We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

First Watch

$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1950 E Greyhound Pass Ste 15, Carmel, IN 46033-7730
+1 317-815-9344
Today
07:00 - 14:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 22: English reviews
Carmel, Indiana
Level Contributor
140 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This store has been open for about two to three years. Have only done breakfast and brunch here but great service, food, creative menu, a pleasure to stop here. Omelettes, eggs, also healthier meals with fruit, cereal, toast, egg sandwich, etc. Plenty of choices and a very far deal for great food and service. BTW, get quite busy on weekends... More 

Helpful?
Thank ralphwilhelm1
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review! We're happy to hear that you always experience excellent service and enjoy the unique dishes we have to offer. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Carmel IN
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

First we go to church and Thank God for all His many blessings! Then we have breakfast at First Watch - and thank goodness they came to Carmel! Great fresh food - varied menu with scrumptious breakfast and brunch choices - different - top quality and delicious!! And we are not the only ones that think so testified by the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sophie H
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review, Sophie! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the variety our menu has to offer and that you always have a great experience with us. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Sanford, Michigan
Level Contributor
222 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered French toast, excellent! Bacon was just like I like. Husband had pumpkin pancakes which he had been craving. Liked along with the sausage. Great coffee! Home run on this choice.

Helpful?
Thank Joan42469
Tucson, Arizona
Level Contributor
57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Delightful soup and sandwich lunch on the patio while watching families cool off in the fountain. Great food!

Helpful?
Thank Leanne R
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you, Leanne! We hope to see you soon! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

The service was very good and friendly except the waitress dropped my knife into my friends breakfast. She said, "It only has a little sour cream on it (laugh)". The food looked fresh but was cold and unappetizing. I was a guest and didn't complain but it I had been alone, I would have refused to pay for it.

Helpful?
1 Thank Lynda's P
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and for this feedback. From start to finish, we sincerely apologize for the experience you describe here. We take our service and food very seriously and it is upsetting to know this is how your visit went. Thank you for taking the time to share your concerns - we will address them immediately. We... More 

A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Monday morning breakfast with me wife. It was quiet, service was efficient and the food quality was excellent. Best breakfast food I've had in Indy this year. Fresh ingredients, cooked to perfection and good coffee to boot.

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We're thrilled that you and your wife enjoyed your breakfast so much. We can't wait to see you again this year! More 

Level Contributor
215 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

I am stretching because I love other First Watch restaurants in the chain. The food was OK. I had the special of the day, breakfast tacos, which were not so special. Great waiter but something seemed off at this location.

Helpful?
Thank John M
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for your visits to our different locations, John! We're sorry to hear that something seemed off during your visit, though we're glad our team took such good care of you. We hope you'll give us another try at any of our Indianapolis-area restaurants! More 

Volcano, Hawaii
Level Contributor
95 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Great fresh fare offered from 7 am to 2:30 pm daily. Multiple location. My mom frequents one in Carmel, Indiana. Great way to start the day! Love that they gave us coffee to go! Highly recommend!

Helpful?
Thank VolcanoDawn
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your visits and the recommendation! We really hope to see you again soon! More 

1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Over an hour to get my food. Our party of 25 received individual tickets. Eggs were dry, potatoes were cooked a little above raw. Cashier was argumentative telling me it was my responsibility to let him know I didn't enjoy my experience. Lost a customer, and hopefully this place is shuttered soon.

Helpful?
Thank Jose S
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear that this was your experience with us, Jose. You should always be able to expect quick, friendly service and high-quality, delicious food at First Watch. We have shared your review with our management team, and your concerns are being addressed. Thanks for your feedback, and we hope you'll reconsider giving us another try in the future. More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

Fun place to eat. Joined with email and had a free meal for birthday. Went for a late breakfast and kept us full till dinner. Hard to pick from their menu everything is good.

Helpful?
1 Thank apat432
Cari T, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thank you for coming by and joining our Sun eClub! We are very happy you had a delicious and filling breakfast with us. See you again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More 

Travellers who viewed First Watch also viewed

Carmel, Hamilton County
Carmel, Hamilton County
 
Carmel, Hamilton County
 

Been to First Watch? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner, Healthy
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
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: 1950 E Greyhound Pass Ste 15, Carmel, IN 46033-7730
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 317-815-9344
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.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from First Watch staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?