.

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Thank corvette44
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, The Daytime Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you enjoy our restaurant and always experience wonderful service with us. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

So enjoy this great breakfast spot! Fern is the best waitress and her coworkers are great as well. The menu items are the epitome of flavorful and clean eating.

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Thank Steph S
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, The Daytime Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Steph! We're happy to hear that you experienced awesome service and enjoyed your meal as well. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Ft.Myers
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

This is one of the best places for breakfast in Ft. Myers. Many choices on the menu.I would recommend any omelette but my favorite is the veggie.

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Thank Scopp7
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, The Daytime Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the variety our menu has to offer and that you love our Veggie Omelet. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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204 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

My new favorite place for breakfast. I had the Carrot Cake pancakes. Packed with raisins, walnuts and carrot in a multigrain base pancake. My friends had the Butternut squash, wild mushroom Frittata and the farmers skillet. All plentiful and amazingly good. Even the coffee was really good. They also have a great fresh juice bar.

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Thank Sharron E
Fort Myers, Florida
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

I had previously reviewed and was not impressed, but this time I certainly was! The interior has been remodeled since I was last here. It is simplified w/ a home cooking country flare which was really nice! I had open-faced chicken salad melt topped w/ tomato and cheese with a bowl of butternut squash soup. The chicken salad is made... More 

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Thank Jill Marie C
Saint James City, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

I posted a highly critical review about my breakfast experience early today to include how a employee had left the Men's Room reeking of a powerful and obnoxious URINE odor Ball Park quality. (Be advised I know it was 1 of 2 male employees because I was Customer # 1 at 0715 on 9Oct2016. I only washed my hands) After... More 

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Thank john b
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, The Daytime Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback, John. We are very sorry that this happened during your visit with us. We publicly and privately message all of our guests that have a negative experience with us so that we can address each issue individually and help fix the problem. We take our food and service very seriously... More 

Fort Lauderdale
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Good huge pancake, just need one its so big! Just had the pumpkin one...excellent !! And you can eat with your dog under the outside covered seating! Service is good and friendly also! Didn't give 5 stars because they need ceiling fans outside, food is not cheap , and unless you sit in back or outside it is designed to... More 

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Thank celicagirl2000
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, The Daytime Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you love our pancakes and that you received friendly service during your visit as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

We are frequently at this First Watch, and while they are almost always busy, the food and service never fail! The menu is wonderfully diverse, and I love the 'Healthy Turkey,' which comes with the BEST multi-grain bread I've ever eaten. Service is never 'off,' and everyone is friendly and attentive. This is one of the best 'First Watch' restaurants... More 

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Thank forkimc
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, The Daytime Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We definitely appreciate all your visits, and we're glad you love the Healthy Turkey so much. We hope to see you soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33907-5668
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-274-5551

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?