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First Watch Restaurant

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1395 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5616
+1 941-954-1395
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7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sarasota, Florida
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They always have good menu options and specials. Would highly recommend for brunch. They also have some healthier good tasting options which is nice.

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Thank Ryan C
Riverview, Michigan
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This breakfast/lunch restaurant is so good! Fresh food. The best cinnamon chip pancakes I've ever had. Cooked perfect! Very good organic juices. The breakfast potatoes were the best. There was no taste of being cooked/fried in oil. Good location in Sarasota. They were busy both times we went there, but we were seated as soon as we walked in. Very... More 

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Thank Vrj8789
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review! We're happy to hear that you loved our Cinnamon Chip Pancakes and that you experienced friendly service during your visit as well. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice food, friendly service, gmo free, farm to table style, the omelettes was so good and a fresh juice..clean and good place

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Thank tsari7401
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

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

Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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539 reviews
379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

fell across this place by accident, but it was truly delicious. Great service, yummy hot coffee, best fresh orange juice I've EVER had, and a wonderfully delicious breakfast. I'd go back here in a flash! Totally healthy food or not--I had a cinnamon bit pancake that was unbelievable. Highly recommend!

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1 Thank annehassel
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by! We're happy to hear that you experienced awesome service and loved your Cinnamon Chip Pancake as well. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Westfield, New Jersey
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161 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In downtown Sarasota feature country style ambiance with a selection of healthy American stile sandwiches and lunch plates. Service very good and the prices reasonable. It a clean and attractive restaurant with very good service Will return

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Thank Richard S
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Richard! We're happy to hear that you always experience great service and enjoy the healthy options we have to offer. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here twice because it was so good! The cinnamon pancakes (a special) were amazing. I had an egg sandwich the first day and then 1/2 salad, 1/2 sandwich: all very good. You can pay extra for real maple syrup. Service was speedy. Definitely a must for breakfast or brunch!

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Thank LaurainParis
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear you love our Cinnamon Chip Pancakes and that you experienced quick service as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Shanghai, China
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201 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a lovely place with very kind and attentive waiters. I really enjoyed my avocado toast with FULL of avocado, and my friend's omelette also were tasty. Though we were almost full, we had a Belgium waffle which was plain but very original taste that I love.

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Thank Lynette0708
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so happy you had breakfast with us! We are thrilled to know you enjoyed the tasty Avocado Toast, Omelet and Waffle! Thanks so much for your visit and we hope to see you and your friend again soon! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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97 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled onto First Watch while we were looking for another restaurant for lunch. We all ended up eating from their breakfast menu as it was very enticing. We liked this so much that we returned the next morning. Service was excellent, quick and friendly. Loved the food and the fresh juices.

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Thank TCWASHDC
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a try! We're happy to hear the you experienced excellent service and love our food and fresh juices as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

First Watch has really improved their menu--lots of healthy choices and everything Ive enjoyed has been really good. They smartly place a bottle of water and a pot of coffee so you always have plenty. They are willing to modify the menu too--I have a special eggs benedict I like and they were willing to make it the way I... More 

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Thank cindy e
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review, Cindy! We're happy to hear that you love the healthy options we have to offer and that you always have a great experience with us. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Clearwater, Florida
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353 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

We have been to another First Watch for lunch a few times and thought it was very good. However, our breakfast at this First Watch in Sarasota was just okay. We had waffles and sausage and gravy over biscuits. Again, nothing special about the waffles. The sausage gravy didn't have much flavor and was barely warm. Actually, we stopped at... More 

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Thank AldebaranFlorida
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback. We are very that you were not impressed with your meal during your visit with us. We take our service and food very seriously and it is upsetting to know this is how your visit went. Thank you for taking the time to share your concerns - we will address... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
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: 1395 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5616
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-954-1395
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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