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Founding Farmers

12505 Park Potomac Ave, Potomac, MD 20854-6801
+1 301-340-8783
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (88 reviews)
“beignets” (51 reviews)
“biscuits” (47 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
12505 Park Potomac Ave, Potomac, MD 20854-6801
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Reviewed yesterday

I'd been looking forward to going to this restaurant for years, but when I finally went, we were disappointed with the food. Pot Roast was not flavorful, felt like something from a freezer-to microwave-meal. My wife commented that the Homemade Pasta was heavy and gooey...More

Thank megamyth
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started coming to FF in Potomac when the DC location because consistently hard to get a reservation or table---DC fills up super fast. Now I actually enjoy the Potomac location more because --while it is also busy--it is more manageable and the food is...More

Thank Angele373
Sadao O, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Angele, Thank you for taking a moment to write in and review Founding Farmers MoCo. I am excited to see your visit with us was worthy of 5 stars! Your kind words and thoughtful review are greatly appreciated. We read all of our reviews...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glad we had reservations because it would have been a 2hr wait. 4 of us seated quickly and service excellent. Food came out fast. 2 of us ordered the $10. eggs, bacon or sausage, biscuit, and leek hash brown potatoes. Very good. I had the...More

Thank HabuSR71
Sadao O, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking a moment to write and review Founding Farmers Moco. While I am thrilled you were able to experience as delicious Easter Brunch accompanied by great service, I am disappointed to read you were unable to try our Uncle Bucks...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third time at this Founding Farmers location and we were not disappointed. The drinks, the appetizers and entrees were all delicious. This time they had a spicy tuna poke over “coleslaw “ (better than regular coleslaw!) and the portion was large enough...More

Thank Ana B
Sadao O, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ana, Thank you for taking a moment to write and review Founding Farmers. To see a thoughtful review like yours is greatly appreciated and I am thrilled your experience was worthy of 5 stars! I too share your sentiments on our Shrimp & Lobster...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent experience at Founding Farmers. The food was unique and it was all delicious. It is a location that caters to people looking to eat at a farm-to-table restaurant and they are owned by a cooperative of farmers in North Dakota, so...More

Thank Susan and Phyl T
Sadao O, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Susan and Phyl, Thank you for taking time out of your day to write and review Founding Farmers. I am beyond happy that your experience with us was worthy of 5 stars! We are proud to be Farmer-Owned and to be able to provide...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was friendly and fast. I ordered a platter which included a piece of fried chicken which was a little dry, a crab cake which was under cooked, hush puppies, corn on the cob and potato salad. Out of all of it, I thought...More

Thank swandive208
Sadao O, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking a moment out of your day to share your feedback on your recent trip to Farmers Fishers Bakers. While I am thrilled you were provided genuine hospitality from our team I am so sorry we dropped the ball on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Promptly seated and asked for drink interest prior to full party arriving. No funny looks when we stayed with ice water. Seafood choice was fine though the glazed carrots were a bit too huge to appreciate. My order of sirloin chili seemed a fair choice...More

Thank pchyland
Sadao O, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking time out of your day to write and review Founding Farmers MoCo. While I am thrilled you were provided genuine service, I can see we dropped the ball for your meal. We always strive to WOW our guests with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast Benedict was perfect. Beer selections OK. Service phenomenal. Ambiance and vibe upbeat and positive. Parking was easy.More

Thank Tom V
Sadao O, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Tom, Thank you for taking time out of your day to write and review Founding Farmers MoCo. I am thrilled you had a wonderful experience! I too share your sentiments on our Benedicts as well. We take great pride in providing the best in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to start with the Uncle Buck’s Beignets with raspberry, chocolate & caramel sauces. They are luscious. Karl and I love this place for brunch on Sunday, but you have to come EARLY or you end up at the bar, which is OKAY..., but...More

Thank Judithpal
Sadao O, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Judith, Thank you for taking time out of your day to write and review Founding Farmers. Wow, your kind words are greatly appreciated! I am delighted to read you and your husband our frequent guests and come often for a Sunday Brunch experience. I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

doing brunch on Saturday noon time, Need reservation to get a quick table, the best seat is near window seat, the food is excellent fresh & perfectly prepared great presentation too , service is excellent event with a full houseMore

Thank Mandy832
Sadao O, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking a moment to share your feedback. We always encourage our guests to make reservations when coming to dine with us however, walk-ins are more than welcome, and we will do our best to accommodate them. I am thrilled to...More

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29 May 2015|
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Response from Joanne M | Reviewed this property |
Not far from Montgomery Mall (five minutes or so) but not right there.
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Response from Bethesdashrink | Reviewed this property |
Mscaper really covered the question. This is a fun ,lively, and healthy place to eat with easy access to 270. Bethesdashrink
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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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
8:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12505 Park Potomac Ave, Potomac, MD 20854-6801
    (Montrose Road West)
  • Public Transportation: Take the Metro Red Line to the Rockville or Bethesda station • Take the Montgomery County Ride On 47 bus to the corner of Seven Locks Rd. and Montrose Rd. • Walk north along Seven Locks Road 0.1 mile to Cadbury Ave. • Turn right, walk 0.2 mile to 12505 Park Potomac Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Potomac
  • Phone Number: +1 301-340-8783
  • E-mail
Description
MoCo's Founding Farmers 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 scratch-cooking. 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. However, it does mean that we are 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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