Founding Farmers - Reston

4.3
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Hasta $30
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Comida reconfortante
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Ideal para el brunch
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4.3con base en calificaciones actuales
4.3
Comida
4.2
Servicio
4.4
Ambiente
4.1
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OT
Salt Lake City
6 reseñas
Comieron hace 4 días
Global 2Comida 1Servicio 1Ambiente 3

Hostess was not pleasant and she failed to check off my Open Table reservation. Then the server got my order all wrong and the food arrived cold. We had waited a long time (and were starving) so we ate it anyway. I used to be a big fan of Founding Farmers but this was a horrible experience. Over an hour and a half spent for a cold, overcooked burger and limp fries.

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PS
4 reseñas
Comieron hace 5 días
Global 3Comida 2Servicio 4Ambiente 3

The braised chicken risotto was not a risotto at all. instead of being mixed in with the rice, the chicken was on top of tiny amount of risotto rice. When I asked for some more rice, they charged me $6 without mentioning the price. The cheesecake was disappointing too. Clyde's cheesecake is better.

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NY
44 reseñas
Comieron hace 5 días
Global 5Comida 5Servicio 5Ambiente 5

Noise level was lower than normal so perfect for conversation. Buffet was tasty as usual. Our Server, Brittany was attentive and helpful. Gave time to eat and relax. Keep coffee and tea coming throughout our time. Will definitely return. Thank you.

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B
9 reseñas
Comieron hace 5 días
Global 4Comida 4Servicio 3Ambiente 5

Great buffet items that are quickly refilled by staff as needed. Takes a very long time to get drinks and the items brought by servers, such as pancakes and eggs Benedict.

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SP
4 reseñas
Comieron hace 6 días
Global 1Comida 1Servicio 1Ambiente 4

This place was the biggest disappointment. We booked a reservation for 10 people. The restaurant ranks out of food and the waiter was not great at all. He basically gave us the menu and then told us every time we asked for something they ran out. This is a Saturday night and you’re running out of food? When the meal came things were missing off the plate and the food was cold. The worse part is when we tried to talk to the waiter he walked away saying he needed to get the manager. The manager was unprofessional...dressed in a tshirt exposing all these tattoos. I believe his name was Skyler. I run a whole company and I was going to book a 100 person party but it definitely won’t be here anymore. They could not even accommodate 10 people. Horrible service and cold food!

Founding Farmers - Reston
Respondió hace 2 días

Hi SheetzP: I am super sorry for the disappointing service, cold food, incorrect meals and lack of available items during your recent visit. :( I feel terrible for the poor impression we left you with and I would love the chance to follow up. I will send you a PM with my email address to hopefully continue this conversation. -Amy

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a
7 reseñas
Comieron hace 6 días
Global 5Comida 5Servicio 5Ambiente 5

We celebrated my husband’s birthday this past Saturday at your Reston restaurant. Our server was Jeff and he was outstanding!!
He not only recommended drinks which were all amazingly delicious he also pointed us in some really great food decisions!!
We will for sure be back to sit at the bar and try some new drinks with Jeff!!

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PS
12 reseñas
Comieron hace 6 días
Global 2Comida 4Servicio 1Ambiente 4

Regrettably after many visits and past positive reviews of the Reston location of Founding Farmers, I have to say I will not be returning based on my most recent experience. This is the second time the service has been less than ideal and in this instance, unacceptable . I have had positive experiences at Founding Farmers and the food is beyond exceptional. However, after uneven service with a party of 6 in April, this weekend's birthday dinner was enough to make me not return.
We had several people approach our table after being seated. After finally having someone take our food order, 5 of the 6 meals were brought to the table. We all waited patiently for a few minutes and when the birthday guest implored the rest of us to eat, we began. Finally about 10 minutes after the meal was served we flagged one of the servers down and noted that one of the meals did not arrive. His response was simply "Well, I wasn't the one who took the order." He said he would look into it and left. He did not return. We tried to wave down another server who had taken the order but she didn't see us. Finally after almost 20 minutes - and some of our guests finishing their entrees, we waved down the manager. After that the food came out without an explanation or an apology.

If you look at my Open Table reviews, they are generally positive. But I will not be going back to the Reston location of Founding Farmers. If they cannot accommodate a party of 6, then they should not accept reservations for a party of 6. While it was a Saturday night and they were busy, there is no excuse for the lack of attention we received.
They did take the meal that was served late off the tab but that was upon our request.
Disappointing since the food is so good and the location for me is very convenient. But I will not be back.

Founding Farmers - Reston
Respondió hace 2 días

Hi PoorServiceinReston: Oh no. I am super sorry to read this! I feel terrible that your guest's entree was overlooked, and was delivered way late! I am also bummed that it happened to be their Birthday celebration and am equally let down for the disappointing service you encountered. :( I would love the chance to follow up and will send you a DM with my email address. -Amy

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R
2 reseñas
Comieron hace 6 días
Global 4Comida 4Servicio 3Ambiente 3

Good restaurant, good food. I went on a saturday, it was busy and loud. Like to try it during the week. The server was new.

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MM
3 reseñas
Comieron hace 6 días
Global 4Comida 4Servicio 4Ambiente 4

Very noisy!!! Acoustics need some work.
Love the fox at the bar.
Well done decor

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OT
1 reseña
Comieron hace 7 días
Global 4Comida 5Servicio 3Ambiente 5

Waitress was not on top of it. Slow and confused.

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m
6 reseñas
Comieron en 9 de octubre de 2019
Global 5Comida 5Servicio 5Ambiente 5

A wonderful dining experience at Founding Farmers tonight. The food was tasty and the service was prompt.

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t
2 reseñas
Comieron en 8 de octubre de 2019
Global 4Comida 3Servicio 5Ambiente 5

They were running behind because they had too many orders and they ran out of chocolate pie.

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SV
1 reseña
Comieron en 6 de octubre de 2019
Global 1Comida 2Servicio 3Ambiente 3

We had a reservation and the restaurant was not busy. We were first seated at a table right next to a couple on a date. The tables were very close together and we asked to be seated somewhere else. The second choice offered to us was in the dark corner next to the kitchen. When we refused we were asked where we wanted to sit and we chose the obvious nice booth in the front window. We are a mixed race couple with three adult daughters. No idea why we were treated so poorly but it was not the first time at this restaurant. We will go to other locations but not Reston in the future.

Founding Farmers - Reston
Respondió el 11 de octubre de 2019

Hi SuzanneV: I am super sorry to read about the poor start to your recent visit with us. I feel awful that our team failed to properly accommodate you & your family, and would love the chance to touch base. I will send you a DM with my email address to hopefully follow up about your review & experience. -Amy

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HP
1 reseña
Comieron en 6 de octubre de 2019
Global 4Comida 4Servicio 4Ambiente 5

Once again we had a really great dinner! Thanks FF!

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M
2 reseñas
Comieron en 6 de octubre de 2019
Global 2Comida 2Servicio 1Ambiente 3

This is my worst experience with a server I ever had especially for a place that I spent over $300. She basically threw our meal in front of us, interrupted our conversations and worst off she snatched the check from my hand once I paid. Plus the food there was just OK. For the money we pay for the place you would think the food would be better. Will NEVER go back to this place again! Don't waste your money.

Founding Farmers - Reston
Respondió el 11 de octubre de 2019

Hi Mary: Oh gosh- I am so so sorry to read this! I would love the chance to follow up about the poor service you encountered, and will send you a DM with my contact info to hopefully continue this conversation. -Amy

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OT
1 reseña
Comieron en 6 de octubre de 2019
Global 4Comida 3Servicio 4Ambiente 5

Service was ok- very busy.

Food quality is not the same as when they first opened

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OT
2 reseñas
Comieron en 6 de octubre de 2019
Global 3Comida 4Servicio 2Ambiente 3

Fresh food and easy access to Metro. But $$, and no kids menu offered.

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DH
1 reseña
Comieron en 5 de octubre de 2019
Global 4Comida 4Servicio 3Ambiente 4

Overall good experience, just not as good as we've had in the past.

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J
1 reseña
Comieron en 4 de octubre de 2019
Global 4Comida 4Servicio 5Ambiente 5

Breakfast was definitely better than the dinner.
Spicy chicken was missing the donut (my fault I didn’t notice it was missing until later). Issues with the credit card payment and a few dirty forks.

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c
12 reseñas
Comieron en 2 de octubre de 2019
Global 4Comida 4Servicio 4Ambiente 3

There was a nice variety of food choices, and prices seemed reasonable, although wine by the glass was overpriced.

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OT
San Diego
7 reseñas
Comieron en 29 de septiembre de 2019
Global 4Comida 3Servicio 4Ambiente 4

This is still a good value, but it seems the quality of the food has taken a hit at the Brunch Buffet. Over fried, poor parts chicken are not good. They took away the banana foster donuts (family fave), and should go back to either having roasted fowl instead of having just pork, pork, beef, beef. Service was good this time.

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OT
Richmond
3 reseñas
Comieron en 28 de septiembre de 2019
Global 5Comida 5Servicio 5Ambiente 5

Always good bummer at the removal of juices from the menu

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OT
3 reseñas
Comieron en 28 de septiembre de 2019
Global 2Comida 2Servicio 3Ambiente 4

I have been to this location before and had a great experience. However, my last visit was not the same experience.

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OT
Richmond
2 reseñas
Comieron en 28 de septiembre de 2019
Global 5Comida 5Servicio 5Ambiente 4

Great place for a birthday celebration.

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OT
2 reseñas
Comieron en 27 de septiembre de 2019
Global 3Comida 4Servicio 2Ambiente 3

Arrived a little early waiting for the third person in our party to arrive. My friend and I sat at the bar and order cocktails and an appetizer. The bartender apparently made my drink and gave it to another guest, so my friend was served and I waited another 5+ minutes for my drink. When ready to sit, we were placed at a booth in the bar area, being my first time dining, I would have preferred sitting in the dining room but that was nothing major. The service from this point on was just sad. There was zero friendly anticipation or any kind of up-selling happening, we waited and waited every time we ordered drinks. We had to flag down the server to order a bottle of wine because he left so abruptly after we gave our order for our entrees. Then, after he cleared our plates, came straight over with the check, not even bothering to ask us if we wanted to dessert.. so flagged him down again. The service was the biggest disappointment all in all, but a few notes about the menu and food. Menu is a little pretentious, trying to be home style and fine dining just doesn’t work. I ordered the shrimp and grits, portion was super small and there was no flavor in the grits, the soupy sauce had a lot of flavor, but the server insisted I order it with extra garlic and sauce, shouldn’t have had too if it’s made well. Also, for a fairly new restaurant in NoVa, offer a FULL BAR, only 2 choices of vodka, and not good vodka at that. Lastly validation for parking didn’t mean free parking, still had to pay almost $5. Probably won’t be back in a while.

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CW
1 reseña
Comieron en 27 de septiembre de 2019
Global 5Comida 5Servicio 5Ambiente 5

The service was excellent! The food was very fresh and delicious. I would recommend it to a friend. Great job!

Founding Farmers - Reston
Respondió el 2 de octubre de 2019

Hi CherylW: Thank you so much for sharing your AWESOME review with us! Much appreciated and we hope to have you back soon. :) -Amy

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JP
1 reseña
Comieron en 27 de septiembre de 2019
Global 4Comida 3Servicio 5Ambiente 5

The large bone in the chicken salad didn't help. No apology from a manager, or anything.

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D
1 reseña
Comieron en 22 de septiembre de 2019
Global 5Comida 5Servicio 5Ambiente 5

Delicious brunch. Even though it was a buffet, the quality of food was amazing.

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AM
Chicago
1 reseña
Comieron en 21 de septiembre de 2019
Global 4Comida 5Servicio 3Ambiente 5

Our meal was great as usual but our server was a little too much. He thought he was funny but he was just bizarre and it was not entertaining. Think he needs to work on the script.

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SM
2 reseñas
Comieron en 21 de septiembre de 2019
Global 5Comida 5Servicio 5Ambiente 5

Food and service here are both excellent. There is a large variety of food, from fried chicken or steak to vegetarian grain bowls, so something for everyone. Desserts (my favorite part of any meal) are amazing.

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C
1 reseña
Comieron en 21 de septiembre de 2019
Global 2Comida 3Servicio 1Ambiente 3

Went with a friend and we had terrible service. Seemed liked the waiter was trying to ignore us most of the time. Our drinks were empty and we were never asked if we wanted refills for the remaining 45 minutes we were there. Asked for some more time to decide on dessert, but the waiter decided it was time for us to go and dropped off the check without a word.

Founding Farmers - Reston
Respondió el 26 de septiembre de 2019

Hi Cath: Thank you for sharing your review with us. I am super sorry for the terrible service you encountered, and also feel badly for any delay in response to your email submission. I would love the chance to look into what you shared, and will send you a DM with my contact info. -Amy

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OT
1 reseña
Comieron en 21 de septiembre de 2019
Global 5Comida 5Servicio 5Ambiente 5

Brunch with a friend service was great friendly service made us feel very comfortable and assisted with selections without being pushy.

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SD
2 reseñas
Comieron en 20 de septiembre de 2019
Global 2Comida 1Servicio 2Ambiente 3

Both my entree and my wife's entree were dry and over cooked. One of my two pieces of fried chicken had a quarter-sized piece of tough meat and the rest was just thick breading. Both of our drinks were incorrect and the two promises form the waiter to talk to the bartender resulted in no change. This was overpriced, bad food.

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JA
Kansas City
1 reseña
Comieron en 20 de septiembre de 2019
Global 5Comida 5Servicio 4Ambiente 5

Great food, excellent addition to Reston Restaurant scene

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BB
6 reseñas
Comieron en 20 de septiembre de 2019
Global 4Comida 5Servicio 2Ambiente 4

As usual the food was excellent. However this is the second time in as many weeks that the timing of the service was not good and I believe it is because the servers have too many tables at once to be able to give the customers the service they need. We sat for a good 10 minutes before we were acknowledged and had a drink order taken. Once the order was taken it was another 15-20 minutes before we got our drinks from the bar. The non alcoholic drink was brought over timely but our bar drinks did not arrive for another 15 minutes. My salad was not delivered until after our entrees, as the server saw our food come out and realized I had not gotten my salad and promptly got it for me. I do not fault the server for these issues, but rather problems with service for tables from the bar and the runners for various parts of our meal. Our server was as nice as could be, took our order correctly and we got the correct food. But something else is going on behind the scenes that does not make this a good overall experience, which is too bad as I really like the food.

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C
70 reseñas
Comieron en 20 de septiembre de 2019
Global 5Comida 5Servicio 5Ambiente 5

Great family brunch, as always! My kids just love it here

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KM
1 reseña
Comieron en 15 de septiembre de 2019
Global 5Comida 4Servicio 5Ambiente 5

Absolutely loved our server, she was so polite and outgoing.

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CE
Richmond
27 reseñas
Comieron en 15 de septiembre de 2019
Global 4Comida 3Servicio 5Ambiente 2

Tyler was very kind and provided great service. The food was good but hard to come by. The eggs were very runny looking and when I brought it to the cooks attention, he started "splainin" to me that it was the heavy cream in the eggs, like it was my first time coming here. Very crowded and extremely busy. Seems like they would do better to add another day for the brunch. Worked before.

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OT
Baltimore
2 reseñas
Comieron en 15 de septiembre de 2019
Global 2Comida 2Servicio 3Ambiente 3

Went of Sunday brunch. We couldn't order off the menu and had to eat at the buffet. IMHO the the buffet choices were far below the $32 price tag. I don't think we'll be going back for brunch again.

The eggs were good as was the fruit crumble. The fried chicken was dry, the "warm" salmon was cold, there was no bacon, no bread. Everything was very carb heavy.

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RX
1 reseña
Comieron en 15 de septiembre de 2019
Global 2Comida 2Servicio 3Ambiente 3

brunch was very over priced for what they served. We were expecting much more.

Founding Farmers - Reston
Respondió el 19 de septiembre de 2019

Hi RacerX12: Thank you for your review. I am very sorry to read that our buffet brunch left something to be desired, and really failed to give you true bang for your buck. :/ Our Culinary Team will take into consideration what you shared and will look into adding more options to our brunch selection. We do hope to have you back for another try and please call us at: 703-988-7333 for any reservation help needed. -Amy

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