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All 25 Kilmarnock Restaurants

CarWash Cafe and Catering

481 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA
(804) 435-0405
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Ranked #2 of 25 Restaurants in Kilmarnock
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We felt right at home. The food was superlative - fresh and tasty with gluten-free and vegetarian options. Staff was efficient, and the decor is simply fun. It was filled with locals when we had lunch there.

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Fairfax, VA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Hidden behind the car wash this is truly a hidden treasure. Their food is really nice, everyone in our party was impressed and the pricing was acceptable.

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Kilmarnock, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Carwash is a very good local eatery. The food is always top notch and delicious. The only drawback is that it is only open for breakfast and lunch. It is somewhat pricey but you get what you pay for.

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DC Metro area
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84 reviews 84 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Recently visited 2x's this month. First time was for lunch. The cafe can seat only about 30 folks in a small area. The kitchen is right in the dining area. Staff was friendly. Had their crab cake sandwich was was very good. Went back a few days later to try their breakfast. Not as impressive as lunch as the serving... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Fresh selections,vintage diner style atmosphere, good value and food was well prepared in a timely manner even though the place was packed.

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Richmond, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My friends and I were at the river for a girls getaway last week when we spotted a " Car Wash and cafe" not your typical scenario for lunch!! But of course we all wanted to give it a try. It was excellent and well worth the visit. Unfortunately we all had had a late breakfast, so we were not... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Yep, its attached to a car wash but we found it to be a clean, friendly and efficient place with excellent food and an honest value. They have a good breakfast selection and specials. What we ordered was simple but it was obviously prepared with great care and attention to detail and yes, I did get the car washed when... More

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Kilmarnock, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

cozy comes to mind. almost, but not quite, cramped. superb attention to detail, making a small space gracious, and having the sweetest bathroom you'll find locally. our waitress friendly and knowledgeable, but the other didn't smile. please order rockfish sandwich. the bun can only accommodate half of the fish. yes, generous portions, but more importantly, cooked perfectly. flaky yet moist.... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Yes, this restaurant really is at an actual working car wash, and no I am not a local so I only went here because a friend recommended it (and tripadvisor backed them up). We parked near the folks who were vacuuming their cars. The cafe itself was jam-packed. It took awhile to get seated and served. Skipping to the food,... More

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richmond, Va
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We moved to the area last year. This is the best place to have breakfast or lunch in the area. It literally, adjoins to a car wash, but don't let that fool you. The meals are fabulous , but they do not serve dinner. I would equate the food to a fine bistro in Richmond .The service is good, the... More

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Additional Information about CarWash Cafe and Catering

Address: 481 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA
Phone Number: (804) 435-0405
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Kilmarnock
Cuisine: American

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