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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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Clearwater, Florida
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335 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

***** Eggs Benedict Florentine I ordered Eggs Benedict Florentine with medium-well done eggs and multi-grain bread (instead of ciabatta). The dish arrived within a reasonable time and was perfect and delicious. The quality of the ingredients are much higher than breakfasts items we've eaten at other breakfast cafes. I suggested to my wife we only go to First Watch when... More 

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Thank CoolBreeze42
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your Eggs Benedict Florentine and that you had a wonderful experience with us. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a work group for early lunch or late breakfast. Food is fresh, creative and delicious Had the special short rib hash, the chickencangua & the fresh squeezed juices. All were delicious Highly recommended

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

Thanks so much, Andrea! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our Pot Roast Hash and Chickichanga during your visit with us. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

North Fort Myers, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

My parents and I all enjoyed our food everything was very tasty and cooked just right. Our service was great as well.

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Thank Jasmine A
Sarasota, Florida
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186 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Really like First Watch. They have an amazing brunch menu. Lots of healthy alternatives as well as wonderful skillets and pancakes.

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Thank Karen S
Bradenton
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Good choice on the menu for healthy clean food. Always nicely presented when it comes out. A lot of seating and the place is clean, light and spacious. Waiting staff are nice and friendly. Prices a bit on the high side for my liking. 2 cups of coffee, Eggs Benedict (with thin shaved ham ) and egg sandwich $30 😳... More 

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Nokomis, Florida
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We had an unexpected hour before church and decided to go out for breakfast. We saw this restaurant and decided to try it. We sat outside by the water. The healthy choices were not only healthy, but delicious. This is definitely a new favorite!

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

Thanks for giving us a try, Pat! We're happy to hear that you enjoy all the healthy options we have to offer and that we can be one of your new favorite restaurants. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

The food is good, and they have healthy options. The staff seem friendly, and pretty good service. The only is it can get pretty busy especially on the weekends, but nevertheless it is a place to go.

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

Thanks so much, Travis! We're happy to hear that you enjoy our food and the healthy options we have to offer. It is great to hear that you experience friendly service during your visits as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I used to live in Sarasota and went to this restaurant all the time. I have been away a few years now, but like to go back to my favorite haunts when in town. This is one. I was pleasantly surprised with the updated interior of the place. Same great menu choices. You really can't go wrong here. Great location... More 

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Thank jennifer c
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Jennifer! We're happy to hear that you love our restaurant and enjoy the variety of our menu. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Sarasota, Florida
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a late family lunch at First Watch on Cattleman. Nice menu selections. Everything on the menu "felt clean". There was something for everyone. Loved the Chopped Avocado and Chicken Salad. The hit was the Avocado Toast. Two eggs over easy and a generous portion of avocado spread on toast. Service was a little spotty but the pleasant atmosphere made... More 

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

Thanks so much, Tyler! We're happy to hear that you loved our Avocado Toast but are sorry that service was spotty during your visit with us. We hope to see you again soon! 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
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, 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: 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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