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First Watch

104 E 7th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2504
+1 513-721-4744
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“pancakes” (13 reviews)
“hash” (7 reviews)
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American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
104 E 7th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2504
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such great, fresh, creative breakfast dishes! Lemon ricotta pancakes were perfection. My only complaint was that the cold brew coffee was very weak, but the quality of the food more than made up for it!

Thank Shalom B
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We tried the Chicken Chimichurri Hash, and the Florentine Benedict. Both were to die for. The best was the Kale juice thing and the Acia juice though. Insane yummy. Made up for the horrific coffee.

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 9 June 2018

While staying downtown, had a wonderful breakfast here. Service was fast, and food was excellent. I ordered the ham and gruyere cheese omelet, and it did not disappoint. There are several omelet and frittata choices on the menu as well as pancakes and other breakfast...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful breakfast. Staff nice, not exceptional. Good price for what you get. Good parking in front and on other side streets.

Thank robbI658AT
Reviewed 16 April 2018

My wife and I ate here prior to a very busy day of reunion at the medical school. Both of us were pretty hungry, having arrived late the night before, and not had a really good dinner. Service was fast, and very attentive, right down...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Ordered the banana pancakes. They arrived Cold and burnt. It was nice of the “cook” to face the burned side of the pancake down on the plate. I had to ask for syrup. I also ordered bacon and the last piece was inedible because it...More

Thank Kylakirk
Reviewed 30 December 2017

This chain is localy owned & keeps growing. We eat at a First Watch practically every weekend, as I prefer breakfast as my favorite meal of the day! In fact, I was even out in Denver recently and they have acquired another breakfast chain that...More

Thank Patty L
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, nice service, good choice of sweet or salted dishes, speed of service and nice deco and atmosphere To do in Cincinnati

Thank Gwenä C
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Nice place for breakfast in downtown, but food was inconsistent. The avocado toast was excellent, but the biscuits and gravy was disappointing. "Morning Meditation" juice drink was also very good. Service was poor - no followup and took forever to get and pay the check.

Thank GeorgiaLucy41
Reviewed 13 September 2017

When you are looking for something a little different for lunch, this might do. Plan on a wait at lunchtime, sometimes you'll be impressed how short it is, other times you wonder if you will get a seat. The service is better than at many...More

1  Thank Abby G
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thanks for stopping by, Abby! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal and experienced great service as well. We hope to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 E 7th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2504
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-721-4744
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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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