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First Watch

164 Summers St, Charleston, WV 25301-2133
+1 304-343-3447
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“pancakes” (24 reviews)
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American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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164 Summers St, Charleston, WV 25301-2133
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The millionaires bacon is worth its weight in gold. It was a special that I added to my eggs and the syrup changed my weekend. Service was awesome. I’ll be back again and again

Thank Bradford C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I️ would eat First Watch every day of the week if I️ could. I️ love going on Sunday mornings for brunch with my friends.

Thank William S
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Delicious food with very quick service every time. They are very busy on Saturday and Sunday mornings so it may take a few minutes to get a table but you will not be disappointed by the great food and service. I recommend the Belgian waffle.

Thank Steph2234
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

My wife & I had a lovely brunch while we were in downtown Charleston. Our food was great & the service was top notch. Parking is very limited in this area. We parked in the parking garage down the street. We will be back for...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We go here for breakfast or lunch on the weekends. Everything is always delicious and they have great healthy choices too. Love their omelettes! Not a bad thing on the menu!

Thank TonyaMarie
Reviewed 3 October 2017

While there are not that many high quality breakfast places in Charleston, First Watch definitely makes a mark. However, it can be crowded most of the times, but it is worth the wait. There are many unique items on the breakfast menu, and they are...More

Thank Deepay M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

First Watch is very popular with the locals. It's a tradition for out of town family members. I think the food is okay, but many people absolutely think it's the best in town.More

Thank Robert D
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback, Robert. We're very sorry that you were not impressed with your meal. We take our food and service very seriously so it is upsetting to hear that this is how you feel. We hope that...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Any and every friend or relative that comes through Charleston we take to First Watch the best breakfast in town. The staff is great and courteous as they work hard to please each patron. They offer many different meals and healthy options. I love the...More

Thank Coach T
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thanks for the great review, Coach! We're happy to hear you always experienced excellent service and enjoy the variety our menu has to offer. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The food and service were great. Plenty of healthy choices. Just what we needed to start off a long day of driving.

Thank Julie C
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thanks for stopping by, Julie! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the healthy choices we have to offer and that you experienced excellent service as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent breakfast, one of the most innovative menus that goes well beyond grits and eggs. They have a large variety of pancakes and benedicts as well as one of the finest omelets you can get. i had the farmers scramble and it very good, if...More

Thank brian s
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thanks so much, Brian! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and the creative dishes we have to offer on our menu. We can't wait to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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
  • 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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