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First Watch

4741 Chace Cir, Hoover, AL 35244-3709
+1 205-982-8477
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“hash” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Healthy, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4741 Chace Cir, Hoover, AL 35244-3709
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I took a star immediately because they don’t offer milk/cream with their coffee. That’s unacceptable, especially for a breakfast establishment. We had our toddler and no one asked about a high chair or children’s menu. Thankfully we had our portable one in the car. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like breakfast places that have a wide time frame for ordering breakfast items. The wait is not too bad and they have an app that allows you to check in online. They have coloring sheets for the kids and their portions are great size...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank B7610BBadamb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just love this breakfast place. The food is always great, fresh, excellent service, and great atmosphere. We eat here often, and always look forward to it. I love the banana granola crunch pancake (just one will do it) and the wife the avacodo toast.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mjr51750
Reviewed November 29, 2018

I was so disappointed because a really good breakfast place used to be in this spot. Unfortunately this one doesn't even get close. What they passed of as scrambled eggs were cold and dry (it was 8:45 a.m.) and not really scrambled. It looked like...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Blessed2BeHis
Reviewed November 11, 2018

After three visits to First Watch over an extended time frame, I am afraid the issues are not going to be fixed. Very slow service and we were there at 9:00 am on a Sunday morning before the "church" crowd hit. Love the menu and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank crumbsincdoug
Reviewed October 22, 2018

First Watch tries to have a fancy menu when all I want is a basic breakfast at a restaurant. So the menu was basically useless to me. I ordered 3 eggs over medium and they were served on a small plate by themselves and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Steverin065
Reviewed September 22, 2018 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.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Russell3939
Reviewed September 20, 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
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.

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JHAstrello
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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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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