Founding Farmers - DC

4.5
29415 reviews
$30 and under
American
Across all of our restaurants, we are working together to do everything we can to help #flattenthecurve, and along the way, ensure we do our part to support and feed our community and our team. Our restaurant kitchens will keep making food for you and your family, and we’ll be sure to get it to you however we can safely.

CURBSIDE PICK UP & DELIVERY 11am – 8pm

Curbside Pick Up: ORDER ONLINE WeAreFoundingFarmers.com/Ourkitchensareopen

Delivery: $0 Delivery Fee on DoorDash and UberEats.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 29415 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Visiting dc

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This time we had brunch and the food was really good. The service was exceptional.

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Kariann
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Great atmosphere! Loved the vibe. Definitely would visit again when in the area!

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Kathy
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Was there for Sunday breakfast/brunch. Service was great. Disappointed the coffee machine was down and couldn't order the special coffee, choices sounded delicious. The cappuccino was okay. Food quality good, prep just okay. Probably wouldn't go for breakfast again, just lunch or dinner. Appreciate that the nice man at front register saw my elderly mother and told us about elevator so we didn't have to walk up stairs to meet our party.

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viptat08
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Camilla/Camille (apologies for misspelling) was awesome and our food and drinks were amazing!!

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JoMar
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

We (5) sat outside under the heaters with our puppy. Our server was friendly and knowledgeable about the food ingredients (my gluten allergy) and was great with our puppy darting in and out from under the table. Four out of five of us loved our meals. My pastrami hash was one of the best brunch items I’ve ever had. Hubby’s shrimp and grits could rival any in Charleston SC, and the French press Ethiopian was delicious and appreciatively large. The only bummer meal was my sister’s turkey sandwich. (Bread and turkey were dry, but she liked her fries). Definitely going back!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Went for Saturday brunch, but were disappointed to find that their “breakfast” menu was the same as their weekend “brunch” menu. Overall, the menu was limited. I hope you like eggs or a making avocado toast. The food was good, but we should have looked at the menus before we went. There are much better places in DC.

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AnKHam
Richmond
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

We've been here a couple of times and have always enjoyed our orders. Founding Farmers is a great place to take out of town guests. The environment is eclectic and fun. The menu is creative, however, I think the brunch menu lacks the same creativity, but still offers many options. Our brunch dishes were solid.

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Bennet
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was fresh and tasted great. Our server Emerson was great, very attentive and checked on us often.

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ElizabethS
Nashville
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

I love coming here, and OpenTable reservation notes were followed perfectly. Food is fresh and delicious and good portions.

Founding Farmers - DC
Responded 2 days ago

Thanks Elizabeth! We appreciate this and hope to have you back for another great time soon! -Amy

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall1food4service2ambience3

It was my girlfriends birthday and I had let them know before hand that it was her birthday. I figured they would be able to do a little something, even as small as dessert. To my amaze they did NOTHING. We had a lovely appetizer and both got dinners and neither of us had finished our dinner and were STUFFED. The waiter came by and asked if we had wanted dessert, and we had said that we were extremely full. He then proceeds to say “what about for like a birthday present” so I had assumed that meant he wanted to give us the dessert on the house for her birthday. I let my girlfriend choose a dessert and when the check came it was on there as well. I was absolutely flabbergasted that I spent $150 on a meal for my girlfriends birthday and they did absolutely NOTHING about it. I worked in the restaurant industry for 5 years and the least you do is comp a dessert if you don’t sing or do candles or anything. I was a huge fan of Founding Farmers but will never be going back because I was so disgusted at how they treated my girlfriend on her birthday. I hope this doesn’t happen to anyone else in the future.

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NYgirl
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience2

Sidewalk tent less than appealing in atmosphere, but for COVID reasons, it worked.

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Tommi
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Founding farmers has easily become one of my favorite spots after just my second visit! The crab & artichoke dip made me fall in love. The service is quick. The ambiance gives me Alice in wonderland vibes. Oh and the chicken & waffles are amazing. I’m definitely going back.

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LisaD
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A bit pricey but overall AMAZING! The service was top notch!

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ToddB
Richmond
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food and atmosphere was great. I will dine there again...

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Megan
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yum! Definitely will be back. Great food and yummy mimosas!

Founding Farmers - DC
Responded on 17 November 2020

Thanks Megan! We appreciate it and already look forward to having you back again soon! :) -Amy

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Vivian
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience3

The food was not great, dry. I ordered the chicken and waffle. The waffle was tasteless and burned. The chicken looked more like chicken tenders (3 pieces), but they tasted better than they looked.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and ambiance along with great service

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vipSabaY
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect! The food, drinks, warm tent & service was outstanding!

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ChrisL
Indiana
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was outstanding. Our waitress was very polite knowledgeable and most of all friendly.
Food exceeded expectations.
Would recommend to anyone Looking for good food good atmosphere and friendly service.

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AmyB
1 review
Dined on 12 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is great and the staff fabulous! Will definitely recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on 11 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love how cozy the restaurant is. Our server was amazing. The food was delicious.

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KimberlyF
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 11 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and quality and amount of food.

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JoshuaW
1 review
Dined on 11 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is simply outstanding. I make a point to eat breakfast here every time I come to D.C.

Founding Farmers - DC
Responded on 13 November 2020

Thank you so much, Joshua! We really appreciate you sharing this with us and also look forward to having you back again soon. :) Please call us anytime for a reservation: 202-822-8783. -Amy

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LaurenC
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food here is always great. All of their locations are just really slow on the drinks. We frequent them a lot and it’s a common theme at each one.

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Anika
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing and I love this place because they give you a lot of food for your money, no small portions here at all. Felt very safe with their COVID precautions as well.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My girlfriend and I had a wonderful time, our waitress was so nice and efficient (her name is May). Would definitely come back.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best meal ever!!!! My favorite restaurant

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on 8 November 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I Really enjoyed the food. I love that they put their own spin on some classics like shrimp and grits and beignets. I will say our server was wonderful he explained these differences in dishes and made some suggestions which was helpful. The cocktails were also delicious and I will definitely come again. The portions are large and make the price worth it.

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KalidT
Dubai
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite restaurants in DC, to be honest the other locations aren’t quiet as good.

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ToniB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great experience. The French toast is amazing. Will definitely visit again for brunch

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great experience and great food for a reasonable price. I had the spicy chicken sandwich which was really good, although it was missing a bit more oopmh IMO. But chicken was cooked perfect and flavor was there. Fries were ok, I got the impression that we had the last of the batch of fries so they weren’t amazing. Coleslaw was soooo good and usually I hate coleslaw. Very unique flavor. Had the bread, dips and crisps for appetizer which was really good although less chips and more other things would have been better. No kids menu so my kids shared Mac and cheese and the grilled cheese with tomato soup. Mac was phenomenal and so was the grilled cheese. Yum! Overall a great meal for Covid times. Service was exceptional.

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KSfoodie
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Founding Farmers is great! Always take my friends who come to visit!

Founding Farmers - DC
Responded on 11 November 2020

Thank you! We really appreciate it and look forward to having you & your friends all back again soon! :) -Amy

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vipGretchenS
Baltimore
40 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great weather and great food

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BlairY
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

I was visiting DC from out of town and looking forward to my second visit to Founding Farmers, especially the cornbread. This time, they didn't cook the eggs the way I asked, nor the way my companion asked, and the service was really slow. Other than that it was fine. I'll try again another time for dinner, which was better in my experience.

Founding Farmers - DC
Responded on 11 November 2020

Thank you, Blair for sharing your feedback with us. We are real sorry the food and service both fell short this time. :( We appreciate you letting us know these details, and our Management Team will follow up with our staff that worked on 11/07. Of course, we hope to have you & your dining companion back for another try soon, and please call us: 202-822-8783 for any reservation help needed. -Amy

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customer
Nashville
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’ve been to founding farmers for brunch and dinner, and had great experiences each time! I love taking my friends and family from out of town to Founding Farmers-their brunch menu is expansive and has something for everyone!

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vipTXGal
Houston
97 reviews
Dined on 6 November 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

First time visiting. Had breakfast and the binets were delicious but my has browns were so oily/greasy I didn’t eat them. My latte was also lukewarm at best.

Founding Farmers - DC
Responded on 10 November 2020

Thank you for your feedback and our team is super sorry for the disappointing first impression you left with. :( We appreciate you letting us know about the preparation of the hash browns & temperature of the latte, and our team will surely look into this. Of course, we really hope to have you back for another try and please call us: 202-822-8783 for any reservation help needed. -Amy

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vipPammie
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on 6 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place! This is my go to restaurant whenever I am in DC

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vipdaniesza
Miami
53 reviews
Dined on 5 November 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The only place open near lite hotel. Stale bread and dry impossible burger. Greasy asparagus and just nad service. Over priced. Dull.

Founding Farmers - DC
Responded on 10 November 2020

Oh gosh! We are very sorry your visit was far from enjoyable and our team dropped the ball with our food quality & service. :( We really appreciate you letting us know and I would love the chance to follow up about your feedback. I will send you a DM with my email address to make this right. -Amy

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Holtby
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 5 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service delicious food

FAQs

Founding Farmers - DC does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Founding Farmers - DC also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 822-8783.

Founding Farmers - DC is rated 4.5 stars by 29415 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.

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