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“Excellent. Worth the wait.”
Review of First Watch

First Watch
Ranked #224 of 2,490 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $10
Cuisines: American, Diner, Healthy, Cafe
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
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.
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Only issue -- place is popular and there can be a wait.

Beyond that, hard to imagine what else you'd want in a breakfast place.

It's clean and well appointed. Service is quick and attentive. Food is great and there are abundant selections.

We've been to a few of these in a few cities, and generally seek them out. They're consistently excellent.

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Thank Klomo
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Reviewed October 29, 2012

I like the food. and the quiteness of the resturant. The service was also good. The waitress was very nice and was there to provide me with good service.

Thank Mildred P
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Reviewed October 12, 2012 via mobile

Pumpkin pancakes are the special this month. I added cranberries to mine which made it really good. Coffee is always good as is the service.

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Thank Brackjr
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Reviewed October 8, 2012 via mobile

Love first watch! Could not ask for better food, service or value! No matter what location you go to the quality is the same. Free wifi and newspapers plus no charge to share food!

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Thank carolapriltampa
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Reviewed September 28, 2012

We have been First Watch fans for many years and visit religiously each weekend for our favorite meal of the day, breakfast. This is my first review. Sorry wonderful people at First Watch for taking so long!

Self-named a 'Daytime Cafe', First Watch only serves breakfast and lunch, 7-2:30, 7 days a week. We visit this location most often since it is closest to our home but also have visited locations in New Tampa, Downtown Tampa, South Tampa, Clearwater, Palm Harbor and Dayton Ohio. The food quality and service is consistently outstanding at all locations. The staff always seem happy, genuinely. They don't hesitate to pass this along to their customers. This must be a decent place to work.

The weekends are always crowded as dozens of us wait 15-30 minutes each week to get in. We all patiently sip complementary coffee while waiting, knowing that the wait is certainly worth it! Many of the staff at the North Tampa location know me by name now which is always endearing.

I rotate between ordering omelets, crepes, eggs benedict, french toast, waffles, pancakes and fruit parfaits. We never wait longer than 15 minutes for our food and the quality is consistently excellent.

The prices are reasonable and we belong to their Breakfast Club which gives us occasional coupons and a free birthday entree.

If you can't tell already, I recommend First Watch VERY highly!

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Thank Randy S
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