First Watch Restaurants Awarded 6 “Best of” 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 “Best Of” awards for 2012.


  • “Best Breakfast”
    • Sarasota Magazine (22nd consecutive year)


  • “Best Breakfast”
    • Orlando Magazine Dining Awards (awarded 1st place for the 10th year)
  • “Best Breakfast”
    • Orlando Sentinel Foodie Awards
  • “Best Brunch”
    • Orlando Sentinel Foodie Awards


  • “Best Sunday Brunch”
    • City Beat (4th consecutive year)


  • “Best Breakfast”
    • Arizona Foothills Magazine

First Watch has specialized in award-winning, made-to-order Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch creations using only the freshest ingredients for nearly 30 years.  Headquartered in Bradenton, Fla., the restaurant currently employs more than 2,500 people in nearly 100 existing restaurants in 14 states. First Watch serves its entire menu seven days a week from 7:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. All restaurants also offer guests complimentary newspapers and free Wi-Fi Internet access.

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First Watch has specialized in award-winning, made-to-order Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch for nearly 30 years. A recipient of more than 200 “Best Breakfast” and “Best Brunch” accolades, First Watch offers traditional favorites such as omelets, pancakes, sandwiches and salads, to unique specialty items like the fan-favorite Chickichanga® and Fresh Fruit Crepes. It is currently the largest and fastest-growing daytime-only restaurant concept in the U.S. with nearly 100 restaurants in 14 states and additional units under development as part of the Bradenton, FL-based company’s aggressive growth strategy.  For more information, visit

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