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First Watch

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700 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2015
+1 513-721-4744
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The menu description of the Floridian French toast sounds all yummy & when the plate arrived it looked awesome BUT the taste was unbelievably BLAND! :-( :-( :-( Just as you can't judge a book by its cover, you can't judge French toast by its menu description nor its colorful appearance (i.e. strawberries, kiwi & banana on top were good).... More 

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Thank Tammy B
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback, Tammy. We are very sorry that you did not enjoy your Floridan French Toast with us. We take our service and food very seriously and it is upsetting to know this is how your visit went. Thank you for taking the time to share your concerns - we will address... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious, fresh and organic! Friendly staff and fast service! It was our first time and we'll be looking forward to going there again in our travels since we discovered they have many locations. The food was so good we went 2 days in a row!

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Dayton, Ohio
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160 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to a First Watch, but it won't be my last. I was there with a larger party of friends around 12:30 on a Saturday and we were seated and immediately. Service was prompt and friendly. Our drinks were brought out within minutes of our arrival. Our orders were taken quickly with insightful recommendations from our... More 

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Thank cmfug8
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a try! We're happy to hear that you received quick service and that you enjoyed your meal as well. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Toledo, Ohio
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Quaint restauarant in the heart of downtown with a healthy and extensive menu of food and blended beverages. French toast and the egg white turkey omelete were our favs..and you can't beat fresh fruit preserves!

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Thank MzNell
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear that you loved our French Toast and Healthy Turkey Omelet. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Perfect location in downtown Cincy. Cool vibe with all sorts of people eating here from families to couples. Good service and wonderful selection of really gourmet breakfast food. Loved the Goetta breakfast sausage too!

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Thank clayandkelly
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the wide variety our menu has to offer and that you experienced great service as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had our morning breakfast here not realizing that First Watch was also in Cincinnati as we frequent the one in Tulsa, Oklahoma. We had the pumpkin pancakes served by Cynthia. She was a joy as to attitude and attention to her group of tables.

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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We ordered or food to go. We were staying about 4 minutes walking distance. Our potatoes were cold but the rest of the food was still hot. Aside from that the food was ok. I asked for Swiss cheese and spinach in my eggs and was given cheddar. Not a big deal because the eggs were still delicious. All and... More 

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Thank Kisa C
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback, Kisa. We are very sorry that your potatoes were cold and that you received the wrong cheese on your order. We take our food and service very seriously so it is upsetting to hear that this is how your visit went. We hope that you will come back and give... More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful French toast for an early start. Staff was very helpful too. I rarely rate breakfast but this one a little special. Enjoy it

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Thank artlaw1
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review! We're happy to hear that you love our French Toast and that the staff was helpful during your visit. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful spot for breakfast, brunch, lunch or anything in between. I was in town for a couple days staying at the Hyatt. The walk over to this location was somewhat long, considering how many places there are to eat around here, but I wanted eggs - so off I went. I ordered the Inspired Italian omelette and... More 

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Thank ppin1pod
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a try! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your delicious Italian Omelet and Day Glow Juice. It is great to know that you experienced excellent service during your visit as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Lexington, Kentucky
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279 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Not all restaurants in Cincy downtown seem open weekend mornings but First Watch was. We stayed at nearby Hilton but didn't want a pricey breakfast so we found First Watch. This is a usually reliable chain that only serves breakfast and lunch and closed at evening. We each had a frittata and they were good. Service was fine too. We... More 

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Thank Elaine M
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Elaine! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your frittata and that the service was great as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Healthy
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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: 700 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2015
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-721-4744
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?