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First Watch

11301 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45249-2340
+1 513-489-6849
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“avocado toast” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11301 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45249-2340
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We were here on a busy Saturday late morning. 15 minute wait - way less than anticipated. We told our server, Tom, that it was our first visit to a First Watch. He gave us plenty of time to review the menu and decide. I...More

Thank OhioCountryGirl
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I again had an amazing lunch here. I had the bacon cheddar pancake and Chocholate chip pancake with a side order of patatoes and a Hot Chocholate. Everything I had was very good and the staff was friendly. I liked it !

Thank Harrison G
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I asked the waitress about gluten, and what they could serve me that was gluten free. She said that she was not a dietician, how should she know? and directed me to the website, but not to a page that might indicate which menu items...More

Thank katharinejohns
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

This is my go-to place for special occasions, you are sure to start your day right! The avocado toast and kale tonic are a must have!

Thank luckyno39
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on a Sunday morning before driving to KY. It was a little chilly and we both had a slight cold so decided on a nice bowl of oatmeal. I had the pumpkin flavored oatmeal with pumpkin seeds and cruising and some warm maple...More

Thank jpasta
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thanks for stopping by! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and had a wonderful experience as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 28 August 2017

Had breakfast here on Sunday morning. Seated quickly, coffee & water brought quickly, nice waitress & then we ordered. . I ordered the Trifecta-- eggs, sausage & waffle. It took forever to get our food. My wife's food was fine, but mine came out w/o...More

Thank jja53
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback. We're happy to hear you were seated quickly but are very sorry that you experienced a long wait for your meal. We take our food and service very seriously so it is upsetting to hear...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

When we are traveling, if there is a First Watch in our vicinity, we get excited. We arrived during a busy breakfast hour and were seated and greeted immediately. Hours of operation are 7-2:30. Our server was attentive from the minute we walked in. We...More

Thank Joyflnoise
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thanks for the awesome review! We're happy to hear that you experienced excellent service with us and enjoy the variety our menu has to offer a well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the freshness of my food. I had the power wrap, a more healthy option than other items on the menu. It was cooked to perfection. Fresh fruit was a nice compliment. For an extremely busy and popular restaurant, the efficiency of service...More

Thank Chris W
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

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

Reviewed 10 July 2017

The quality of the food at any First Watch is good. They are only open until 2 or 2:30, so it is not a dinner place. The omelets are great, as are salads and sandwiches.

Thank Juliann M
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks so much, Juliann! We're happy to hear that you enjoy our restaurant and the variety our menu has to offer. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 8 July 2017

I eat here for breakfast when visiting family and have never been disappointed. The service is quick, friendly and the food quality is excellent. I would recommend this place to anyone and am thinking that I have to try the lunch.

Thank NicoleL2000
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15 August 2016|
Response from Micolski2013 | Reviewed this property |
You'd have to call the restaurant directly to find out. I remember seeing something about an app they have and using that for requesting a table before you arrive. I'm not sure how that works, though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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: 11301 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45249-2340
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-489-6849
  • E-mail
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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