November 10, 2023 Uncategorized

Dine Near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center at Founding Farmers

Are you planning a trip to Washington, D.C. for a convention, expo, or special event at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center? Whether you’re attending an international policy conference, a pop culture festival, a black-tie fundraiser, or even a presidential inaugural ball, it’s essential to know where you can indulge in delicious scratch-made food and drink before or even after your event. Look no further than Founding Farmers & Distillers, just a 5-minute walk from the convention center.

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is a dynamic hub for a wide array of events. From industry conventions to pop culture extravaganzas, this state-of-the-art facility in the heart of downtown DC hosts them all. The convention center’s versatility is one of its many charms, and the stage for numerous memorable gatherings.

Host a private function, a semi-private function, or even a small intimate gathering of a few guests. Our restaurant can accommodate a wide variety of party sizes. Founding Farmers & Distillers is here to provide the perfect retreat after a day at the convention center. Whether you need a hearty breakfast to start your day, a leisurely lunch to refuel, a hearty dinner to unwind, or a delicious brunch to round off your weekend, we have it all.

Have an event early in the morning? Stop by First Bake for a quick breakfast treat or coffee before heading over to the convention center. Choose from our breakfast burrito, donuts, cinnamon rolls, blueberry muffins, or breakfast tacos and pair it with a delicious house-roasted coffee. First Bake is available at Founding Farmers & Distillers Monday through Friday from 7 – 10:30 am.

Our extensive lunch & dinner menu offers something for everyone, from classics like our Chicken & Waffles and Yankee Pot Roast to our Chinatown favorites featuring hand-pulled noodles to scratch-made pastas & parms. We also invite you to try our innovative cocktails, featuring spirits distilled on-site in our own in-house distillery, Founding Spirits.

The Best Restaurant Near the Washington, DC Convention Center

Whether you’re in town for a convention, expo, or a conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, add Founding Farmers & Distillers to your list of places you need to visit. We’re here to elevate your experience with amazing food & drink and an ambiance that radiates warmth and hospitality. We look forward to hosting you! Reserve your table today.

August 1, 2022

Calling All Kennedy Center Theater Goers

In case you missed it, the international musical sensation “Hamilton” has finally arrived in the Nation’s Capital and will be running from August 2 to October 9  at the Kennedy Center.

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Reserve your table or come on in. Our full menus are available for weekday breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch.