Founding Farmers - DC
CURBSIDE PICK UP & DELIVERY 11am – 8pm
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It was a great post race brunch for my wife (she just ran a half marathon). We loved the meal and our server was great.
Great spot for brunch! Reasonably priced with high quality food. Its never a disappointment!
Restaurant was spotless. Staff very gracious. Food outstanding.
Hi VIPDiner: Thank you so much! We appreciate your 5-STAR review and please know, we are offering delivery ) -Amy
A varied menu full of American classics such as shrimp and grits, chicken-fried steak, meatloaf ... all were delicious. The skillet cornbread is not to be missed.
Waitress, service and food was great!! Will definitely dine here again
Food is consistently good -good service. Good value.
Didn't have a great lunch experience here but the way the Manager handled it was next to none. Would consider returning just for that!
The spicy chicken sandwich was delicious. Almost as good as an authentic Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich.
The seating was tight would like to be more spaced out rather than elbow with another customer
Outstanding meals had by both my husband and me.
Butternut squash ravioli from scratch were delicious. My husband ordered the pot roast which melted in your mouth. We would defiantly return.
Hi DavidG: Thank you so much! We appreciate your 5-STAR review and please know, we are offering delivery and curbside pick-up during this time! ;) Call us anytime to place an order: 202-822-8783. -Amy
The homemade soda was amazing! Everything was perfect!
Nice place, good food. The lunch menu is not very large and I like that because sometimes too much on a menu can be overwhelming.
Great place to celebrate a friend’s birthday. Fast friendly service with good food.
The food was pretty bland. Grits were tasteless, and chicken and waffles was chicken thighs with several fatty parts. Crab cakes had the smallest amount of sauce I have ever seen. Very disappointed. Amid health concerns nationwide, I witnessed bartender touching ice cubes with his hands and the tops of glasses as well.
Always not as great as it seems it should be. Always fine, but everything is missing something and is a little bland
Our server was one of the best I've had in a long time.
Hi dwightd: Thank you very much for sharing this with us! We really appreciate it and the kudos means so much to our hard-working team. :) We hope to have you back soon and call us anytime for a reservation: 202-822-8783. -Amy
Had a great brunch with friends. It was quiet enough to talk and the wait staff wasn't always interrupting us. Great food and a good price.
Hi Cathy: Thank you for your review! We appreciate it and hope to have you & your friends back soon! :) Please call us: 202-822-8783 for any reservation help needed. -Amy
Excellent restaurant - highly recommended when visiting Washington DC. Helpful and friendly servers, prompt delivery of our order, and great food.
Hi CALLakeland: We appreciate your feedback and thank you so much for sharing this with us. :) We hope to have you back soon and please call us for a reservation when you're next in town: 202-822-8783. -Amy
Wonderful food and atmosphere. They have a well-deserved excellent reputation.
Hi CK5000: Your review is much appreciated! :) Thank you so much for sharing this with us, and we hope to have you back soon. -Amy
Wonderful food, great service, reasonable prices, noise level high which is expected.
Hi carolyns: Thank you so much! We appreciate your review and hope to have you back again soon. :) -Amy
We had eaten breakfast there Sunday morning and it was great. Good food, good service and friendly staff. Wednesday night was entirely different. Had to wait too long for service. My medium rare steak was overcooked, no pink. My son’s steak frites were chewy and tuff. The noise was so loud we couldn’t hear each other. Very disappointing.
The noise level in this place is off the charts. just about impossible to have a conversation. The waiter we had was awful. Very slow to get to us, kept coming by and saying "I will be right over". Took over 40 minutes just to place our orders.
The prime rib was nowhere near USDA Prime and they should not be able to call what they served "prime rib". It was tough and tasteless. The short ribs were very good as were the 4 different sides we tried but forget about the "prime rib".
Overall, I would sum it by saying been there, done that, won't be back
Hi OKlunchVisit: Thank you for sharing your review with us. I am so sorry the noise level was on the high side, the service was considered "awful" and the Prime Rib completely fell short in quality & preparation. :( I'd love the chance to follow up with you about these disappointments and hope to turn this around. I will send you a personal note with my email address to hopefully connect further. -Amy
We sat underneath a vent and it was freezing.
Service was ok.. not very friendly.
One person ordered a drink that never came.
Food is mediocre at best.
This is the norm for this place. I will not go back
Very good service, food, very loud
I wouldn’t go there for socializing. It’s alright for some drinks but that’s about it. It’s pointless to make reservations; still had to wait fifteen minutes to be seated.
Founding Farmers is a high-quality, reliable restaurant. I eat there enough to trust that the food and the service will be good. My sole reservation is that its noisy. Difficult to have a conversation.
The food was very basic and flavorless. There were cloth fibers in the food. The chicken sausage was a real miss. The coffees were basic and the “cold brew” was clearly hot coffee poured over ice. Which is not cold brewed.
Would not come back
The food was cold. Our server was great. Spilled lemonade in front of the restroom wasn’t cleaned up until the end of our meal, making the downstairs bathrooms unavailable.
Hi myak: I am very sorry the food was cold and there was a spill that was left unattended to for the duration of your visit. :( I feel badly this was your takeaway from your experience, and would love the chance to follow up! This said, I will send you a personal note with my email address to hopefully make this right. -Amy
Amazing food and service
Hi Laila: Thank you for your review! We really appreciate the 5-STAR rating and hope to have you back soon. :) -Amy
The food here was outstanding and the service was excellent. The only negative was the crowding and noise level. That may be the norm for DC restaurants, but not my preference.
Great meeting place and value in the heart of DC with menu variety of fresh farm to table options for every palate.
Wonderful! The best meal we had on our visit to Washington, DC. Great atmosphere and the service was impeccable!
Our waitress was incredibly kind and professional. Thank you!
Even with a reservation, our wait for a table was too long.
A number of the dishes on the menu were not available
The farmers salad was excellent however the scallops were undercooked. The service was not great. Never checked back at all
Carmen was a great server! She made us feel right at home and gave us great options for our meals.
Great food but service is very slow when they are busy.
Food was average. It was loud and servers were very busy, however there was a show that night (it was clear that a lot of patrons were heading to the show). With the show aside, I had hoped to be more impressed with the food (sides were luke warm). Nothing was bad just not great.
They won’t seat you without your whole party which really hindered our experience. We had planned on having one person join us later and they refused to seat us. When I asked if we could if he did not order they said they would be sure there was no where for him to sit. Mind you we were four so even with three people there would have been space at a standard four-top. Waitress was kind but messed up the bill three times before we could finally pay. All on one check to make it easy. Food was good but they were out of some items we ordered. Also had one plate come to the table long before the others so one person ate alone.
I usually have enjoyed my experience there but this was an eye opening change at Founding Farmers.
Service was extremely slow, took 15 minutes to get our water and another 10 to get a drink order in. Had to wait for a table even though we had a reservation. Food was good for the price point. Cocktails were outrageously good!