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Founding Farmers

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12505 Park Potomac Ave, Potomac, MD 20854-6801 (Montrose Road West)
+1 301-340-8783
08:45 - 23:00
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Sun 08:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri 07:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:45 - 23:00
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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

and excellent service. Something for everyone on the menu, had a simple goat cheese burger with side of 7 cheese mac, awesome

Thank BHinSC
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First time I was at this place. My Daughter has been here several times though. Julie the server was was great. Very friendly and helpful. The wings were fantastic. The Prime Rib is out of this world. Would recommend this place if in the Potomac area.

Thank Scott C
Urbana, United States
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108 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The menu is full of "local" flavors, almost a homestyle setting. The staff is pleasant an gracious. Everyone loved their dishes.

Thank Christopher C
Bluffton, South Carolina
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Potomic location was not as good as DC. Service was a little sketchy. Food was decent, especially prime rib.

Thank Peyton C
Potomac, Maryland
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of two Founding Farmers restaurants in the DC area. The other one is on Pennsylvania Ave in DC. In both of them I had a very good experience with the food. But in Potomac I enjoyed also the relax environment, easy parking and friendly staff. I recommend this place

Thank Orlando R
Potomac, Maryland
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This casual eatery serves up all your favorites with outstanding flavor. The atmosphere is trendy casual, the service is prompt and friendly, and the menu is fit for everyone! Breakfast, lunch or dinner... Founding Farmers is sure to please!

Thank thekernl1
Riner, Virginia, United States
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Went on Halloween night and had the fish special, which was great. Others had chicken and waffles, and the pork chop. All really great and will be back again!

Thank Jim S
Potomac, Maryland
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is our best neighborhood restaurant. The bartenders will always make you a fun drink - ask for their personal favorite with your liquor of choice and they have whip you up an interesting creation. The food is also top notch, and while it is hard to resist chicken and waffles, the fish options are always tasty too. And, if... More 

Thank kathiebr2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I ordered the pot roast for lunch - it was delicious. The meat was tender; it came with mashed potatoes and vegetables. I definitely recommend going here for lunch. 5-star rating is primarily based on the quality of the food. Service was okay - not good, not bad. Nothing out of the ordinary.

Thank TomfromBoston
Whangarei, New Zealand
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The food is good but the service is very slow. On top of that the waiters had to return many time to the table to change our orders as they had ran out - from beverages to food. The service was extremely slow - waiting more than 45 min for a second first drink had to cancel it as we... More 

Thank Green4Good

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
08:45 - 23:00
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)  >  Potomac
  • Phone Number: +1 301-340-8783
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?