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First Watch

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American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy
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2540 Iowa St, Suite D, Lawrence, KS 66046-5776
+1 785-856-3447
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Leavenworth, Kansas
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a short wait, but once we were seated the service was excellent! Great food and coffee. The Farmhouse Skillet Hash was delicious!

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Thank Fitzo62
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you loved our Farmhouse Skillet Hash and that you received excellent service during your visit as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Maple Grove, Minnesota
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of great, innovative food combinations for breakfast. Everything was delicious! Pancakes are huge. Went on a busy family weekend at KU and had to wait, but a lot shorter wait than places on Mass Street.

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Thank MGtraveler94
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you love the unique dishes our menu has to offer and that you had a wonderful experience with us. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice large dining room,friendly and knowledgeable staff. Food was well prepared I believe it is locally sourced and organic but I am not sure.

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Thank miklgood07
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and experienced friendly and knowledge service during your visit as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Humble, Texas
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132 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Seated right away, served coffee within one minuet, ordered food and received in a extremely short time. All food was top quality and flavorful. We have been here three times for a week stay in Lawrence. If you find something good stick with it.

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1 Thank Bill O
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Bill! We're happy to hear that you were seated quickly and enjoyed your meal with us. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Colorado
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent! We received warm and welcoming service and our food was delicious. This was an excellent place for breakfast with our family of 6. They had a very diverse breakfast menu and a great (and affordable!) menu for kids. Ursula was incredibly attentive and welcoming and we appreciated the other staff that delivered food and checked on our needs. Everyone... More 

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

Thanks so much! We're so glad your family enjoyed an awesome breakfast at First Watch, and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Seattle, Washington
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We visit my daughter at KU to watch her compete on the track team. She loves breakfast at first watch. I've noticed a lot of athlete's eating here. Including a few famous Olympians!They have good healthy choices, including the now trendy avocado toast which I personally don't get. But I'm getting old. Their service is always friendly and top notch.

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

We're so glad your daughter loves First Watch so much, Mary! Thanks for coming in while you were in town. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Lawrence, Kansas
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Excellent selection and service. Only open for breakfast thru lunch. Interesting selections but fresh and prepared after you order.

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Thank SE8492013
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much!! See you tomorrow! More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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276 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Our friends took us twice to First Watch for breakfast. The first time the place was crowded due to parents coming to Lawrence to see their kids graduate. We waited in line, but got finally seated. Had a real good breakfast so we did not object to our friends' suggestion a week later to have again breakfast at the same... More 

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

Thanks so much for coming in twice with your friends. We're so glad you enjoyed our fresh menu variety, though we apologize for the slow service during your second visit. We've shared this with our management team, and we really appreciate your patience. We can do better! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Lawrence, Kansas
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Arrived 9am or so bit of a wait so we chose the community table just like sitting at a breakfast counter. Had a gliw drink very good. Girlfriend had a hash bowl me the salmon benny outstanding. Server was great. Will be back many more times

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

Thanks for giving us a try, Steve! We're glad you and your girlfriend had a great experience with us and enjoyed your Hash and Salmon Benedict. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Lawrence, Kansas
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

ages served in my group, 64, 17. and 6. Food ordered,two hash bowls,eggs over easy,child's order choco. chip pancake. Wait staff unattentive. Food served was slimy over easy eggs on both hash bowls awful potatoes nasty diced tomatoes,if you could find them. I should have sent my order back,and didn't. My disappointment was too great. I have limited monies and... More 

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

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback. From start to finish, we sincerely apologize for the experience you describe here. We take our service and food very seriously and it is upsetting to know this is how your visit went. Thank you for taking the time to share your concerns - we will address them immediately. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
Monday
07:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:30
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
Saturday
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2540 Iowa St, Suite D, Lawrence, KS 66046-5776
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 785-856-3447
Description
Voted Best Breakfast and Brunch by the Lawrence World Journal, 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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?