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First Watch

164 Summers St, Charleston, WV 25301-2133
+1 304-343-3447
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“pancakes” (28 reviews)
“hash” (16 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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164 Summers St, Charleston, WV 25301-2133
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Reviewed 18 January 2013

They are very popular and offer excellent food. There is usually a wait to get seated but it is worth it. I love their roast turkey sandwich.

1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Stopped in here for a quick lunch after touring the capital. We sampled soup, salad and sandwich and all were good although the dressing on salad was a little too heavy. I suggest if ordering a salad to request dressing on the side.

Thank trackandcccoach
Reviewed 9 November 2012

My wife and I work and don't go out for breakfast much, but we enjoy occasional weekend visits to First Watch. Unless you go early, it can get busy. During the week, there is usually a wait if you go right at noon. There is...More

Thank R S
Reviewed 20 August 2012

First Watch is overall the most overrated chain in America. I don't really have anything particularly good or bad to say about it. Very white bread.

Thank cromito
Reviewed 12 August 2012 via mobile

Stopped in for brunch on a Sunday as we were passing through town. Waited about 20 minutes at noontime; not bad. Felt a little underdressed compared to the usual crowd! Large menu with lots of variety. Gluten free menu available - always a plus. Bright,...More

Thank MillionDreamMom
Reviewed 12 August 2012

This is a small and frequently packed location just off Summer's Street in Charleston. The food is pretty good, but there's just not a lot to choose from. It's also frequently loud, so it's difficult to have conversations.

Thank Sasha S
Reviewed 2 August 2012

We're local and eat here just about every weekend because everything about it is outstanding - great foog, great service,etc.

Thank chaswelcome
Reviewed 31 July 2012

First watch is open for breakfast and lunch and provides a great variety on its menu. My favorite is the burrito Vera Cruz. The bacon is crisp, the potatoes are great and the coffee is very, very good. The staff is friendly and the prices...More

Thank WVpinball
Reviewed 20 June 2012

First Watch is very popular with locals. Right in the central business district--so alot of power-breakfasts and lunch meetings here. Food is fresh, creative, pretty healthy. Favorite breakfast--Key West Crepes (with turkey, avocado, sour cream, salsa, etc.); favorite lunch--the Not Guilty Your Honor hummus and...More

1  Thank cctraveller77
Reviewed 18 June 2012 via mobile

Great food @ a great price. The location is also perfect!

Thank Red4crayon
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Larraine S
2 April 2018|
Response from Deepay M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Larriane : As many times that I have been there, I have never seen a dog there with any customer. I wish I could be more definitive about that, but I am sure if you call them at 304-343 -3447 you will get a direct... More
Larraine S
2 April 2018|
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Response from fpalmer321 | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never seen a dog in there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 164 Summers St, Charleston, WV 25301-2133
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-343-3447
  • E-mail
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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