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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
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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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Lynchburg, Virginia
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135 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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 at Carols.

Thank Doug B
Hartford, Connecticut
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94 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 super hot. But it was warm and it was good. I will go again.

Thank Kim C
Forest, Virginia
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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
Forest, Virginia
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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

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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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?