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CarWash Cafe and Catering

481 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482-3825
+1 804-435-0405
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (60 reviews)
“sandwiches” (20 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
481 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482-3825
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Initially I was a little unsure but the restaurant was full and had a small line. I had the crab cake and it was excellent. Everything looked great and the kitchen is small but open so you could see the effort and attention to detail...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place feom reading the reviews and if anything, the Carwash Cafe is evwn better than what folks have been saying. We had the burger, which was exellent, and the oyster po' boy which was outstanding. Fresh oysters fried properly and seeved on a...More

Thank Joe N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Different little place that was fantastic! The options for breakfast were enormous. We had the Eggs, Crab Cake Benedict and veggie omelette. Both were super! Was not too croweded and the local atmosphere was welcoming. A must for any visit to Kilmarnock!

Thank Jeffrey G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has one of the best burgers in town!! So thick and juicy and made from fresh beef. A must have if you go by there!!

Thank JW L
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We were pleased to learn that this restaurant not only had gluten-free bread but also gluten-free wraps and could also prepare lots of options gluten-free. And so glad the she-crab soup was gluten-free because it was great! And they have lots of daily specials in...More

Thank MBinVA_10
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Very casual. Good Cuban sandwich. Lunch and a carwash, no kidding! Restaurant closes early in the afternoon.

Thank ConnoQ
Reviewed 30 January 2018

There are many dining venues in Kilmarnock but the Car Wash is worth the visit. Yes it is crowded and the tables are small but the food is good and the service is friendly. Its only open for breakfast and lunch. Everything seems fresh and...More

1  Thank VaTechDad
Reviewed 14 December 2017

When traveling, we try to find unusual restaurants for lunch.. Our hope is they will not only have good food, but also be memorable. The CarWash filled the bill. It is a small, clean, open restaurant. The restaurant was full, but we were seated and...More

1  Thank ACJ70
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The food here is awesome. the veg soup with the crab meat is yummy. and the crab cake with the homemade fries and sauce on the side is very tasty.

1  Thank tierasaul14
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Two trips in two weeks. Once when it was a busy lunchtime and once at 2 pm. Expected the service to be better from our waitress when the place was less crowded and I was disappointed. My brother and I are done giving this place...More

1  Thank virginia t
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Pat W
15 February 2016|
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Response from Janice M | Reviewed this property |
i have seen a customer inside in a wheelchair, but I don't know how they entered so I can't advise the best way to do that. I would suggest calling them to ask about it. The number is (804) 435-0405
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 481 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482-3825
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Kilmarnock
  • Phone Number: +1 804-435-0405
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