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First Watch

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American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy
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3309 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2426
+1 317-643-9792
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07:00 - 14:30
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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I stop at this restaurant twice each year on a business trip, and I am grateful to have such a healthy option on the road. Staff are quick to serve, and the food is top-quality. They even have kale and quinoa on the menu!

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

Thanks for stopping by! We're happy to hear you enjoy the healthy options we have to offer and that you received quick service during your visit as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
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209 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I ordered eggs Benedict and although it did have eggs and hollandaise sauce, it came on some strange bread, tomato and avocado. It was quite nice, but not what I was expecting and could have been better. I also had the beetroot juice which, again, was OK, nothing special. It came straight out of a bottle.

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

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback. We are very sorry that you did not enjoy the ciabatta bread that our Eggs Benedict comes on or our Root Down Juice. Our fresh juices such as our Root Down, Kale Tonic and Day Glow are made fresh every morning in our juicer. We take our service and food... More 

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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast. There were six of us. All of our food came out as ordered and timely. Coffee .... had to ask for refills but the flavored creamer made up for he inconvenience. Would definitely go back

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Thank Abbklj
Maryland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Met family here for a late breakfast. The food is so fresh with a nice variety. If you are into eating healthy this is a good choice.

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Thank BOOKFAN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I had the "chickichanga" and it was perfect. Weird name, but tasty. The service is friendly, and the coffee is bottomless.

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Thank David E
Noblesville, Indiana
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265 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here many times. The breakfast is very good. Lots of choices. I like the specials. Lunch is also quite good. Staff is excellent. Service is very fast.

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1 Thank Gary C
Indianapolis, Indiana
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

OK, no fun painted chairs or plaques on the wall like Ruth's..but a very good and varied menu, fast service, pleasant servers, and reasonable pricing, A good alternative to Ruth's for variety sakes. You will need though to expect some wait time, not unreasonable, but some wait if you arrive at the early breakfast time or especially on Sunday mornings... More 

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

Thanks for giving us a try! We're happy to hear you enjoy the variety our menu has to offer and that you experienced fast and friendly service during your visit as well. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We wanted to try it for a while and finally had the chance. Menu has a healthy focus. Sausage gravy is turkey sausage with no option for regular. Had interesting choices for eggs benedict on chibata rather than an English muffin. Had the BLT one and it was very good. Hubby had biscuits and gravy and it was good. Many... More 

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

Thanks for giving us a try! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the unique dishes we have on the menu and that you experienced great service during your visit as well. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Gorham, Maine
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Fantastic breakfast offerings. Local produce prepared and served with good portions. Friendly wait staff and very comfortable setting. We visit every year and will return in the future.

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Thank J H
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal and experienced friendly service as well. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent! The food and service are wonderful. Whenever we visit family we have breakfast here. Will be back on our next visit. It's a must try!

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Thank Lori G
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Lori! We're happy to hear that the food and service was excellent during your visit with us. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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: 3309 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2426
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-643-9792
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?