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And Normandie Farm is Your Holiday Dining Restaurant. Join us on Easter Sunday, Mother's Day and Father's Day for our Upgraded Buffets, Adults: $60.00, Children 12/Under:$15.00
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Normandie Farm....A Touch of France Right Here in Potomac!
Lunch dining for 5. All items perfectly prepared. Accommodated gluten free diner. Server was perfect.
The last time we ate here we were disappointed. The popovers were still great but we think the food has gone downhill. See a lovely place but not the best eating.
Food and variety were very good for a Sunday Brunch. Service was poor as servers disappeared half way through meal and never returned. Had to ask manager to clear table and bring fresh silver ware for deserts. Staff seemed annoyed that customers were still inh restaurant at 1:30 pm.
Wen have eaten here 3 times and have always had a great meal! Usually there is a group of us and the food comes out all at once and is hot and great!
We were married here in November 1999 and return often for special family dinners and the occasional romantic evening. Still our love!
Great Popovers. Menu selections are standard and the restaurant appears to be geared towards an older population.
Bounteous buffet on Sunday brunch -- huge cold table with salads, fruits, pate, etc. Popovers served table side, one per diner. The hot table had many dishes (macncheese, coq au vin, fish, roast beef, etc). IMHO, food is good for mass produced buffet but not inspired -- like good cafeteria food. Strikes me as a place to eat with parents or grandparents but not a place for foodies.
Absolutely awful food. The ambience is outstanding, and it is a quiet dining room with excellent service. I had some doubt about whether the dish they served me had even been cooking that day.
Lovely experience for a retirement party I attended!
Been here for brunch before and was impressed, this visit a little disappointing. The clams and oysters did not appear to be fresh and the tasting of them confirmed this. The rest of buffet was average, but not as good as previous years. The waiter was terrible, hard time getting refills on coffee and beverages, plates were piling up on table. Had to request butter when bread was served.
I hadn't been to Normandie Farm in 25 years. I went for an event and the food was very good. Returned for St. Patrick's Day. They had a great musician and very good food. I will return soon.
Everything was excellent. we all thoroughly enjoyed our brunch. Normandie Farm is a special place to celebrate events. We love Marjorie's as well. Thank you to everyone who made our daughters birthday special.
The best part about my brunch was the oysters and the smoked salmon. The rest of the food tasted ok but who wants cold eggs benidect? Ok room temp. All the hot food was room temp. I asked for coffee and never received it. Our table was situated so that when the front door opened it blew outside air right on us. That will be the last time I go.
The place is less charming then it was years ago. Foot and selecton was not at the level of expectstion. Appetizers with exception of one were all see food based or fish. Should be a better balance.
Delicious dinner! Wonderful service from our waiter Tuirdad! Love this place
The Sunday brunch was fantastic! Many breakfast options including omelet station, breakfast meats & potatoes as well as pancakes & waffles. Lunch foods included beef stroganoff, veal Marsala, coq au vain, and multiple carving stations. The raw bar, salads, and breakfast breads were also popular. So many choices on the dessert bar-our favorite was the trifle & lemon cake! We are surely stuffed.
This was our first visit and we were extremely impressed. Very classy restaurant and the food is exceptional. The service was fit for the ultra-rich. But the prices didn't require you to be ultra-rich. Not inexpensive, but equivalent prices to other "nice" restaurants that are of less quality. Not a family restaurant - we were glad we left our kids at home. We'll definitely be back.
Had a marvelous meal at Normandie Farm. The Beef Wellington was cooked perfectly, and Normandie Farm is one of the few places where it is available in the DC area. My wife ordered the swordfish special, and again it was cooked to perfection. The popovers were fresh and steaming hot (delicious). Our server, Mike, was attentive, but not overly so. He made sure everything went smoothly
I would recommend it just because I'm hoping we had a less than average experience. My steak was overcooked, and the second one was tough. My husband fish was "ok". Not bad and not a wow. The appetizers were nice. The server was great, and we loved the space. We will try it one more time before ruling officially. :)
Classic french farm food served in an interesting setting.
Charming as always!
Normandie Farm is a cozy, relaxing place to have a meal. The food is delicious, and there are lots of choices (even for vegetarians). The popovers just out of the oven are still as delicious as ever. The staff was attentive but not overly hovering over us. I would certainly come back again, especially to celebrate a special occasion or even as a "pick-me-up."
Normandie Farms of today is heartbreaking if you know it's history. I hadn't been there in ten years. It doesn't look like a penny has been invested in the building. The hostess/owners wore sweatshirts at the hostess stand!! What?! While you still get your popover, the buffet was a cheap imitation of what used to be high end splendor. With a stale crust on the deviled eggs, there is no way I was trusting raw oysters. If you go regularly, then maybe the slow decline hasn't been noticeable. If you're returning after some time...you will be crestfallen.
Based on the reviews we thought this restaurant would be a no brainer but our experience was very different. The biggest issue was the intense competing noise levels from different music groups. In one section of the restaurant there was loud opera music and in our section there was a Jazz Quartet that was playing too loud for dinner music. It was impossible to have a conversation in what we were expecting to be a relaxing dinner. The food was okay not spectacular as the reviews suggested. Part of the problem could have been the poor environment. The host was clueless on how to control or lessen the noise level. One of the other guests got up and addressed the situation by closing the door leading into our section but the section where the opera music was blaring still had its doors wide open the entire time.
Great place, great staff, great food. Highly recommended.
Reservation went well, everything was on time, our table extra small, my wife was freezing they placed us next to the kitchen entrance, I sat looking to that curtain during my dinner so my wife could get a better view. Food was excelente though as well as service.
I’ve been going to this place for over 20 years and was in shock with the horrible experience. I know that it was a busy day, but man, they where bad. The only decent service we received was from the hostess.
We arrived about 10 min early and where sat with in a few minutes. But where never given menus. We waited for 15 minutes at the table before even being greeted. And that’s after I flagged someone down. Omar, our waiter was kind of cold and really showed no interest in serving us. I had to ask him again for monies and a wine list. I ordered a $35 dollar bottle of wine, that came warm to the table and it shouldn’t have been. We even had to ask them for a chiller. Ordered a lobster bisque that was also cold. Got our food fairly quick from the limited menu, which was odd. We ate our entire meal without even being checked on. I realized half way through the bottle of wine that it was the wrong year, it was a 2017 versus the 2014 we ordered. One of the managers was walking around , but never stopped in to check on us. Anyway, I had to voice my opinion to them about our experience, in which they did comp the wine, but never even apologized. I won’t even go in to details of the rest of the evening at the piano bar.... long story short never again will we go back, which is a shame sine the brunch menu is usually very good. That being said this kind of service appears to be more common these days at any given establishment.
We like this restaurant a lot. The menu and ambience is a bit of a throwback. But it is quite wonderful. The food is especially very very good. the smaller side rooms can be cozy but also can be hot or cold depending upon the weather.
This restaurant exceeded our expectations. It is a traditional American high quality restaurant that has been there in one form or another since the 1930s. The focus is on great classic recipes done exceptionally well. I think it would be hard to go wrong with any choice. We had the clams casino & escargot to start with crab imperial & beef wellington entrees. Each dish was just right, including the large popovers that arrived ahead of the appetizers. We regret waiting so long to check this place out. We will return many times! Great for all occasions.
Love to keep returning! Menu specials are terrific and staff is very helpful knowing the menu well.
Be back soon.
Another great dining experience. Old world ambiance. Able to converse with fellow diners in a regular voice. Food prepared excellently. Can't wait to return.
It’s still the best special occasion restaurant anywhere - have been celebrating there since I was a child.
The food was average, but the service was very poor. The bathrooms are an embarrassment; they are 40 to 50 years old. The bin that was supposed to be used to dispose of the used paper towels was full and guests were obliged to throw the used paper towels on the floor near the bin.
Anthony Bourdain once said that "if the bathrooms in a restaurant are a disaster, the kitchen is likely similar".
Gazpacho came without the listed avocado slices. Chickes was so dry it did not "stay together" when cut.
This is my go to place starting with breakfast and ending with dinner. The popovers are divine. Chef Carey and waiters, Tony and Noel make me feel at home yet treat me like royalty. I brought hundreds of people here and all loved it.
Very accommodating wait staff, great food, amazing popovers.
We went there on a snowy evening, so it was not very busy. We were given a table next to one of the fireplaces, as were most of the guests that evening. The food was great and the staff attentive, but not in the way. Warm popovers were a welcome starter. Our entrees came with grilled vegetables which were crisp and tasty. The flank steak was delicious as well.
This is a great place for special occasions. They have plenty of room for larger groups as well.
The food was pretty good but not the quality you would expect for the price you pay. Individual sodas are 3.50 each-no refills. Very quiet restaurant.
Excellent food and ambiance. Will definitely return!
Normandie Farm is rated 4.1 stars by 1945 OpenTable diners.