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First Watch

2540 Iowa St, Suite D, Lawrence, KS 66046-5776
+1 785-856-3447
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“hash” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 14:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2540 Iowa St, Suite D, Lawrence, KS 66046-5776
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Reviews (64)
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Went there for my birthday. Excellent food. My wife is vegetarian and she had plenty of choices too. Many different egg dishes, plenty of choice. All very good. Hard to make a choice.

Thank WillyA123
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you so much! We're happy to hear that you and your wife enjoyed your meals with us and the variety our menu has to offer. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 19 April 2017

It may take over half an hour to get a seat in this restaurant but the wait is worth it. I've never had a bad item on the menu. They are very strict about serving the best possible food so each plate is carefully prepared....More

Thank Kgirl1212
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thanks for the awesome review! We're happy to hear that you love our restaurant and the variety our menu has to offer. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I like all of the First Watch restaurants but the one in Lawrence is very good. The restaurant is open and airy with fine waitstaff and food. The menu has a significant variety and the prices are reasonable. I prefer the Greek Fetish breakfast with...More

Thank Belliott17
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you experienced excellent service and enjoyed your meal with us. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 25 March 2017

We chose First Watch for breakfast on our way out of Lawrence. We read lots of good reviews and are happy to give ours as well. Lots of choices on their breakfast menu, traditional, healthy, light. I usually enjoy eggs benedict when I get the...More

Thank Laurie H
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Thanks for giving us a try, Laurie! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the variety our menu has to offer and that you loved our Avocado Toast. We can't wait to see you and your husband again soon!

Reviewed 27 February 2017

love all their pancake varieties, so good and large, especially the carrot cake ones. the service is always fast and good

Thank Donice L
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Thanks so much, Donice! We're happy to hear that you enjoy the variety of pancakes we have to offer and that you experienced quick service as well. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to meet friends and enjoy a leisurely breakfast. There many different menu choices and the food is very good. The service is always good. My wife had oatmeal and I had eggs Benedict and never ending coffee for $23.

Thank Tulsajohn
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

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

Reviewed 6 January 2017

I love First Watch. If you want as close to homemade done yourself without the hassle, then First Watch is your place.

Thank MsD4U
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Thanks, we love you too! We're happy to hear you enjoy our restaurant. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

There was a short wait, but once we were seated the service was excellent! Great food and coffee. The Farmhouse Skillet Hash was delicious!

Thank Fitzo62
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2016

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you loved our Farmhouse Skillet Hash and that you received excellent service during your visit as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lots of great, innovative food combinations for breakfast. Everything was delicious! Pancakes are huge. Went on a busy family weekend at KU and had to wait, but a lot shorter wait than places on Mass Street.

Thank MGtraveler94
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you love the unique dishes our menu has to offer and that you had a wonderful experience with us. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Nice large dining room,friendly and knowledgeable staff. Food was well prepared I believe it is locally sourced and organic but I am not sure.

Thank miklgood07
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2016

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and experienced friendly and knowledge service during your visit as well. We can't wait to see you again soon!

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krisjung2017
Do they have carry out?
16 January 2017|
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Response from MsD4U | Reviewed this property |
Yes.
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Daniel J
Is there nearby handicapped parking?
26 November 2015|
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Response from sr70 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's in a strip mall and there's plenty of parking - I don't recall, but I'm sure there was handicapped parking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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: 2540 Iowa St, Suite D, Lawrence, KS 66046-5776
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 785-856-3447
Description
Voted Best Breakfast and Brunch by the Lawrence World Journal, 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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