Founding Farmers - Montgomery County

4.3
10667 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Enjoy our scratch-made, thoughtfully sourced food and drink in our dining room and on our patio. We have breakfast, lunch, dinner, weekend brunch, and weekday happy hour. If you would prefer to stay at home, we have To Go and delivery everyday. Our hot ready-to-eat Founding Farmers favorites are available To Go for breakfast, lunch & dinner, as well as our At Home special seasonal menus, which are started in our kitchens and ready to be finished in yours. We have developed multi-layered systems to provide you with great food, drink, and hospitality and are continuing to adapt our operations to keep all of us as safe as possible. Visit our website to learn more.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Tuna appetizer overpriced for the size of the portion and not that great. Service was just ok - she did the bare minimum. Never checked to ask how each course was. I really don’t like how the bill is presented without any explanation of the restaurant restoration fee that’s added on with no warning. I know as an industry person that you don’t have to pay this however other guests may not know of even notice. Other restaurants that do this explain this to the guest as they present the bill but this is my second time here that you all don’t do this and it’s quite frustrating.

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janec
Washington DC
21 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I’ve variety of the menu. Great waitress.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

My experience was great, the ambiance was great, the server was great, my food choice was ok but my dates food was great. It was cold in there but other than that everything was great and I would recommend anyone to this place

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

My food came out in good timing and the service was great. I was surprised that my side dishes were hardly warm while my main course was hot. They were all on the same plate. Nonetheless, I was pleased with my meal.

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ElizabethA
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was absolutely delicious. Make sure you make reservations in advance. I look forward to going back again.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall1food1service2ambience1

It was freezing in the tent

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StephL
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great food... a bit noisy but it's a popular place.. have been there many times and will go again.

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MichelleN
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2food3service1ambience4

We had brunch on Sunday but had terrible service. Our waiter wasn’t pleasant, helpful, knowledgeable or friendly. If we asked for something he rolled his eyes at us and basically grunted.
There was also plastic in my friends dish which was addressed by the manager. I come here a bit and have never experienced such bad service from the wait staff.

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OpenTable Diner
Mexico City
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best pancakes in town !!!

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CZimmerman
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic experience. Made reservations early to avoid the crowd. Food and service was exceptional. Parking was a breeze.

Founding Farmers - Montgomery County
Responded 2 days ago

So glad you had such a great dining experience! Look forward to seeing you again soon! -Jessica

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vipMe5127
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience3

It was cold in the tent by the time we
Were ready fir dessert.

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vipTerre
Washington DC
42 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server, Jose, was great.

Founding Farmers - Montgomery County
Responded 2 days ago

Fantastic! Thank you so much for those kind words! I will definitely pass this along! -Jessica

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Leslie
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food1service1ambience5

The food was DISGUSTING! I was soooo disappointed. I had heard so many great things I decided to try it out on restaurant week. I didn’t actually didn’t partake in the restaurant week menu. My sister had the shore style fest and I had a dish from the brunch menu. Our food came out cold. The water had particles floating inside. It was just an underwhelming experience. I will never be back not even if some treating me to a free meal.

Founding Farmers - Montgomery County
Responded 2 days ago

I am very sorry for the disappointing outcome to your visit this time. I would love the chance to touch base and hopefully turn this around! Please email me at hospitality@frg.farm with a copy of your review, date dined & location. Thank you and we appreciate you alerting us to this. -Jessica

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Visit was for my mother birthday brunch. New to the area and selected this restaurant due to the great reviews and photos. I ordered a southern chicken meal with Mac and cheese and sweet baked potato(which needed to be cooked a little longer). My mother ordered the create your own breakfast; grits(gritty), chicken( when it was hot it was good, but wanting to eat it later wasn't worth it), eggs, and biscuit(was to hard). My sister ordered the French toast w/ vanilla filling(the breading was thick and not enough filling). Service was good, the atmosphere was great, and the beverages were cool.

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Adrienne
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience4

I would recommend this place at a good place to eat. The only problem we had was with our server who wasn’t very attentive for our needs. Overall I would give this place 5 stars if we had better service!

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CAAS
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food1service2ambience4

Breakfast menu (besides the beignets) was pretty terrible. Everything lacked flavor and the grits looked and tasted horrible.

Founding Farmers - Montgomery County
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. I'd love the chance to turn around our mistakes this time. Please email me: hospitality@frg.farm with a copy of your review, date dined and location. Thank you for alerting us to this and hopefully giving us a chance to connect and make this right. -Jessica

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vipKate
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We appreciated that there was plenty of space between dining parties. It felt like a safe arrangement.

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DannyH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was amazing, staff was attentive. Highly recommend FF for anyone wanting a great meal and friendly service.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food. The plank salmon was amazing

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2022
Overall2food2service1ambience2

Food is usually really good (note that we’ve only ever ordered to go other than today) but today it was really subpar. I had to unfortunately send a dish back because it was burnt. I was surprised it even left the kitchen. Our server was nice at first but soon seemed like she was irritated and never came to check up on how we were doing or came to refill drinks. The only thing I can think of that might have annoyed her about us is that we were waiting on a fourth to join us but we ordered drinks and an appetizer in the meantime. It could’ve been other tables that got under her skin but it’s unfortunate that we experienced the backlash from it. Don’t think I’ll be dining here again. 🤷🏻‍♀️

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The egg scrambles were delicious and adding cheese to the grits made them extra tasty.

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Josie
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2022
Overall2food2service1ambience4

Overpriced, overrated. Server couldn't be bothered with us.

Founding Farmers - Montgomery County
Responded 7 days ago

Thank you for your review and I am so sorry for lack of accommodation displayed by our service team. I am also sorry the food ordered failed to fit the bill, and all in all, you were disappointed with your experience. It is sad to say we failed at our first impression, and I'd love the chance to turn this around! Please email me: Hospitality@FRG.Farm with a copy of your review, date dined and location. -Xenia

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was helpful and courteous! The food was amazing and fresh! I had the Crazy Corn Salad, totally recommend it to anyone!

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mmmullaney
New England
6 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2022
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Our waiter was very attentive. The devilish eggs were delicious. The Mac and cheese was also very good. The prime rib was flavorful but not the best cut of meat and was very hard to cut up. Drinks were delish!

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DanielS
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2022
Overall4food5service4ambience2

Everything was very good except we got seated beside the busboy station. Since I had a reservation, I expected better seating (there was a booth open). The busboy interrupted our conversation a few times thinking we were talking to him.

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AkeaW
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed it. Scallops and yankee pot roast were amazing

Founding Farmers - Montgomery County
Responded on January 14, 2022

Great! Hope you will return soon! -Tiffany

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vipPRawlins
Washington DC
67 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great lunch and great service. It was cold out so we went with warm dishes. Server recommendations didn’t disappoint. The enchiladas and street corn and the shrimp and grits were a hit. Yum.

Founding Farmers - Montgomery County
Responded on January 15, 2022

Thank you so much for dining with us! Please come back soon! -Jessica

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HarleyM
Washington DC
13 reviews