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First Watch

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50 E Rivercenter Blvd, Covington, KY 41011-1683
8594910869
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great place for breakfast or lunch. We were here for a Reds game staying across the River in Covington at the Marriott. Perfect for a good breakfast and not pay an arm and a leg like you would at the hotel.

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Thank Christina P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is hidden at the base of the River Center towers, downtown Covington. So after walking around to view the flood wall murals along the riverfront, this is the perfect place to take a rest and have a great, affordable meal. I had a tasty quinoa salad and refreshing cucumber juice drink. Loved the clean, low-key ambiance. The service... More 

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

Thank you for giving us a try, Paul! We're glad you enjoyed a tasty Quinoa Power Bowl along with one of our fresh juices. See you soon! More 

Appleton, Wisconsin
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent choice for lunch. A lot better than I was expecting. The staff was very friendly and the food was delicious. I highly recommend if you are staying at the nearby hotels.

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

We appreciate you, David!! See you next time! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wife and I ate here while in Kentucky and enjoyed it thoroughly. Service was friendly and food was great. Would definitely come back here.

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

Thanks so much for joining us for breakfast with your wife! We hope to see you both again soon! More 

utah
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103 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Good fresh whole food prepared on site from real ingredients. It was pleasant and friendly as well as delicious. Great variety and affordable.

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

You're awesome. Thanks so much. See you next time! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in based on TA reviews and they were spot on! The food was great but the service was amazing! So mad I forgot our waitresses name. I got a different take on eggs Benedict and it was delicious. My wife got the waffle and it was one of the best I have ever tasted.

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Thank JCL4844
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a try! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your Eggs Benedict and that your wife loved her Waffle. We can't wait to see you both again soon! More 

Springdale, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely an incredible restaurant, you always hate to visit the same restaurant when you're on vacation so that you can add variety to your trip, but this restaurant makes you come back the next day.

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

Thank you!! We hope to see you again soon for another asty breakfast! More 

Hamburg, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Had breakfast there twice with no disappointment. Good choices, good preparation, friendly staff, reasonable prices.

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

Thanks so much! We're glad you enjoy our food and that the staff was friendly during your visits. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Warwick, Rhode Island
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Tucked into this office park looking plaza is this gem called First Watch. We picked it off a list of good eats in and around Cincinnati and boy did we score! What a menu. Our food was delicious. Everything is freshly made and all very natural ingredients. They offer three fresh cleansing juice beverages each day and the one I... More 

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Thank CJJones2014
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review! We're happy to hear you loved your meal and were impressed by our Fresh Juice Bar. We love hearing about how awesome our staff is and that you had such a great experienced with us. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Quincy, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Went there twice while in town this weekend and each time, food and staff were fantastic. Here's a few pros and cons of my two visits there: Pros 1. Food fantastic as always 2. Service, especially on mother's day, was superb 3. Location fantastic on river Con 1. Counter space or bar space would be helpful with crowds

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

Thanks so much, Tim! We appreciate your visits and you taking the time to share this feedback. 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, 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: 50 E Rivercenter Blvd, Covington, KY 41011-1683
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: 8594910869
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?