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The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm, Lovettsville

Loudoun Destination Restaurant Program

A "Destination Restaurant" is defined by the International Culinary Tourism Association as "a restaurant that is so interesting, different, or special that people travel just to eat there." The restaurants identified within this site as Loudoun Destination Restaurants were nominated, juried by a Loudoun tourism industry panel, and required to meet the following criteria:

Unique Experiences

The establishment offers a unique experience, either through the food, the service, the interior design, the setting, or ideally, all of the preceding.

 

Local Favorite

The establishment has distinguished itself as a local favorite and also a place of "character" in the community. Awards and accolades from the public count in this category.

Cultural/Authentic

The establishment makes an obvious attempt to create a culinary/cultural experience that educates as well as entertains. The authentic ethnicity of the operation is evidenced in various aspects of the dining experience - from the cuisine to the environment - and provides "nourishment" as well as sustenance.

 

Quality

The establishment makes an obvious commitment to ensure that the final product consistently meets exemplary standards. Responsible and appreciable cooking techniques are utilized to ensure that the culinary component of the dining experience is of a uniformly excellent quality.

Locally Grown Products

Locally grown products play an integral part in the menu.

 

Loudoun Beer, Wine, and Spirits

The restaurant features a Loudoun-inclusive beer, wine, and spirits menu. 

Destination Restaurants