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First Watch

#173 of 1,935 Restaurants in Tampa
€€ - €€€American, Cafe, Healthy
13186 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618-2406
+1 813-961-4947
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (19 reviews)
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
“french toast” (3 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
13186 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618-2406
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This place NEVER disappoints. Staff is always friendly. Food is excellent! My family of 4 absolutely loves First Watch. There is usually a long wait but if you download the app you can 'get in line' from your phone. By the time you arrive your...More

Thank Kena H
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Have had several meals at 3 or 4 first Watch over the past few years, was never impressed but never dissatisfied. It's been awhile since I've had breakfast there and this is the first visit to the Dale Mabry location. I got an omelet with...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Portions are big for children but other than a soiled cup the meal was perfect with lots of choices. I love that I could get a white egg omelet at a reasonable price. Our waiter was very sweet and when he realized something had not...More

Thank vikitorisedona
Reviewed 16 October 2017

My husband and I had just got into town and needed breakfast. Decided to try First Watch. We both ordered the traditional breakfast. Wow, eggs were perfect, bacon crisp, potatoes and the whole grain toast. And the service was great.

Thank OhioTraveler620
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I am concerned because the best place for breakfast is not using Heinz Ketchup any more .........THISIS ALWAYS A BAD SIGN A SIGN THE MANAGEMENT AT THE TOP ARE LOOKING AT WAYS TO REDUCE COST AT THE COST OF QUALITY OF FOOD there ketchup just...More

Thank orange5255
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We have been going to First Watch for years. Food had always been excellent and the cost reasonable for the quantity and quality. This time my companion ordered the usual which was the omelet with a side of mixed vegetables. She usually gets this instead...More

Thank easilysatisfied44
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback. We're very sorry that you had a poor experience with us. We take our food and service very seriously so it is upsetting to hear that this is how your visit went. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

Loved every single item on the breakfast menu. And will come back and back. The fresh drinks are very good too ... would even be nicer if they had a draft bar :-)

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

Thanks so much! 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 6 July 2017 via mobile

I am usually not a fan of this type of restaurant. A little too healthy for my taste. But I ordered the Eggs Benedict Florentine with spinach and avocado. It was healthy and delicious. And I was pleasantly surprised how many healthy items appealed to...More

Thank RJR411
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I haven't eaten in so I can't comment on the service but I have ordered for pickup. I should have ordered ahead to save time but having never eaten here, I decided to go in to order. They were very busy and it was kind...More

Thank Demelza T
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thanks so much, Demelza! We're happy to hear that you you love our French Toast but are sorry that you are disappointed in our pricing. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 June 2017

Food is great, always served hot and the eggs are cooked as you request. You csn opt out of the potatoes and get a tasty fruit cup. Quickly becoming our "go to" breakfast place.

Thank N3147QQdavidw
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you enjoy our food and always have a great experience with us. We can't wait to see you again soon!

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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
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13186 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618-2406
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-961-4947
  • 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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