First Watch is a chain of restaurants that is based in Bradenton, Florida. This restaurant chain has more than 160 locations, which can be found in 17 different states. Founded in the year 1983 by John Sullivan and Ken Pendery, the first-ever First Watch was opened in Pacific Grove, California. The business moved to Bradenton in 1986. These restaurants get their name from nautical terms that talk about the first shift of the day. It offers breakfast food such as eggs, pancakes, sandwiches, crepes and so much more.