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First Watch

#24 of 1,843 Restaurants in Tampa
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520 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602-4806
+1 813-307-9006
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Albany, New York
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185 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The menu is great: a good number of choices but not overwhelmingly so, to allow expertise over the options rather than mediocre execution. Avocado appears in several menu items, and there really are multiple options for everyone (different meats, vegetarian, etc.). Their multigrain bread is at least a half inch thick, and offers a great amount of bite and chew... More 

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Thank GBlue
London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great range of brunch options and not all beige options like most brunchs. I am also not a green juice type of fan but they had a great kale drink. Good value.

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Thank youngtraveller61
Africa
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207 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The odds of you having a bad breakfast here are exceptionally low. I'm not entirely sure why I can't give it 5 out of 5 really, maybe the decor and layout is not what I'd consider amazing. Maybe the food is really good but not cathartic nor epiphany inducing. I had a really good breakfast experience here. I'm spoiled though,... More 

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Thank JambianiNeil
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The waitress was friendly and knowledgeable. She gladly got me what I wanted even though it wasn't on the menu. I'm picky about my eggs and they were slightly over cooked. I didn't send them back and that's on me but that's why I only gave 4 stares. My husband loved his omelette

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Thank Ana T
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Ana! We're happy to hear that you experienced friendly service but are sorry that your eggs were overcooked during your visit with us. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Valrico, Florida
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146 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love every item on the menu; too hard to recommend just one thing. The customer service is always on point.

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

Thanks so much, Tyanne! We're happy to hear you love everything on our menu and that you always receive the best service possible. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Ashburn, Virginia
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good eats in downtown. Healthy and hardy portions. Very good breakfast.. if you are in the city and want a no frills solid meal, stop in here.

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

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear you enjoy our healthy options and had a wonderful experience with us. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Miami, Florida
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26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this place was recommended to us by the girl at the front desk of our hotel - only open for breakfast and lunch - it was fantastic & reasonably priced, we at there 3 mornings in a row. the menu was varied, with everything from waffles to steel cut oatmeal, to fresh fruits and a variety of omelets and service... More 

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Thank L00kin4aBeach
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a try! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the variety our menu has to offer and that you loved our Bacado Omelet. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

For the last 6 or 7 years I have come to eat at this restaurant since it was one of my favorite places to have breakfast on a Saturday or Sunday. It used to be fast service, great food, good prices. Sadly, I can't say it is my favorite anymore. The last 3 or 4 times I've been there the... More 

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

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback. We are very sorry that you received poor service and that you are disappointed in our pricing. 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... More 

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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

As it said good place good friendly service Good food fresh taste fresh ideas as well heathy options.

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Syosset, New York
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118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

It was a good thing we went during the week-line was not too long. Waited about 10 minutes at 10am. Service was prompt. Our party ordered pancakes (choco chip and blueberry) that were HUGE. Also ordered were eggs benedict and another egg dish. All the portions were big. Food was delicious. Coffee was hot and refills were forthcoming. Excellent place... 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, Cafe, 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, 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: 520 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602-4806
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-307-9006
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?