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1568 Bella Cruz Dr, Lady Lake, FL 32159-8969
+1 352-633-1520
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Tavares, Florida
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89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here twice and both times the food has been fantastic....tasty and fresh. The service was great and the food is so appealing when it is plated. The food is not the cheapest but considering the taste it is well worth it. Have a great time and enjoy!

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Thank jullliette77
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you experienced excellent service and enjoyed your meal with us. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

The Villages, Florida
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Golfing with friends and they suggested First Watch , I was looking forward to that as I had not been there before . Very attractive décor for a store front restaurant and much larger than expected. We were seated promptly and had one friend coming later. The menus were written in what I call chef language with embellishments defined, the... More 

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

Thanks for stopping by, Robert! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the atmosphere of our restaurant and that your meal was delicious as well. We hope to see you again soon! More 

The Villages, Florida
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398 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over the last 3 weeks, we've been to First Watch for breakfast. Each time one or more of us has had a COLD meal. Last week it was one of the omelets, this week is was eggs over medium. The eggs were perfectly cooked but they were dead cold - as was the toast, bacon and potatoes. I sent the... More 

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

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback. We're very sorry that you received cold food during your past couple visits with us. 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 concerns - we will address them... More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh organic food - delicious! Courteous staff and great service. Highly recommend for either breakfast or lunch. Pancakes are enormous and salads are fresh & crips - great on a warm Florida day

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

Thanks for the awesome review, Valerie! We're happy to hear that you experienced great service and that you love our delicious pancakes and salads. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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178 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had breakfast here after Church on Sunday. We were tired of the same old so thought we would try something new. Glad we did! We had the salmon omelet. Very tasty. Looking forward to a repeat of this meal. they have a nice breakfast menu (did not check out lunch offerings). A little different combinations from... More 

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

Thanks for stopping by, Charles! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with sand had a wonderful experience. We hope to see you and your wife again soon! More 

The Villages, FL, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a restaurant that we go to often because it is a little upscale compared to most of the breakfast/lunch restaurants in the area. They specialize in California style healthy lettuce and other exotic breads and fruit. It is a little pricey compared to other breakfast restaurants but the quality is very good and the service is as a... More 

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

Thanks so much, Gary! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and that you experienced excellent service as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Lady Lake, Florida
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8 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Hey, what can you say about a place called First Watch. Best breakfast ever. It's got a great atmosphere and great service. The food is great and it's a great value for the money you just can't go wrong. I highly suggest it. If you're in the area definitely have breakfast there.

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

Thanks for the great review, Rebecca! We're happy to hear that you love our restaurant and always experienced excellent service as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I wish we had learned of First Watch earlier during our stay in The Villages. Excellent food choices for breakfast and lunch. Service great. Not your ordinary chain restaurant. Give it a try...you won't regret it.

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

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the variety our menu has to offer and that you experienced excellent service during your visit as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I've been here for breakfast and lunch and can't pick a favorite. I watch what I eat and that is easy to do at First Watch. They have an excellent selection of healthier choices to pick from. I only wish they would open one a few miles further south!

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

Thanks so much, Lois! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the variety of healthy options we have to offer and that you had a wonderful experience with us. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Summerfield, Florida
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120 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Fancy Prices for Fancy Foods albeit very little for the price. Business people might like it for Business talk for Breakfast and/or Lunch but for the average crowd, not so much.

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

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback, Robert. We're sorry that you were not impressed during your visit with us. We hope that you will come back and give us another try in the future. 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, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, 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: 1568 Bella Cruz Dr, Lady Lake, FL 32159-8969
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Lady Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 352-633-1520
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?