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First Watch

2824 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton, OH 45459-3748
+1 937-435-3127
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“pancakes” (16 reviews)
“hash” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2824 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton, OH 45459-3748
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First Watch continues to raise the bar for breakfast and lunch restaurants. We have eaten in this First Watch a number of times and the food quality has been consistently good. The toast is whole grain, the fruit cups contain blueberries, pineapple, grapes, and melon...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kent S
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I love this restaurant's food offerings, atmosphere and hours (they close daily at 3:00). They only serve brunch and their focus seems to be on customer service and employee satisfaction; their hours of operation ensure their people will always be able to have family time...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped for bunch on Sunday 10/7...Of course the place was packed with the weekend brunch bunch...Had to wait 20 mins for a table for 4...Got seated....Quick order...About 20 mins for food to arrive...Part of the order was incorrect...But they quickly fixed it...Family had ordered the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dano9042
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Came here with the community lunch bunch. Preferring traditional country breakfast, this was a culinary adventure for me. I had smoked pork chops with apple compote and basted eggs. Not bad, but a little foo foo for me. Positive note: coffee is great.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BandB-Lovers_30-yrs
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

First Watch is great for breakfast or lunch. The food is consistently good and prices are reasonable. Definitely top of mind for breakfast.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mortgageman9000
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is for the new Wilmington pike location. The building is very nice, and they have a nice outdoor seating area. The food.....Runny egg white omelette. Flappy bacon. Potatoes raw inside. Server tells me “ that’s how it’s supposed to be cooked” Seems like the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CP12e
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I loved this place till the last visit. I adored the lemon ricotta pancakes, the bacon, even the coffee. My last visit I got the Salmon Eggs Benedict and sent it back twice for raw eggs! Can you say health hazard. Now I am not...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank msresearchee
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I just love this place and was happy to visit two days in a row for brunch. Service is excellent and the food is amazing. A great deal for the price, I think. Fresh food and the best coffee I've had. I actually bought some...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jubileegoddess
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We met some relatives here for breakfast on a stop to meet them when we were passing through Dayton. I had the excellent ELOTE MEXICAN STREET CORN HASH, which is new on the menu. Very good! They substituted gluten free bread for the flour tortillas...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Becky053
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

First Watch is a fantastic place to get a quality breakfast. Their ingredients are noticeably fresh, the portion sizes are substantial (but not glutinous), and the prices are fair for what you get. I had a bacon avocado omelette. It was completely packed full of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Catchthewave33
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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: 2824 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton, OH 45459-3748
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: +1 937-435-3127
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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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