Clyde's Willow Creek Farm

4.4
4387 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Special Occasions
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
Clyde's Willow Creek Farm, located in beautiful Loudoun County, just minutes from Dulles Airport and Leesburg, VA, is open daily for lunch and dinner, and serves weekend brunch. Made up of 4 antique buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries, Willow Creek Farm is truly a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Seasonal outside dining. Several rooms that may be used for private events, and two private dining rooms. The rooms are filled with a variety of original artwork - from weathervanes and antique signs, to an original collection of Audubon prints, to restored 19th century carriages and sleds.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Seafood, Steak
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Hours of Operation
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm, Saturday & Sunday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Mother's Day, Father's Day and Thanksgiving:
For parties of 5 or more: your party is too large to make an online reservation at Clyde's Willow Creek Farm. To book this restaurant, please contact them directly.
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Phone number
(571) 209-1200
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Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Executive Chef
Adam Newton
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Private Party Facilities
Several rooms may be reserved for private events, from 6-150. Our seasonal outdoor dining features a pond, tall trees, beautiful landscaping, and is a unique setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions. A small private bar is available for private dining or receptions for 10-75. The Audubon Rooms, with their own bar, allows for separate reception and dining space. And the Samuel French Tavern, with its original fireplace and whimsical wall mural, is the perfect spot for a private dinner or meeting for up to 8 people. Two upstairs private dining rooms work well for business meetings, luncheons, cocktail parties and dinners.
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Private Party Contact
Adrian Wagner: (571) 209-1208
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Catering
Many of our dining and bar areas may be used for private and semi-private events.
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Cross Street
Claiborne Parkway
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Parking Details
Free on-site parking with several convenient entrances.
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Entertainment
Pianist Friday & Saturday nights in the Audubon Bar.
Live music Friday & Saturday evenings.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Reviews from verified diners
4,387 reviews
4.4 out of 5 stars
Outstanding
58%
Very Good
28%
Good
8%
Fair
4%
Poor
2%
4.3
food
4.3
service
4.5
ambience
4.1
value
Noise · Moderate
92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
Washington DC
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

Great service!

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Richmond
5.0
Dined 3 days ago

AWESOME!!!!

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DA
5.0
Dined 3 days ago

I met a friend for Brunch this past Sunday. This Clyde's location is really beautiful and the restaurant at 11:30 in the morning was really quiet. The food was good, as always. I had the brioche French toast and it was yummy. I will definitely return again!

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PK
Washington DC
5.0
Dined 5 days ago

Just wanted you to know our waitress Ruth was a jewel. 3 women, having a 4 1/2 hr lunch. She was patient, available when we needed her and so adorable.

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e
Washington DC
5.0
Dined on 10 July 2018

Great meal as usual. Sat outside for a change, warm day but shady and comfortable. Food was tasty as usual.

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BM
4.0
Dined on 8 July 2018

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TJ
Washington DC
4.0
Dined on 8 July 2018

Had a reservation at Clyde's for my birthday brunch. We've been several times before and this has to be one of my favorite local spots for simple but delicious meals. Everyone enjoyed their dishes, service was very flexible, and I had a wonderful time. My only issue was that one of my poached eggs on my Norwegian Benny was overcooked (I'm a stickler for a runny yolk, but this was the first time this has happened in my many years of going to Clyde's). Otherwise, it was a fantastic meal all around.

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l
Washington DC
5.0
Dined on 7 July 2018

Half priced hamburgers on Saturday until 3pm. A great deal!

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OT
Washington DC
5.0
Dined on 7 July 2018

Fantastic. Everyone was very accommodating to my party of 18+ even when we had unexpected guests. Will absolutely be returning.

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B
Washington DC
5.0
Dined on 6 July 2018

Everything was great. Wonderful table and a very attentive server who was polite and engaged with our kids as well.

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F
Charleston
4.0
Dined on 6 July 2018

Great food & service but way too noisy in dining room to left of reception.

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MD
Washington DC
2.0
Dined on 30 June 2018

Very poor seating and the quality food for the price was less than adequate. Visited Clyde's on many occasions but this was exceptionally poor from past experiences. Price and quality of food just didn't make it. Very disappointing and I would not return to Clyde's at Willow Creek.

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DL
Washington DC
4.0
Dined on 30 June 2018

The Parmesan Trout and the wine were very enjoyable.

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D
Washington DC
1.0
Dined on 30 June 2018

Experience was bad they did not care about the customer my table was a mess just they add whatever I order

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JA
2.0
Dined on 29 June 2018

Lots of changes that we didn't know about. And our server wasn't friendly

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AL
5.0
Dined on 28 June 2018

Great restaurant with various possibilities for dining: many different rooms and an outdoor area as well. Very tasty cooking with local ingredients.

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OT
Washington DC
5.0
Dined on 26 June 2018

Outstanding as always

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k
Richmond
4.0
Dined on 24 June 2018

Had a lovely dinner at Clydes. Wonderful wine and cocktails. Salads and entrees were all excellent.

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JF
Washington DC
4.0
Dined on 24 June 2018

Always a delight to enjoy Willow Creek's outdoor patio on a beautiful summer evening!

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JB
Washington DC
4.0
Dined on 24 June 2018

I ordered the Shrimp Scampi, which was excellent, EXCEPT......the tails were still on the shrimp, making it very difficult to remove. I can't remember ever having a shrimp dinner of any kind where the tails were still on the shrimp. Evidently the chef has never eaten this meal as prepared or they would have changed the way it is served.

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NT
Baltimore
3.0
Dined on 24 June 2018

We have been to Willow Creek several times but only during the week
This is middle ground where we meet friends from Fredricksburg
We live near Sugarloaf Mt. in Md.
This was our first time on a Sunday and found the menu disapointing compared to your weekly.
Also we brought some neighbors who had never been there
They really like the ambiance
This was first time in the room with wood chairs and noise
5 Stars for our past experience / Last Sunday 2 Stars

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OT
Richmond
5.0
Dined on 23 June 2018

Great great

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WC
Washington DC
4.0
Dined on 23 June 2018

Kids birthday
Kitchen was slow that day. Things came our erratically. Food quality as always just not everyone was happy waiting till everyone received their meal. Two waitresses seemed overwhelmed.

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Richmond
5.0
Dined on 21 June 2018

Patio is somewhat quiet but inside is mostly loud

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CR
5.0
Dined on 21 June 2018

Always good food and great ambiance! Always have family lunches or dinners at this location
And really have not had a bad meal!

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OT
Washington DC
5.0
Dined on 17 June 2018

We went for Father’s Day and had a great experience and food! Dalton was our waiter and he did a fantastic job!

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k
Washington DC
3.0
Dined on 16 June 2018

After being seated inside we asked for an outside table, we we told "no problem", then had to wait 20 minutes. We did have a great waiter, he even went out of his way to find the wine we ordered in the wine cellar. Our food was good, Peruvian chicken for me and crab cakes for my wife, around 9:00 PM live music as played on the patio outside.

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MV
2.0
Dined on 16 June 2018

My wife and I went to Clyde's for a date night. We asked to be seated outside. The outdoor patio is beautiful, however it is right next to a smoking bar and outdoor area which we didn't realize until midway through our meal. By then we were faced flagging our server, interrupting our meal and asking to be moved, or sticking it out. We maybe should have chosen the latter in hindsight as the number of smokers continued to grow. My chicken dish was good, wife was disappointed with her crab cake which was on the dry side.

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OT
Washington DC
5.0
Dined on 16 June 2018

Great food and a beautiful restaurant!

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F
Washington DC
5.0
Dined on 16 June 2018

Great service from Jamie and excellent food

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KM
New York Area
4.0
Dined on 16 June 2018

Wow, have been a fan of Clyde's since they opened especially the old Omelette Room in Georgetown in the 70s but for the first time, it seems, they've gone to a fixed printed menu and the fun variety of foods is GONE! There used to be 3 things I wanted from their daily menu every time I went in. Now it's hard to find ONE. Don't get me wrong, it's still delicious and the service and ambiance is all Clyde's, but now the meat choices are really expensive, rivaling Ruth's Chris and other high end steakhouses. Very disappointed to the point that I'm not returning. So sad! Please go back to custom daily menus, Clyde's.

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OT
Washington DC
2.0
Dined on 16 June 2018

Food was similar to Applebee’s. There was a wedding so there was music pumping during our lunch. Has to ask for too many items the server was unattentive. Disappointed since the last time I was there which was over a year ago. Something changed and not for the better. Horrible value for the food and service

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BB
Washington DC
5.0
Dined on 15 June 2018

This place has the ambience of a 17th Century Colonial tavern. Access and parking are convenient and there is a sufficiently diverse menu that anyone can find something they like. The desserts are the best so, make sure you save some room. The favorites are the hot fruit cobblers that come in an 8" cast-iron skillet which are big enough for two to share.

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M
New York Area
5.0
Dined on 15 June 2018

We are always pleased with our dining experience at Clyde’s. Only complaint is that the steaks are pricey and you have to pay for the sides/salad separately. We love the atmosphere and the service is always top notch. It’s what brings us back again and again!

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S
Los Angeles
2.0
Dined on 14 June 2018

Our service was absolutely horrible. We had all our food late and cold; our waiter didn’t attend to us when we were in need of water refills and condiments; our fries were extremely salty, the chili received was cold and overall just unhappy with the service. We complained to the manager and he didn’t assist us as requested. We waited about 15 minutes until another manager came to take over. She was extremely nice and accommodating but not sure we will ever be returning back. The restaurant wasn’t even crowded so not sure why the service was so poor.

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OT
Washington DC
4.0
Dined on 13 June 2018

Nice dinner. Good service. Thanks you.

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R
Washington DC
5.0
Dined on 11 June 2018

I've been eating at Clyde's for 25 years and the food is better than ever. Everything that our party ordered was excellent. There was a mix-up between servers so that we never got our appetizer, but they comped a dessert -- the brownie sundae, which is one of the most enormous (and delicious) desserts I've ever had. And the Willow Creek location is spectacular.

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W
Washington DC
5.0
Dined on 9 June 2018

Wife and I were able to have an evening date at the last minute, and we both agreed to head to Clyde's. Our waiter was the best we've had. The food was excellent, we both tried apps and dinners we hadn't had before. We were both really happy with our visit, no one thing in particular, but the entire experience was just what I should expect every time. It was just excellent dining.

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OT
5.0
Dined on 9 June 2018

Great service and great food. Thanks for providing consistent place to dine with friends.

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C
2.0
Dined on 9 June 2018

I had made reservations at least a week in advance for five people. They seated us at a table for four and put a chair in the aisle for the fifth person. Because of this seating I constantly had the waiters arm in my face. I was told we could not get a different table because they were reserved for parties of six. The menu items are nothing special. I don't eat sandwiches or burgers for dinner and expected more variety in the food selection. The food was good but not exceptional. It was the kind of food I could get at Ruby Tuesday's. I'm taking this restaurant off my list of places to go. The previous time tbe service was so bad we got many items free. Waiting 30 minutes for one dessert was ridiculous. The dining rooms are also getting run down.

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