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Founding Farmers

12505 Park Potomac Ave, Potomac, MD 20854-6801
+1 301-340-8783
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (78 reviews)
“beignets” (46 reviews)
“biscuits” (45 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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12505 Park Potomac Ave, Potomac, MD 20854-6801
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I met old friends, in town from Florida for lunch. It was a commemorative lunch for a colleague of the wives, who had recently passed away. We reviewed the menu again looking at the wide variety of offerings and decided on bhrgers...More

Thank williamf802
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I met my new boss for lunch at MCO Founding Farmers while we were in the area looking for a place to live. The atmosphere was very nice, our server was charming and helpful and the food was delicious. I had roasted...More

Thank Shery L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Founding Farmers in Potomac 5-10 times and regardless of when I go, it is loud and difficult to talk; it's not unusual to wait even if you have reservations; and the food is lackluster. Don't plan on going again anytime soon.

Thank rockvillegal
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten there many times! Not noisy and delicious food, you will definitely return! The servers are all wonderful and very friendly, wanting to please customers!

Thank Ilene L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful variety, fresh ingredients, great service! Unusual menu, good sized portions. Fun decor, super spot for large groups.

Thank anitaeb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first visit to Founding Farmers was to try the All made from plant Impossible burger . I ordered with goat cheese and side of vegetables which were cooked perfectly . I would have swore it was really ground beef patty !! You vegetarians who...More

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

Hi there Jay, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. The Impossible Burger is quite the amazing vegetarian dish, and we are so thrilled you enjoyed your meal- we are proud to be serving it. We strive to offer a great value to our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love fried chicken,overstuffed sandwiches, macaroni and cheese, heavily breaded fried green tomatoes with creamy dips, bacon and butter loaded vegetables and then a hefty dessert of half house brick piece of cake or mountain of freshly fried doughnuts-this is the place for you....More

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

Hi there Ruth, Thank you so much for taking the time to share a review. We certainly have many decadent comfort food options for our guests to enjoy and indulge in! I am so sorry to read that you dish not have a good experience...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friday 10/20/17 4 pm, four people, Excellent corvina fish, salmon, burger, vegy sandwich, iron skillet corn bread and apple pie (huge)! Rebecca provided friendly, prompt service! Casual atmosphere, bright and comfortable. Would highly recommend!

Thank ruthbrad4d
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
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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.
29 May 2015|
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 50
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, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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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