We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

CarWash Cafe and Catering

481 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482-3825
+1 804-435-0405
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (55 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (11 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
481 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482-3825
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (175)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 173 reviews

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

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.

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

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

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
Nearby HotelsSee all Kilmarnock Hotels
Best Western Kilmarnock Hotel
128 reviews
.52 km away
The Whispering Pines Motel
26 reviews
7.16 km away
The Tides Inn
597 reviews
7.56 km away
Pilot House Inn
25 reviews
14.56 km away
Nearby Restaurants
NN Burger Kilmarnock
221 reviews
1.44 km away
Lee's Restaurant
94 reviews
1.41 km away
Great Fortune
67 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Good Luck Cellars
40 reviews
1.72 km away
LaSource Spa
6 reviews
1.68 km away
The Dog and Oyster Vineyard
110 reviews
6.82 km away
Steamboat Era Museum
45 reviews
7.27 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Pat W
15 February 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
Improve this listing

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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing