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American, Cafe, Diner
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15173 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551-3901
+1 434-525-9181
06:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 14:00
Fri 06:30 - 21:00
Sat 18:30 - 14:00
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Forest, Virginia
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Carol's is a great place for home cooking. It's not a fancy place to go, the food isn't fancy. But everything is good. They specialize in breakfast, their pancakes are delicious. I also enjoy their Brunswick Stew.

Thank Lisa K
Level Contributor
11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

First time eating here. Good breakfast, reasonably priced, waitresses we nice, smiled. A lot of food! Pancakes were a little heavy... but omlet, home fries were delish

Thank DrAlford
Orlando, Florida
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Stopped by Carol's for breakfast and was luck enough to hit the place when the breakfast buffet was available. It was decent food for a decent price. Granted the bacon was not cooked like I cook mine at home, but it was good. The selection included bacon, sausage, sausage gravy, pancakes, scrambled eggs, biscuits, and there must have been some... More 

Thank Rick R
Forest, Virginia
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great little restaurant in Forest. Our mens group meets here on Wednesdays for breakfast. The wait staff is quick with the menus and coffee/tea to start us off. Then they are back around to get our breakfast order. The service is very good and the cooks are fast. After they give us our breakfast, they keep attentive to refresh our... More 

Thank verncastle
Forest, Virginia
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

You can get just about anything to eat here. Great food, the restaurant was recently renovated and now has additional seating. Staff is friendly.

Thank churchmusiclover
Bradenton, United States
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

I've been to Carol's Place many times. It is always clean even though it is not the most modern place. It is a breakfast and lunch establishment. If one does not need fancy, this might just be the place for you.. They have a weekend breakfast buffet which is reasonably priced for adults less than $10 and about $5 for... More 

Thank Anna D
Forest, Virginia
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Breakfast was good, reasonably priced and quick service. They've remodeled the outside and closed in the deck.

Thank Angie B
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

If mediocrity is what you're striving for, then Carol's, you've succeeded! My husband and I have been here a few times after church, solely because of proximity and if you're from Lynchburg, you know that there is a huge lack of breakfast options in town! Carol's is one of those cute Mom and Pop restaurants, minus the southern hospitality that... More 

Thank Taylor M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

The breakfast at Carol's Place was okay. My husband did enjoy his Blueberry, Buckwheat pancakes. I had an omelet, apples, and biscuit. It was good. The service was very slow. The view of the mountains is pretty.

Thank Carmen B
Bedford, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Steak sandwich without steak! Over priced.... never again. Other customer was using bad language near us.

1 Thank classicmason

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15173 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551-3901
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 434-525-9181

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?