Clyde's Willow Creek Farm

4.5
4869 reviews
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Clyde's Willow Creek Farm, located in beautiful Loudoun County, just minutes from Dulles Airport and Leesburg, VA, is open daily for lunch and dinner, and serves weekend brunch. Made up of 4 antique buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries, Willow Creek Farm is truly a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Seasonal outside dining. Several rooms that may be used for private events, and two private dining rooms. The rooms are filled with a variety of original artwork - from weathervanes and antique signs, to an original collection of Audubon prints, to restored 19th century carriages and sleds.
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Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined 6 hours ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had the scallops- wonderful dish!

LG
Richmond
14 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We went there today for Sunday brunch. As always, we were not disappointed. The food is really delicious; very fresh and well prepared. The service was outstanding. We love to go to Clyde’s for brunch. Makes Sunday that much more special.

DI
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything was great including recognizing my nieces birthday. I thought the food was a bit pricey.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 1Food 4Service 1Ambience 5

They were understaffed since they had two private parties going on. The hostess girls were very rude. Waitress was great but had too many tables to keep track of.

SG
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Good food and great service. Took our friends here for a first time visit and they loved it. Will definitely come again.

BB
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3Food 4Service 1Ambience 2

Clyde’s has been one of our go-tos for years, so I chose to bring some out-of-Town guests there for dinner the other night. I’m hoping it was just a bad night, and nothing to do with the management. We placed our order and sat for approx 30 minutes before we saw our waitress again. She stopped to tell us our bread should be out shortly, when we were expecting we should be receiving our entrees at that point. A minute or so later, a runner brought out our meals (no bread yet). We pointed out that one of the salads was not what was ordered (we ordered the grilled shrimp salad, but received a chicken Cobb). The runner said, “well, it’s going to take a long time to get it...are you sure you don’t want this one?” I said we wanted the salad we ordered, and our friend who ordered the shrimp salad said she wouldn’t have ordered the Cobb because she doesn’t eat bacon. The runner said he could take the bacon off her plate. Again, I said we wanted what we ordered. He left in a huff. Meanwhile, our waitress walked by. I let her know the order was incorrect and that we still didn’t have bread. She said, “well, the bread takes 8 minutes to cook”. I told her we had been there over half an hour. A little while later, a different runner (tall guy with red hair) came out with the shrimp salad and a smirk on his face. He said (very loudly and sarcastically), “we hope you will find this to be absolutely perfect”. I should have called a manager at this point, because we were not being rude or unreasonable. He then asked if he could get us anything else. My daughter asked for ketchup, and again, very sarcastically he said. “It would be my pleasure”.
Our out of town guests were not impressed with Clyde’s, and I couldn’t believe the rudeness of the staff. We’ve never experienced anything like that there. I hope Clyde’s will take a close look at the caliber of employee they had working there last Saturday. Definitely not their finest.

SF
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This is the second time I have been to this Clyde's - overall Clyde's restaurants are a great experience no matter which one you go to, but Willow Creek Farm is one of the best. Our server, Jana, was amazing -- perfect service, great recommendations!

S
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

We arrived at 6:58pm for a 7pm reservation. We were seated immediately. Very impressive.

We dined in the Carriage Room adjacent to the bar. The acoustics of the room made hearing difficult. If you would like quiet conversation ask to be seated elsewhere.

The service was very attentive and prompt. Plenty of kudus and no complaints.

The food was good. The dishes we ordered were common. The ingredients were fresh.

Overall, a fine experience.

MS
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 2Food 2Service 4Ambience 5

First we almost got knocked over by a customer trying to leave as we were already partially thru the door!! Had reservations for 6:15....seated on time but not the room or booth as requested.....a table for 4 in the middle of a room. My husband had to clean off the puddles and sticky stuff on two chairs while a server wanted us to MOVE as she was determined to bring another table dessert. Did get seated in the room and a booth as requested since I believe the manager recognized us from the initial run it with an exciting customer. The two husband's ordered a whole rack of ribs which both wives appreciated as our meals were TINY and had to have a few bites of their meaks! Salmon with no starch and small for $22 and crab cake that was not up to Clyde's usual. Took 35 minutes to receive our meals. Maybe they should not book a wedding, baptism and rehearsal dinner all in one night as they have cut down on their seating by taking over the Chandler room for private parties!!!

D
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Always good food and great service! Feel like you can get in and out or take your time.

FR
Washington DC
37 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This is our go-to place in Loudoun County for good food, attentive service and good value. I had the crab cake - one is enough for all but the hungriest eater. Clyde’s offers one of the best in the area. My wife had the salmon, always a winner as well.

DK
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My go to place for meetings whether it be for business or with friends!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Pretty noisy.

IF
Washington DC
95 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had family visiting from out of town and decided to head to Clyde’s for dinner. Shared the hummus and crab dip appetizers. Hummus was so fresh and seasoned wonderfully. The crab dip was awesome! We all put hummus on our bread or pita and then added the crab dip. Awesome combination! Main courses were filet mignon with the zucchini/squash side. Delicious! Trout Parmesan was big portion and delicious! Baked shrimp scampi was a hit! Alaskan salmon was tender and amazing. Can you tell we enjoyed this?? Lol. We did shared desserts...the blueberry basil pie and the peach cobbler, both with ice cream. The flavors were amazing. The only criticism was too much crust. The pie was artisan style rather than traditional crust and the cobbler had heavy crust rather than just baked crumb topping. But that didn’t stop us from enjoying them! Everyone had a wonderful time. Our server, Sheryl, was awesome! She saw we weren’t in a rush and paced us very well. This is why we love Clyde’s!’

C
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I have already sent in my review about our evening. But I want our waiter GREG to be congratulated on his superior service that he gave to me and my wife on our 61st Wedding anniversary.I spoke of him in the review very highly

JF
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great venue. Good Food. Good Price. Great Service. I would highly recommend for any event.

P
Denver
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We love the ambiance at Clyde's willow Creek Farm. Even though it seats many people, the divided rooms give a feel of intimacy. The food was delicious and wait staff are always very helpful.

b
Washington DC
37 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Love Clydes! The prices keep creeping up and the restaurant isn't usually as crowded as it used to be. I know we don't go as often.

R
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

I love going to this place.
Everything about it is great!

DC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a very lovely experience celebrating a birthday. The service and food was superb. The ambiance was amazing. We are already planning our next visit. Thank you for everything.

OT
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Service can be hit or miss with a space that large. That said, food was amazing our server was very kind and knowledgable.

Honestly, can't suggest this place enough. Its beautiful and its Clydes you know what you're getting :)

S
Washington DC
22 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Food was good.. always like going to this Clyde’s because of its decor and history behind the buildings. Our waitress this time was very annoying, though. She would wink at us after every sentence and she was so overly dramatic with everything she truly sounded like she was practicing to be in an X-rated film… It didn’t take away from the food or the ambience but it make us all cringe each time she came to the table. She was trying waaaay too hard to the point of being obnoxious.

VA
Washington DC
65 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As always, everything was great. A lovely way to start the weekend!

OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Awesome !!!!

FM
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Something just seemed...off. My husband ordered a “spicy” lentil burger, and it was anything but. The sangria was slightly off too. We normally have a great time, but this visit? Not so much. William and Randy were amazing and made sure we were heard and compensated.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our 39th Anniversary! Our server was darling & we enjoyed the complimentary dessert.

L
Richmond
7 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Super waiter. Great food.

SF
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our waiter, Nadem, was just the right amount of attentive and friendly, and our food was fantastic. The restaurant is beautiful and a nice change from the standard chains in Virginia.

RH
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As always great food great service and great food!! Also very receptive to request for quiet area for hard I’d hearing customers. Such a lovely surrounding and ambiance. We’ll be back for sure!!

NS
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Clyde's Willow Creek Farm is beautiful, charming and the food delicious!

Our waitress Anna B. was wonderful, sweet, kind, thoughtful and a wonderful. Everyone was helpful when we arrived and couldn't be more pleasant!

EM
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Laramie was our server and she was amazing! Patient. Thorough. She was the perfect accent to a great evening.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It’s always wonderful coming to Clyde’s Willow Creek and I always have the best service and a happy time when visiting!
Can’t wait to see you guys again!

MM
San Diego
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a wonderful dinner at Clyde’s Willow Creek in Ashburn. Our server was attentive but not too much. He asked all the right questions and came around just often enough to be useful. He explained about all the local produce that they use. The food was wonderful, cooked to perfection, both the Alaskan Salmon and the filet mignon steak. And both the drinks and the dessert were also perfect. We are new to the area, but we will be returning to Clyde’s.

M
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

The food was really good. Could have used another plate of bread, which was amazing. Loved the salty butter. My biggest complaint was the noise level. Given the atmosphere and type of restaurant, I would have expected a much quieter dining experience. It was so loud in the small room we were in, my friend and I couldn't hear each other half the time, sitting right across the table from each other. I would probably not go back for a quiet dinner with one or two people. It's too loud to enjoy.

OT
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Anniversary. Most places do give a little cupcake or something which did not happen. Our server did say happy anniversary a couple of times tho.

PF
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. The setting was wonderful, food outstanding and service superb!!

OD
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

This trip to Cylde's generated mixed reviews on the food. The tomato bowl with added shrimp was excellent (though shrimp are a bit spicy so perhaps not to your taste), burger was very good, two salads were fresh but not outstanding, but half rack of ribs were over cooked and dry, while fries were luke warm when served and cooled more as dinner progressed. Crab and artichoke dip was too much cheese compared to crab and artichoke.
Server was good. Noise level low because few other guests. Bench seat at booth needed to be replaced- covering was significantly ripped. Bottom line, nice place to hit after the winery, but we would not make the trip out there from our home.

R
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Staff was friendly and really made us feel right at home. Food was delicious and service was perfect. Could not have asked for more.

t
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

Good food, Reuben and Crab Bennie. Waiter was good as well, asked if all was well once or twice, but unable to tell him of the later issue. Only complaint was after finishing our appetizer of calamari(outstanding) we set the plates aside, even stacking one plate atop the other. A busboy walked by, looked at our table and kept going. Consequently, when the waitperson came by with our main order, she couldn't set the dishes down without our having to pick them up to make room. No big deal, but I would have preferred not to be doing that. I stacked them up to be helpful.

BV
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Good experience and food.

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