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First Watch

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American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy
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8001 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105-1706
+1 314-863-7330
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07:00 - 14:30
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on recommendation when in town to visit family, arrived early and were seated immediately. Restaurant quickly filled up. Good size portions and interesting combinations, as well as standard foods available. Many healthy options too. Great options for "power" or "health" juices, I tried the carrot/orange/ginger juice and it was very good! We brought a toddler and they had a... More 

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

Thanks for giving us a try, Jessica! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the variety of healthy options our menu has to offer and that you experienced accommodating service as well. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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435 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited First Watch on a busy Saturday morning. We had arrived early to avoid the waiting lines and were rewarded with a table fairly quickly. Those that arrived after 9:30 faced a much longer wait as as the line stretched out the door. They offer a wide variety of breakfast items sure to satisfy the hungriest appetite. Service was... More 

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Thank JimSTL1021
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 enjoy the wide variety our menu has to offer. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Iowa City, Iowa
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a long wait, because it was Sunday brunch and a nearby race had just finished. It was worth the wait, though. Food was great and the prices were reasonable.

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

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear you enjoyed out meal with us but are sorry that you had to wait a long time to be seated. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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107 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I had a omelet with potatoes, it was good. I like my omelets no so dry, it took like 20 mins to get it and was expecting something really good. For the price you can get a good meal, just don't expect something great. The restaurant was clean and the staff was friendly. Waitress never refilled my glass, but asked... More 

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

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback, Chris. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your meal but are sorry that you were not impressed with your visit. We take our service and food very seriously and it is upsetting to know this is how your visit went. Thank you for taking the time to share your... More 

Ken Caryl, Colorado
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121 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is the second time I have had breakfast here while visiting family in St. Louis. The food is very good with an interesting choice of unusual menu items. Everything I tasted was very good. The service was fast, although our server did not seem that happy this time. I would definitely recommend this place.

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Thank Eugene S
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62 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

They have added a lot of options and the food is always food here ,their salads and sandwiches are yum

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

Thanks for the great review, Leena! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the wide variety our menu has to offer. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

carolinas
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93 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

First watch does breakfast and pretends to do lunch. But looking at the menu breakfast is where it is at. The hash dishes are a skillet style meal. At nearly $10 a meal this is a place for parents and others looking for a high priced meal. Go here for breakfast

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Thank irish75
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoy our breakfast dishes but are sorry that you do not enjoy our lunch options. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Always had a strong meal at First Watch. The banana crunch pancakes were always delicious, although they got noticeably smaller throughout my four years of college in St. Louis. Regardless, while nothing unique or special about the place, it never failed to deliver a tasty breakfast or brunch in a friendly atmosphere.

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Thank JLaz777
Bloomington IL
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137 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Whenever I travel I am on the lookout for a breakfast place that is interesting, innovative, and fresh with a wide selection of menu items including both egg-based dishes and healthy fare. This was my first visit to a First Watch restaurant, but I was thoroughly impressed and excited by the selections here. I had the Italian Sausage hash, but... More 

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

Thanks so much for giving First Watch a try and writing this great review! We can't wait to see you again soon. More 

Illinois
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163 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We really enjoyed our lunch at First Watch in Clayton during our family vacation to STL! The staff was friendly, and lunch was just delicious! They have a very nice children's menu as well, and our 3 1/2 and 2 year olds really enjoyed their lunch as well! Finding a restaurant that adults and children enjoy is often a challenge,... More 

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Thank KCLJ520
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

We're so glad you and your family enjoyed brunch at First Watch while you were in town! We can't wait to see you all next time. 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
US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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: 8001 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105-1706
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 314-863-7330
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?