Founding Farmers - Tysons
Approximately 30% of the menu includes items inspired by the culinary traditions of Virginia in a modern way. Weekend brunch at Founding Farmers Tysons is BUFFET style, with a wide array of breakfast, lunch, salad, entree, and dessert options.
The restaurant is upscale casual, which welcomes business casual dress, and dress that would be appropriate in a nice restaurant; this includes jeans and athletic wear, and warm-weather clothing, including shorts.
Tuesday-Thursday, 7am – 11pm
Friday, 7am – 12am
Saturday 9am* – 12am
Sunday 9am* – 10pm
*BUFFET BRUNCH- $32/person (no a la carte service_ is served Saturday & Sunday, 9am-2pm)
Every holiday Monday: Buffet Brunch is served 7am-2pm
Went for birthday brunch. I as expecting more bunch selections for the price. I wasn’t sure certain menu item were included in the price of brunch since the waiter offered eggs Benedict which was not on the brunch table. There were also several food items that needed to be refilled so we were unable to try those selections. The quality and taste of the selections I tried were good. Our Waiter was very attentive.
Sunday brunch was delicious! Get a bottle of champagne and glass of OJ instead of individual mimosas
Amazing Sunday brunch! Highly recommend to be able to try a variety of their food. I love that it is self serve and they come around with samples as well. Can't wait to go back!
I was surprised that my GPS did not find this restaurant, but we found it anyway. My son wanted to get together before he returned to Knoxville. This restaurant was on the way and was perfect. The brunch was delightful and convenient for us since he wa on a bit of a time constraint. Our waitress was lovely-attentive, but not overly so. She kept the coffee coming at just the right interval. The food was excellent. It is nice to see such a wide variety of food all well cooked and delicious. Unfortunately it is a bit out of our way for regular attendance but for this special get together it was ideal.
This was my second time and the first time was much better , The first time I went for dinner and this weekend was lunch. The chicken was basically all skin, the greens were all stems, and the serving was very small.
Best place i have ever been. Food is outstanding. solid 9.5
Not the experience I was expecting. I didn’t feel like I got value for the cost of the meal. Our server was great, very patient because we spent so much time talking. But I wasn’t that impressed with the food, especially the spongy shrimp that were being sampled. I’d be interested to in trying out lunch or dinner here. But I won’t be going back for brunch.
Best brunch! Will definitely be going back in the future
My wife raved about their brunch for so long and I mistook the raving as simply her love for brunch. Not until I went with her for brunch on her birthday did I experience how unbelievably different this place is than other restaurants and brunch spots. You pay a hefty price for the brunch buffet, too much money to head here often, but boy do you get top notch food and as much as you want. There is a fairly extensive array of food in the buffet but servers also come around with other dishes to serve you at your request (fried shrimp, deviled eggs, candied bacon popsicles). In addition to this, our waiter mentioned even more food that they could bring out for us. I asked for a chicken pot pie (most delicious ever) and my wife received a short (2) stack of pancakes. I’m sure servers vary but ours was superb. Excellent amount of service and leaving us be. Incredibly professional all aroumd.
Good food. Service was okay. They were pretty busy as usual. Extensive menu with something for everyone.
The food was very good but I could barely converse with the wait staff or my wife...it was way, way too loud. The music needs to be toned down. I will never return there. I would have to say that this was the noisiest restaurant I have ever been in.
The Atmosphere and decor was busy and really fun. The waiter was a little busy, had to wait
to order and to ask for the check. Overall he was very good, just busy.
I have already recommended the restaurant!
Whatever good things I can say about Founding Farmers at Tysons are negated by the incredibly loud noise. It was very difficult to talk and hear above the noise. Very unpleasant experience overall.
Great location and service for a business lunch
There's something for everyone, and if not they can customize. Multiple food allergies was not an issue - still had options. Server (Andre) was awesome, considering he had 3 large parties. Craft drinks/cocktails are hit or miss...ask the server for descriptions. Bacon Lolli's and buttermilk biscuits are on point!
Always consistent! Good food and great service. We had a wonderful time.
Good food, pleasant ambiance and not too loud on a weekday evening. Our wait-person seemed to be pushing us to get done and get out, which was not appreciated given that one of our party had come a long way and wanted to enjoy a leisurely dinner. other than that, overall a fun dining experience.
Service and food were good.
Frustrated that I had to wait 15-20 minutes, as I showed up on time for a pre-arranged reservation.
I had a really great experience, and would definitely recommend it to my friends and family.
I absolutely love Found Farmers. I usually go to the one in Reston. I came here for the first time. We came for the brunch was is absolutely amazing. However I was so disappointed. The service was so so slow. We got the pancakes which arrived right when we were about to leave so say an hour later. The food variety was way less and they didn't even have the donuts for dessert. Not to mention our plates would still be at the table after we came back with more food. Tysons you need to keep up with Reston. I was sooooo disappointed.
We enjoyed everything. 5 out 5 stars.
Food was excellent. The waiter forgot our drink orders, and failed to tell us about items not on the buffet that could be ordered
Love, the food and service! I highly recommend this place for brunch,
Our favorite spot for a Sunday morning brunch. Food is absolutely delicious. You can never go wrong with Founding Farmers.
Tremendous variety in the menu. Very cordial staff
Incredibly loud, very slow service, food was mediocre at best. Paid a lot for one appetizer and two meals and left hungry. Best decision we made was to NOT order a dessert and went to La Madeline's for dessert and it was great
We enjoyed a healthful buffet lunch at the restaurant on Saturday. Although we were unaware of the buffet-only lunch menu on weekends, we did find it satisfying. Our server, as well as other employees, was courteous and attentive. The farm to table options were suitable to vegetarians as well as carnivores!
Great spot for brunch buffet over the weekend. I still like their sister company Farmers Fishers Bakers a little more for brunch buffet but it beats driving through DC for almost the same menu.
Went for the brunch buffet! Didn’t disappoint, lots of options even for the pickiest of eaters. The chick,en, eggs, Mac n cheese, the salads and the bacon! Amazing. Also save room for the dressert bar!
Service was slow and unresponsive. We had to ask three times to have our drinks refilled one time.
My wife and I were very happy with the food, drinks, and service. Noise level was high due to the open layout. We had a reservation (highly recommended) and were seated immediately.
Love this place! The beef tartar bread is incredible. They have a large bar/cocktail selection with in-house made spirits and other fun things.
Food was good with the exception of a very tough chicken sandwich with some parts chewing like leather and requiring a knife to break them down.
As always, the service was very good. Staff was attentive, despite being busy.
The greater issue is the price. Just not interested in spending $30+ for lunch per person w/ food that is fair/good, not exceptional.
It was perfect, a little loud for my MIL to hear but it was great!
Third time was not a charm. Waited 35 minutes after ordering to get our drinks. One of our meals came out wrong TWO times. My food was tasteless.
I will definitely try this place again, but I'll skip the wine and dessert. Final bill was $55 before tip for one person. Service was excellent, and I liked the valet parking. There are lots of items on the menu that sounded really great!
Excellent service and the food was perfect! Bacon dates, ham and fig, Jefferson donut, and bacon balsamic burger were standouts.
The service was excellent and the food was very fresh and tasty. The restaurant has a nice design and is great for birthday or other occasions.
Working lunch by myself. Service was respectful while I was on a conf call
Came here to celebrate my sig other's victory at Ironman Maryland the day before
The people and food RUINED OUR NIGHT.
Waitress had no knowledge of the menu, seemed confused and disorganized. Slow to greet us then slow to bring food and drinks
Halibut Provençal ($37). Minuscule portion cooked to the point of leather, and served covered in raw tomatoes, NOT capers, onions, olives as described. Just god awful.
Salad was ok
Dry aged steak was fair.
GOT MASSIVE ATTITUDE FROM EXTREMELY RUDE MANAGER, who should be fired immediately. Wrong business for this woman to be in.
She explained that they don't always prepare it how it says on the menu! Hahaha. That's just bizarre. Took on a huge attitude, unapologetic.
By the time it came out almost correct, they had ruined my appetite.
The included side vegetables were so unappetizing, it looked like something that washed up on a beach and tasted awful.
We should have known that a restaurant that doesn't offer Tito's is clueless.
Avoid this place at all cost, unless you like condescending and rude service.
Luckily there are numerous other options in the area, why not try Arby's, Taco Bell, or Wendy's, at least you know the food and service is crappy.