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First Watch

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
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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Edwardsville, Illinois
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this First Watch many times, and I have also been to two other locations in St. Louis and two locations in Ft. Myers, FL. They have a great business model with terrific consistency of quality and their staff are always people with a great attitude. It's a breakfast/lunch place with lots of healthy selections and classic... More 

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Thank Ricardo59IL
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by! We're happy to hear that you always have a great experience with us and enjoy the healthy options we have to offer. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Florissant, Missouri
Level Contributor
45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Food is great. Sometimes a wait for seating, but worth it. Food is good. It is a really nice spot for breakfast and have seen friends and associates often when visiting. Sign of good food

Helpful?
Thank patp2185
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear you enjoy our food but are sorry the wait can be long at times. We hope to see you again soon! More 

St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The quality of the food and service here is unbelievable. They have a terrific staff that really strive to provide you with everything you need. The atmosphere is bright and open. I love the modern feel of this facility. It's a great place to take out of town friends for breakfast. Be sure to check in on No-Wait to avoid... More 

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

Thanks for the awesome review, Danny! We're happy to hear that you love our food and always experience stellar service. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

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 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

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 7 November 2016

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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110 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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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64 reviews
14 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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96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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 

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, 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: 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?