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First Watch

12070 Jefferson Ave, Suite 1810, Newport News, VA 23606-4568
+1 757-249-9420
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (9 reviews)
“french toast” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12070 Jefferson Ave, Suite 1810, Newport News, VA 23606-4568
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place to have brunch IF you don't mind the long wait to get a table. It's obvious that the food is good with such long lines out the door! I recommend call ahead seating or using their app to get on...More

Thank f111wfo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food is amazing, but be prepared to wait up to 75 minutes for a table. Definitely worth the wait! Try the specialty drinks. Multigrain pancakes are the best I have had. Good portion sizes. Great atmosphere - friendly and comfortable.

Thank Ruth_Boaz_0927
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went during lunch on Saturday so was packed and people waiting for tables to become available. Our wait was 30 minutes. As soon as we were seated, our server came. He was excellent. Took our order and brought drinks and water (NOT the nasty unfiltered...More

Thank helamen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Use the call ahead App! My son has been coming to this place for awhile and knew it could be busy on a weekend. When we went to visit him, he wanted to take us here. He used the App, First Watch suggests, to reduce...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed October 1, 2018

First Watch is quite the local favorite with a lively atmosphere. We arrived on a Sunday morning and did experience a bit of a wait. No worries, coffee awaits you at the door and they have outdoor benches to hang out. Starbuck's is nearby if...More

Thank JC-Meg
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Had Labor Day so we went for breakfast at 9:30am. Place was packed, with about a twenty or so minute wait. But wait! Two open seats at the community table! We sat down immediately and dined with 3 other couples. Great way to get the...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Food was plentiful and delicious. Wait was 45 minutes but we called ahead to be on waiting list and timing was close to what they said.

Thank familyhunter77
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

First Watch continues to never disappoint with its food and beverages. I always come to this location whenever I visit family from California. Unfortunately, its service has suffered significantly from my numerous prior experiences. I was seated and waited for my server while parties seated...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed July 11, 2018

There are many different items to order on the menu. Everyone in my family could find something they enjoyed. My son was a little disappointed that the waffle only came as a waffle and not a combo. The wait was not too long and the...More

Thank 901amberl
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Very interesting and fresh menu! It was really good food and even though there was a wait, it was worth it. Yum!

Thank 533nicholew
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September 10, 2016|
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Response from elizabeth m | Reviewed this property |
They are open 7am till 2:30pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12070 Jefferson Ave, Suite 1810, Newport News, VA 23606-4568
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-249-9420
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