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College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33907-5668
+1 239-274-5551
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Fort Myers, Florida
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53 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had the best service this morning than we've had in awhile in a restaurant anywhere. We were served by Christine (ask to be seated in her station). I enjoy the Avocado Toast but I don't care for the thick whole grain toast (I know, I know--it's good for me). I asked her if I could substitute some other type... More 

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Thank dlamach
Fort Myers, Florida
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been to this venue and the one near downtown on McGregor and on Dani Drive. Solid great food, lots of healthy choices of food and drinks. Great service, nice selection.

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Thank kathy h
Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Busy, friendly, bright. A diner flashback to the 50's and 60's (for those of us who remember back that far). Extensive egg and pancake dishes. Lots of coffee, although I wish they had espresso as well. I had eggs Benedict and - admission here - a side of their special bacon. My brunch colleague had waffles conditional on them having... More 

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

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal and experienced friendly service during your visit as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place for Breakfast at 1:30pm and we ordered the Floridian French Toast.Two large pieces of thick cut bread and strawberries,kiwi & the hardest bananas that I ever had.They used the wrong kind of bananas for this dish. Other than that,everything else was good.

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Thank staten86508
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. We're very sorry that you were disappointed in the bananas on your Floridan French Toast. We take our food and service very seriously so it is upsetting to hear that this is how you feel. We hope that you will come back and give us another try in the future. More 

Dunlap, Illinois
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108 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2017

First Watch is very likely my favorite breakfast place of all time, ever. That being said, there is always room to improve, right? We went for a brunch while visiting South Florida last month. The usual friendly hostess, quick seating and attentive waitress followed shortly. I went for my usual, wheat germ pancakes. Where is it on the menu? Alas,... More 

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Thank Stormshine
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 and your wife enjoyed your meals with us but are very sorry that your syrup was not warm during your visit. We take our food and service very seriously so it is upsetting to hear that this happened. We hope that you will come back and give us another try in... More 

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2017

We came in as a family of 9 after waiting for our son's rental car delay. It was close to closing. Amelia was our waitress and she was FANTASTIC!! Almost all of our family has been in the restaurant business and know what is like when customers walk in 10 minutes before closing. Sometimes the attitude can be ...... well... More 

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Thank gjohnson942
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, The Daytime Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear that you experienced excellent service and enjoyed your meals with us. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Detroit, MI
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254 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

We were very pleased to eat here. Great food and service. Everything seemed fresh and was timely served. Will definitely go back!

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Thank bugsy554
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 enjoyed your meal and experienced excellent service as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Florida
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86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

Not a place I would go everyday for breakfast as our bill was $40 breakfast for two. Plus tip gets pricey. But we were in a very nice facility, environment and service. In a plaza which is not preferred but it does end up being awesome.

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

Thanks for stopping by, Dion! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal but are sorry that you are disappointed in our pricing. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Very roomy and clean place with a friendly and excellent service. Excellent location at the corner of US41 and College Pkw with a lot of parkings.

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Thank Len42
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, The Daytime Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear that you experienced excellent service and enjoyed your visit with us. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

I agree with eating healthy, but when I ask for whole wheat bread, I don't want multi grain bread. Quinoa pancakes not so much. Green slushy, no! I can never find anything to eat there anymore. Used to love the old menu.

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Thank Sybil T
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, Sybil. We're sorry that you are disappointed in our menu change and do not enjoy some of the healthy options we have to offer. We hope you will come back and give us another try in the future. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, 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?