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First Watch

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19321 E US Highway 40, #L, Independence, MO 64055-5486
8167950814
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Kansas City
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a different place for weekend brunch with my daughter I googled and stumbled on this gem. I didn't know what to expect when we went in. It was bustling but seemed very organized. The service was great and the food even better. You get a whole pot of coffee on your table and it is DELICIOUS coffee. The... More 

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

Thanks for giving us a try! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our delicious coffee and the healthy variety of dishes we have to offer on our menu. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Pleasant Hill, Missouri
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for a great place to have a very fresh salad for lunch. This is the place. Not too mention that they service was first rate as well. We met a friend for lunch and it made no difference to the server that we were there for an hour and a half. The pecan dijon salad is to... More 

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

Thanks for stopping by! We're glad to hear that you love our Pecan Dijon salad and that the service was excellent as well. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far the best breakfast place in the area and there are quite a few. The menu has many choices and many are very unique. The staff is friendly and helpful. If you want excellent breakfast food in a nice clean atmosphere, this is it!

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Thank tdavid60
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the wide variety our menu has to offer and that the staff is always friendly. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Independence, Missouri
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Have heard great things about First Watch. Finally had time to try it. Everything was so delicious & fresh! And the waiter, Todd made the visit extra special. I've never had such an accommodating waiter! (We had one in our group w/ food allergies) And all done so patiently & w/ a smile. Will definitely be back!

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Thank Stharp48
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Awesome! Thanks for giving us a try and writing this great review. We hope to see you soon! More 

Wichita, Kansas
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

While staying at a nearby hotel, my husband and I ventured out for breakfast. We tried First Watch and liked it so much we returned the next day! When we walked in, we assumed the restaurant was brand new; however, it has been around for several years but was recently remodeled and is so attractive! Each of our servers was... More 

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Thank KansasTraveler2011
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you!! We're happy to hear that you and your husband enjoyed to tasty breakfasts at First Watch while you were in town. We hope to see you again soon!! More 

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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I like to eat breakfast at First Watch at least once a month. How often do you go somewhere and get a hug from your favorite waitress? My husband doesn't even look at the menu. He always orders Trifecta. Honestly everything is good. If you haven't been give it a try, really good food and ask for... More 

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

We so appreciate you and your husband! Thanks for all your visits and for taking the time to write this great review. We hope to see you soon! More 

Independence, Missouri
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149 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

I eat regularly at First Watch. The menu offers good and healthy options along with the more decadent. They make your eggs just the way you want them, their waffles almost float off, and their salads are quite nice. The avocados on toast special item is quite tasty as are both of the breakfast specials.

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

Thanks so much for all your visits, Maryfrances! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Independence, Missouri, United States
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261 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Needed a quick meeting and First Watch is always up for early meetings. The Wirks Omelette is appropriately named. Service is great!

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

Thank you so much for coming in for your early meeting! We're glad you enjoyed that fresh Works Omelet, and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Blue Springs, Missouri
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Great food, helpful service, treat you like you're family, great atmosphere, love love love the chalkboard with the chickens. I might move in and live there if they will let me...thanks

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

Thanks for the great review, Jane! We're glad that you enjoy our food and experienced great service with us. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Blue Springs, Missouri
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254 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

We like First Watch, simply because you always know what you are going to get. 1. Service 2. Good Food 3. Good Value Last time I visited I ventured away from my normal routine and had the Market Hash. Unbelievably good...and I still craving another one today! Can't wait to go back!

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Thank KCL78
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're glad we can always provide you with good service, good food and good value. We're happy to hear you loved the Market Hash so much as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Healthy
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, 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: 19321 E US Highway 40, #L, Independence, MO 64055-5486
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: 8167950814
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?