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Founding Farmers

Founding Farmers

New American Restaurant, Breakfast Spot, and American Restaurant$$$$
George Washington University, Washington
734 Tips and reviews
  • Southern food
  • chicken & waffles
  • cocktails
  • lively
  • cornbread
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  • Clive M.
    Clive McNabb4 days ago
    The place is really too busy - the wait was long but the food was good - not sure if on balance it was worth it...
  • Tom M.
    Tom Maxwell2 weeks ago
    Try the Impossible Burger!
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Joe B.
    Joe Becht2 weeks ago
    One of the best restaurants in the country. The pot roast is outstanding!
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Julia G.
    Julia Glebova3 weeks ago
    Great steaks and ribs
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Colette M.
    Colette McAfee3 weeks ago
    Cucumber cocktail was delicious. Got the mousse for two for dessert and was very large, but very good. Liked the fried green tomatoes and devilish eggs.
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Rashid A.
    Delicious french toast 👍🏻
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Tomás P.
    Best restaurant in DC. Great food. If you don’t want to wait for table you can just sit by the bar (first come first served). Had a great time there and the bar man was really nice.
  • Tania P.
    Tania PlateroOctober 11
    Delicious Benedict Tomato Florentine and macchiato! Superb service! 😋
  • Rayan
    RayanOctober 10
    The stuffed French toast is something else ❤️❤️ the coffee is really good,, chicken on waffle is different but ok.
  • Lamia F.
    Lamia FwOctober 6
    Great location where many professional communities can meet in one place. For me, I think that fired chicken& waffle was the winner.
  • Alejandro L.
    Excellent american breakfast
  • Filbert W.
    Filbert WSeptember 12
    The carrot cake is very good but huge! Triple layers—share w 2-3. The vanilla bean ice cream eclipses the cake.
  • Filbert W.
    Filbert WSeptember 12
    Try the pickled potato salad for a side, vinegar based. No mayo, yay!
  • Max
    MaxAugust 27
    For fancy pants. Huge selection of alcohol... all kind. Just ask your drink as you wish. Good food made of fresh local ingredients. All meal made from scratch daily. Kids friendly.
  • Richard R.
    Great selection of typical dishes with very good prices. Dinning room looks great and staff is very friendly.
    Upvoted 1 week ago
  • Shaina P.
    Absolutely amazing cocktail, bread appetizer, and mushroom risotto dinner! Lives up to its reputation forsure
  • David L.
    Bacon lollipops and lots of good drinks
  • Kerstin D.
    Definitely reserve a table in advance. The cocktails are absolutely amazing.
  • Dave W.
    The cedar plank salmon is amazing. Really subtle flavors, great sides, highly recommended.
  • Meshari A.
    Beef ribs are AMAZING...melt in ur mouth 😍
  • Amy C.
    Amazing burgers and cocktails. My favorite restaurant in DC!
  • Michelle P.
    Superb chicken and waffles! Service was fast, yet courteous. Food is fresh and hot. This will be our go-to spot!
  • Michelle P.
    Superb chicken and waffles! Service was fast, yet courteous and food was fresh and hot. This will be our go to spot!
  • Alex M.
    Stuffed Bananas foster French toast! Out of this world!!!! Filling! Chicken and waffles also!!! Def recommend!
  • John G.
    Pretty much everything from comfort food to new creations - just let go and explore. The vibe is great and chances are you will look forward to your next visit.
  • Flavio C.
    Had the Salted Crusted Prime Rib and it was amazing. The Red Velvet Cake for dessert was worth it. Best food I had in a long time!
  • Jack S.
    Cocktails, fried chicken, mac and cheese
  • Mahammatt B.
    The sirloin steak with Cabbage, kale, and pears is a great meal. The steak melts off the bone.
  • Pam R.
    Pam RApril 21
    Allergy friendly! No problem finding a couple things that work without gluten/corn/dairy
  • Amy
    AmyApril 17
    Cornbread ! Honey salted butter will make your heart "melt" 😂❤ its like eating dessert first!
  • Trond E.
    Trond EngerApril 17
    Good cocktails and alot of people.
  • Nayef B.
    Excellent home style breakfast
  • Майя Б.
    Very delicious authentic food, mmm))
  • Reagan B.
    If you want real stuffed French Toast, go to Eva's Bakery in Salt Lake City. I know it sounds random, but it has the best French toast I've ever had, even better than my favorite NYC brunch spots.
  • William G.
    William GunnMarch 10
    High volume, but food is still decent. You won't impress anyone taking them here.
  • Simon B.
    Great French toast and peppered bacon
  • Carla W.
    Carla W.March 3
    Stuffed French toast was soooo good !
  • Christina S.
    The skillet cornbread with sea salted honey butter was a perfect appetizer!
  • Briana B.
    Briana BaileyFebruary 25
    Great food but bad wait staff. Was difficult to get our waiter's attention, he often forgot about us when he said he would bring us something. We were served food with no utensils.
  • Bilawal H.
    Bilawal HameedFebruary 22
    I'd highly recommend the Chicken & Waffles with Mac & Cheese and Sweet Potato. The corn bread is also amazing. You should come here if you're looking for superb food, though it is slightly pricey.
    Upvoted Sep 3
  • Adam L.
    Adam LangdonFebruary 19
    The food here is great. Awesome hash browns and steak and eggs. But the home made beignets are where it's at. Incredible!
  • Hailey C.
    Hailey CaldwellFebruary 10
    Chicken and waffles. That is all.
  • Brendon G.
    Brendon GouveiaJanuary 29
    The chicken and waffles here are amazing
  • Thomas C.
    Thomas CraenenJanuary 25
    Throughout the entire dinner the noise level was quite disturbing. I enjoyed the apple mac&cheese. However the pork chops my girlfriend ordered tasted very bitter and were quite unpleasant to eat.
  • Murad G.
    Creative menu, well-prepared and tasty food...Reservation is a must, otherwise you will wait forever.
  • Stephanie D.
    DC staple, good cocktails and southern comfort foods
  • Jae W.
    Jae WatkinsJanuary 13
    Brunch! Good food at a good price
  • Heidy H.
    Ordered the farmers salad and te mushrooms risotto, loved it!
  • Janelle G.
    Janelle GreeneDecember 31, 2016
    That steak and eggs is what you need. Flawless breakfast steak (medium rare) and creamy potatoes with a *nice* crust. Pillowy eggs.....mmmmm
  • Donald J.
    Donald JamesDecember 3, 2016
    Great place to eat. Crowded, but you are solo, just find an empty seat at the bar and order.
  • Ed D.
    Ed DennisNovember 30, 2016
    I love everything I have tried here. Fun, fresh and great flavors.
  • Alex A.
    Alex AbosseinNovember 22, 2016
    Service was GREAT, Try the specials! New and delicious ones every week!
  • Renata l.
    Renata lNovember 17, 2016
    Very good but very busy and crowded. make a reservation at least one month ahead for weekend hours
  • Sophia H.
    Sophia HOctober 30, 2016
    Good chicken-and-waffles and sausage-mushroom-spinach pan scramble
  • DreMichelin M.
    DreMichelin ManOctober 28, 2016
    The chicken & waffles are just heavenly!!! I was sing aloud while I was chewing, "heaven, must be like this/ must be liiiiiike this". I loved it!
  • Theo H.
    Theo HollerbachOctober 21, 2016
    Phosphates and ginger ale
  • Lewin H.
    Lewin Higgins-GreenOctober 17, 2016
  • Adriana
    AdrianaOctober 9, 2016
    Chicken with waffles and stuffed french toast (banana foster - sublime!)
  • Rehaf O.
    Rehaf OmairOctober 2, 2016
    Service is terrible and very slow plus the waiting time to get a table is two hours 😡
  • Chelsea C.
    Chelsea CraneSeptember 29, 2016
    Frick yes, a college students heaven
  • Tata H.
    Tata HanSeptember 27, 2016
    New York sour
  • Louis K.
    Louis KliegerSeptember 26, 2016
    Chicken and waffles. The breakfast version has boneless chicken with a whole waffle, while the dinner has bone-in chicken and half a waffle.
  • Daniel G.
    Daniel GoltzSeptember 22, 2016
    Wifi pass: Founders
  • Meric A.
    Meric AkkanSeptember 20, 2016
    Great cocktails, get one. Bacon wrapped dates are heavenly.
  • Karin S.
    Karin SchmitSeptember 18, 2016
    Really good egg benedict but very crowded. Make sure to book a table earlier on the weekends.
  • Zein S.
    Zein SamerSeptember 7, 2016
    Was really excited to visit however I was put down. The food needed seasoning, the waiter was rude & nothing special!
  • Saïd A.
    Saïd AbediSeptember 3, 2016
    Food was great, seevants were great, everything was made home.
  • Kim J.
    Kim JohnsonAugust 27, 2016
    Founding Farmers is a great place! Just make sure to make a reservation otherwise you will always wait!
  • Shadi J.
    Shadi JanaanAugust 22, 2016
    The reviews here strongly recommended the strawberries cream stuffed French toast, but I beg to differ! It was too sweet for my taste,and I've had better stuffed French toasts elsewhere!
  • Evan C.
    Evan ChenAugust 3, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Great spot for brunch! I highly recommend RSVP beforehand since there is always a line. I highly recommend the chicken & waffles! But you can't go wrong with other items on the menu.
  • Matt
    MattAugust 2, 2016
    Don't go to this place. You've been warned.
  • Mohammed G.
    Mohammed GhaithJuly 30, 2016
    Don't you dare miss the scrambled eggs with Gravy, Waffles and Fried Chicken! The Red Velvet Pancake was good
  • Angie H.
    Angie HwangJuly 10, 2016
    Definitely RSVP beforehand or expect to wait in line for a very long time. Got the breakfast chicken and waffles, chicken was flavorful, waffle was light and crispy. Service could've been better.
  • Cynthia B.
    Cynthia B.July 9, 2016
    They serve full menu at the bar. The french press coffee is great with the beignets.
  • Tyler C.
    Tyler ChartierJuly 8, 2016
    Bread appetizers 👌🏼
  • Christopher P.
    Christopher PopovJuly 6, 2016
    Dank Chicken and Waffles with wonderful pairings of mac and cheese and white gravy. The bacon wrapped dates are a must as well as the beignets. This place reeks of culture that we all desire.
  • Nelly
    NellyJune 20, 2016
    Really nice place. Loved the chicken and waffles.
  • Barry E.
    Barry EichenbaumJune 19, 2016
    Great fresh and tasty menu.
  • Eman A.
    Eman A.June 18, 2016
    By far I would consider it one of the best breakfast and brunch location in DC😍😍 but try to make a reservation before you come because it can be crowded during the holidays.
  • Ray H.
    Ray HartjenJune 18, 2016
    Forget the famous zero star review. Good food, enough of it, and not that expensive. Mac 'n Cheese is good, as are the grits. Expect a crowd. Consider a reservation.
  • Antipologirl
    AntipologirlJune 11, 2016
    The Brie bread with Apple was really good. We tried the farmhouse platter. The corn and ribs were very good.
  • Isa L.
    Isa LaraMay 30, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    "We don't sit incomplete parties" is a really stupid policy, particularly when it's a party of TWO.
  • Leandro L.
    Leandro LageraMay 28, 2016
    Over hyped. Food was good but service is a mess because of too many people. Inconsistencies abound.
  • Brian
    BrianMay 27, 2016
    Great friendly service. Awesome waffles, and excellent oatmeal
  • Mayank M.
    Mayank MahajanMay 26, 2016
    Chicken and waffles are so good. Also the cornbread is $5, a huge portion, and has actual corn kernels in it, how awesome is that. Mac and cheese side was meh tho.
  • Reagan B.
    Reagan BarbosaMay 18, 2016
    Everyone is raving about the stuffed French Toast, but it's the worst I've ever had. It's hardly stuffed at all, it has less stuffing than a Twinkie. I'll give it one more try for dinner.
  • Kristina P.
    Kristina ParkMay 17, 2016
    Corn bread is a muuuust.
  • Bayan Q.
    Bayan QadriMay 12, 2016
    Consistently great breakfast... Their stuffed french toast = heaven ❤️
  • Astrid
    AstridApril 30, 2016
    The Bacon Lollies are fantastic!
  • Georgi G.
    Georgi GeorgievApril 29, 2016
    One of my favorite restaurants! Food taste so natural!!!
  • John A.
    John AmschlerApril 22, 2016
    The corn bread is excellent!
  • Nahla A.
    Nahla AlabdanApril 21, 2016
    Chicken with waffle 👌🏼
  • JH 3.
    JH 3April 20, 2016
    Short ribs, great sides. Sat with group and sampled. All is great
  • natalie k.
    natalie kayApril 18, 2016
    Really good starters— bacon lollipops and cornbread. Homemade sodas. Excellent pot pie.
  • Max W.
    Max WennekerApril 18, 2016
    All the corn breads are incredible
  • Stephanie N.
    Stephanie NicoleApril 17, 2016
    Bloody Mary was one of the best combinations of spices I've ever had and the strawberries and cream stuffed French toast was to die for! To top it off they were so accommodating for a large group! ❤️
  • Lissa S.
    Lissa SpomerApril 16, 2016
    Great cocktails
  • Jennifer W.
    Jennifer WuApril 11, 2016
    Rather than wait over an hour for seating, try the open bar - first come, first serve! You can order from the menu there too! Can't go wrong w/ the Eggs Benedict or the chicken waffles + Mac & cheese.
  • Lizzie H.
    Lizzie HatfieldMarch 30, 2016
    Everything here is made from scratch, even the alcoholic bitters! Try the corn bread for $6. Reserve a table to avoid an hour and a half wait.
  • Brisy Z.
    Brisy ZhongMarch 26, 2016
    chicken and wafle is a must! and banana with peanut butter on bread is soooo yummy its a shared appetizer.
  • Jenny K.
    Jenny KMarch 24, 2016
    Brie and apple flatbread was delicious. Sweet and savory and crunchy. Yum!
  • Jenny K.
    Jenny KMarch 24, 2016
    Definitely make a reservation! This place is jam packed and super popular.
  • Jeff J.
    Jeff JenkinsMarch 24, 2016
    Get the platter, a bit of everything!
  • Kayla J. E.
    Kayla J. EilerMarch 22, 2016
    Had the dark&stormy and the the avocado bacon burger. Amazing!! I was only in the city for a few hours and the experience was wonderful, service was quick, and the wait staff was amazing! Thanks you!
  • Srujana R.
    Srujana RaoMarch 21, 2016
    Fried green tomatoes 👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼
  • Kurt H.
    Kurt HaaMarch 15, 2016
    It is Ok. They have a good cuisine concept, but the food is not outstanding, and they serve large portions. Ideal place for suburban families, tourists and hungry students
  • Daniel B.
    Daniel BairdMarch 11, 2016
    Try the Seasonal Chili - #nom definitely not a chili cookoff purist chili, bit it's very good. (via @Foodspotting)
  • Nathaniel S.
    Nathaniel SlighMarch 11, 2016
    Make a reservation and arrive ON TIME! This place is ALWAYS packed. We waited 15 minutes even with a reservation.
  • paddy r.
    paddy roeMarch 11, 2016
    chicken waffles amazing
  • Jessica P.
    Jessica PlacenciaMarch 3, 2016
  • Mark G.
    Mark GraciaFebruary 23, 2016
    Awesome filet and really creative whiskey drinks.
  • Eva d.
    Eva d'AmbrosioFebruary 19, 2016
    Best mussels of my life.
  • Christian L.
    Christian LagardeFebruary 16, 2016
    Chicken and Waffles!
  • Kasia K.
    Kasia KFebruary 9, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    fantastic food and cocktails! We had chicken pot pie, crab cakes, everything was super delicious. For cocktails, The Clementine, Organic Cucumber Delight and Islay Swizzler were all so cool!
  • Kelly C.
    Kelly ChaeFebruary 8, 2016
    Steak and enchilada with ale are great combination! Fresh veggie/ingredients never fail!
  • KristiaMarie P.
    Add a side of maple glazed black pepper bacon to anything you order! And make room for Beignets, their house-made raspberry sauce is boss!
  • Bill M.
    Bill MichaelsFebruary 6, 2016
    Highly recommended for its quality and choice of menu ! Great location and people watching during lunch time !
  • Sukari B.
    Sukari BrownFebruary 6, 2016
    The food was OKAY. The chicken was very salty. Loved the cornbread though !
  • Allison A.
    Allison AbbottFebruary 5, 2016
    Went for dinner, and not really sure what the hype is all about. The chicken and waffles was huge but tasted pretty run-of-the-mill, along with the cornbread and the veggie/bacon pasta my friend got
  • Yaoge W.
    Yaoge WangFebruary 2, 2016
    Great place for brunch!
  • Martin S.
    Martin SlusarzFebruary 1, 2016
    Excellent healthy menu with a wide range of choices. All very tasty! Go early; it gets packed!
  • Moritz B.
    Moritz B.February 1, 2016
    Brunch was honestly a little disappointing. Not bad, but what's the point of carrot cake pancakes that taste like regular ones?
  • Alexey S.
    Alexey SimushkinJanuary 30, 2016
    Crab Benedict is amazing. Take coffee in french press.
  • Christopher M.
    Christopher MinakowskiJanuary 23, 2016
    Garlic and black pepper chicken wings 👍🏼
  • Zach H.
    Zach HedrickJanuary 22, 2016
    Just an all around unbelievable place. Any and I mean ANY appetizer you choose won't disappoint. Lobster Mac & Cheese and the salmon are to die for. Incredible drinks as well. Don't miss this place!
  • Aaron W.
    Aaron WertliebJanuary 19, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    The original. The Best
  • ⚡️ Shaun T.
    ⚡️ Shaun TollertonJanuary 18, 2016
    Uncle Buck's Beignets were jaw-droppingly good. A perfect dessert to share. 😍
  • shams a.
    shams alsabyJanuary 17, 2016
    The worst experience I've ever had. A gave it four chances to see why people are crazy about it, but i couldn't see anything! Horrible service, less than average food, will never go back!!
  • Jason
    JasonJanuary 16, 2016
    I had the prime rib. It was a nice cut with not too much fat. Gravy was salty, the horse radish wasn't too strong.
  • Yuval Z.
    Yuval ZukermanJanuary 13, 2016
    Tuna Poke salad is phenomenal. Lager and ipa are both excellent.
  • NikNak B.
    NikNak BarJanuary 11, 2016
    We really enjoyed our large family dinner at founding farmers. The food was great, the portions were large and the staff was friendly. The fried green tomatoes are delicious!!
  • Logan K.
    Logan KerrJanuary 11, 2016
    Cocktails are fantastic. Try the eggs Benedict.
  • Daniel C.
    Daniel Copeland-BlochJanuary 6, 2016
    I thought the chicken pot pie was amazing! It did not have the typical pie crust though. It was more like a stew with a biscuit. I would definitely order this dish again.
  • Sam H.
    Sam HDecember 27, 2015
    The best brunch EVER. Corn bread(smother it in butter please), chicken and waffles, toast with marshmallow spread and peanut butter, bacon lollies, literally any cocktail and your life is complete
  • Cat L.
    Cat LoDecember 27, 2015
    breakfast is great!!!
  • Jelmer L.
    Jelmer LaksDecember 26, 2015
    Good prices for good food and great service. Get the cucumber cocktail and start off with the corn bread with hand made butter and honey. Make sure to reserve a seat because it is always busy!
  • Allison C.
    Allison ColganDecember 24, 2015
    I went here for the first time while down visiting my sister. The food is fantastic but the service is slow.We ordered drinks well before our appetizers and the food came out before the drinks.
  • Fei
    FeiDecember 24, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Gotta try the corn bread!
  • Ingvild M.
    Ingvild M. PlosivDecember 14, 2015
    Book table in advance - really busy!
  • Jennifer F.
    Jennifer FinnDecember 14, 2015
    Stuffed french toast
  • Justin M.
    Justin MechamDecember 4, 2015
    Don't miss the bacon lollies!
  • diana k.
    diana kimNovember 30, 2015
    Get the beignets!
  • Rosie H.
    Rosie HendersonNovember 23, 2015
    For brunch, the beigents are a must.
  • Carlos N.
    Carlos NovoaNovember 22, 2015
    Goooood foood
  • Maggie M.
    Maggie MacGNovember 22, 2015
    This place is very good but the food is very heavy... felt like I was going to pass out when I left brunch. Truly only a special occasion spot.
  • Turki Y.
    Turki YNovember 20, 2015
    Try their wings
  • Mike L.
    Mike LanzilloNovember 19, 2015
    Everything we ordered. Wings FTW
  • Allison K.
    Allison KasicNovember 17, 2015
    Outstanding: butternut squash ravioli, corn bread, fried green tomatoes, chicken and waffles, and cocktails. Go to town.
  • Roly T.
    Roly TorresNovember 16, 2015
    Overshadowed by all the other amazing starter, but for $3, the BBQ spiced peanuts are incredible!
  • Dmytro L.
    Dmytro LesNovember 15, 2015
    WiFi password: "Founders"
  • steve g.
    steve gaswirthNovember 3, 2015
    Filet mignonette, bacon lollipops, vegetables
  • Kathleen C.
    Kathleen CorlessNovember 2, 2015
    Solid food, great cocktails
  • JH H.
    JH H-DOctober 31, 2015
    The hype is legit!! The stuffed French toast is on point!!!!
  • Jen F.
    Jen FryOctober 24, 2015
    Service staff are extremely flakey.
  • Delores W.
    Delores WilliamsOctober 22, 2015
    Have the chicken and waffles.
  • Anthony H.
    Anthony HippOctober 20, 2015
    Meatloaf! Pure comfort
  • Norie W.
    Norie WrightOctober 13, 2015
    Good locally sourced food. I like the bacon lollipops that come around late summer.
  • Marwan M.
    Marwan MzOctober 10, 2015
    Always busy and there is a waiting line "for sure". However, it's worth going there. Also, please try thier French toast that filled with cream and ask for tow over hard eggs. It will make your day 😀
  • Paula F.
    Paula FreireOctober 5, 2015
    The place is nice and crowded. Ask to seat at the bar and your waiting time will be cut in a half.
  • Joshua H.
    Joshua HigginsOctober 3, 2015
    The cornbread is the best.
  • Ed
    EdOctober 2, 2015
    Outstanding chicken pot-pie!
  • Loni F.
    Loni FrenchOctober 1, 2015
    Great food and outstanding service. Be sure to make a reservation!
  • Becca C.
    Becca CardonaSeptember 26, 2015
    Amazing!!! Definitely order the bacon lollis! Cocktails are outstanding too!
  • Mandy S.
    Mandy SchillSeptember 25, 2015
    Great food. Make reservations if you want to get in faster; especially weekend evenings though we only waited 40min on a Saturday without reservation.
  • Vicky M.
    Vicky MagginasSeptember 23, 2015
    This place is amazing!!! The entrees are huge!
  • Giselle V.
    Giselle ValdezSeptember 15, 2015
    Start off with one of "the breads". Big portion so it can be shared and bursting with flavor.
  • kannan s.
    kannan sekarSeptember 6, 2015
    The French toast tastes so different and great.. #musthave
  • Kathryn L.
    Kathryn LindsaySeptember 3, 2015
    The Reuben is tasty!
  • Connie H.
    Connie HaroAugust 27, 2015
    Pan potatoes and corn bread were really good. Iced tea was refreshing! Rotisserie chicken was slightly undercooked and lacked any real flavor.
  • Wael J.
    Wael JariAugust 25, 2015
    Cornbreadddddd 😍😍😍
  • Paolo B.
    Paolo BaroneAugust 25, 2015
    Chicken and waffles were excellent and the candied bacon lollies to die for!
  • Samuel M.
    Samuel MingoAugust 25, 2015
    Chicken and waffles with fresh scrambled eggs! Surprisingly delicious syrup!
  • Morgan P.
    Morgan PolotanAugust 22, 2015
    Best restaurant on the waterfront. Massive portions. Get the grilled cheese.
  • M B.
    M BrownAugust 21, 2015
    The Blue Ribbon Apple Pie is off the chain
  • Sonja S.
    Sonja StrongarmAugust 18, 2015
    Deliciously-seasoned chicken with fluffy waffles!
  • Burcu Ö.
    Burcu ÖzgünAugust 16, 2015
    The constitution and the farm daisy
  • Faris A.
    Faris AltorkiAugust 13, 2015
    Don't miss the Red Velvet Pancake👍🏼👍🏼
  • Annie O.
    Annie OemichenAugust 2, 2015
    Goat cheese ravioli is divine. Try the Manhattan soda for a non-alcoholic drink with a twist! Corn bread is also excellent.
  • Rhiannon N.
    Rhiannon NAugust 2, 2015
    Chicken and waffles is amazing - no bones to pick and waffles are light and fluffy. The prosciutto bread is also fantastic, as are the drinks.
  • Anna K.
    Anna KathrinAugust 1, 2015
    Try the corn bread skillet and the chocolate mousse for two! Delish!!!
  • Shamil S.
    Shamil ShalwaniAugust 1, 2015
    Goat cheese burger is orgasmic!
  • Tom L.
    Tom LowenthalJuly 30, 2015
    Beignets are to die for.
  • Ioanna K.
    Ioanna KotsopoulouJuly 29, 2015
    Really nice American style food!!
  • Leanne A.
    Leanne AlyssaJuly 28, 2015
    Great avocado and roasted vegetable sandwich. Didn't care for the mint watermelon though. The salt made it taste gross
  • Emily
    EmilyJuly 28, 2015
    Loved a cocktail called "the constitution" on the menu. Gin, blueberries, lemon, ginger, some seltzer. Tasty! Also, love fried green tomatoes. Great bar.
  • Ravi B.
    Ravi BatraJuly 24, 2015
    Fried chicken salad, the constitution, beignets
  • Anna K.
    Anna KathrinJuly 17, 2015
    I just love the cornbread! It's a must!
  • DC Dining Adventures
    Look no further than the Avocado Bacon Burger!
  • DC Dining Adventures
    Get the beignets! They're light, fluffy, and moist and you're going to want to order more!
  • DC Dining Adventures
    If you're here for brunch, definitely get the delicious and spicy Bloody Mary.
  • Joshua F.
    Joshua FernandesJuly 7, 2015
    I had the bacon cuts and it was really good nice and thick
  • Rachel B.
    Rachel BindelJuly 6, 2015
    Love it! Atmosphere. Food. Drinks. People
  • Kevin A.
    Kevin ArtsJune 28, 2015
    The salt-crust prime rib is suuuper flavorful.
  • Ella R.
    Ella RobertsJune 28, 2015
    the food is great! the service, not so much
  • Dream
    DreamJune 26, 2015
    Great place. Great food.
  • Robb L.
    Robb LichJune 20, 2015
    Get the Farmer's Salad and the outstanding Shrimp and Grits!
  • HashtagNYU
    HashtagNYUJune 19, 2015
    Be prepared for big portions! Read more
  • Lisa
    LisaJune 17, 2015
    I like the shrimp and grits better than the chicken and waffle. Also Farmer John is a good drink
  • Willem V.
    Willem Van LanckerJune 15, 2015
    Overrated for what it is. Not worth the wait.
  • Laura G A.
    Laura G AdamsJune 13, 2015
    All I can say is bacon-wrapped dates and bacon sticks. Wow!
  • Ernie and Dora H.
    After several tries, we finally got in! Ernie & Dora Hiers, Fiction Faith & Foodies Blog Read more
  • henry c.
    henry casteloJune 2, 2015
    Good starters. Need to see this place in Miami FL
  • K*Mac
    K*MacMay 30, 2015
    This place is definitely worth the hype!! Get the fried green tomatoes- they are perfectly crispy. The cocktails are also delicious.
  • Arwa
    ArwaMay 29, 2015
    Best place for breakfast and brunch. Don't miss the strawberry and cream stuffed french toast. No way on earth you will taste such a great one but in this place.
  • Farrah A.
    Farrah AlSebaiheenMay 27, 2015
    The food here looks as good as it looks!👌🏽
  • Anna S.
    Anna SellemMay 18, 2015
    The best eggs benedict with crab you will ever eat. Period.
  • Anthony G.
    Anthony GomezMay 12, 2015
    Amazingly affordable. Quality is above par, great ambiance, friendly service. Food is fantastic for breakfast, lunch or dinner!
  • Tim F.
    Tim FMay 10, 2015
    Great breakfast menu with decent (for DC) prices. Breakfast chicken & waffles were great. No alcohol before 10 on Sundays in DC so we couldn't sample their brunch drinks.
  • JP P.
    JP ParkMay 9, 2015
    Top 3 brunches I've ever had anywhere: chicken & waffles, stuffed French toast, and great mimosas
  • Roll C.
    Roll CMay 5, 2015
    Breakfast? Look no further than the hot pastrami poached egg hash and make sure your significant other orders the chicken and waffles and your gold.
  • Jeffrey G.
    Jeffrey GlueckMay 3, 2015
    Sustainable food of all kinds
  • Jeffrey G.
    Jeffrey GlueckMay 3, 2015
    The maple pepper bacon is mouthwatering. Crab Benedict yummy too
  • Kat J.
    Kat JonesApril 29, 2015
    Make a reservation!
  • Kevin K.
    Kevin KissingerApril 26, 2015
    Tasty comfort food and drinks. Good for both small and large groups. Fried green tomatoes, mac & cheese, chicken & waffles, etc.
  • Matthew A.
    Matthew AnthonyApril 25, 2015
    Chicken and waffles and stuffed cinnamon maple syrup French toast were superb. Really. Great service.
  • Ari T.
    Ari TaherzadehApril 25, 2015
    Mimosas. Yum.
  • sorlavit n.
    this is wonderful and very cool !
  • adam s.
    adam shaneApril 21, 2015
    Crab Benny with Leek Hash Browns. Yummy!
  • DenDo A.
    DenDo Al-OgaielApril 18, 2015
    The Donuts is sooooo yummy !! Order it early cuz it's gonna take long time to prepare !! And don't miss the corn bread </3
  • Mary W.
    Mary W.April 17, 2015
    Waffles are bae, they are like fluffy clouds of heaven! You have to get the lemon diver scallops, the sauce is to die for!!!
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenApril 15, 2015
    Easily some of the best fried green tomatoes I've ever had, hands down
  • Sean N.
    Sean NickleyApril 12, 2015
    Unbelievable cuisine
  • Lori L.
    Lori LorenzoApril 11, 2015
    Always make a reservation. Try a mixed drink, they make their own juices and sodas so everything is super fresh. And don't forget to leave room for dessert.
  • Caitlin D.
    Caitlin DickerboomApril 11, 2015
    Wow, just wow! We had the flatbread with Brie, apple and onion jelly and it was to die for. Everything was delicious! Please open a sister restaurant in NYC
  • Iffat J.
    Iffat JokhioApril 6, 2015
    There's a lot of hype around a really mediocre brunch here (and pretty awful service). The meal's saving grace was the leek homefries.
  • Justin B.
    Justin BelznerApril 6, 2015
    Fish and chips
  • Anthony V.
    Anthony Van DetteApril 3, 2015
    Great stuffed French toast
  • Stephanie K.
    Stephanie KleinMarch 28, 2015
    Fried green tomatoes! Yes, and save any extra dipping sauce for your fries to come!
  • Stephanie K.
    Stephanie KleinMarch 28, 2015
    Avocado roasted vegetable sandwich with a side of goat cheese spread for dipping your well-done fries
  • Adna
    AdnaMarch 26, 2015
    Came here for a quick bite. Delicious quality food for a great price. Got a stew that came with bread and salad. Left satisfied.
  • Rita L.
    Rita LassiterMarch 22, 2015
    First time here (FINALLY!) and was thoroughly impressed with the stuffed French toast 😘. Will be must have for brunch when I come back; that or the ever popular chicken and waffles.
  • Mahima K.
    Mahima KhannaMarch 22, 2015
    Corn bread is a must
  • Sandra
    SandraMarch 16, 2015
    Amazing pork and lentil winter special!
  • Spazzo
    SpazzoMarch 16, 2015
    The bread is amazing, so were the steak and other entrees
  • Stacy T.
    Stacy TaylorMarch 14, 2015
    Pancakes are delicious and so is the maple bacon!
  • Samar H.
    Samar HamdanMarch 5, 2015
    Waffle is awesome
  • Alexa R.
    Alexa RFebruary 26, 2015
    Really disappointing. They used to have some great vegan options but those are no longer available. Only 2 choices on the menu now. Fries are cooked in beef fat & veggies in butter. Won't be back.
  • Claire E.
    Claire EllenFebruary 20, 2015
    Amazing, the cedar plank salmon was amazing
  • Denny L.
    Denny LuanFebruary 18, 2015
    Waffles are good
  • Emily B.
    Emily Browning GaskinsFebruary 17, 2015
    Chicken and waffles. Get it and you'll be hooked.
  • Jason J.
    Jason JenkinsFebruary 12, 2015
    Chicken and waffles! And the cornbread... I'm am thoroughly satisfied!
  • Steven A.
    Steven AndrophyFebruary 8, 2015
    Breakfast was pretty good (likely your best bet in the area on a weekend), although the time on the reservation doesn't seem to equate to the time you get seated.
  • Matt C.
    Matt CroweFebruary 7, 2015
    Yankee Pot Roast is excellent
  • David G.
    David GuerraFebruary 7, 2015
    The cocktails are some of the best you'll have anywhere. The bacon lollipops as an app will keep you keep dreaming about them for months later
  • Karen E.
    Karen ElizabethJanuary 30, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The brunch menu is all of the food. But it's good. Bring a group and try everything
  • Pete D.
    Pete DeCarolisJanuary 26, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Of course the chicken in the chicken & waffles is great; but the waffle - I can't properly put into words the fluffy deliciousness that is this waffle.
  • Erin L.
    Erin LeeJanuary 23, 2015
    Really enjoyed the chicken & waffles with kale side and the corn bread on a skillet. Can't go wrong with the fan favorite. Split it between two people and you'll have a happy heart and stomach.
  • Roman B.
    Roman BedinerJanuary 17, 2015
    Get in early, hard to get in past 9:00am for breakfast without a reservation. Stuffed French Toast is absolutely incredible.
  • Ashley H.
    Ashley HardinJanuary 12, 2015
    6 Meatless menu items and excellent cocktails!
  • Allison B.
    Allison BarkleyJanuary 2, 2015
    Posting for #vegan friends
  • Maria B.
    Maria BDecember 31, 2014
    Great breakfast spot! Fresh squeezed OJ and eggs Benedict are amazing! Also try Mimosa.
  • Erica H.
    Erica HallDecember 24, 2014
    Sunday breakfast. Drinks locally grown foods. Great place
  • Stephen O.
    Stephen OkanoDecember 24, 2014
    Good home style American food. Try out the cornbread. Drinks were made with care as well
  • Dina R.
    Dina RughaniDecember 23, 2014
    Cornbread with honey butter and scallops muniere served with butternut risotto
  • Sari G.
    Sari GordonDecember 20, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best chicken and waffles! They have a great mixologist who makes the drinks fancy!
  • Bader .
    Bader 😎December 14, 2014
    Everything here was just perfect! Best fried chicken i've ever had in my entire life.. mac&cheese and goat cheese ravioli were TDF..
  • Magnus J.
    Magnus JernDecember 13, 2014
    Try out the popcorn!
  • M T.
    M TDecember 8, 2014
    Everything is good here ... Hardly you can give any negative review about this place.
  • Yera H.
    Yera HaDecember 3, 2014
    Try the crab benedict. Don't skip the leek hash browns. The OJ is fresh and the Bloody Mary is spicy and delicious.
  • Travis R.
    Travis RamseyNovember 29, 2014
    So good. Pastrami hash.
  • Maayan S.
    Maayan SheinfeldNovember 20, 2014
    Notice that breakfast finishes at 11am. Great place for dinner. Loved the sea food Pasta, corn bread, cucumber delight cocktail and the Farm Faizy. Great service, make sure you make a reser
  • Kyle R.
    Kyle R.November 20, 2014
    The food was great, but the pricing can be a little obscene. The hostesses were equal parts snotty and incompetent. If I wait 30 mins past a reservation to sit down, don't be rude.
  • John B.
    John BakerNovember 19, 2014
    The drinks here are spectacular and the food is so good!
  • Luc J.
    Luc JacobsNovember 17, 2014
    Yankee pot pie. Cucumber delight cocktail.
  • Pedro B.
    Pedro BrachoNovember 14, 2014
    Burgers. Any burger. Seriously
  • Steven H.
    Steven HassallNovember 13, 2014
    Funny tasting waffles and granola and yogurt with little granola
  • Tim S.
    Tim SheaNovember 6, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    They have a great vegan and vegetarian menu. It's a separate menu, but they don't always give it to you, so be sure to ask your server.
  • Kelly W.
    Kelly WongNovember 6, 2014
    Make a reservations beforehand because the line will be ridiculously long, but the food will be well worth it. Order the cornbread!
  • sam
    samNovember 2, 2014
    french press coffee was disappointing, fresh juices were awesome.
  • Ricky S.
    Ricky SherrillOctober 22, 2014
    You cannot go wrong on the breakfast menu.
  • Josh P.
    Josh PolcharOctober 21, 2014
    Delicious good value quality food. Loads of excellent vegetarian food. A must visit!
  • Puck P.
    Puck PeijnenburgOctober 19, 2014
    The starters we ordered where enough for a whole dinner (we are European). Long lines but dinner was worth it!
  • Dana ..
    Dana ..October 15, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    You'll never go wrong with any dish here for breakfast
  • Rebecca G.
    Rebecca GishkarianyOctober 14, 2014
    Get the chicken and waffles. The mac and cheese it comes with is incredible.
  • Omer I.
    Omer IdreesOctober 11, 2014
    Very, very hearty and family friendly place. Line up outside and worth the wait. Everything is sourced locally. Try the coffee(french pressed) and waffle and chicken. Y U M
  • Maynard T.
    Maynard TannOctober 8, 2014
    Difficult to make reservations ( almost required) but try Open Table. They won't seat until all party arrives.
  • IS K.
    IS KLEOctober 5, 2014
    Consistently one of the best restaurants in DC. Great fish, sweet potato and Brussels sprout sides are outstanding. Crazy waits if you don't have a Rez.
  • David E.
    David EngerbergOctober 5, 2014
    Everything is good about this place!
  • ansje m.
    ansje millerOctober 5, 2014
    Don't miss this fried green tomatoes and La Paloma.
  • Adriana
    AdrianaOctober 5, 2014
    Fried green tomatoes 😁 and the carrot cake!
  • Ruth L.
    Ruth LaToison IfillOctober 4, 2014
    Everything is good here!
  • Erica J.
    Erica JohnsonOctober 1, 2014
    Be aware that most of thr pasta dishes are in cream sauces (even if no indication on the menu)
  • Natalia P.
    Natalia PflegerSeptember 29, 2014
    Love dinners here. Breakfast is blah. C'mon, poached eggs shouldn't be made in a mold. Not cool.
  • Josh E.
    Josh E.September 29, 2014
    Don't bother with the prime rib dip. It was good, not great. Wife had the chicken and waffles and raved about it. Go with that. Oh, and the cornbread is moist to the point it seems undercooked.
  • Dena O.
    Dena OlyaieSeptember 21, 2014
    Call ahead for a reservation if going for Sunday brunch
  • Melanie B.
    Melanie BatenchukSeptember 18, 2014
    Flatbread with Brie, Apple crisps, and onion jam. Enough said. It's delish!!
  • Teri
    TeriSeptember 17, 2014
    The vegetarian choices were great, dad had best pork chop ever, and peach crisp was amazing.
  • Christopher D.
    Christopher DorseySeptember 16, 2014
    Fantastic Vegan selection.
  • Yong K.
    Yong KwonSeptember 15, 2014
    Don't get the burger - under seasoned.
  • Carla S.
    Carla SchoemanSeptember 10, 2014
    The best take on American cuisine we've found so far! Tasty, fresh! Bacon lollies, fried green tomatoes - amazing appetizers. Goats cheese burger and chicken and waffles will rock your world!
  • Eric F.
    Eric FranciscoSeptember 5, 2014
    do not miss out on the cornbread. seriously, just order it
  • Jeremy T.
    Jeremy ThomasSeptember 2, 2014
    Original cocktails and inspired vegetarian options. Seriously, the cauliflower steak is delicious.
  • Vinicius A.
    Vinicius AraujoSeptember 1, 2014
    Ridiculous. Amazing. I'm speechless. The corn bread is a piece of heaven.
  • Alaa S.
    Alaa ShakerAugust 27, 2014
    The stuffed french toast! Try the fried chicken and waffles too!
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    TV Food MapsAugust 26, 2014
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  • Leann B.
    Leann BAugust 26, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    One of my fave places. Excellent comfort food. Be prepared to waddle yourself out. Great drink menu for those who drink.
  • kazahel
    kazahelAugust 23, 2014
    Cornbread with honey & salt! So tasty.
  • T M.
    T MarieAugust 23, 2014
    Mash potatoes really are blissful. And the spiced swizzle rum cocktail makes the world better.
  • Sandra R.
    Sandra RubinchikAugust 22, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The farm breads come in batches of three, loaded to the brim with goodness. They're a perfect way to stave off the monster hunger that hits when you start scanning the menu.
  • Gredta H.
    Gredta HubbardAugust 22, 2014
    Get the chicken and waffles!
  • Chanelle P.
    Chanelle PetersAugust 19, 2014
    From brunch to dinner, this place can do no wrong when it comes to food and drink!
  • Kendra S.
    Kendra StephensAugust 17, 2014
    The Chelsea Manhattan, Avocado Bacon Burger with a side of Brocollini
  • Stephen F.
    Stephen FraserAugust 17, 2014
    Everything on the menu is reliable, but appetizers and dessert are standouts. The prosciutto flatbread is a highlight.
  • Pedro M.
    Pedro MoralesAugust 17, 2014
    Amazing place. Great cocktails, food, and dessert. I had the Land and Sea, which was an 8oz filet perfectly cooked with a delicious crabcake. For dessert I had the carrot cake with ice cream, amazing.
  • Josh W.
    Josh WishnoffAugust 17, 2014
    Finally back! One constitution please!
  • Ron O.
    Ron OppenheimAugust 17, 2014
    Service was amazing. The fried chicken and waffles are divine.
  • Mitchell
    MitchellAugust 16, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Great weekend brunch. Get a reservation. Love the pastrami hash. Best Bloody Mary around.
  • Penny S.
    Penny SunAugust 16, 2014
    I would absolutely recommend Founding Farmers for a tasty weekend brunch in DC. Great service and enthusiasm from staff! better make a reservation before you go.
  • Caroline R.
    Caroline RiversAugust 15, 2014
    Bacon lollipops!
  • Brian Q.
    Brian QuaresmaAugust 15, 2014
    Fantastic breakfast. French Toast was amazing
  • Steff E.
    Steff E.August 14, 2014
    The chicken and waffles comes with mac and cheese and another side of your choice! Grilled cheese and tomato soup are also worth noting.
  • Kevin P.
    Kevin PhanAugust 14, 2014
    Nice brunch and fresh tasting food
  • Shkelzen H.
    Shkelzen HoxhajAugust 10, 2014
    Corn bread. Deviled eggs. Must try!
  • Peter D.
    Peter DellegrazieAugust 10, 2014
    Waffles are light and airy. Delicious home fries. Excellent all around.
  • Rachel O.
    Rachel OrrAugust 10, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best food I've had in Washington. I literally dream about the butternut squash and mascarpone ravioli.
  • megren ..
    megren .August 10, 2014
    Wings wings wings
  • Nathaniel E.
    Nathaniel EliasonAugust 9, 2014
    the bacon wrapped dates are excellent here
  • Dirty B.
    Dirty BirdAugust 9, 2014
    Loved everything they had! Authentic farm to table food!
  • becca g.
    becca gibsonAugust 8, 2014
    Fried green tomatoes and great cocktails!
  • Matt B.
    Matt BernsteinAugust 8, 2014
    Chicken and waffles and Ahi Tuna Salad are two of my favorites here
  • Matt S.
    Matt SilvermanAugust 8, 2014
    Brunch: crabcake benedict with crispy hash browns.
  • Matthew B.
    Matthew BroffmanAugust 8, 2014
    The cocktails are great and so is the chicken and waffles.
  • What's Good Here
    What's Good HereAugust 7, 2014
    For starters, get the Devil-ish Eggs - Maine lobster, crab, smoked salmon. Delicious and light!
  • What's Good Here
    What's Good HereAugust 7, 2014
    If you have room for dinner after all the appetizers, try the chicken pot pie.
  • What's Good Here
    What's Good HereAugust 7, 2014
    I suggest ordering a selection of appetizers & skipping the main course. If you do want a suggestion for dinner, try Mahi Mahi prepared Napa Provençal style with capers, olives, cucumbers, red onions
  • What's Good Here
    What's Good HereAugust 7, 2014
    Try this to start if you can't decide what to get for appetizers - Smears, Dips And Table Breads - Romesco sauce, green goddess dip, pimento cheese spread
  • What's Good Here
    What's Good HereAugust 7, 2014
    The bacon-wrapped dates are amazing with their blue cheese filling and balsamic glaze
  • What's Good Here
    What's Good HereAugust 7, 2014
    Another great appetizer to get - Fried Green Tomatoes - cornmeal batter, herb goat cheese, green goddess dip
  • Mike G.
    Mike GarrettAugust 7, 2014
    All the food.
  • Marisa E.
    Marisa ErinAugust 7, 2014
    Every single thing is amazing. Have the beignets, chicken and waffles, blueberry pancakes, really anything.
  • ✈--isaak--✈
    ✈--isaak--✈August 6, 2014
    Every food item is wonderful!
  • Aloka N.
    Aloka NarayananJuly 27, 2014
    hella good vegetarian options, highly recommend the lemon meunière trumpet mushroom dish.
  • David S.
    David SmetanaJuly 19, 2014
    Try the bonus bacon!!
  • David S.
    David SmetanaJuly 19, 2014
    French toast was delish!
  • Mitchell F.
    Mitchell FeldmanJuly 19, 2014
    Stop what you're doing and get down here now. Hands down best breakfast in DC. Eggs benedict are amazing.
  • Terrence C.
    Terrence ChavisJune 26, 2014
    Lots of wisdom on the walls of the men's restroom
  • Mark A.
    Mark ArabisJune 22, 2014
    Bacon lollies are great
  • Diana T.
    Diana ThaiJune 20, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great food, but slower and less experienced servers. Reservations does not mean you will be seated on time.
  • Lala S.
    Lala SJune 18, 2014
    Chicken and waffles. SOOO GOOD!!!
  • Bryant T.
    Bryant ThomasJune 13, 2014
    Get the pan fried chicken and waffles. It's the best plate of food I've had all year.
  • Jen T.
    Jen T.June 11, 2014
    Chicken + Waffles = Awesome
  • Devonta
    DevontaJune 1, 2014
    Pepper Wings, Deviled Eggs and a Sandwich. Great Service Tonight.
  • Sean M.
    Sean MaseroMay 21, 2014
    my favorite brefkast in DC, the upgrade to the pepper maple bacon will blow your mind.
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithMay 19, 2014
    For brunch, I recommend the chicken and waffles and the chicken sausage tart if available. Don't sleep on the milkshakes!
  • Molly S.
    Molly StoddartMay 14, 2014
    Excellent food and cocktails, but make a reservation!
  • Ignacio P.
    Ignacio PlataMay 10, 2014
    Best meatloaf ever!!!!!
  • Stephanie P.
    Vegan delights await you. Ask for the meatless menu.
  • Tom B.
    Tom BurnsMay 8, 2014
    Carrot cake pancakes are AMAZING
  • Ashley B.
    Ashley BMay 6, 2014
    Busy....make a reservation. Good food, GREAT drinks bartender was a bit cocky
  • Eric H.
    Eric HinmanApril 26, 2014
    Didn't know eggs could be so incredible. Amazing steel-cut oatmeal as well.
  • Diana T.
    Diana ThaiApril 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    My all-around favorite restaurant in DC. Excellent food and fun crowd. Not always easy to get reservations but the bar spots are great if you snag one. Top notch dishes and apps!
  • Erica B.
    Erica BlackburnApril 16, 2014
    The bacon lollies & skillet corn bread is die for. The Shrimp Bucatini is delish. All food is great here! Just make sure you have a reservation or you will be waiting for a hour or more
  • Aliciana B.
    Aliciana BowersApril 7, 2014
    The black pepper gnocchi with sausage was amazing! And definitely get the fried green tomatoes .. They're even better as leftovers !
  • LetTeddyWin ..
    LetTeddyWin .comMarch 29, 2014
    Anything with French Fries. They're made with crack.
  • Cassie P.
    Cassie PMarch 28, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    First tip: Make a reservation! Everything is so fresh here! An absolute guarantee of farm to table.
  • Varun S.
    Varun ShettyMarch 23, 2014
    Don't forget to make a reservation - enjoy the fried chicken and waffles (It's boneless! Mankind's greatest advancement of the century). Get the beignets too.
  • Ralph B.
    Ralph BMarch 23, 2014
    Great food, good service. The wait is long so don't come in here starving on a Sunday
  • Timothy D.
    Timothy DaloisioMarch 22, 2014
    Beat the breakfast line and sit at the bar!
  • Stephanie T.
    Stephanie TranMarch 19, 2014
    Chicken and waffles are amazing + bar service is impeccable. Try sitting at the bar in Lindsay the bartender section.
  • Kayla A.
    Kayla AmentaMarch 11, 2014
    Get the chicken pot pie! It's my absolute favorite
  • steen
    steenMarch 9, 2014
    Make a reservation in advance because it gets SO busy.
  • Brooke H.
    Brooke HeadMarch 3, 2014
    Stop everything & get yourself the Southside cocktail. The perfect refreshing pick me up.
  • Jeff H.
    Jeff HerzMarch 2, 2014
    What's the point of a reservation when I still have to wait 20 minutes for a table
  • Kayle B.
    Kayle BarnesFebruary 27, 2014
    Always say yes to beignets.
  • Kenyan J.
    Kenyan JewelsFebruary 26, 2014
    Try the Meatloaf. -
  • Barrett L.
    Barrett LaneFebruary 21, 2014
    That burger with the goat cheese and pickled veggies. Get it.
  • Michelle A.
    Michelle A.February 17, 2014
    Delicious food and great service. We came for breakfast and wanted to try the fried green tomatoes which are only available at lunch or dinner. The chef agreed to make them for us.
  • Kelly W.
    Kelly WilliamsFebruary 11, 2014
    Love that everything is made fresh in house. I would eat here every day if I could. Great drinks too!
  • Kara
    KaraFebruary 9, 2014
    try the fried green tomatoes! super tasty!
  • Will S.
    Will ShepherdsonFebruary 7, 2014
    If your whole party isn't there at the same time, you wait forever, regardless of when you have the reservation for.
  • Kiran G.
    Kiran GoojhaFebruary 5, 2014
    Don't expect a quick meal here...even on a Tuesday.
  • D W.
    D WareFebruary 4, 2014
    The food is great, but get there early because reservations don't seem to mean squat. I can understand a 10-15 minute wait, but being seated 45 minutes after our scheduled reservation wasn't cool.
  • Ignacio C.
    Ignacio CrespoJanuary 28, 2014
    Overall really awesome food. Fried chicken and waffles are great, the carrot cake is good, and the constitution drink is delicious. Beware of really big food portions!
  • Stephanie
    StephanieJanuary 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't be fooled. This place was once great but SUCKS now. Bad food all around. You'd be better off going to District Commons three blocks west.
  • jon a.
    jon accarrinoJanuary 14, 2014
    Get a cocktail called "The Bone." Fantastic bourbon drink with Tabasco and candied bacon.
  • Chelsea S.
    Chelsea StephensJanuary 7, 2014
    what a wonderful place to brunch!!! get the beignets, so delicious!!!
  • Doug W.
    Doug WaltonJanuary 5, 2014
    No Alcohol served till 10am on Sundays, plan accordingly!!!
  • Travis F.
    Travis FaireyDecember 27, 2013
    Bacon wrapped dates with blue cheese are amazing!
  • Ryan N.
    Ryan NoslerDecember 23, 2013
    This place is phenomenal. Bacon lollis, crab cakes, farmer bread w prosciutto, grilled cheese, deviled eggs...Chelsea Manhattan and Celebration Ale. Holy F if this was my last meal I'd be cool.
  • Alice H.
    Alice HuDecember 14, 2013
    The chicken and waffle is amazing. You will want another order of the mac&cheese that comes with it!
  • Spencer P.
    Spencer PerryDecember 13, 2013
    It can be a little pricey, but it's definitely the best place for a meal in foggy bottom!
  • Chris A.
    Chris A.December 8, 2013
    Be sure to make a reservation! This is the best restaurant in the city, IMHO.
  • Colleen N.
    Colleen NNovember 14, 2013
    From Eater DC: free corkage on the first 2 bottles, $25 after that
  • Bruno Z.
    Bruno ZalumNovember 11, 2013
    The fried chicken and waffles is so decadent you'll have to go confess afterwards. You might also wanna tell the priest how you can't stop fantasizing about the crab benedict and the cornbread.
  • Grant T.
    Grant T.November 9, 2013
    Try the Red Flannel Hash
  • Grant T.
    Grant T.November 9, 2013
    Try the Bloody Mary - Spicy and pickle-y!
  • Mara H.
    Mara HübschnerOctober 31, 2013
    delicious Muffins, awsome breakfast. Come in and find out!
  • Oi Yin L.
    Oi Yin LoOctober 27, 2013
    Reservations are recommended; even with a res it took them 15 minutes to seat us. Waitress, Amanda, was lovely but be prepared to wait for food.
  • S P.
    S PennOctober 25, 2013
    This is a nice place for the DC business crowd. I don't suggest the beignets however.
  • Marshall C.
    Marshall ConleyOctober 23, 2013
    Way too busy at lunch time! Couldn't wait for a table with the 40 other people.
  • Jenn
    JennOctober 21, 2013
    Try the Prime Rib Dip. BLT Blue, and the Show Stopper. Fresh food, and so to die for -- excellent ambiance and service.
  • Mikael W.
    Mikael WagnerOctober 14, 2013
    A great place for lunch, brunch or happy hour with nibbles. We had the the chicken and waffles and selected a spinach and kale side and Mac and cheese.delicious and a lot of food too. Gewat service
  • Parnika S.
    Parnika SokhiOctober 13, 2013
    Good veg options here
  • Henri B.
    Henri BooneOctober 4, 2013
    This place is a must visit... do not ignore me!
  • Juan C.
    Juan CamposSeptember 29, 2013
    Rasberry Swizzle, Fried Green Tomatoes & cornbread are a must. The Skirt Steak was so tender you could cut it with the fork. The Prime Rib was perfection. Top off your meal w/ the cheesecake.
  • Iman J.
    Iman JohnsonSeptember 22, 2013
    If you get bacon, get the pepper maple bacon!
  • JLPR
    JLPRSeptember 21, 2013
    Stuffed French Toast! All of them are good!
  • Karen E.
    Karen EylonSeptember 21, 2013
    Amazing concept and food. Friendly service too!
  • Mike A.
    Mike AuYeungSeptember 20, 2013
    It's all good food. Love Matthew's Mother's Jewelry Box cocktail!
  • Diane J.
    Diane JedinakSeptember 18, 2013
    Seriously, get the chicken & waffles - it's on the lunch menu too! It comes with a choice of side (I recommend mashed potatoes) but also with Mac n cheese. TO DIE FOR!
  • Ross G.
    Ross GuthrieSeptember 17, 2013
    Entree sizes were surprisingly large! Share an entree so you can get apps & dessert!
  • Lee M.
    Lee MAugust 29, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    best stuffed French toast! and order the thick cut bacon too
  • Benjamin C.
    Benjamin ChapmanAugust 25, 2013
    Believe the hype, a great restaurant with excellent steaks and reasonable portions. Good local craft beer selection. Try the saison.
  • Erin L.
    Erin LockwoodAugust 24, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Corn bread is to die for as is everything else. Love this place
  • Jamie L.
    Jamie LynnAugust 23, 2013
    We split the cornbread skillet, combo deviled eggs, and chicken and waffles. Every calorie was worth it!
  • Vincent V.
    Vincent VittorioJuly 30, 2013
    Any trip to DC should include this amazing place!
  • William G.
    William GrayJuly 28, 2013
    Augusta is extremely friendly. +1
  • Naomi
    NaomiJuly 24, 2013
    Ask for Matthew at the bar. He is amazingly brilliant !!!
  • Jenn M.
    Jenn MarieJuly 7, 2013
    the best coffee & all the juices are freshly made in front of you!
  • J C.
    J CoJuly 6, 2013
    Try the Beignets With 3 Sauces - Holy whoa. #beignets for the win
  • J C.
    J CoJuly 6, 2013
    Try the Fried Green Tomatoes, Green Goddess Dressing, Goat Cheese - Amazing #fried #green #tomatoes. Recommend times ten
  • Mari S.
    Mari SheibleyJuly 5, 2013
    Chicken and waffles
  • naveen
    naveenJuly 5, 2013
    reserve in advance or wait for a seat at the bar. mimosas. chicken and waffles (w mac and cheese and cucumbers as sides)
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChauJuly 5, 2013
    Try the Red Velvet Cake - With homemade chocolate ice cream. Amazing.
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChauJuly 5, 2013
    Try the Southern Pan-Fried Chicken and Waffles - The chicken is really good, but it's the waffles here that are amazing.
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChauJuly 4, 2013
    Try the Farmer's Meatloaf - With mashed potatoes and green beans
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChauJuly 4, 2013
    Try the Baby Cheeseburgers - These are great
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChauJuly 4, 2013
    Try the Fried Green Tomatoes
  • Rachel K.
    Rachel KJuly 1, 2013
    Their orange juice is amazing!!!
  • Mike D.
    Mike DeFilippisJune 23, 2013
    One of the best salads I've ever had. Even the accompanying bread is super fresh, warm & delicious.
  • Kim P.
    Kim PJune 23, 2013
    The Ramos Gin Fizz is amazing!!
  • India B.
    India BanksJune 19, 2013
    The chicken and waffles is a MUST :)
  • Arnaud G.
    Arnaud GelbJune 18, 2013
    Probably of the best up and coming restaurant in DC. Awesome cuisine, fresh products. Try their Lobster/Filet combo. Expensive but delicious.
  • Jessica L.
    Jessica LariJune 15, 2013
    I'm vegan and at first glance, my menu options here seemed limited. However, they have a meatless menu, off of which we ordered the "meatloaf" - incredible! Also, order the "Clementine" cocktail! Yum!
  • Thrillist
    ThrillistJune 14, 2013
    Start your day on a high note--like, falsetto high--with a breakfast of fried chicken and waffles.
  • Jae-Sung L.
    Jae-Sung LeeJune 10, 2013
    Wi-Fi password is "Founders"
  • Alex M.
    Alex MolsterJune 10, 2013
    Food was amazing. Would definitely suggest to a friend. The chili was subpar. The burger though with cheese sauce on it was more than amazing though.
  • Jennifer W.
    Jennifer WangJune 9, 2013
    service can be really slow/poor but brunch is not bad, flatbread with onion jam, brie, and apple
  • Deborah K.
    Deborah KJune 7, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Cedar-planked Salmon -
  • Justin W.
    Justin WareJune 7, 2013
    Brie onion jam apple farmer bread ... Onion jam is the best idea ever.
  • Chelsea B.
    Chelsea B.June 4, 2013
    Vegetarians/vegans: ask for a meatless menu upon arrival. Everyone: The tomato soup + grilled cheese combo is the best! Popcorn as an appetizer- awesome. Great restaurant!
  • Holla W.
    Holla WallaJune 2, 2013
    Long wait today... All good!
  • Faye H.
    Faye HMay 28, 2013
    The mussels are amazing.
  • Angela R.
    Angela RiveroMay 24, 2013
    Love Love Love
  • Irene C.
    Irene ConleyMay 23, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    This place is always busy because the food and cocktails are worth every penny. Prepare to be stuffed and tipsy on your way out
  • J N.
    J NealMay 22, 2013
    Prosciutto and Fig flatbread.....AMAZING!!
  • Kate
    KateMay 18, 2013
    The clementine drink is the best! If you're there for brunch you have to try the stuffed French addition to your entree. Share it with whoever you're with.
  • Joanie F.
    Joanie FMay 16, 2013
    You might have to wait but it is totally worth it! Bacon lollies, beef short ribs, bananas foster shake. Best meal I've had in DC.
  • John Z.
    John ZennarioMay 15, 2013
    Yummy fresh food
  • Matt C.
    Matt CoyleMay 14, 2013
    The Chicken Pot Pie is ridiculously good. The Corn Bread Skillet and Bacon Lollis are as good as are advertised. The worst part now coming here is leaving.
  • Linda B.
    Linda BaoMay 13, 2013
    beignets were AH-MAZING!
  • Christie G.
    Christie GriffinMay 12, 2013
    The Bloody Mary is stunning but as much as I love bloodies, they're a little too aggressive for my taste buds here.
  • Eric S.
    Eric ScottMay 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the mashed Butternut Squash! Very delicious
  • George M.
    George McKenzieMay 10, 2013
    Try the Dogs And Rolls
  • Craig V.
    Craig VillamorMay 9, 2013
    Awesome cocktails, friendly service. Crab cakes are terrific.
  • Rachele
    RacheleMay 2, 2013
    Nothing bad to say about this place. The fried green tomatoes are amazing and I will be dreaming about the chicken and waffles for months
  • Linda B.
    Linda BaoApril 29, 2013
    if you're here for brunch, beignets are a must have!
  • Danielle H.
    Danielle HApril 29, 2013
    Make sure you have a reservation! You'll still likely have to wait a bit, but it's worth it. Popcorn, fried green tomatoes,&mac n cheese are all awesome. Plenty of vegetarian & vegan friendly options!
  • ياسمين ع.
    ياسمين عويسApril 20, 2013
    Fried green tomatoes!
  • Spencer S.
    Spencer SchoebenApril 15, 2013
    incredible cocktails!!!!!!!! get the constitution. also, lobster Mac n cheese is orgasmic (and organic).
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Kathy D.
    Kathy DuongApril 14, 2013
    Delicious craft cocktails
  • Fred
    FredApril 13, 2013
    Savory foods are slightly under seasoned but I didn't have any breakfast meats so maybe that explains it.
  • John M.
    John MApril 11, 2013
    Cracked black pepper wings are the best wings I've EVER had. I'm super cereal!
  • Joseph E.
    Joseph EngelApril 8, 2013
    Fantastic food. Wonderful service, even at peak brunch hour. Chicken, waffles, and bacon lollies were a revelation; but be prepared to wait.
  • Betty
    BettyApril 6, 2013
    Def get the carrot cake pancakes :) Also, their English Muffins comes with fresh strawberry jam :) Yum!!
  • Trey J.
    Trey JarmondApril 4, 2013
    I love the cantaloupe cucumber cocktail. Stay away from 'the bone drink'
  • Jennifer T.
    Jennifer TaiApril 3, 2013
    Not great even with families of three and up. 30 min wait at 11am on a weekday. Not good with table management.
  • Mallory
    MalloryApril 1, 2013
    Waaaaay too crowded. Didn't get seated
  • Mariu P.
    Mariu PaoliniMarch 31, 2013
    2 hour wait on a sunday. Get a reservation.
  • Mel D.
    Mel DMarch 29, 2013
    When you come ask for Jaclyn. She is an excellent bartender and makes great food menu recommendations.
  • Mel D.
    Mel DMarch 29, 2013
    Drinks are incredible. Homemade ginger beer in the dark and stormy. Wonderful spices in the Clementine. The skirt steak and enchiladas are spectacular. Come hungry.
  • Brette C.
    Brette C. 😎🎶March 29, 2013
    Try the Pisco Punch, it's a fantastic cocktail! When you enter, the giant jars of pickled vegetables reminds one of the Governor's heads in a jar on The Walking Dead! ;)
  • L B.
    L BMarch 28, 2013
    Good fresh food!
  • Scott
    ScottMarch 25, 2013
    Slowest bartenders and service ever. There were tons of tables open and we still didnt get seated. I ordered a beer 10 minutes ago and it's still not here.
  • Joe G.
    Joe GizziMarch 23, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the better bellinis you'll find
  • Carrie L.
    The food was fabulous. Service was great!!!
  • E. B. S.
    E. B. StokesMarch 2, 2013
    Try the Chicken and Waffles!
  • Irene C.
    Irene ConleyFebruary 26, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    The Last Word cocktail is a delicious gin based refresher!
  • Ken S.
    Ken StevensonFebruary 24, 2013
    Pancakes as big as your plate
  • Kristen K.
    Kristen KFebruary 23, 2013
    Simply natural & sustainable. Great comfort food! Two words: bacon lollies. Oh, and amazing cocktails,
  • Eric G.
    Eric GoedtelFebruary 18, 2013
    Herb Crusted Prime Rib. Awww yeah.
  • Michael Lewis L.
    Michael Lewis LiuFebruary 15, 2013
    you can't go wrong with chicken & waffles baby... well, unless you're vegetarian and then I wouldn't get the chicken & waffles, maybe just a waffle on the side of one of their many vegetarian options.
  • Eddie Y.
    Eddie YetiFebruary 11, 2013
    This place is awesome... Such a good meal.
  • Kristin
    KristinFebruary 11, 2013
    Great options for vegans and vegetarians! Ask for the "Meatless Menu". Two thumbs up on the Meatless Meatloaf and Organic Cucumber Delight!
  • Temp W.
    Temp WoodFebruary 10, 2013
    Sit at the bar to watch them make drinks with fresh ingredients!
  • Yaw
    YawFebruary 5, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Do yourself a favor: order the chicken and waffles. Thank me later.
  • Shopan A.
    Shopan AwalinFebruary 4, 2013
    the Yankee pot roast was delicious, the waiter recommended this dish and the meat was tender and tasty. the cucumber juice nice too.
  • Rob M.
    Rob MehtaJanuary 30, 2013
    Organic and all that good stuff. Get the Bacon Lollis as a starter.
  • Heather I.
    Heather IlyssaJanuary 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the corn bread it is absolutely one of the best things I ever ate
  • Elizabeth J.
    Elizabeth JoyJanuary 26, 2013
    The Southside cocktail is a must!
  • Patty R.
    Patty RodriguezJanuary 23, 2013
    Love this place! Really great ambience, will definitely be back. Yummy veggie burger & fries!
  • Susan S.
    Susan SmithJanuary 20, 2013
    Reservations are required, and hold for 15 mins so be early. So worth it!! Plank Salmon is excellent!
  • Sophia L.
    Sophia LiuJanuary 17, 2013
    Skillet cornbread is a pleasant surprise. Totally worth the $5. I love eggs and got the deviled eggs but was not as pleasantly satisfied with them as I was with the cornbread! Overall great meal.
  • NOM NOM Boris
    NOM NOM BorisJanuary 15, 2013
    get your bacon on with most amazing appetizer, Bacon Lollis!!!
  • Eedee S.
    Eedee StephensJanuary 13, 2013
    Super busy for brunch but well worth the wait! The flavours in everything are so strong and wonderful.
  • Sara B.
    Sara BabiarzJanuary 9, 2013
    Try the lobster mac and cheese -- even if you don't want all the mac and cheese, you get a whole lobster tail!
  • Dan D.
    Dan DiiulioDecember 29, 2012
    Classic, simple and delicious: the Founding Farmers Sazerac.
  • Dara F.
    Dara FisherDecember 26, 2012
    Good for brunch, but a definite pain to get a table on a weekend. Go on a weekday if you possibly can! I strongly recommend the homemade English muffins...
  • K T.
    K TDecember 21, 2012
    Must try the lemon diver scallops. Perfectly seared and risotto pairing is seriously flavor packed.
  • Nayha P.
    Nayha PatelDecember 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get The Constitution cocktail. It's light, refreshing, and not too sweet.
  • Salwa K.
    Salwa KhanDecember 18, 2012
    Brunch at Founding Farmers is unmatchable!! Love the Beef Pastrami Hash.
  • Xavier D.
    Xavier DaoDecember 3, 2012
    They run out of lots of dinner items. Come early or you hear we are out of items!
  • Tricia L.
    Tricia LeeNovember 24, 2012
    Cucumber cranberry cooler is quite refreshing! Food is so fresh and tasty. Skirt steak, smoked bacon, enchilada were yummy
  • Edgar G.
    Edgar Garcia RosasNovember 20, 2012
    Try the Frisco Burger - :)
  • Edgar G.
    Edgar Garcia RosasNovember 20, 2012
    Try the Bacon Lollies - Yummy!
  • Mark S.
    Mark SmithOctober 7, 2012
    Denisha is a wonderful server with flair – and I don't mean in the TGI Fridays sense ;-) Also, try the beignets!!
  • Terence T.
    Terence TranOctober 7, 2012
    The chicken and waffles are so damn good!!! Dutch is a homeboy.
  • Ryan K.
    Ryan KearneyOctober 6, 2012
    The food is hearty, but goes cold fast because it's freezing in here.
  • Duy N.
    Duy NguyenOctober 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The Rick's Roy is choice
  • Zafar H.
    Zafar HasanOctober 3, 2012
    the cornbread is outstanding, its as good as what they serve at DC Chophouse. Also, I am not big on Chicken & Waffles, but they are really good here.
  • pipitu
    pipitu3 weeks ago
    这家的蟹肉本尼蛋好好吃啊😋 因为赶时间所以直接在吧台点单带走了然后在肯尼迪中心的大厅吮着手指吃完的哈哈哈
  • Hania A.
    Hania AlmousaSeptember 2
    صدمني المطعم بداية الكاسات زفره والماي حار والاكل ثقيل والجلسة مو لا هناك انتظار على الفاضي ،، بس يمكن من الزحمة
  • Yaroslav B.
    Очень вкусно, но очень холодно внутри
  • Jorge E.
    Jorge EsquivelNovember 16, 2016
    Yo recomiendo Chiken and Waffles. Recomiendo Tapas con queso Brie y miel
  • @Bader3sm A.
    @Bader3sm AlOsaimiApril 12, 2016
    من أجمل المطاعم الي تقدم الفطور
  • Rapiszal R.
    Rapiszal RusliFebruary 29, 2016
    ayam goreng berempah pun ada kat sini hahahaha
  • Rapiszal R.
    Rapiszal RusliFebruary 29, 2016
    layan waffles je kat sini
  • Alejandra T.
    Alejandra TamezFebruary 22, 2016
    Pancakes and everything else!! ❤️❤️❤️yummmmmmmm
  • Denis K.
    Denis KargaevOctober 31, 2015
    Гриль чиз и томатный суп с гарниром - суперкомбо за 11 долларов!
  • Lety H.
    Lety HerreraJune 27, 2015
    Los tomates verdes fritos estas deliciosos! El rib eye riquísimo! 100% recomendable
  • inspector c.
    inspector clouseauMay 15, 2015
    Бронь обязательна. Вкусная простая еда из фермерских продуктов
  • Brkgny
    BrkgnyNovember 23, 2014
    Ilk defa red velvet pancake burda yedim... Cok cok guzel. Benedict basarili
  • Stuart B.
    Stuart BarnesFebruary 15, 2014
    Los mussels les están deliciosos
  • E G.
    E GAugust 29, 2013
    В меню также отсутствуют блинчики, про которые тут все говорят. Их готовят только на завтрак, до 11 утра
  • E G.
    E GAugust 29, 2013
    А еда вот достаточно обычная. Крабовые пирожки были жутко пересолены, гарнир к ним заменили макаронами. В "Chicken pot" практически нет курицы...
  • E G.
    E GAugust 28, 2013
    Замечательное обслуживание, одно из лучших капучино что я когда-либо пил
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