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First Watch

8118 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45236-2935
+1 513-891-0088
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good43%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“avocado toast” (2 reviews)
“healthier” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
8118 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45236-2935
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Reviewed May 26, 2017

Ordered the traditional breakfast. Everything was fresh tasting especially the bacon. Total for 2 was $21.

Thank Utopia839
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2017

Thanks for stopping by, John! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your Traditional Breakfast and had a wonderful experience with us. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed May 25, 2017

Food was good but wait time was excessive for a group of 6 people. We used their app & still had a very long wait (30-45 min.) with the Sunday crowd. Many who arrived after us were seated sooner...even though a party of just 2...More

Thank GmaKLC
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2017

Thanks for stopping by! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your meal but are sorry that you had to wait a long time to be seated. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

I had the Tri-Athlete (healthier side part of menu) and it was very good. I have never had a bad meal at this location. Very fresh bowl of fruit, omelette was cooked right, and just enough pico de gallo salsa. I also had some orange...More

Thank Greenman926
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2017

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your Tri-Athlete and that you experienced friendly service as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

I just love breakfast at this restaurant. It's always excellent. I like the fact that the food comes out hot (like temperature wise hasn't been sitting under a heat lamp) and it was surprisingly fast was there mid morning. I don't think I've ever tried...More

Thank Kathy K
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2017

Thanks Kathy, we love you too! We're happy to hear that you enjoy our restaurant and always have a wonderful experience with us. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 13, 2016

First Watch is a healthy option for those who enjoy a better selection of quality food. The coffee is great, they offer great breakfasts and seasonal specials, like pumpkin pancakes. These are great served with real butter and real maple syrup. Reasonably priced !! My...More

Thank FussyTraveler32920
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2016

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the selection of healthy options on our menu and that you love our coffee. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast for a business meeting or for pleasure. The kale tonic and the avocado toast are my favorite things on the menu. Great service and delicious food!

Thank luckyno39
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2016

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you love our Avocado Toast and Kale Tonic. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Great family friendly restaurant! Great menu selections for the whole gang. Here is an example of Dad's pick, the Farm tacos W/ chicken chorizo- YUM!

Thank TATU67
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2016

Thank you!! We hope to see you and the fam again soon!

Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

It had been a while since I visited First Watch. It is a great place to go for a quick, healthy, and efficient breakfast. Loved the new menu options and the avocado toast was a perfect breakfast !

Thank luckyno39
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2016

Thanks so much! We're glad you love our Avocado Toast and all the other healthy options we have to offer. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed March 16, 2016

First watch service is excellent and the food is very fresh. I ordered a multi-grain pancake with an egg white and it was delicious and hot. Our waitress stopped by a reasonable number of times to check on us, and was friendly and service oriented....More

Thank 449lisaw
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2016

Thank you so much, Lisa! We're happy to hear you love our Multi-Grain Pancakes and that you had excellent service. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

Probably the best breakfast I have ever had. I ordered an avacado hash (which I wasn't sure about since I have never had a hash)... I requested no bacon for a vegetarian option. Delicious. They make their own strawberry jam which was wonderful as well....More

Thank RNmama09
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2016

Happy to hear it!! We're so glad you enjoyed your breakfast so much, and we hope to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8118 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45236-2935
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-891-0088
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Description
VFirst 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 sandwiches and you can get in and out fast. Their menu’s "Healthier Side" features a variety of delicious Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch options for the more health-conscious, including egg white omelets, fresh fruit crepes and their signature Power Wrap™. Free WiFi & newspapers are provided.
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