First Watch Restaurants Awarded 13 New Accolades For 2012

First Watch Restaurants Awarded 13 New Accolades For 2012

Award-winning Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch restaurant First Watch is known for delivering an excellent dining experience and fast, friendly service. A recipient of more than 200 “Best Of” accolades in markets across the country, the restaurant features traditional favorites including pancakes, omelets, salads and sandwiches, as well as signature specialties such as the Chickichanga, Healthy Turkey Omelet and Fresh Fruit Crepes.

First Watch is proud to expand upon its numerous accolades with several new “Best Of” awards received from July through September 2012.


  • “No. 1 Family-Style Restaurant”
    • Consumer Reports


  • “Best Brunch Spot”
    • WFLA iHeart Tampa Bay Awards
  • “Best Power Breakfast”
    • Biz941, Readers’ Best of Biz
  • “Best Breakfast of North Tampa”
    • Carrollwood News & Tribune and Northwest News & Tribune, Best of North Tampa
  • “Best Breakfast in Tampa Bay”
    • World of Westchase, 14th Annual Dining Survey
  • “Best Brunch”
    • Orlando Magazine, Best of Orlando 2012
  • “Best Breakfast”
    • Seminole Magazine, Best of Seminole Restaurant Survey (awarded first place for six years)


  • “Most Fabulous Breakfast/Brunch Venue”
    • 435 South Magazine, Most Fabulous Awards
  • “2012 Best Business of Kansas City”
    • Ingram’s, Best of Business Kansas City Awards
  • “Best Breakfast Spot”
    • Shawnee Dispatch, 2012 Best of Shawnee


  • “Best Breakfast”
    • Columbus Monthly, 2012 Best of Columbus
  • “Top Ten Family Friendly Restaurants”
    • Columbus West Hula Frog


  • “Best Family Friendly Restaurant” and “Best Coffee Shop” runner-up
    • Brookfield, 2012 Readers’ Choice

Using only the freshest ingredients, First Watch has specialized in award-winning, made-to-order Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch creations for nearly 30 years.  Headquartered in Bradenton, Fla., the restaurant currently employs more than 2,500 people in nearly 100 restaurants in 14 states. First Watch serves its entire menu seven days a week from 7 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. All restaurants also offer guests complimentary newspapers and free Wi-Fi Internet access.

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