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13323 Manchester Rd, Des Peres, Saint Louis, MO 63131-1710
+1 314-966-3913
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Valley Park, Missouri
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Great coffee, great food, great service. The staff is always smiling and friendly. The food is always delicious. The biscuits and gravy are a must try. The skillets are greats and the portions are very filling. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank anniern76
Cassi C, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review! We're happy to hear that you love our Biscuits & Gravy and that you always experience friendly service as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Plymouth, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Gathering as a family with seven coming from different directions. Two were delayed due to flooded roads south of us. However, our service was very nice, let us relax and talk while we waited for the last of us to arrive. Once we ordered, again with a smile, all meals served correct, great presentation and hot. Liked it so much,... More 

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

Thanks for the awesome review! We're happy to hear that your family had a great experience with us and that everything was so delicious you came back the next day. We can't wait to see you all again soon! More 

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253 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

This place was super busy!! We went in a Saturday around 10 am and the place was packed. We had to wait a few minutes which they take your number and text you when they have a table for you. Menu was impressive for breakfast with many different options and a large menu for healthier breakfast food. Ordered a refill... More 

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

Thanks for giving us a try! We're glad you enjoyed your meal and that although it is super busy you didn't have to wait long. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Saint Louis, Mo
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382 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

First Watch is a great Cafè for breakfast & brunch. The pancakes are to die for! They offer a wide range of healthy options as well. Coffee, juice, milk and everything kids like. The waffle, omelette, Benedict, scrambles, turkey patties, pork bacon and whatever else tickles your fancy. High chairs, clean restroom, complimentary coffee while you wait. Use the No... More 

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

Thank you so much! We're thrilled that you enjoy having breakfast and brunch with us -- especially those fluffy pancakes! We hope to see you again very soon. More 

Ballwin, Missouri
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

I go there once every couple of months and have always had a pleasant experience. Food is always good and fresh. A try lot of different things. I usually get something off of their blackboard specials. Prices are in line. I think its a good value. Place is always clean, servers always there to help you.

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Thank Budman314
Eleni K, Guest Relations Manager at First Watch, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear you always have a good experience when you come in. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

kirkwood, mo
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109 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

Pleasant server. Food was good but did not my socks out! The best was the nice atmosphere. We will come back.

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

Thanks for coming in, Margaret! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Monterey, California
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147 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We waited over 45 minutes for a table which is fine when the food is really good but, ours was not. Service was rushed and I get it your busy but, slopping mediocre food on a plate is not acceptable. We were a family of four and not one of us finished our food. I had the eggs benny and... More 

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

Thanks for giving us a try. We're so sorry to learn that you had such a disappointing experience with us. The burnt potatoes and rushed service you're describing is never something you should expect at First Watch. We've shared your review with our management team, and your concerns are being addressed in our restaurant. Our sincerest apologies. More 

Midway, Kentucky
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142 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

This is a good morning choice for great eggs and incredible breakfast items. The place is clean, the service was great and the staff was very nice. Just a comfortable experience I would recommend to anyone. Go and enjoy!

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

Thank you! We appreciate the recommendation, and we'll see you soon! More 

Edwardsville, Il
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

Finally found this in a strip mall(Hidden Gem) I even made my husband look at the door to make sure we were at First Watch. What a great improvement and Fresh Ideas in decorating. Talk about Fresh. I had the Avocado smash that was on special. Presentation of avocado smash balanced on great grain toast with crispy shredded hash browns.... More 

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

Thank you so much! We're thrilled to know how much you loved our fresh Avocado Toast. We really appreciate the review and hope to see you and your husband again soon. More 

Cleona, Pennsylvania
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88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Was a little doubtful when I walked into the "strip mall" restaurant for a weekday brunch - and even more so when I saw that everything was 'organic!' Boy was I wrong - delicious food - I had half a fantastic salad and a half sandwich with a 'glo' carrot juice - YUM! My companions had more traditional breakfast food... More 

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

Thanks so much for your visit and your review, Laura! We're so happy to know that you were so pleasantly surprised by your lunch at First Watch. Thanks for trying out our Day Glow! Next time, we think you should check out the fresh-squeezed Kale Tonic. It's one of our favorites! Thanks again, and we hope to see you soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Healthy
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13323 Manchester Rd, Des Peres, Saint Louis, MO 63131-1710
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Des Peres
  • Phone Number: +1 314-966-3913
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?