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First Watch

164 Summers St, Charleston, WV 25301-2133
+1 304-343-3447
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“pancakes” (25 reviews)
“hash” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
164 Summers St, Charleston, WV 25301-2133
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Excellent food and quick service. This is the best breakfast restaurant in the city. Also, good coffee and always a spare paper laying around to read.

Thank James O
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thanks for the great review, James! We're happy to hear that you enjoy our food and always experience quick service with us. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Menu has lots to chose from, with some healthy options as well. Servers know there stuff and they are always smiling and very personable. At times it can be very crowded. Prices a little on the high side.

Thank Dena F
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

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

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

....expensive. This is THE go-to place to go and be seen by the local power players. Servers are great but management can sometimes be too impersonal and uncaring about customer service. Food is cutting edge and "big city". Often crowded.

1  Thank Karl W
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thanks for stopping by, Karl! We're happy to hear you enjoy our menu but are sorry that you are disappointed in our pricing. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Sandwiches here are very tasty. The "pick 2" was disappointing (salad was very skimpy). Shrimp & grits , which looked terrific on the poster, were not too impressive on the plate. Lacked any real depth of flavor, and they were garnished with green bell pepper,...More

Thank stephLexington_VA
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback. We're happy to hear you enjoy our sandwiches but are sorry that you were disappointed in our Shrimp & Grits. We take our food and service very seriously so it is upsetting to hear that...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Was impressed with the healthy options for breakfast like the quinoa bowls, skillets, and the delicious kale tonic drink. Very good service.

Thank Brian J
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

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

Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I absolutely LOVE this place. Our favorite go to place on the weekends. We enjoy treating ourselves to fresh ingredients and really delicious food. They offer great varieties of breakfast dishes such as frittatas and pancakes along with fresh juices. Lunch dishes...More

Thank jenpeters1970
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear that you and your husband love the variety our menu has to offer and that you both enjoyed your meals with us. We can't wait to see you both again soon!

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I was really excited when I stumbled upon this place. Apparently everyone in the city of Charleston was too. My husband and I had our baby in his car seat and with the crowd and long wait, we had to sit on a window ledge...More

1  Thank acain92089
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback. We're very sorry that you are disappointed in our pricing and that you did not enjoy your meal with us. We take our food and service very seriously so it is upsetting to hear that...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Service was friendly but maybe a little slower to bring food out based on not many customers there yet. Food was real good as usual and cost, while increased was still fair based on what we had.

Thank deansilkwood
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

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

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Ate breakfast while traveling through on vacation. Located downtown Charleston, parking was an absolute pain! But the meter didn't break the bank either - under $1 for the duration of breakfast. The menu caters to healthy and organic choices, but still has staples from the...More

Thank michiganpete7
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thanks for stopping by! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the healthy options our menu has to offer and that you loved our Lemon Ricotta Pancakes. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 11 April 2017

I always enjoy eating here because the food is always fresn and the staff is prompt and friendly! It really has a "home-y" feel and welcoming.

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

Thanks so much, Clayton! We're happy to hear you experienced friendly service and enjoyed your meal with us. We can't wait to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, 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: 164 Summers St, Charleston, WV 25301-2133
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-343-3447
  • E-mail
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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