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American, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time at breakfast today. Our server Brittney was amazing and funny! The food was amazing and servers really enjoy their jobs!!

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 20 August 2022

Food was okay. Prices were expensive. $3.79 for a glass of apple juice. I’m not sure if I would come back again.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 7 August 2022

We started with fresh coffee, orange juice, and a watermelon drink that had pineapple and lime juice in it. I wanted it a little sweeter so I added sugar to it. He had the Trifecta and the pancake was huge and delicious. I had the...Market Hash which was delicious and I ended having to take some home because it was definitely plentiful! We spent around $45 which was a little pricey for breakfast, but it was worth it. Everything was delicious!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 1 August 2022 via mobile

I love coming in here quick before work, speedy and friendly service from Toya today..coffee to go, breakfast orders can be my healthy lunch later..I'll definitely be back!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 15 June 2022

Come early to get a seat. The service is excellent and the food is first-class, and there is a lot of it. The restaurant has no noise abatement material (in the ceiling or elsewhere) and the noise can be an issue later in the morning,...especially for elders who have hearing aids. If there are crying kiddies nearby, it can be a major nuisance. Our last breakfast could have been great if the neighboring table had parents who properly trained their misbehaving kiddies.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 19 April 2022

Sunday breakfast with family; not too crowded (but busy enough not to worry "what's wrong?"); service was excellent (Penny), and food was prepared just right. Veggie frittata - excellent. Will certainly go back!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 22 February 2022

The look is so cute, food & drinks are so good ( they have lunch options too, but I only ever give them a 2 second look over because the breakfast options are just THAT GOOD ) I love that the majority are healthy options,...but just packed with flavor & oh so yummy. Staff is always so friendly, courteous, & attentive - ask for Ash, she's my favorite!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 16 February 2022 via mobile

The juice bar options here are my favorite!! They never disappoint. Went to brunch with some girlfriends to celebrate a birthday and we had a great time! Our server Ash was the best! Made sure our brunch was enjoyable and was super friendly. Hard to...go wrong with anything on the menu, will definitely be back!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 13 February 2022

I went with my family a couple of days ago. Great food and AMAZING service. Ash helped us with everything we needed. She gave us the best service I’ve had in years at a restaurant! Definitely will ask for her to serve us again in...the futureMore

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 23 July 2021

We have been to several other First Watchs and tried this one for the first time. It did not compare favorably with the others. The veggy sandwich was fine. The Inspired Italian omelet was no better than ordinary. Very disappointing. Service was satisfactory. We can't...recommend this First Watch and will find another restaurant on Glenwood next time.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 27 June 2021

We love going here! Our favorite waiter is Kyle, who is very attentive, fast and extremely personable. The food is always great and the line moves fast. I would definitely recommend getting into the queue online.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 31 May 2021

It can be difficult to get in, so plan to wait. The food over all is good and the service is good. The pancakes are very good! Over all it is a nice place with good food and service. I would not wait an hour...like we did, to eat here again.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 6 April 2021 via mobile

The wife and I had Saturday breakfast at First Watch. It was our first visit at this small local chain. We thought that the food was very good and also a pretty good value. We had brunch food, but looking around in the restaurant, the...breakfast items (pancakes, French toast, etc.) looked more than ample and quite delicious. Again, pricing was a good value based on the size of the portions. Would definitely like to return and try the breakfast items.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 27 September 2020

We ate at First Watch Lake Boon Trail on Sept 13 and Glenwood Ave. on Sept 26 for brunch. The service was good and the food was very good. The tables were somewhat spaced indoors although Glenwood Ave. location indoor was not spaced on Sept...13th so we went to Lake Boon Trail location. We opted to sit outside at both locations for safety. I had the Tri-Athlete both times (Egg white omelet with tomatoes, green peppers, onions and Pico in it, a slice of wholegrain toast with preserves and a small bowl of fruit) I asked both times if they could brown the onions longer and both times I was disappointed. Other than that it was very good. My wife had the Trifecta with bacon and waffle both times. (Scrambled egg, waffle, bacon.) This was also very good. The problem I have with First Watch is that the price of the same meal at two different locations is different. ( I keep all my receipts for tax purposes) Also the server asks if you would like cheese on your eggs and neglects to tell you that cheese costs an extra $1.69 at the Glenwood location and $1.79 at the Lake Boon Trail location. First of all why is the price different at each location that are only a couple miles apart and why so expensive for a tablespoon of cheese added to an egg??? I can buy a block of Cheese at Whole Foods for $2.00. This is a bit ridiculous. Cheese on an egg should be included and at least they should tell you how much extra it is when you order. The same goes with maple syrup. The server asks if you want regular or 100% real, they never say it’s an extra $1.29. In conclusion, if you are on a budget like most people these days are make sure to ask if extras are an up charge because the servers will not tell you up front. These things add up and can increase your bill significantly. I took off a star for this reason.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 10 March 2020 via mobile

Had breakfast with my teenage grandson. He’s a pancake eater and I am a meat and egg guy. First Watch had us both covered. He ordered lemon and Ricotta pancakes, complete with lemon curd on top. I had an egg skillet breakfast that had just...about everything you could put in it. Eggs cooked to perfection, a monster sized dish. Pancakes likewise. A really good meal!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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First Watch is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5