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First Watch

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Considered Atlanta's Best Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch, First Watch specializes in delicious creations freshly-prepared to order. First Watch begins each morning at the crack of dawn, slicing fresh fruits and vegetables, baking muffins and making French toast batter from scratch. 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, as well as signature items like the Chickichanga and classic BLTE sandwich. Their "2 for You" lunch offers half portions of their most popular soups, salads and
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Healthy
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Easily my favorite place for breakfast. I dream about their avocado toast and all their fresh juices are amazing.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Una S
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2017

Thanks for the great review, Una! We're happy to hear you love our Avocado Toast. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 4, 2017

We have wanted to visit many times but it didn't happen until today. Wow sad we didn't come sooner. Nice airy dining room and entryway. We were greeted right away and sat and right away a pot of coffee and a pitcher of water was...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Tom_PGR
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2017

Thanks for giving us a try! We're happy to hear that you loved our Chickichanga and that your partner loved their delicious Biscuits & Gravy. It is great to know that you experienced excellent service during your visit as well. We can't wait to see...More

Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

It was excellent. I had a banana granola pancake with eggs. Awesome!!! Server was very attentive and was friendly. I'll be back!!

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Daniel M
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2016

Thanks so much, Daniel! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your Banana Granola Crunch Pancakes and that you experienced friendly service during your visit as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Place is decent looking. Like many brunch places, they gradually open the place up to make sure there is always a line; annoying when you have young kids but a wait is part of their brand. Billed as healthy, it's pretty much normal; adding a...More

Date of visit: November 2016
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Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2016

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback, Chris. We are very sorry that you received poor service and that you are disappointed in our pricing. We take our service and food very seriously and it is upsetting to know this is how...More

Reviewed October 26, 2016

This place was pretty crowded on a Sunday afternoon, but the service was good, and so was the food. Their menu is pretty broad, with a lot of interesting choices. I got a salsa verde burrito, and the salsa verde was right on the money....More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank exaavb
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Been here 5 or 6 times... Nice clean place and excellent waitstaff!! Food is excellent.. I suggest you go for breakfast because there lunches are very skimpy for the price! Breakfast, you get a little bit more for your money but its also overpriced.. The...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Ken C
Reviewed September 18, 2016

I've had heard about First Watch as a five stars reastaurant so I had to try it. I picked Sunday morning, before 10:00 am. Upon my arrival I could see the waiting line which usually gives a clue of how good a place is. Thirty...More

Date of visit: September 2016
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Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2016

Thanks for giving us a try! We're happy to hear that that you enjoyed our Key West Crepe Eggs and our delicious Root Down Juice. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

....how good this chain of breakfast/lunch place wad going to be. First off, REAL SIZE COFFEE MUGS!!! Always a bonus with a big guy like me. Smiles and greetings from all of the staff including Henry, our server. (Seriously, this guy has a great heart...More

Date of visit: September 2016
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Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2016

Thanks for the awesome review, Davis! We're happy to hear that you experienced friendly service and enjoyed your delicious pancakes as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 17, 2016

I knew First Watch was a breakfast and lunch place but didn't think it would be that special. I was wrong. Nice setting, table service with friendly staff and delicious food. My husband and I both got an eggs Benedict. Can't get much better than...More

Date of visit: August 2016
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Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2016

Thanks for giving us a try, Toni! We're happy to hear that both you and your husband enjoyed our Eggs Benedict and that you experienced friendly service as well. We can't wait to see you both again soon!

Reviewed September 16, 2016

I was very surprised to learn that this is a chain restaurant. I decided to order a half salad and half sandwich for lunch. I expected that the salad I selected would have an upcharge but I was surprised that a "premium" salad like the...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank luv4phood
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

Thanks for the awesome review! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your Pecan Dijon Salad and Veggie Grill Sandwich during your visit with us. We can't wait to see you again soon!

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