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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” (56 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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 10 November 2017

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 20 October 2017

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

1  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
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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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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