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2726 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-6275
+1 813-975-1718
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07:00 - 14:30
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Syracuse, New York
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147 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a wonderful and interesting place to eat. Loved all the different selections on the menu. I had the eggs benedict with spinach and some wonderful maple bacon. I tasted the lemon ricotta pancakes, they were very good. We had great service. I would definitely eat here again when I am in Tampa.

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

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the wide 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 

Seminole, Florida
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247 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

The menu is healthy and the food is good. We had a variety of omelettes, pancakes and frittatas. The kitchen however prepares the food and has it served in any order. The result is that not everyone gets served at the same time. When the last person was served the first one's food was either gone or was now cold.... More 

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

Thanks for stopping by! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the variety our menu has to offer but are sorry that you received slow service during your visit with us. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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187 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Eat here (this chain) every chance I get. This location was Steeler. Friendly waitstaff. Quick prep. Waffle was spot on. Eggs done right. Bacon was perfect. Coffee is good. Good job!!

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

Thanks for stopping by, David! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your Waffle and experienced friendly service during your visit as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Pensacola, Florida
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Breakfast was very tasty here. Only complaint is the long wait to get a table. Service was great. Three different breakfast ordered. All of us were satisfied

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Thank Kedge11
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that service was great and you enjoyed your meal but we are sorry about the long wait. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The omelette chile chorizo awesome the Parma hash outstanding and the breakfast tacos super. prices very accessible and the service the best. Veggies breakfast too available

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

Thanks so much, Milton! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Lakeland, Florida, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Had an EARLY moring meeting stoped here first The food was very good but the Day Glow juice was amazing the service was good. This was My FIRST time even hearing of this place. I Loved the overall "GREEN" farm style look felt very bright and fresh just what you need to start your day. We will be back.

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

Awesome! We hope to see you again soon for another tasty Day Glow and fresh breakfast. More 

Florida
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

First Watch is definitely one of my favorites in Tampa. It can get a bit crowded during peak breakfast hours, but the food is definitely worth the wait. They have classic breakfast food but with a unique twist. Definitely recommend!

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Thank adss1230
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you!! We're honored to be one of your favorites in Tampa, and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Naples, Florida
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61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

First Watch on Fowler Avenue in Tampa, Florida. Breakfast for three, one person had Eggs Benedict Florentine, another had Trifecta w/Bacon, and I had Croque Madame. I had eaten Croque Monsieurs in the past, but had never even heard of the Madame. I ate my breakfast with constant squeals of delight, each squeal reaching higher than the one before it.... More 

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

Wow! Thank you so much! We're happy to hear you loved our new special and that your friends enjoyed their meals as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Chatham, New Jersey
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114 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a healthy brunch, lunch option close to the club we were at. Someone recommended First Watch. The service was excellent, the menu had the variety we were seeking and we got great fresh food. We would definitely visit other First Watch locations.

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

Wow -- thanks so much! We're glad you enjoyed such an excellent brunch at First Watch, and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Canada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

We wanted to have a nice, healthy breakfast before visiting Busch Gardens. This establishment is located very close to the main entrance. Service was great and we all enjoyed our breakfast and coffee. Great prices and delicious food.

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

Thanks so much! We're glad we could provide you with a healthy, delicious breakfast before a day of fun at Busch Gardens. We can't wait 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, 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: 2726 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-6275
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-975-1718
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?