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CarWash Cafe and Catering

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481 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482-3825
+1 804-435-0405
08:00 - 14:30
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Port Lavaca, Texas
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175 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A car wash and a great meal...what more could you ask for? We had fresh rockfish sandwiches that were wonderful. I can't add a lot more than what has already been said...the food was great, the service was great and we would definitely go again. Give them a try if you're in the area.

Thank Bayou-Babies
Kilmarnock, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This intimate little gem was somewhere I knew my friend would like. Knowing it would be busy, particularly on a cold, sunny Saturday, we lucked out with out timing and were directed to a seat away from the door. We also were given the option of counter seating. Everything is prepared efficiently, hygienically and well in view. I always order... More 

Thank Rosemary F
Midlothian, Va
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94 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Hidden on the side of an actual car wash make sure you stop in. Yes they have great burgers and other sandwiches but don't miss the lump crab cakes or shrimp Po Boys. Or go for their Sunday breakfast Blueberry pancakes or Crab Eggs Benedict. If your anywhere in the Northern Neck of Virginia take the drive over to Kilmarnock.... More 

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Locust Hill, Virginia
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103 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Casual atmosphere and good food. She crab soup is excellent as was my Oyster PoBoy. Shoestring French fries are a nice side. Stopped at NN Burger for desert---a Coffee Milkshake.

Thank DrNoah
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We come all the time...food is great across the board, service cheery, efficient and helpful. Save room for dessert - the cakes are out of this world! Perfect small town/hometown cafe!

Thank Gypsety
Heathsville, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 February 2017

You not only get great food in a timely manner but they are also fairly priced! After being so disappointed with NN Burger and Dixie Deli, we tried this with little hope, but to our delight, our hope quickly increased and we will Definitely be back...often!

Thank seriousb1
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 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 

Thank Kenneth B
Gloucester, Virginia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 November 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

Thank Beverly M
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83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 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 

Thank Tuckergoose
Cumberland, Maryland
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 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.

Thank bmh21502

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?