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First Watch


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Healthy
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

First Watch is hands down the best breakfast served in Charleston. Everything is delicious. It does get very busy, and the service sometimes isn’t the greatest because of that, but it’s worth the wait. Be patient, drink more delicious coffee while you wait.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank beachgirl296
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you eat eggs and cheese but not meat, there are several tasty delicious breakfast offerings at a modestly expensive but reasonable rate. I especially recommend either the pancakes, or one of their veggie omelette choices. You will leave full and happy for about $15...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank josephcC282HM
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Don't wanna cook? Let First Watch satisfy you with their eclectic menu. Too delish for words. Friendly waitstaff takes care of you without hovering. Don't miss this gem.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 304Beth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We travel allot and we love First Watch for breakfast, but this one was a BIG disappointment. My husband ordered the Chorizo omelet with no onions, I had the chimchurry omelet no onions, both omelets the eggs were burnt, I’m not talking a little over...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RanRen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the Power Wrap with a side of watermelon and it was absolutely delicious! This place is a great healthy alternative for breakfast and lunch. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank wvgirlygirl27
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had a weekend getaway to Charleston. Based on TripAdvisor’s recommendation we tried First Watch as it was only 2 blocks away and within walking distance. It was worth the walk! Their eggs were the best I have had in a long...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jon L
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

Wow! One of the best breakfasts I’ve ever had! The atmosphere is nothing to scream about. A simple storefront and tables inside but the food! Wow! Interesting combinations and amazing flavor. I highly recommend!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank modieth
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Really good for breakfast. Good for lunch too. I'm picky about my scrambled eggs and they are usually perfect here. They have lots of unusual items also... not just the usual bacon and eggs.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RickLeePhoto
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

First time visitors will be coming back for the million dollar bacon! Hardwood smoked Bacon covered in brown sugar, black pepper, cayenne and maple syrup. The special was Hacienda hash that day which was a big portion. We all enjoyed everything from the avocado toast...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank missmert
Reviewed 4 November 2018

It was an easy choice to search for this breakfast eatery -- our hotel was not offering the type of meal we needed at the start of a long day of travel. Selection is amazing, service was friendly, no wait to get a table and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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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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