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First Watch

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2824 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton, OH 45459-3748
937-435-3127
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Ohio
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379 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 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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40 reviews
26 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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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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 

Dayton, Ohio
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168 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Been here several times and have concisely found very good quality of food and service. It is a wonderful breakfast nook to discover just across the street from Wright State University. While all those fast food joints and franchised breakfast places are in the shadows, this gem of a place kicks it up a notch in delivering very good food... More 

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Thank HansLudwig2014
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for being a loyal customer! We are happy to hear you always enjoy the food and service here. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Makakilo
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168 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

I dine here everytime I visit Dayton and the food never disappoints. They have a great selectin if breakfast item including several healthy option with egg whites, qinuo, etc. the salads are amazing and the portions are enought to fill the normal appetite. This place is always packed with customers so there may be a slight wait. But it is... More 

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

Thanks so much for all your visits when you're in Dayton, Russ! We're glad you enjoy our healthier options so much, and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Dayton, Ohio
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Son and I went to breakfast prior to him returning home. Server was good but think she was overwhelmed with crowd. Food good and you got your moneys worth.

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

Thanks so much for coming in with your son, Charlene! We're glad you had such a tasty breakfast, and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Springboro, Ohio
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Love First Watch. Best pancakes around. Make sure to try the banana granola pancakes. Sooooo good! They also have awesome omelets. Kids meals are perfect for my son - they give kids as much food as adults and it includes a drink. Love to go here any chance we get. Prices are very good too!

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

That's great to hear, Kasey! We're honored to be your favorite breakfast restaurant by far, and we love you too! Thanks for your visits, and we hope to see you again very 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?