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The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm
The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm

The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.patowmackfarm.com
  • Email: info@patowmackfarm.com
  • Phone: (540) 822-9017
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Thursday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm; Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm

    Reservations required

    We are happy to accommodate dietary restrictions. We are happy to provide gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American, Organic
  • Executive Chef: Tarver King
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: No
  • Additional Details: Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment:

  • Special Events & Promotions: Reservations required:

    April 20 - Easter - 12:00 - 4:00
    May 11 - Mother's Day - 12:00 -4:00
    June 1 - Feast in the Forest - 3:30
    June 15 - Father's Day
    June 22 - Sunday Supper - 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

    Cooking Classes:
    April 12 - "Secrets of Charcoal"
    May 17 - "Meat and Potatoes"

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Rt. 15 and Lovettsville Road
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Open, private lot.
A word from The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm
Sourcing food that satisfies the palate while fulfilling our goals of supporting small local artisan growers and producers and utilizing our farm as the chef's pantry gives us the opportunity to create an evolving menu that draws its inspiration from the seasons and in harmony with the earth.

The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm presents a venue with a breathtaking view and natural setting overlooking the Potomac River. Our farm to your table presents local, organic, seasonal cuisine. Dining Thursday, Friday or Saturday evening, Saturday or Sunday brunch, Sunday supper, a wedding, rehearsal dinner, corporate or special event – we strive to exceed your dreams. A contemporary style, paired with Certified Naturally Grown and organic produce, organic and/or wild meats and sustainable seafood, provide an exceptional dining experience. Our chef's innovative and skillfully executed dishes follow the lead of nature, being mindful of the environment.
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Diner Reviews
  • "everything outstanding. stilton funnel cakes were nice as always, cabbage crackers with aioli were very nice and creative take on a favorite. Awesome salad with a violet mustard vinaigrette, nice balance with the bitter greens, charcuterie plate was very good, rosemary jelly was so good I took some home. Head cheese nicely done. Pork belly was meltingly tender though could have used a touch more salt. Best swordfish I ever had in my life, so juicy almost like eating a juicy pork chop, smokiness also lent that meaty character. farro risotto was delicious, just wish it was a little warmer. Grits were awesome, though a tad rich, spring garlic cloves were a nice. whipped chocolate better than last time, zeppoles were great, macarons- the best"
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "Everything about the Restaurant at Patowmack Farm was amazing. I had let them know ahead of time that it was our anniversary and that we were vegetarian and we received a set menu full of unique dishes that were completely vegetarian coupled with what felt like the best seat in the house. For the first time, my husband and I could eat every course on the menu! Add in the amazing view, and this was by far the most perfect evening we have had since coming to Virginia. We both commented that it reminded us of our days in Europe eating on terraces and trying gourmet eateries and drinking wine! It was simply amazing."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "I wanted to take my girlfriend to a romantic restaurant along the Potomac River before she went home to Colombia for 6 weeks. I had former colleagues who spoke highly of Patowmack Farm for brunch and special occasions, so I thought I'd give it a try, as opposed to something in Georgetown, Old Town or National Harbor. Really, I can't say enough about what a special evening it was! They gave us a nice table with a great view of Point of Rocks. The staff was classy and professional. She chose the "raised" menu of turf-inspired dishes, so I chose the "caught" menu of surf-inspired dishes, and of course we sampled each others courses. I was afraid it'd be elf food portions, but by the end, we were both stuffed. Fantastic evening!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Dining at the Restaurant at Patowmack was unique from the "get-go". The drive through Virginia wine country was beautiful at sunset. The greenhouse dining area overlooking the river was spectacular. The greeting and service was attentive and professional but not intrusive. The menu and its execution was innovative and well executed. An elegant farm to table experience. The chef is deserving of his 2014 James Beard nomination."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "A visiting foodie friend from Japan… a fabulous night. I love the local, organic Farm to Table concept. The food, service, company…all wonderful. Every time I dine there, my expectations are exceeded. Thank you."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "Well we headed out without much info about the restaurant. Wow many of the ingredients I had never heard of. I was a caterer for 15 years. It was quite an experience. The portions are very small. Everything was delicious though. It is a special place. I went in winter but will return in the spring/summer for the view."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Must have: puffed beef tendon and stilton funnel cakes. Celeriac soup was great, smoked stilton lifted the whole dish. Beef tartare was nice, but additon of marrow made everything greasy and in need of acid and salt. ragout of conch and mussels was best dish of the night, soup was kept inside a conch shell, tat soi and other veggies were spectacular Skate wing was delicious, nice juicy piece of perfectly cooked skate, the sorrel sauce and components were delightful and well balanced. Beef cheek was very good, could have used some kind of jus or sauce on the cheeks, Pork dish was salty especially cabbage pork was dry. Pine chiffon didn't taste very Piney. Buttermilk meringues were too hard. Best macarons I've had in a restaurant."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Took my dad for his birthday brunch and we loved it! Very unique dishes, and the service was amazing. Everyone wanted to make you feel at home and the view is amazing. I just wish it was sunny that day. The restaurant is very proud of each and every dish created and they want to tell you what you are eating and it's very fun to learn what everything is. Truly an unforgettable experience and you will not find any of the dishes anywhere else."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Another outstanding experience. Honestly, this is the best restaurant in the area. Instead of wine this time we dank from the martini list and enjoyed the selections. We and had a great time."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "The dining experience is worth the drive to Lovettsville, Va. The attention to fresh organic foods and careful selection of proteins is quite impressive. All the dishes were good, but the goat shoulder stood out as the best dish of the evening. The wine pairing was a little off on the Grown menu, but spot on with the Raised menu. Dining in a greenhouse was a first for us. The views overlokking Point of Rocks were very nice. Overall we had a very nice dining experience."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Tarver King has hit a whole new stride; his food is amazing, the service is perfect, the rather informal atmosphere is beautiful, and the view is stunning. Patowmack Farm is rather expensive, and well worth it."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm sits on a hillside overlooking the Potomac Valley. I visited on a quiet evening when an a la carte menu was featured. I tried the tempura dilly beans, parsnip soup, dogfish (shark) and jasmine rice entrée, and a dessert featuring chia seed crackers, warm cheddar cheese and onion jam. All the dishes were presented well and delicious. The staff was attentive, but not obtrusive. I will definitely return."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "This was our second visit to Patowmack and it was, again, amazing. The food is absolutely delectable and you can feel great knowing you are eating organic and local ingredients. Unfortunately they were a little busy (understaffed?) on this visit, which I am usually quite patient about however my husband ordered the wine pairing for his dinner and the wines were not brought out simultaneously with the food. Consequently, we sat with the food in front of us untouched a few times waiting for his paired drinks. The flavors and consistencies of the foods helped make up for it though -- so delicious! I would definitely recommend this experience to anyone, just opt for going on a less busy weekend if you are able."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "My husband and I just found out about this place. Can't believe we haven't been here before given we are big foodies. Brunch was superb from start to finish. We will be back."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm is truly an excellent dining experience. The food for brunch was outstanding along with the excellent service. While not a cheap place to dine, I feel it was worth every penny for the quality of food they serve. The chef really creates excellent unique dishes."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "I went to Patowmack Farm for Valentine's Day and was not disappointed. Course after course, it was the best meal of my life."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Food was great! It's very expensive but great for special occasions! The wait stuff was a bit stiff especially the bartender but overall a fine experience. Also, this may be petty but to be charged for coffee and tea at the end of a very expensive dinner seemed a bit overboard."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Tarver King is one of the most talented chefs in the country and his magical meals can be had in the most scenic restaurant in the area. Patowmack Farm Restaurant is well worth the drive. It is truly a special restaurant staffed by a well trained, friendly and knowledgable wait staff. Beverly Ballard, the caring owner is always there. Seemingly nothing is left to chance. We love the place."
    Dined on 2/2/2014
  • "Although we like to go to the Restaurant at Patowmack Farms on special occasions, every visit here is special. This did happen to be a 50th birthday celebration the weekend before Christmas. The atmosphere in the "greenhouse" is always lovely, but Christmas is my favorite time here. The windowsills are lined with special nativity scenes. In addition, a wonderful local guitarist was playing that night. We love all of the updates from the menu to serving pieces. I won't ruin any surprises for anyone. My husband and I both opted for the "Raised" menu and loved every bite! We can't wait to come back!"
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "From the minute you are seated in the converted greenhouse dining room and personally greeted by the owner Beverly you will have a dining experience like no other. The view overlooking the river is spectacular! Not only is the majority of the food grown on the farm but prepared and presented deliciously and creatively. Looking forward to returning!"
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "This is my very favorite restaurant. The food is unbelievably good and the service is excellent. This is true farm-to-table dining as the restaurant is actually located on a farm. It is expensive but worth every penny. I'm so glad that I found them and expect to visit them for many years to come."
    Dined on 1/1/2014
  • "The chef and sous chef are among the most talented anywhere. The idshes are innovative yet comfortable.The wait staff is both friendly and knowledgable. The price is moderate. A fantastic combination. If Patowmack Farm is not on your "to do" list, shame on you."
    Dined on 1/1/2014
  • "As always, dinner and the service was excellent!! You can always count on a great dinner at Patowmack Farms!!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "I think the places is great, I absolutly love the fact that everything except for the wine is locally sourced. But we sat is very stiff low end take out restaurant chairs in a hall that was more reminisent of a school cafeteria. I liked the personal printing they did on each menu, I thought that was a nice touch."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "The meal is pricey but well worth every penny. The food and presentation was incredible. The owner was very charming and the view was surreal. We went for lunch on a snowy Saturday. We were seated in a greenhouse over looking the mountain. I had the chestnut soup, the crispy rabbit confit and the paw paw ice cream. So good. Can't wait for the next speciall occassion to come back."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "Although the service was very good and the food was okay, we were disappointed on our first visit to this restaurant. We went thinking it would be a nice drive to the country for Thanksgiving lunch at a quaint restaurant, but instead it felt like we were eating in a green house -- not the ambience we expected. The food was okay, but small portions. The bread and homemade butter were good, but it would have been nice to have been offered more since the servings were very small. The wine list is notable because the prices were generally very high. We would not make the trip again and would not recommend it to our friends."
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "Wife and I have always found the Patowmack Farm Restaurant the place to go to celebrate every special occasion. The farm fresh food is exquisitely prepared, presented with flourish and, most importantly, enjoyed by all. Servers are well informed and helpful with each dish selection."
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "A lovely restaurant during warm months I assume but not on this Nov rainy night. Treking to the outdoor ladies room in the rain - unique but not appropriate for a $$$ restaurant. Attentive waiters who can't remember who get's what at the dinner table.Finally, received the correct check for our table of two, but charged for the dinner ordered by a table of 3. Waiting for the bank to unfreeze the incorrect amount charged to my credit card - this was the last straw. This special occassion restaurant underdelivered in many respects and unfortunately detracted from what may have been a good meal."
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "The offerings sounded good but were poorly done. I had the turkey which was brined and t was too salty. It was a small four inch by one inch slice of breast meat stuffed with a tablespoons worth of a watery stuffing. It hd a two inch by one half inch slice of dark meat on top. My chestnut soup was good but rich. It was too salty also. The desert came out like a bowl of mush. My husband had the pork shoulder which was just shredded pork with a small side of faro. His was tastier than mine. He had the braised fennel for an appetizer which was soaked in some smokey sweet bacon broth. His desert was very presentable and was better than my panna- cotta. He had the pecan custard. All this for a $235.00 bill."
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "It's our first visit since the new chef, and it was amazing. The flavor combinations, the presentation, it was all wonderful. Would highly recommend for a nice evening out."
    Dined on 11/14/2013
  • "We had a fantastic meal and experience for our first wedding anniversary. The service was personalized, attentive yet not hovering. The food was wonderful but be sure to check the menu on their web site as the food is local the menu changes often. Great special occasion spot as their Table Gift made us feel welcomed and pampered."
    Dined on 11/10/2013
  • "I took my wife to The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm for her birthday. The food was excellent, service was excellent, and the interaction with the owner, Beverly, showed her determination to her restaurant. I would definitely recommend the restaurant to a friend."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "Take the time to savor and enjoy; and yes, it helps if you are into unusual combinations, mixture of textures and spices, all beautifully displayed. You don't have to be a Foodie to enjoy but it helps; the wait staff was extraordinarily informed and helpful. An all round treat. One caveat would be the distinction between the "grown" and the "raised" menu was a bit too cute; I would trade off one fewer course (it is a long series of delectable samples) for the ability to switch between the two menus. I would suggest sharing the two alternative menus with your dinning partner. They really do honor the field-to-table, organic philosophy."
    Dined on 11/8/2013
  • "We did the Sunday brunch at the "farm" on a cool October Day, it was a special experience. We ate in an enclosed "porch" area with open doors. Some were dining outside under cover. We had made reservations but arrived early, and had to settle for a center table, although there were many vacant tables by the windows. There was a music trio playing music, like "Sailing". Some diners wore suits. Great wine selection and the food was well presented and unique. There were a few too many bugs too contend with like bees, lots of bees due to the doors being open. I did feel for those selecting to dine "indoors" would rather not have had to deal with. But the place was BEAUTIFUL and UNIQUE. We would return and request a table near the windows."
    Dined on 10/20/2013
  • "There's only two choices from the hand-crafted menu specifically printed for your party: Raised or Grown. My date and I shared each plate, relishing the complexity of flavors intertwining in the beautifully presented dishes. The food is unparalleled, the view, stunning. If there was to be a negative aspect, I would say the service was a little over-attentive, with different waiters attending to the table every 2 minutes, making conversation a little stilted."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "My husband and I celebrated our 27th wedding anniversary at this gorgeous venue. We arrived early to photograph some of the most breathtaking views in Loudoun County. Although the restaurant was not yet open, we were content to enjoy the tranquility beneath the outdoor dining area. Nevertheless, Beverly, the owner and host, as well as her stellar wait staff, made certain we were treated like royalty and served us while we waited. After being seated for dinner, we were presented with eight delicious courses from the Raised and Grown menus. Chef Tarver King is truly an artist as each plate was a feast for the eyes and palate. We savored every moment and look forward to our next visit to this superb dining establishment."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "We heard about this restaurant a few years ago, and now we're kicking ourselves for not going sooner. The food is DELICIOUS, and even more, is ART ON A PLATE! I won't spoil the surprise, but the food definitely is a complete sensory experience. We have eaten at numerous upscale area restaurants, and the Restaurant at Patowmack Farm is our new favorite!!!"
    Dined on 10/20/2013
  • "We were given a gift certificate to this restaurant for our wedding last Oct, since it was about to expire we had to use it. I'm so glad we did! The food was amazing.... we used our gift card and bought another for some good friends just so we could go back."
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "My husband and I celebrated our anniversary at Patowmack Farm. The food was wonderful, the waiters were attentive and the view was beautiful (before the sun set). Our waiter also gave us the 'background' on each menu item that we ordered; such as telling us that something was grown 'right outside the door'. Very interesting!"
    Dined on 10/17/2013
  • "We dined at Patowmack Farm for my birthday and enjoyed a wonderful celebrate of food!"
    Dined on 10/17/2013