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First Watch Restaurant

8383 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34238-2901
+1 941-923-6754
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
8383 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34238-2901
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At my wife's suggestion, we went to First Watch for lunch. We were escorted to an inside table with a view of the pond. Service was friendly, helpful and fast and the food was great.

Thank Edward O
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for stopping by, Edward! We're happy to hear that you and your wife enjoyed your meals with us and experienced friendly service as well. We can't wait to see you both again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The avocado toast and eggs meal is simple and tasty. The Strawberry Smash seasonal drink is very refreshing. Honest Tea is available and so good. Nice service, too!

Thank betselle4
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you love our Avocado Toast and Strawberry Smash Juice as well. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second visit to First Watch, the first was for lunch but that day they were getting ready to close (it was nearly 2 PM and they don't do dinner) so this visit was an opportunity to see them working hard, with lots...More

Thank EnglewoodDane
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping by! We're happy to hear that you and your wife enjoyed your meals with us and experienced great service during your visit as well. We hope to see you both again soon!

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Cute place on a small lake. Food was ok..nothing fancy or different. They just opened First Watch in Venice and there's one in North Port.

Thank Pam G
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thanks for stopping by, Pam! We're very sorry that you were not impressed with your meal during your visit with us. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Menu for all dietary requirements, the fat the thin the picky, yes they have the choices. Have been before and will come again, love these freshly prepared breakfast combos. Great atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank Andysunkey
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the atmosphere of our restaurant and experienced friendly service as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Just had a breakfast taco and black beans at First Watch. Food and service were excellent. Especially liked the Lemon tumeric ginger drink. Highly recommend this clean and friendly restaurant.

Thank Kathleen E
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thanks so much, Kathleen! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your Breakfast Tacos and experienced excellent service as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Superb eats! We went on a Sunday & it was mobbed. A bit of a wait but they have coffee you can walk outside in the little mall area & they come out to shout your name. The food is wonderful. Tasty, healthy choices. I...More

Thank penbar3
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you and your friend enjoyed your meals with us and had a wonderful experience as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 20 April 2017

food was good, service ok, ambient plain, just the normal run of the mill, nothing to write home about.

Thank hana m
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback, Hana. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your meal but are sorry that you experienced less than stellar service with us. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 April 2017

The menue had many items in a reasonalble price range. The choices were an interesting combiniation of foods and sauces. The service was prompt. The restaurant was clean and busy. I loved the diffeernt types of pancake recipes. Also the drinks had intersting combination of...More

Thank beachperson758
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

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

Reviewed 4 April 2017

I'm not usually satisfied with a salad and fruit drink for lunch, but we enjoyed it so much we came back the next day. Wish we had one near home in Michigan.

Thank Steven M D
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Thanks for the great review, Steven! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us. We hope to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8383 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34238-2901
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-923-6754
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Description
Voted Sarasota's Best Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch, First Watch specializes in delicious creations freshly-prepared to order. First Watch begins each morning at the crack of dawn, slicing fresh fruits and vegetables, baking muffins and making French toast batter from scratch. 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, as well as signature items like the Chickichanga® and classic BLTE® sandwich. Their “2 for You” lunch offers half portions of their most popular soups, salads and sandwiches and you can get in and out fast. Their menu’s "Healthier Side" features a variety of delicious Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch options for the more health-conscious, including egg white omelets, fresh fruit crepes and their signature Power Wrap™. Free WiFi & newspapers are provided.
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