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First Watch

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491 S Kirkwood Rd, Woodbine Center, Kirkwood, Saint Louis, MO 63122-6119
+1 314-909-7271
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Independence, Missouri
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109 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We used the No Wait app. to place ourselves in "line" on a Sunday morning at 11 a.m. and didn't wait but about 25 minutes being behind 12 others. This First Watch has a large dining area, but it's broken up into several smaller sections. I had the Tri-Fecta which is my usual favorite. The food is always hot and... More 

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Thank Joe R
Saint Louis, Mo
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382 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Great for breakfast, brunch or lunch open from 6:30am - 2:30pm (hence the name 1st watch) delivers great food with healthy options for all ages. The service is pleasant and they are pretty accommodating regarding special dietary requests. They often have seasonal items such as butternut squash, salmon and pumpkin. The waffles and pancakes are to die for.

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

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear you love our waffles and pancakes and that you experienced excellent service during your visit as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Plymouth, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Greeted and seated immediately, then welcomed by Christina with a pot of fresh, hot coffee. With her recommendation ordered the breakfast power bowl - an excellent choice. Service was excellent as was the food. Will recommend and try again - next time I am in St. Louis.

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

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your Power Breakfast Quinoa Bowl and experienced excellent service as well. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived at St Louis at 7:30am. enjoyed a nice breakfast with family. Staff were nice. Been to First Watches in Kansas City area. Had many choices to pick from for breakfast, brunch, and lunch.

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

Thanks so much, Selena! We're happy to hear you enjoy the variety our menu has to offer and that the staff was nice during your visit. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We arrived in St Louis via airplane midmorning on a Thursday and my Dad took us here. We were seated immediately and service was prompt and thorough. We all enjoyed our breakfast options including the fresh fruit drink options.

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

Thank you so much for coming in when you were in St. Louis! We're glad you enjoyed such a tasty breakfast. Hope to see you soon! More 

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55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Being here twice now with my family, 3 small kids, the food is hot and very tasty, the service is friendly, excellent and very fast! Highly recommend this restaurant.

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

Thanks so much, Fintan! We're glad you and your family have enjoyed a couple tasty breakfasts at First Watch, and we hope to see you soon! More 

Chesterfield, Missouri
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Although, crowded on Sundays thus place is worth the time. Good selection of breakfast food, cook eggs as requested and crisp bacon. Will go back

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

Thank you, Martin! For our busier days, try downloading the NoWait app on your smartphone to check our wait times and add your name to the list before you arrive. Hope to see you soon! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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110 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

This is a nice place to go for breakfast. Not the best. There is usually a wait and the wait staff always seem frazzled. The food is just so so. You have better choices with some flair in St. Louis. Would not recommend. It's a chain.... Nuf said.

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

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback. We are sorry that you did not love our food and that the service was less than spectacular. We take pride in our food and service so it is upsetting to know that this is how your visit went. We hope that you will come back and give us another... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Breakfast in a new environmental setting brought us here. Good food, ambiance and quick service. Clean and friendly environment.

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

Thanks for giving us a try, RC! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your food and experienced quick service during your visit. See you soon! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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129 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

I stopped here on Saturday afternoon, and the place was packed. I was surprised I was seated right away. My waitress was very nice and attentive. She took my order right away, and I got my food soon after. She always kept my soda full. I order breakfast food, and it was good. I've come to this location several times,... More 

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

Thanks so much for coming in, Christine! We're glad you were able to enjoy such a quick, tasty lunch at First Watch on Saturday. We hope to see you 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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 491 S Kirkwood Rd, Woodbine Center, Kirkwood, Saint Louis, MO 63122-6119
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Kirkwood
  • Phone Number: +1 314-909-7271
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?