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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” (53 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (11 reviews)
“crab cakes” (17 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
481 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482-3825
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank virginia t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mother took me to "CarWash" 10+ years ago because she knew the owner, Susan Hill. I cannot count how many times I've dined there, but each time we have weekend guests, we take them for Sunday Brunch and they love it. The blueberry pancakes...More

Thank 834annk
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had lunch at the "Carwash" and it was delicous. I had the softshell crab sandwich and my wife had the Ruben. Prepared perfectly. I saw the fresh cold salads served to nearby tables and they appeared to be fresh with ample portions, Our server...More

Thank labrador47
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I usually go here for breakfast. They are hearty breakfasts so be prepared. I usually go while my car is being serviced down the street at Davis Auto. It's a couple of blocks and it helps walk off the calories. My favorite is the crab...More

Thank ViennaVaFedman
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome breakfast and nice people. Good service. Had the country ham and sausage gravy over biscuits.

Thank Gloria A
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Susan and her staff are awesome. Great food and quaint atmosphere, very relaxing. I love going in and see what new specials they come up with. She also does great catering services.

Thank captgw
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We have visited the Car Wash Cafe. They serve breakfast and lunch. My husband loves their crab meat omelets as well as their crab cakes. The pancakes and burgers are good. The only drawback is the limited seating.

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Small place friendly staff owners work hard and look to Please we started with cream crab soup very good with large chunks crab followed by a crab cake sandwich and crab benedict. The crab cake was nothing to complain about but better has been had...More

Thank richlee1975
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

It's not much to look at on the outside, but the food is DELICIOUS. Affordable and a great wait staff. I will be back.

Thank Ellington C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Been to this restaurant many times for lunch. Every time they meet or exceed my expectations. Have eaten here at least 20 or more times in last 2 years. Never had a bad or even a mediocre meal. Service is great, and it's a happy...More

Thank C3519OBcarold
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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, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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