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First Watch

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American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy
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2824 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton, OH 45459-3748
937-435-3127
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Ohio
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great spot for a quick or long breakfast near the Dayton Mall. I would recommend sitting in a corner booth when you walk in on the left. Very good spot. I like their protein breakfast options as well!

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Thank chris92009
PA
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must begin by stating that breakfast is a big deal to both my husband and I . Except when we are out of town we choose not to go out for breakfast. I enjoy making everything from pancakes, Eggs Benedict, omelets etc.... Looking for a place to have breakfast in a area that we are unfamiliar with is always... More 

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Thank Jiminysuzy
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 and your husband enjoyed your meals with us but are sorry that we don't offer any gluten free breads at this time. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Miamisburg, Ohio
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258 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had not been to First Watch for several months. There is a new menu and they have eliminated my favorite dish. Service was ok, but I had to ask for a refill on my soft drink. That is always the way I gauge the quality of service.

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Thank timesharetraveler11
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 are disappointed in our recent menu changes and that you received poor service during your visit. We take our food and service very seriously so it is upsetting to hear that this is how your visit went. We hope that you will come back... More 

Centerville, Ohio
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2,177 reviews
1,436 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,585 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Tis a day with a rain forecast. No matter the location, First Watch is first class. My SUV requires the annual Ziebart, and we observe the extremely light traffic near the Dayton Mall at 9:15 AM. My wife suggests as a trade for the drop off at Ziebart, that she be treated to breakfast at First Watch (post hoc ergo... More 

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Thank SavantIII_11
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by! We're happy to hear that you enjoy our restaurant and love the wide variety our menu has to offer. We can't wait to see you and your wife again soon! More 

Ohio
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394 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

I really like the food here and meet friends who have a group meet on Saturday mornings. The staff knows the group and treats us very good. I ordered the cranberry-walnut pancakes and potatoes cooked well done and they were great. The coffee also is very good. I recommend this restarant. There is also one at Town and Country shopping... More 

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Thank TripPhotographer52
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We're so glad you and your friends enjoy your Saturday breakfasts at First Watch every week, and we look forward to seeing you tomorrow! More 

South Hadley, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

What a find! My family and I enjoyed 2 breakfasts at First Watch on the Colonel Glen Highway in Fairborn. The first time, we walked right in and were seated promptly. However, as one would expect, our second visit on Father's Day was very crowded with 30-45 minute wait. Nonetheless, Service was superb! Our Server arrived as soon as we... More 

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

Thank you so much, Anita!! We totally appreciate your visit with your family and the time you took to write this great review. We're glad you all enjoyed your breakfast, especially those fluffy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes. Hope to see you soon! More 

Wooster
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I have been to this and other First Watch restaurants and have never been disappointed! They always have good service, a clean surrounding, and delicious food with different choices. We even go when we are in Florida if that tells you anything! Expect a wait (but they always provide complimentary coffee in the waiting area)!

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

Thank you SO much! We're thrilled to know that you always have an awesome experience at First Watch. More 

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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is very clean, the staff is friendly and attentive, and the food is so good. I like that in addition to the regular menu, they offer other specials that can make each visit a new experience. I would definitely recommend this place.

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

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

Santa Clara, California
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We ordered the crepegg, burrito & banana/granola pancake & we enjoyed everything. Servings were large & great for sharing. Place was hopping so expect a bit of a wait to get a table.

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

Thanks so much for coming in!! We're glad you all enjoyed such a tasty brunch at First Watch. See you next time! More 

Dayton, Ohio
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We eat breakfast here about once a week. Food & service has always been excellent! Our favorite breakfast place!

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Thank kew001
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much. We definitely appreciate all your visits. See you 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
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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: 2824 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton, OH 45459-3748
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: 937-435-3127
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?