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CarWash Cafe and Catering

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$$ - $$$
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481 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA
+1 804-435-0405
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8:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Just another add to the good cafe/diner food vibe at the CarWash Cafe! They are a busy place with good reason: the food! And despite being busy, they are friendly and knowledgeable of their menu. Even though NN burger is just on the other side of Kilmarnock and known for their burgers, the CW Cafe has their own wonderful interpretation... More 

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Thank Kenneth B
Gloucester, Virginia
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Was a recommended place to eat breakfast - it was very tasty! We had the French toast and Crab-Spinach omelet. French toast came with grits -- unfortunately we couldn't eat them because they are made with milk )lactose intolerant). Service could be improved some (offer coffee, etc). Little pricier than we expected

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Thank Beverly M
Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

This has been our favored place to eat when in the northern Neck and after our visit this past weekend it remains so. Too many local seafood restaurants over do their presentation with fancy menu's, overdone decor, and expensive entrees but the CWC provides wonderful home style meals, very reasonably priced in a casual, local-flavor atmosphere. It's one of those... More 

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Thank Tuckergoose
Cumberland, Maryland
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

We would have never stopped here, if we hadn't read the trip advisor reviews. Had sandwiches for lunch and they were very good. If you are looking for a huge menu or atmosphere this is not the place. If you are looking for good food, give it a try.

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Thank bmh21502
Norfolk, Virginia
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a beautiful visit to Kilmarnock, Virginia! TripAdvisor was once again my go to and we chose this awesome place to have lunch. The staff was very friendly and took great care of us. The food was delicious made fresh almost right in front of us. Three of us had fresh fish sandwiches and the other had the Cuban sandwich.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

This is the kind of place you probably would pass by --but that would be a big mistake. Kilmarnock is a small but touristy village with a number of restaurants but I doubt any match up with the car wash ---and there is a car wash there. 16 or 20 tables with an interesting menu...Rose had a oyster po'boy and... More 

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Thank Joe-Lincoln-CA
Lancaster, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Food is good and worth the wait. Brunch on Sunday is usually crowded so expect a line unless you beat the church crowd. Pricing is a bit high for the area though, but worth it.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

food and staff were great, visited there a few months back and enjoyed the breakfast a great deal. you will never know it was a restaurant. will return.

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Thank Erik S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We could watch the food being prepared. The waitresses were very friendly and efficient. The food was excellent. Nifty décor in the hallway to the restroom.

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Thank helenc312
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

We have been here many times for lunch. Great menu with great selections and service. Rockfish sandwich was awesome. Diner type atmosphere. Small seating area.

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Thank Keith M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 481 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Kilmarnock
  • Phone Number: +1 804-435-0405

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