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CarWash Cafe and Catering

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481 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA
(804) 435-0405
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Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place to eat

This place has a great breakfast and a great lunch. The breakfast menu is full of goodies -- some of it even quite healthy. For lunch, the crabcakes are wonderful -- the best around. And the service is really speedy and everyone is terrific. All of this, and VERY reasonable prices.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Janice M
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Deltaville, Virginia, United States
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Deltaville, Virginia, United States
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place has a great breakfast and a great lunch. The breakfast menu is full of goodies -- some of it even quite healthy. For lunch, the crabcakes are wonderful -- the best around. And the service is really speedy and everyone is terrific. All of this, and VERY reasonable prices.

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Thank Janice M
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very pleasant owner, she make sure the service is good, food is always fresh with daily menus Good place for lunch,

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Thank John R
Thompsonville, Michigan
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95 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This place is truly a place you can get a car wash, Menu is limited to a number of very good lunch specials with interesting flavors. I had the Cuban Sandwich which was made with slow roasted pork with sauteed onion and apples. A nice blend of flavors was had by all four of the members of our party. Service... More 

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Thank Rsmith7412
Reedville, Virginia, Usa
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78 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

This is a small place but you can watch what's going on in the kitchen. All the food is top notch but if you're looking for a hearty breakfast, this is the best place in town.

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Thank Rvrlady01
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

The Carwash Cafe is open for breakfast and lunch. We were in the area on vacation and my wife read that this was the number 1 rated restaurant so we had to try it. We were not disappointed. The cafe is attached to a self service carwash so it is a little misleading. We stopped in for lunch. The cafe... More 

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Thank rocrow
Culpeper, Virginia
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Not really feeling the rave reviews this place has been given. Expensive for the food you receive and the comfort of the sitting area. And yes like another guy said come off a few french fries.

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1 Thank BozoNN
Kilmarnock, Virginia
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Love the Chicken Salad and Shoestring Fries for lunch! Breakfast is excellent. Ever since this fantastic little restaurant opened, I've enjoyed every visit.

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Thank CaptainJim3_11
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Food is great, atmosphere like an old time diner not a place to for a private time. Only open for breakfast and lunch both items on the menu are great.

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Thank Cyndie S
Oakland, New Jersey
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Having read about the CarWash Cafe on Trip Advisor, my husband and I decided to have lunch there on our recent visit to Kilmarnock, VA. The reviews were right - odd location, but very good food. The staff was very friendly too. We decided to share a bowl of She-Crab soup which was very good. I ordered a blackened grouper... More 

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Thank lphilplan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I recommend a visit to this restaurant. Specifically, I recommend the seafood entrees. The service is great.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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