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164 Summers St, Charleston, WV 25301-2133
+1 304-343-3447
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I was in Charleston for a training and grabbed lunch here. The waitress, Amanda, made a recommendation which I throughly enjoyed. The decor was bright and comfortable. I will return for lunch or breakfast.

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

Thanks for giving us a try, Shawn! We're happy to hear that you experienced excellent service and enjoy your meal and the decor of our restaurant. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Consistent and never disappointed. Great breakfast and lunch. Doesn't feel like a chain restaurant. Casual dining

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

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear that you always have a wonderful experience with us and enjoy our food. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Buffalo, West Virginia
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

First Watch has been a constant in my life since 2012 and I have never been disappointed. Visiting approximately 4 times a year, any dish I request and special instructions have always been met with enthusiasm and eagerness. If I was to complain about any aspect of my experience, it's the fact of a constant wait and crowd. On average,... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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197 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

A bustling lunchtime scene. Busy, busy. We were seated quickly and our orders taken, Drinks came out quickly. Lunch took a bit longer - but the place was full and the wait staff really hopping. Our waitress was quick and pleasant. There was very good selection of lunch time items. My wife had one of the half-sandwich and soup selections;... More 

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Thank Pfadfinder
Nelson, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

My son and I enjoyed a traditionally satisfying US-style breakfast at First Watch. Highly recommended. We each had the beef hash and it was delicious.

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

Thanks so much, Gary! We're happy to hear that you and your son enjoyed your skillets and that everything was delicious. We can't wait to see you both again soon! More 

Sissonville
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Wide variety of light fair items, along with good old home style breakfast items. A little pricey, but the atmosphere was very pleasant.

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

Thanks so much, Kathy! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the wide variety our menu has to offer but are sorry you are disappointed in our pricing. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Charleston, West Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I had heard a few people talking about First Watch but hadn't had the opportunity to try it. Wow, was I missing out. Service was terrific, friendly and helpful. Portions were very good. Food was really, really good. I recommend getting there early because the secret is out. I can't wait to go back and try some of the breakfast... More 

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

Thanks for giving us a try, Steven! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and that the service was terrific as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Virginia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We were quickly seated and received our water and coffee right away. I did not care for the coffee. I would not order it again. I ordered fruit, yogurt and granola bowl and so did my friend. My daughter ordered a chicken quinoa bowl and it was quite tasty but too heavy for me for breakfast. My fruit bowl was... More 

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Thank gourdgal2000
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit but are sorry that you did not like our coffee. It is great to know that you experienced excellent service. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Centerville, Ohio
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154 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is just like every other first watch - good food and dependable service. The quality of food is very good - nice and fresh with healthy options. The drawbacks of this location - the front area is not situated well. There is not enough waiting room - no matter where you stand you are in the way. You don't... More 

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

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback, Laura. We are happy to hear you enjoy our food and always experience dependable service but we are sorry about the waiting area and that your eggs were overdone. We take our food and service very seriously so it is upsetting to hear this. We hope that you will come... More 

Seoul, South Korea
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We had a very pleasant meal at First Watch. There was a long line when they got there, but staff handled it quite well, and I like the added touch of having coffee carafes for waiting guests to help themselves. Our waitress was very kind and good with our large party. Service was a tad slow, but it's to be... More 

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

Thanks for the awesome review, Abby! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your Quinoa Bowl but loved our Beefeater Sandwich. We can't wait to see you and your husband again soon! 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, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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: 164 Summers St, Charleston, WV 25301-2133
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-343-3447
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.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?