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First Watch

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164 Summers St., Charleston, WV 25301
304 343 3447
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hendersonville, NC
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Planning to go back before we leave Charleston. Great service, value, cleanliness etc. Bonus: Maks and Peta (dancing w stars) were hanging there!

Thank touristy93
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast at First Watch was a great way to begin the day. I had the fruit crepes, which were divine. We were there for a few hours catching up with a friend we hadn't seen in a while. We never felt rushed or hurried to give up the table. Everything looked fresh and delicious. Good service!

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

Thanks for the awesome review, Teresa! We're glad to hear that you loved your Fruit Crepes and that you experienced great service during your visit as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

New Jersey
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sooooo happy to have found this gem. Had breakfast/brunch here 3 times in one week. Thrilled that they offered so many healthy options. Green smoothie, delicious. Avocado toast, so yummy. Service was as expected...slow, but attentive. Wish they had been open for dinner, I would have been there!

Thank WestEssexMom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for a good lunch or breakfast spot, First Watch is an excellent choice. It's centrally located and a quick walk from the mall. If you don't want to wait, be sure to call ahead because they are always packed, although they move tables quickly. You will always get excellent service, fresh food, and delicious coffee. I recommend... More 

Thank wvbatt
Middletown, Rhode Island
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overslept and missed the free hotel breakfast, thankfully my daughter's smart phone found a First Watch. I've ate before at two different ones in Florida and didn't expect to find one in Charleston, West virginia. It was busy but we got a table quickly ordered our breakfast and was served promptly. Breakfast was great, yes you can ruin Oatmeal but... More 

Thank jmedei48752016
Charleston, West Virginia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first experience with first watch and brunch. That may seem odd, as a local I was unaware this restaurant existed until late my fiance suggested we try it. The food is excellent and fairly priced. The seating is a little crowded for big and tall folk. All and all I would definitely recommend this restaurant for brunch... More 

1 Thank whitlow85
Miami, Florida
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521 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant came highly recommended and on some levels I could see why. The menu offerings are exciting and different. However, I ordered the "Pesto Chicken Quinoa Bowl" only to discover later it had 29 grams of Fat. For sure this location was busy during our visit but although our waiter was friendly the service was lacking. We had to... More 

Thank DMBTraveler
Raleigh, North Carolina
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We usually don't eat at chain restaurants on vaca, but when hubs looked up the best breaky in Charleston, First Watch was recommended. We both ordered a seasonal dish of barbecue hash with eggs. We enjoyed our meal and the service/waiter was great. No complaints.

Thank Mary Jane T
Normal, Illinois
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Great way to start a day down town. Clean, friendly. Good service. Lots of healthy choices including seasonal pressed juices. Everything looked great.

Thank jg2rd
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We're glad you enjoy all the healthy options we have to offer and that you experienced great service as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Great for a healthier start to the day with reasonable prices. Clean and light atmosphere. Waitress was helpful in making suggestions.

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

Thanks for the great review, Carleton! We're glad you enjoy our healthy options and that the staff is always helpful during your visits. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Healthy
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Summers St., Charleston, WV 25301
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: 304 343 3447
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?