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Founding Farmers

1924 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-3607
+1 202-822-8783
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (555 reviews)
“beignets” (324 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
1924 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-3607
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of 10 ate at Founding Farmers upon someone's recommendation. We had a reservation and arrived early to a packed house. We had a short wait, but were seated on time. We ate upstairs, which was very noisy. We were promptly served water and...More

Thank Lou P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lucky to have made reservations! This place was packed during Veteran's Day week and I can see why....best food in town. The wait staff knows how the food and drink are prepared, served and tastes! It was hard to save room for dessert but I...More

Thank SJP4077
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was simply amazing from the corn bread to the fried chicken and waffles for dinner. Service was fast and ama👍

Thank dupuica
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food prepared with care and consideration. No mis-steps, even the carrots were beautiful... I could eat them everyday. And jumping on board with all the other reviewers- don’t miss out on the beignets- so light and fluffy and delicious! I may or may not have...More

Thank MissyBunch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great dinner with colleagues from work. Food was fantastic. Service was good, not quite great, but not bad by any means. They set the bar so high with the food that you expect the service to be just as phenomenal. Going back for...More

Thank Putnik4life
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great dinner here. They were very accommodating to our large group. Food was delicious and staff was attentive. Each of us loved our food which represented quite a wide array of menu selections.

Thank BBos23
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was great! I loved the food. Loved the atmosphere. I got a French dip and a house soda, both where extraordinary!

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must have reservations because they fill up fast. A great farm to table restaurant. As a southerner, I can vouch for the sweet tea too!

1  Thank Casey A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went with couple visiting from Guatemala who were having meetings at the IMF, which is very close to the restaurant. I made the reservation because it was convenient but was very happy I did because all the food was great. We...More

1  Thank Juan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very good. My husband had the Mac n cheese and said it was awesome. I had the crunchy shrimp which was good and the shrimp were huge. The best part was the carrot cake!! The best carrot cake we’ve ever had!!! Service...More

1  Thank youngtravellers99
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Brofinany
17 October 2017|
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Response from Edlewusa | Reviewed this property |
Don't know for sure, but I doubt it. Bacon that good cannot be halal.
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6 September 2017|
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Response from Bigger32 | Reviewed this property |
Cas...wear what you are comfortable with.
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8 May 2017|
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yes, definitely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1924 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-3607
    (20th St. / Pennsylvania Ave. (Foggy Bottom))
  • Public Transportation: There are two Metro stops within 3 blocks of the restaurant, Orange/Blue lines at Farragut West or Foggy Bottom/GWU. The red DC Circulator bus Georgetown/Union Station line stops on Pennsylvania Ave. at 21st street, as well as on K Street and on 19th, all just one block away.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
  • Neighbourhood: Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
  • Phone Number: +1 202-822-8783
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Description
Founding Farmers, the Greenest Restaurant in DC, is owned by the more than 40,000 family farmers of the NDFU, serving American inspired real food and drink with an emphasis and focus on cooking from scratch. While our restaurant is supplied by hundreds of family farms everywhere, that doesn't mean we know every farm, and that doesn't mean we never have to buy product from the traditional (corporate) supply chain, but it does mean we're working hard to direct our purchasing dollars where it aligns with our values. We're serving the best food we can, made from scratch in our kitchens every day. Our innovative, American dishes are made primarily with pure ingredients honoring the farmers and their hard-earned bounty.
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