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First Watch

104 E 7th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2504
+1 513-721-4744
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“pancakes” (12 reviews)
“lemon curd” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Healthy, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
104 E 7th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2504
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1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago via mobile

While staying in Cincinnati for a few days over the Christmas holiday we needed a good breakfast restaurant that was budget friendly. First Watch was conveniently located two blocks from our hotel. One step into First Watch and you can't help but notice the welcoming,...More

Thank Heather K
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!

Reviewed 22 August 2017

We had breakfast at this unique restaurant mid-week. This is unique place wish some unique takes on breakfast. The coffee was okay., food was okay, unfortunately, no simple / easy pancakes. Be open minded and enjoy the food if you want something different,

Thank dagtag
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thanks for stopping by! We're very sorry that you were not impressed with your meal during your visit with us. We hope that you will come back and give us another try in the future.

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Definitely a step up from Denny's or any typical coffee shop -- highly recommended for delicious breakfasts with fresh ingredients. Not sure about the quality of other meals but certainly would return again. Friendly service and very clean.

Thank 7J1AIL
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and experienced friendly service as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Food is delicious, service is great and we never have to wait for a table. The menu has healthy options (my favorite!), but also all the typical American breakfast food. Great place for all the tastes!

1  Thank Marina G
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks so much, Marina! We're happy to hear you enjoy your meal and experienced great service during your visit as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 August 2017

I was with a group visting for the Cincy festival. My brother suggested this place from his previous visits. For once he was correct. He led me to one of the best breakfast places in downtown Cincy. It has a hearty as well as healthy...More

Thank John W
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks for stopping by, John! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and had a wonderful experience as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 22 July 2017

There is lots of humor in this charming restaurant as well as friendly service and an appealing menu. We had a ham and eggs dish and a barbacoa benedict, just to get a sense of the range of dishes. Both were made beautifully. We were...More

Thank VN F
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear that you experienced friendly service and enjoyed the variety our menu has to offer as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
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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