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First Watch

#21 of 1,830 Restaurants in Tampa
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520 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602-4806
813 307-9006
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7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Tampa, Florida
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love eating here for breakfast or lunch. Great salads, sandwiches and omelette. I love the smoothies too. Very refreshing! The staff are very attentive and provide you with a pleasurable environment! With waiting for a table. If you go around 1:00 p.m. You usually don't have to wait.

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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The wait was short, even with their waiting area full. Our server, Nick was great. Coffee was great, The meal was great, they had an eggs benedict special, you guessed it great, Did i say great yet?

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Thank DrSeussTravels
Guildford, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here for a late lunch. The menu is very healthy and is mostly oriented around breakfast, sort of stretched to also cover lunch. We ordered a vegetable omelet and a salmon frittata - both were good and came with a small salad and some bread. For a light lunch, it was just the right size. Both were... More 

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Thank _Danny_P_186390
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We're glad to hear that you enjoy the healthy variety of dishes we have to offer and that you had a great experience with us. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Winterthur, Switzerland
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the last two years I was often in Tampa due to business reasons and my friends and I went here for breakfast a couple of times and always loved it! My favorite was the Avocado Toast. Simply made but very delicious. Also the fruit juices are very good and if you like to try something new, go for the... More 

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

Thanks for the awesome review, Larissa! We're happy to hear that you love our Avocado Toast and Kale Tonic. We hope to see you again soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended by our hotel and we were not disappointed. The food was great. I had a delicious omelette with lots of veggies in it. My daughter had chocolate chip pancakes! It was clean and the staff were great.

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

Thanks for giving us a try, Diane! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your Omelet and that your daughter loved her chocolate chip pancakes. It is great to know that you experienced excellent service during your visit as well. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service and fresh food. I recommend the banana crunch pancakes for breakfast and a veggie burger for lunch.

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

Thanks so much!! We hope to see you soon for more of those fluffy pancakes. More 

Galesburg, Illinois
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We have gone each time we are in Tampa and have always had a great experience. The prices are reasonable and food is great. There is a large selection of breakfast choices.

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

Thank you so much, Michael!! See you soon! More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Nice place to have breakfast on Sundays! Good food quality and good prices. Service was quick and the staff was friendly. It is located at walking distance from the riverwalk.

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

We appreciate it!! Thanks for your Sunday visits and for writing this great review. See you next time! More 

Tampa, Florida
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100 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

it's nice to get a traditional breakfast. I haven't ever been there at other times of the day. the blueberry pancakes were just right. Nice

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

Thanks so much, Eric! We hope to see you soon! More 

Tampa, Florida
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95 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Bottom Line: Eat breakfast here now. Our entire extended family recently met for breakfast at First Watch. There are some picky eaters in the group. None of them left disappointed. Avocado Toast was the most popular choice of the day. It was simply delicious. Paired with a side of maple bacon... I lack the appropriate words. We'll be back soon!... More 

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Thank BBQ22
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you!! It's awesome to know that you and your entire family enjoyed such a great breakfast at First Watch. 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, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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: 520 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602-4806
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: 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?