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First Watch

19321 E US Highway 40, #L, Independence, MO 64055-5486
+1 816-795-0814
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“hash” (4 reviews)
“crepes” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
19321 E US Highway 40, #L, Independence, MO 64055-5486
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just passing through and looking for somewhere for a healthy breakfast. So pleased thet we stopped here. The outside hides a wonderful modern, welcoming place. Didn't have to wait, though the place was busy. Lots of choices for myself - a vegetarian. Had the healthy...More

Thank ustravellers2015
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for stopping by! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and experienced excellent service as well. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for the first time on a late lunch date (1:45pm) on a Sunday. There was no wait and we were seated right away. My wife has a dairy sensitivity and they custom made one of the hash entrees for her. I had...More

Thank jhebert529
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for giving us a try! We're happy to hear that you and your wife enjoyed your meals with us and experienced great service as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had very friendly and helpful service. Picked the Cobb salad and 1/2 roast beef and Havarti sandwich from the 2 for You choices. They were excellent. Looking forward to trying other items on the menu.

Thank GlendaOB
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear that you experienced friendly service and enjoyed your meal as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 12 June 2017

We had the good fortune of having some of our Eastern European affiliates drop in for visit and review of our plans. This was a great place to start the morning. Freindly people and very nice preprations.

Thank Pbaglaw
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and experienced friendly service during your visit as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast to get a break from the hotel continental breakfast. Lots of healthy options. Everything we had was very good. A little on the pricey side but the food and the service were outstanding. Will definitely come back when in the area.

Thank jlbtg
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the healthy options we have to offer and that you experienced excellent service during your visit as well. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 21 May 2017

I had breakfast and lunch at the First Watch in Independence, MO. Both were excellent! My breakfast of chia pudding with fresh fruit was the best breakfast I have had in a long time. My lunch of soup and salad was also good. The soup...More

Thank B R
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your A.M Superfoods Bowl and had a wonderful experience with us as well. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 May 2017

A local eatery that has good food but it very pricey for what you get. They've had the same menu for years. Time for a change or different options. Good salads, but all the dressings are super sweet - don't forget that there is a...More

Thank jenks2013
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you enjoy our menu but are sorry that you are disappointed in our pricing. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 12 April 2017

If you appreciate really fresh, perfectly cooked meals served with a smile, you'll like First Watch. Lots of healthy choices on the menu (power wrap is awesome) as is the avocado toast and BLTE sandwich. Favorite server is Todd who makes a point to memorize...More

Thank heliophil
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the healthy options we have to offer and that you always experience excellent service with us. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a healthy option of crepes with fresh fruits. There is a wide variety of healthy and hearty. My friend's gravy on the omelette was fun and yummy.

Thank Sally K
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Thanks so much, Sally! We're happy to hear you enjoy the wide variety our menu has to offer and that you enjoyed your meal with us as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I go regularly. Very good food and very friendly staff. I wish there was one in Blue Springs.

Thank Arthur P
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Thanks for the great review, Arthur! We're happy to hear that you and your wife love our restaurant and always have a wonderful experience with us. We can't wait to see you both again soon!

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Kristin V
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Response from GuateMall | Reviewed this property |
no reservations. But they do have an app called "no wait" that is very helpful to put yourself on the list and see how long the wait is.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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: 19321 E US Highway 40, #L, Independence, MO 64055-5486
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-795-0814
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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