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15173 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551-3901
+1 434-525-9181
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
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“home fries” (6 reviews)
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
15173 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551-3901
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I used to enjoy an economical but acceptable breakfast here but my last few visits have been a huge disappointment. Today, my son ordered carol's economy breakfast while I ordered a Strawberry Waffle. What I got was a waffle that was apparently frozen and reheated...More

Thank lastgrrr
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

I think the world of Carols and the owner but the past few visits have been dreadful. First a 30 minute wait, then a 45 minute wait for service. I ended up almost waiting on myself since the two new waitresses were consumed with their...More

Thank Doug B
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I’ve been here twice for breakfast on visits to the area. This place is always full of local workers, families and you can tell friends. They have a large breakfast buffet and great menu items as well. Wait staff fast and great manners (not seen...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Always a great breakfast. Today I had the buffet, it was good if you are really hungry. Hubby had the make it your own breakfast - fried bologna, home fries, eggs,and pancake. Their pancakes are hot, fluffy, and fresh. :)

Thank DrAlford
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We have been to Carol's several times for breakfast. It is definitely home cooking. The price is great for the quantity and quality of food that is served. The wait staff has always been pleasant. Will be trying out their weekend breakfast buffet soon.

Thank hmiller80
Reviewed 30 April 2017

While this place doesn't offer the most in an environment, it's breakfast buffet on Sundays is worth the visit for me. And their warm apples add to the meal. Yes, the price isn't bad either.

Thank Sonny C
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Good food, reasonably priced. Wait staff was friendly and attentive. Will visit again. Not overcrowded as most chain restaurants are.

Thank Terry P
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Rusty and team always make you feel special for dining at Carols. The food bar for breakfast offers a good variety of home cooked items; my favorite, hipped beef! Why go to fast food corporate spots when you can have down home, feel good food...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Went there this morning with my brother....visiting for a few days. $8.75 for the breakfast buffet. The biscuits and sausage gravy are delicious! Good value for what they serve. Not crazy about the buffet table it's served on....not sure it was exactly keeping the food...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent menu. The breakfast menu is very varied and extensive. Enjoy the eggs, sausage, home fries, coffee. Great local restaurant.

Thank verncastle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM - 2:00 PM
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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