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First Watch

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7118 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34210
+1 941-792-6071
07:00 - 14:30
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Bradenton, Florida
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451 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In shopping mall nice clean restaurant. Good menu and bright roomy restaurant. Servie is quick and easy. Large menu food is good and reasonably priced .

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

Thanks so much, Richard! We're happy to hear that you experienced quick service and enjoyed the variety our menu has to offer. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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70 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happened upon this place while waiting for my dog to be groomed down the street. Pleasantly surprised to have a large menue of breakfast and lunch items on the menu. The pancakes are huge and delicious and the bacon is very good and cooked to perfection. Will definitely keep First Watch on my list of do-overs !

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

Thanks so much, Raymond! We're happy to hear that you love our delicious pancakes and that you had a wonderful experience with us as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Bradenton, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Being the first one there at 7 am was neat and pick of seating. French toast was more than enough to load up on. Great food with plenty coffee and server smart as a whip.

Thank EWfromFlorida
Grandville, Michigan
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Ate here every Sunday after church. Excellent food. Wide range of choices. Great service. Enjoyed the chicken pecan salad!

Thank Arls41
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We have been regulars (4-5 times a week) for breakfast for several years. This year there is a new manager and it is not as well run. The food comes out warm, not hot. Even though you ask for butter and/or syrup when you order you sometimes have to wait for a second trip to get them after your food... More 

Thank Mary B
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States
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157 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Went with a couple of clients and I was disappointed. My favorite is the oatmeal and it was cold and not a very good portion. My guests had pancakes and the mexican breakfast dish and they were ok with it. I guess it was the reason it was really empty on what normally would be a busy morning. Not going... More 

Thank Tom L
East Providence, Rhode Island
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I expected so much more. I have been at other First Watch locations and was more than impressed. This one in Bradenton was not good. The food was so so and not even warm enough. Needless to say we will not go back to this location again.

Thank emp617
Bradenton, Florida
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We were at First Watch for lunch on Sunday. We waited for nearly 40 minutes for a table--and another 35 minutes for our food after we finally ordered. My soup was cold--and my salad was very warm--a very disappointing experience. We mentioned all this to the cashier but not a single comment from her. Disappointing!

Thank maggiesmom2015
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Always a great meal and service. So many healthy but delicious options. They are always adding new and healthy specials. Had the new Blueberry Lemon quinoa pancakes today and they were delicious!

Thank Debbie O
Bradenton, Florida
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Tons of choices at First Watch with many healthy options included. Had the steel cut oats with fresh fruit and the multigrain blueberry pancakes. One pancake was enough for a normal appetite. Packed with blueberries and the syrup was very good. Fresh coffee was terrific both regular and decade. Not inexpensive but reasonable and the quality of the food was... More 

Thank Donna C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7118 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34210
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-792-6071
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?