First Watch Daytime Cafe: Affordable and Family-Friendly #FirstWatchJax

by Carrie with Children with 9 comments

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, however I’m funny in that I actually like it for lunch or dinner more than I do in the mornings!  This past week, I attended a special, after-hours  “Breakfast for Dinner” event at First Watch – The Daytime Cafe.  With their regular hours being 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., this was a very special event and I loved it!

I ordered the Far West omelet – made with ham, peppers and onions with cheddar and Monterey Jack.  All the omelets are served with fresh, seasoned potatoes and an English muffin… I, of course, added a side of bacon to my order. (Who doesn’t love bacon?)

My husband ordered the Chickichanga – a signature First Watch dish featuring eggs, spicy all-natural chicken, chorizo sausage, green chilis, cheese and avocodo in a flour tortilla topped with Vera Cruz sauce. Served with potatoes and a side of fruit, (and our extra side of bacon) we were very impressed with the portion size – it was HUGE..and delicious!

Not in the mood for breakfast?  The lunch menu features a wide variety of salads, soup and sandwiches.  We had the opportunity to sample the BLTE – bacon, lettuce, tomato and egg sandwich.  It was a big hit with everyone at our table.

And for those dining with little ones,  the kids menu is top notch with everything on the kids menu only $4.29 – chocolate chip pancakes, sourdough French toast, ham and cheese sandwiches and even fresh fruit crepes….no French fries anywhere in sight!

I especially loved the table with kids books!  Disney and Sesame Street books are sure to make any kid happy and I know Maggie will especially love that the kids menu also comes with crayons!








A few, additional perks from First Watch make them stand out above the rest.  Free newspapers and free wi-fi, a pot of coffee at your table and diners can substitute cholesterol-free eggs or egg whites at no additional cost!

I’m excited to take my girls back to First Watch very soon…and I hope those Elmo books are still there waiting on us!   Check out the Carrie with Children Facebook page to see more pictures from our meal at First Watch.

Want to learn more about First Watch Daytime Cafe?  Find a First Watch location near you, check out the First Watch Facebook page and follow them on Twitter at @First_Watch too!

**My husband and I attended this  dinner event courtesy of First Watch, The Daytime Cafe.  Thoughts and opinions here are 100% my own and not influenced by others.  **

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  • Melissa

    Okay, I’m ready to go here tomorrow! I have massed it many times but haven’t checked it out. The BLTE sandwiches look so tasty, as does everything else!

    I love the fact there is free wi-fi, newspapers and great options for children!

    • Carrie with Children

      You should definitely give it a try! It’s such a relaxing place…and the food is fantastic! I wish St. Louis and Jax weren’t so far away, we could go together!

  • Pam Rodgers King

    Oh I LOVE breakfast too. I personally could eat it all three meals. I will have to check this place out. The food looked great.

    • Carrie with Children

      Me too, Pam! Let me know if you make it over to First Watch – it’s really great!

  • Michelle

    I LOVE First Watch!!!

    • Carrie with Children

      It was my first visit to First Watch and I’ll definitely be back. So tasty!

  • Stacey

    I’m totally craving First Watch now! Everything looks soo good! If you sign up for their email club, you get a buy one- get one free coupon!

    • Carrie with Children

      Me too! Next time I go, I’m trying the pancakes!

      • Stacey

        OOh ask for peanut butter! It’s good w/ that and a little maple syrup.