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15173 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551-3901
(434) 525-9181
6:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 6:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Orlando, Florida
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped by Carol's for breakfast and was luck enough to hit the place when the breakfast buffet was available. It was decent food for a decent price. Granted the bacon was not cooked like I cook mine at home, but it was good. The selection included bacon, sausage, sausage gravy, pancakes, scrambled eggs, biscuits, and there must have been some... More 

Thank Rick R
Forest, Virginia
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great little restaurant in Forest. Our mens group meets here on Wednesdays for breakfast. The wait staff is quick with the menus and coffee/tea to start us off. Then they are back around to get our breakfast order. The service is very good and the cooks are fast. After they give us our breakfast, they keep attentive to refresh our... More 

Thank verncastle
Forest, Virginia
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can get just about anything to eat here. Great food, the restaurant was recently renovated and now has additional seating. Staff is friendly.

Thank churchmusiclover
Bradenton, United States
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I've been to Carol's Place many times. It is always clean even though it is not the most modern place. It is a breakfast and lunch establishment. If one does not need fancy, this might just be the place for you.. They have a weekend breakfast buffet which is reasonably priced for adults less than $10 and about $5 for... More 

Thank Anna D
Forest, Virginia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Breakfast was good, reasonably priced and quick service. They've remodeled the outside and closed in the deck.

Thank Angie B
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

If mediocrity is what you're striving for, then Carol's, you've succeeded! My husband and I have been here a few times after church, solely because of proximity and if you're from Lynchburg, you know that there is a huge lack of breakfast options in town! Carol's is one of those cute Mom and Pop restaurants, minus the southern hospitality that... More 

Thank Taylor M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

The breakfast at Carol's Place was okay. My husband did enjoy his Blueberry, Buckwheat pancakes. I had an omelet, apples, and biscuit. It was good. The service was very slow. The view of the mountains is pretty.

Thank Carmen B
Bedford, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Steak sandwich without steak! Over priced.... never again. Other customer was using bad language near us.

1 Thank classicmason
Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Went there in support of high school students fund raiser where they were the waiters/waitress. Food was ok, skimpy portions and atmosphere was dull.

1 Thank Priley27
Lynchburg, Virginia
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

Great regular home cooked meals. Rusty and the team are wonderful, always welcoming and take time to visit during your meal. A super locale for special events and good food when guests arrive.

Thank Doug B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15173 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551-3901
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Forest
  • Phone Number: (434) 525-9181

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?