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7091 College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33907
239-274-5551
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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a late breakfast. The food was better than expected. The place was packed, order was taken and food served quickly. Will definitely eat again, when in Ft Myers.

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Thank Vinstep
Fort Myers, Florida
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped in for lunch at this location and was promptly seated and approached by a server. My drink order and food order were taken and served to me in a timely fashion. The portion size was ample, and the service throughout my meal was very good. I would recommend this place to anyone.

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Thank HAPPILYRETIRED137
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The quality of food and service in this place is amazing. If we have a place like this in Miami, I probably visited weekly. I highly recommend this place.

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Thank Jose Ian P
Gainesville, Virginia
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We visited this restaurant on Sunday a.m. of Memorial Day weekend. The place had quite a few people but we did not have to wait for a table. I brought my granddaughter with me. It has been a few years since I took care of a baby so I was moving slower than normal. After having to take care of... More 

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Thank Leigh W
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback, Leigh. We are glad that you enjoyed your Sunrise Granola Bowl but are very sorry that you did not receive excellent service during your visit with us. We always want our guests to leave feeling happy and it is upsetting to know that this did not happen. We hope that... More 

Dallas, Texas
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Very clean and friendly atmosphere. Great menu variety for breakfast. Food was served room temperature as it sat in the window....Will try again.

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Thank Don_Gaspare
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're glad you enjoy the variety of our menu but are sorry that your meal did not come out hot. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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226 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

This is a small chain, but the teamwork of the servers and staff, the great and ell prepared food, and friendly service, make this place a good start of your day! Very clean, well managed restaurant.

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Thank diver34118
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your visits!! We hope to see you again very soon. More 

Port Charlotte, Florida
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

This was just not my kind of spot. Great if you want a kale drink or 1 pancake, but I'm a big boy that wants some food. What we had was good, and the service was excellent. I just want some food. If you order sausage, there should be more than one, same goes for pancakes. Ask before you order... More 

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Thank John A
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a try, John. While we're glad our team was able to provide excellent service, it's upsetting to know that you didn't enjoy a hearty meal with us. Our pancakes do come in orders of 1, 2 or 3, with respective pricing listed on the menu. We hope you'll decide to come back and give us another... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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195 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Our sense is that the FW has cheapened up the food quality. Perhaps we are mistaken, but the recent meals there have NOT been what we expected, and we will not go back. Staff seems to have dropped in quality as well. Hostess treated us as invisible, which really irks old people.

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Thank Ed B
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your visits, Ed. It's incredibly upsetting to read your impression of our food as of late. We can assure you that we have not cheapened any of our ingredients, and that any of our recent menu or ingredient changes were in fact made to increase the quality and freshness of our food. You should also still... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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122 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

The Chickichanga, (breakfast taco), is flavorful and not too spicy. It has chicken and chorizo sausage. Could not taste the chorizo over the green chilies and other ingredients. Served with tasty spiced potatoes and fresh fruit. The breakfast scramble is good and served with the same sides. Took too long to get a table because the 3 empty tables had... More 

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Thank IndianaEscapee
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We're glad you enjoy the Chickichanga and Breakfast Scramble. We're sorry that it took a long time to get a table but happy to hear that you had great service once seated. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy, Gluten Free
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: 7091 College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33907
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: 239-274-5551
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?