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Located just three blocks west of the White House, the award-winning Founding Farmers flagship restaurant has been a destination for locals and tourists alike since its opening in 2008. In this urban farmhouse, guests gather and enjoy their meals in a variety of specially designed spaces. From our handcrafted community farm dining tables and the mezzanine’s silo-shaped booths to our more intimate seating arrangements, the LEED Gold Certified design is a 3 Star Certified Green Restaurant® and exemplifies our full devotion to aesthetic beauty and sustainability.
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were returning my son back to GW law during covid. By far Founding Farmers was the best covid aware restaurant we came across. They sprayed everything, they were 100% aware of the customers apprehension. The best part is the food is to die for,...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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FRGAmy, Marketing at Founding Farmers DC, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

WOW!! Thank you so much for sharing this with us. :) We are really thrilled your family's experience went so well, and already hope you'll be back sometime soon to visit again. -Amy

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good and fulfilling. The famers tea was good too. This is one of DC’s best restaurants but nothing was actually spectacular about the visit. Maybe it was for others.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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FRGAmy, Marketing at Founding Farmers DC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Jasmine for sharing this with us. While we are bummed nothing really blew you out of the water, we are happy to know the food & tea were both enjoyable, and we appreciate it! We hope to have you back for another try soon...More

Reviewed July 2, 2020 via mobile

Unbelievably good food. Only the freshest ingredients for made from scratch dishes. Omg the chicken and waffles... I have never tasted anything this good! So worth the trip!

Date of visit: July 2020
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FRGAmy, Manager at Founding Farmers DC, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

YESSS!! :D This makes us SO happy! Thank you for sharing and we hope to have you back soon. -Amy

Reviewed June 18, 2020 via mobile

The service was top notch and the food was excellent. The prices are reasonable. Overall a very satisfactory experience. I highly recommend Founding Farmers.

Date of visit: June 2020
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FRGAmy, Marketing at Founding Farmers DC, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2020

Thank you! We appreciate it so much, and hope to have you back soon. :) -Amy

Reviewed June 12, 2020 via mobile

I really think this must be the best restaurant as it is farm to table made fresh from scratch! Craft cocktails made from their own vodka. Service was excellent and friendly. I had the best ever corn bread, moist not dry. With butter and the...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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FRGAmy, Marketing at Founding Farmers DC, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2020

Thank you so much! :) We really appreciate your review for our Farmer-Owned restaurant and already look forward to having you back soon. -Amy

Reviewed May 23, 2020 via mobile

Quick trip to DC this weekend and with Covid 19 restrictions we had to use DoorDash to have food delivered to our hotel. So glad we chose Founding Farmers. The food was fresh and very tasty. Service was fast too. Yummy!

Date of visit: May 2020
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FRGAmy, Marketing at Founding Farmers DC, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2020

Thank you! We are super thrilled you enjoyed your order and appreciate you thinking of us. :) -Amy

Reviewed May 16, 2020

Celebrated a friend's 40th in D.C. last year. Theme party, and I prefer metro cities only to visit. After being extremely hung over, we were recommended to go to this place. PERFECT! The location was great. While we waited to be seating we roamed a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed April 20, 2020

We went in December on a Saturday for breakfast. It was very busy. We had quick service still though. We got seated upstairs. Our server was Carmen and she was friendly. Great service. I ordered the chicken and waffles and enjoyed them. Great flavors. The...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed March 23, 2020

My fiancé and I took a trip to D.C. and decided to stop here for a bite to eat on our first night. The food and service were so great that we literally ate here two additional times during our 3 night trip. The dinner...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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FRGAmy, Marketing at Founding Farmers DC, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2020

Thanks Dalton! We appreciate it and hope you & your fiance will be able to visit us again in the near future. :) -Amy

Reviewed March 14, 2020 via mobile

One of the best breakfasts I have had on my travels. The staff were friendly and quick to top up my coffee, and the food was just excellent. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: March 2020
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FRGAmy, Marketing at Founding Farmers DC, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2020

Thank you so much for sharing this with us! :) We appreciate it and hope to have you back when next in town. -Amy

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March 19, 2019|
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Response from RMaturu | Reviewed this property |
Their french toast and waffles are amazing 😋. I am sure the kids will love it.
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October 17, 2017|
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Response from edshendell | Reviewed this property |
Don't know for sure, but I doubt it. Bacon that good cannot be halal.
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Response from 378lizh | Reviewed this property |
No, we were seated straight away after a day round the museums, wearing shorts and sandals
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