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First Watch Restaurant

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1395 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5616
941-954-1395
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7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Nokomis, Florida
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

This busy breakfast spot is a great go-to spot for business meetings. This time I chose the salmon toast --smoked salmon and cream cheese served on a multigrain toast with capers. Delicious!!

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Thank Laura R
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Laura! We're happy to hear that you loved our Salmon & Cucumber Toast. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Atascadero, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Servers are awesome, food is great, and service is fast. Nice atmosphere, very premium. Cozy too! Prices seemed fair as well.

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

Thanks for the great review, Spencer! We're happy to hear that the service is awesome and the food is delicious. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Braintree, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Found this place early in our holiday Enjoyed breakfast most mornings Good, fresh, well cooked fare Staff great also

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

Thank you!! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Sarasota, Florida
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The food choices here are amazing and always fresh. The service staff is friendly and attentive without overpowering. The menu has both breakfast and lunch. Pancakes are my favorite and First Watch has a nice selection and are just the right size to fill you up. The Avocado Toast is delicious. The Quinoa Bowls are healthy and filling. This is... More 

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Thank Travellyn1012
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Fantastic. Thanks so much for your visits! We're glad you always enjoy our fluffy pancakes or that fresh Avocado Toast or Quinoa Bowls. We hope to see you soon! More 

Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Great place to eat breakfast in downtown Sarasota. They have several location in the area however the downtown one is my favorite.

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Thank 941Roy
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much!! We hope to see you again soon! More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Organic, fresh, flavorful and wide menu selection- it doesn't get better. The omelet was the best, the chicken, bean corn salad spectacular. The Day smoothie was so good. The interior design was so clean cool and inviting. Very popular so be ready for a wait.

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Thank G. W
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you, GW!! We hope to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Healthy
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?