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Founding Farmers

12505 Park Potomac Ave, Potomac, MD 20854-6801
+1 301-340-8783
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (83 reviews)
“beignets” (46 reviews)
“biscuits” (47 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
12505 Park Potomac Ave, Potomac, MD 20854-6801
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1 - 10 of 699 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I got a gift card bonus at work so figured it was as good a time as ever to try this place. We had enough on the gift card to try anything we wanted and then some without caring about the price. As far as...More

Thank Harris H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good food, good service, and allergy friendly. Casual atmosphere but food is good quality. Service not rushed. Manager addressed allergy and confirmed what was and what was not safe to eat. Enjoyable evening.

Thank JRMom
Reviewed 4 days ago

I along with 3 friends had brunch this morning. It was my first visit, it came highly recommended. The service was poor, and the chicken and waffles were soggy. If I order coffee, I shouldn't have to ask for cream, if I order waffles/pancakes, you...More

Thank DBowles5
Julie S, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, I am so sincerely sorry to hear about your recent trip to MoCo's Founding Farmers. I totally understand your disappointment with the subpar food. I ASSURE you that this does not match our standards in the slightest. We read each comment and take...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere in the area that had chicken and waffles for dinner. FF did have very good chicken and waffle. The chicken had a very light coating, it was juicy and very tasty. The waffle was very light and airy. The meal...More

Thank Cassundra Ms M
Julie S, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi There, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience- I’m so happy to read how much you enjoyed your recent meal at Founding Farmers MoCo. Providing you with the total package- delicious food, excellent service and comfortable atmosphere- is exactly what we strive...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very good, but service a bit slow; understandable due to Sunday brunch. I would have liked a brunch cocktail, but very pricey; $15! Enjoyed the environment.More

Thank Rebecca I
Julie S, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time to write and share your feedback. While we definitely want to be dependable, we also want to blow you away with flavorful food! In the future if anything can be improved, please do not hesitate to let...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had reservations for brunch this morning at 10 am for two people. We arrived about 10 minutes before and were promptly seated. There was no wait if you did not have reservations, we overheard from another couple in line before us. We were taken...More

Thank Anne J
Julie S, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Anne, I am so sincerely sorry to hear about your recent trip to MoCo's Founding Farmers. I totally understand your disappointment with the neglectful and poor service. I ASSURE you that this does not match our standards in the slightest. We read each...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started with fried green tomatoes and wings both were awesome. Then had the scallops with risotto, the scallops were cooked perfectly and the risotto had a great flavor. My friend had the prime rib dip which was also fabulous. Then we ended with the mousse...More

Thank emb1225
Julie S, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience- I’m so happy to read how much you enjoyed your recent meal at Founding Farmers MoCo. Providing you with the total package- delicious food, excellent service and comfortable atmosphere- is exactly what we strive...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over-hyped restaurant touting fresh farm to table items on the menu but the food is terrible as well as overpriced. The reason why the restaurant gets customers is because people go there for happy hour as there is nothing else in the area.More

Thank AlexaR
Julie S, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there Alexa, I am so sincerely sorry to hear about your recent trip to MoCo's Founding Farmers. I totally understand your disappointment with the subpar food. I ASSURE you that this does not match our standards in the slightest. We read each comment and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The highlight of our family dinner here was the good cocktails, which is slightly sad. I was hoping that my mushroom Reuben would be much better than it was.More

Thank elissa412
Julie S, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time to write and share your feedback. While we definitely want to be dependable, we also want to blow you away with flavorful food! In the future if anything can be improved, please do not hesitate to let...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had doctor visits in the area late AM early PM. Thought we would give FF a go based on the promising reviews. The Cheese Berger was made to order on a scale of 10 we gave it 8; the negative was sad fries (dreges) and...More

Thank Alan N
Julie S, Guest Relations Manager at Founding Farmers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi There, I’m so happy to read how much you enjoyed your recent meal at Founding Farmers MoCo. Providing you with the total package- delicious food and comfortable atmosphere- is exactly what we strive for. I’m delighted this matches your review! We look forward to...More

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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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