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First Watch

164 Summers St, Charleston, WV 25301-2133
+1 304-343-3447
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (24 reviews)
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American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
164 Summers St, Charleston, WV 25301-2133
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate there on a Saturday. The lunch was adequate. Typical cafe fare. It was crowded but others seemed to enjoy it. No alcohol.

Thank MidnightKrewzer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to first Watch for probably 12 years, the food is always wonderful and the staff is great, always friendly.

Thank jtwriston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food options here are incredibly delicious. I ordered the SuperSeeds Protein Pancakes and they came out perfect. Could not ask for anything any better. Unfortunately, it took a couple of times to get a glass of water. The wait staff seem to have constant regulars...More

Thank Jaywid
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Four of us went for a business breakfast and the food and the service were outstanding! Definitely recommend!

Thank Drew R
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

The food was fantastic and not the cookie cutter variety. The omelet was good, the burritos, French toast was yummy. We ate there 2 days in a row.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 24 January 2018

My first day in Charleston our working group ordered lunch from First Watch. I had a salad and it was delicious; one of the best salads I have had. The last day in Charleston I went there for breakfast. There are so many great choices!...More

Thank DeWitt65101
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent for eating breakfast or lunch, but generally, so popular there is a wait for a table, usually about 10-15 minutes. My favorite for lunch is the half veggie sandwich with choice of soup or salad. Whole sandwiches are available. There is quite a variety...More

Thank Swlogan29
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

My teenagers adore first watch. We go every six weeks or so. The quinoa bowls are very savory. My kids love the orange juice. Eggs are cooked perfect. Beware of Sunday. It’s usually very busy!

Thank Troutfamily
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This restaurant was recommended to our family by a local as the best breakfast place in the city. It is a very busy breakfast spot that offers a wide variety of breakfast options on their menu. The omelettes and frittatas were excellent. My daughter loved...More

Thank RockinDocII
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We love going to First Watch! It’s a popular place to go to, with daily specials on the board as you enter, plus many choices for breakfast or lunch in the menu. We have our favorites but also enjoy trying something different. The wait staff...More

Thank fpalmer321
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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
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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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