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First Watch

4741 Chace Cir, Hoover, AL 35244-3709
+1 205-982-8477
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“hash” (2 reviews)
“pancakes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Healthy, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4741 Chace Cir, Hoover, AL 35244-3709
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the skillet hash. It was great. It came with bacon, avocado and sausage. The side of toast was very good. Friends really enjoyed what they had as well. I would definitely come back for breakfast and try something else.

Thank Russell3939
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We entered the restaurant a little before noon with only a few tables sat in the dining room. We waited at the hostess stand for a few lonely minutes without being approached and offered a seat. Finally a male server came out of the kitchen...More

Thank Haddon P
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times before. The food ranges from decent to good. Service was sub-standard on my last trip.

Thank R C
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Ate their on our way back 'home' for breakfast. Both I and my wife really enjoyed the service, cleanliness and options for breakfast. I had the Chickamanga which was very good, paired with breakfast potatoes and coffee. Wife had pancakes. Reasonably priced, very fresh, and...More

Thank JHAstrello
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I came here twice to make sure our first visit wasn’t a mistake. Both times the service was ok, but the food both times was cold and not seasoned well. The fruit was sad looking and unsweetened & the Potatoes were burned...

Thank msk31276
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I came Monday around 10:30. There was no wait. The Trifecta was great as was the Chicachanga. Was service and great staff.

Thank Craig E
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Went to the restaurant for Sunday lunch. Got a table immediately and was greeted within 5 minutes. I ordered the works omelette and my wife ordered the “tri-athlete” omelette. Both were good and ingredients were fresh, but I guess I had higher expectations for this...More

Thank awesae
Reviewed February 2, 2018

Food is delicious! I have tried most food on the menu. Love the chicken salad. Service was friendly. Met the managers and they are friendly and make sure your food is just how you like it. Great place for a large group or meeting.

1  Thank Phyllis M
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Do not let the name fool you...this is the former The Egg and I.... Everything was Soo good and fresh. I had the Chickichanga and my daughter had the Chocolate Chip Pancake with bacon and eggs. The iced coffee is good too...

Thank La' Toya S
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

My gf (a vegan) and i (not vegan) had breakfast here. She had market skillet hash with no eggs, no cheese i had the eggs, potatoes, and turkey gravy biscuits. She really enjoyed her meal and ate all of hers where i picked around mine....More

Thank Shannon M
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2017

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback, Shannon. We're happy to hear you girlfriend enjoyed her meal but are very sorry that you were disappointed in your turkey sausage gravy. We take our food and service very seriously so it is upsetting...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4741 Chace Cir, Hoover, AL 35244-3709
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Hoover
  • Phone Number: +1 205-982-8477
Voted Best Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch, First Watch specializes in delicious creations freshly-prepared to order. First Watch begins each morning at the crack of dawn, slicing and juicing fresh fruits and vegetables, baking muffins and making French toast batter from scratch. Free WiFi & newspapers are available.
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