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8306 Market St, Bradenton, FL 34202-5137
+1 941-907-6657
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07:00 - 14:30
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Absecon
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142 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived early (7:30 am) for breakfast and found a nearly empty restaurant. We were seated immediately. Our waitress took our order and had our food out of the kitchen in no time. The food was good. They offer lots of "foo foo" (Healthy, Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Vegan) options. I kind of wish they had more plain old breakfast items... More 

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Thank 50StatesOrDieTrying
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by! We're happy to hear that you were seated quickly and that you enjoyed your meal with us. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Florida
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Properly done meals with flair. Tasty entree salads and other healthy options. Soup-sandwich-salad available for lunch. Service was great. Clean and spacious dining.

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

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you experienced excellent service and enjoy the variety of healthy options we have to offer as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Big Canoe
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370 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go to First Watch about once a year or so - but have never been to THIS First Watch before. First Watch will usually give you pretty good food on a consistent basis, in an environment that's pleasing. Normally, I wouldn't bother writing a review on a chain like this because there'll all so similar. BUT, I must say... More 

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

Thanks for stopping by! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the decor in our restaurant and that you had a wonderful experience with us. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Sarasota, Florida
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609 reviews
402 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first and only breakfast choice when we bought our house 15 years ago. We had no complaints because it was always good. Nothing has changed since then. Now they have gone in a more creative and healthful direction with more interesting choices. You can get a French Madame which was huge and new choices of omelettes. They still have... More 

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Thank JordanS8
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the variety our menu has to offer and that you always experience excellent service during your visits with us. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Tampa, Florida
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122 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I had lunch at the LWR First Watch. I was told there was no gluten free menu and there did not appear to be any gluten allergen indications on the regular menu. I ended up ordering a side salad and juice. The side salad was literally 12 pieces of mixed greens (that I could have made for 25 cents using... More 

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

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback. We're very sorry that you were disappointed with your meal. We are currently working on adding more gluten free options to our menu which we will be implementing very soon. We take our service and food very seriously and it is upsetting to know this is how your visit went.... More 

new england
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

fresh squeezed juice, home made bread is served with your breakfest, eggs cook the way you like them

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Thank vw1966
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

My breakfast potatoes were over cooked. Eggs were fine. Multigrain toast was great. Service was great.

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Thank Kim J
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I've visited a few times now and haven't been disappointed with the food or service. I personally recommend sitting outside when it's busy because it can get noisy. Otherwise, it's rather pleasant during off hours.

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Thank Anastasia R
Holland, Michigan
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131 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch and is located in a strip mall on Cortez Road near 71st st. It appears to be a very popular restaurant. There are a lot of "healthy" foods and some healthy beverages on the menu. The french toast was thick and fluffy, the fruit was fresh and there was a large amount... More 

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

Thanks for stopping by, Gayle! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your French Toast and all the healthy options we have to offer as well. We hope to see you again soon! More 

West Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

First morning in Bradenton and needed Breakfast!! Great welcome and service along with a fabulous menu to choose from. Throughly enjoyed the visit and enjoyed the fab food!! Well worth a visit!

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

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you experienced excellent service and enjoyed your meal as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10
Cuisine
American, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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: 8306 Market St, Bradenton, FL 34202-5137
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-907-6657
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?