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Things to do in Kilmarnock

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Burger Restaurant
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“In the mood for a big juicy burger and crazy loaded milkshake? Then NN Burger, located in the heart of downtown Kilmarnock is the pick for you. This spot is fun, tasty and you'll see their marketing all around town. It's very popular ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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Breakfast Spot
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“Enjoy this local favorite for breakfast. Don't miss the southern grits, but all the food is great. The dining area has recently been renovated, and its built on the side of a working drive-thru cash wash. Don't miss this one!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“My Favorite Chinese restaurant with a nice Bar. It is in the town of Kilmarnouk (about 30 minutes away)”
  • 3 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Old school family restaurant where the locals and vistitors alike have come for decades for honest-to-goodness down home cooking. Whether is breakfast/ brunch or lunch you will not be disappointed. As well as the standards, there are open-faced turkey sandwiches and gravy, fried chicken, soups, country ham, liver & onions...their mashed potatoes with beef gravy are awesome! Then there are their deserts...pies, cakes, cobblers and such! The waitresses are amazing, friendly and for the most part have worked at Lee's years and years. This place is well worth the drive to Kilmarnock.”
  • 1 local recommends
Seafood Restaurant
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“Good food and drinks, located right on Main Street in the heart of Kilmarnock. There is outdoor dining as well. $$”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
“You won't visit a more unique garden and historical space to enjoy than here. The beautiful courtyard is a host to flowers, fountains, and overwhelming charm. You can enjoy meals in the main house among numerous dining rooms, or on the garden deck to eat Al fresco. Their Bloody Mary's are signature and after you try one you'll realize why. Stop in for Happy Hour, Lunch, Dinner or Breakfast/Brunch. This is a fun establishment to walk around and read all of the historic fun facts. $$-$$$ ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
“Amazing wine shop -- a very short drive away in Kilmarnock, VA. They have notable Friday night wine tastings!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
“My favorite boutique shop in Kilmarnock that has Simply Southern, Top It Off, Lularoe, just to name a few. they have everything cute that you could ever imagine & even have an area in the back of the store that hosts rented spaces for local vendors”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“It's absolutely Charming. Better than Starbucks but no more expensive. Small locally and privately owned Business.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Book Store
“Love books? Be sure to stop in this quaint little shop that has been a retail establishment in Kilmarnock for as long as I can remember! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 2 locals recommend
Brewery
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“A relatively new spot in Kilmarnock, located right off Main Street. The Brewhaus is the first brewery in the area. They offer hand crafted beers and live music nightly. ”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Burger Restaurant
“In the mood for a big juicy burger and crazy loaded milkshake? Then NN Burger, located in the heart of downtown Kilmarnock is the pick for you. This spot is fun, tasty and you'll see their marketing all around town. It's very popular ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Enjoy this local favorite for breakfast. Don't miss the southern grits, but all the food is great. The dining area has recently been renovated, and its built on the side of a working drive-thru cash wash. Don't miss this one!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“My Favorite Chinese restaurant with a nice Bar. It is in the town of Kilmarnouk (about 30 minutes away)”
  • 3 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Good food and drinks, located right on Main Street in the heart of Kilmarnock. There is outdoor dining as well. $$”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
“You won't visit a more unique garden and historical space to enjoy than here. The beautiful courtyard is a host to flowers, fountains, and overwhelming charm. You can enjoy meals in the main house among numerous dining rooms, or on the garden deck to eat Al fresco. Their Bloody Mary's are signature and after you try one you'll realize why. Stop in for Happy Hour, Lunch, Dinner or Breakfast/Brunch. This is a fun establishment to walk around and read all of the historic fun facts. $$-$$$ ”
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Old school family restaurant where the locals and vistitors alike have come for decades for honest-to-goodness down home cooking. Whether is breakfast/ brunch or lunch you will not be disappointed. As well as the standards, there are open-faced turkey sandwiches and gravy, fried chicken, soups, country ham, liver & onions...their mashed potatoes with beef gravy are awesome! Then there are their deserts...pies, cakes, cobblers and such! The waitresses are amazing, friendly and for the most part have worked at Lee's years and years. This place is well worth the drive to Kilmarnock.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
Restaurant
“Bar-B-Q !!! Whether your favorite is pork, beef, or chicken this is the place for you! Authentic Southern style BBQ with a multitude of tasty table-top sauces to experiment with and enjoy. Along with fries, beans, corn, okra, pickles, slaw etc. Inside dining is rustic - think inside of a log cabin or a barn, Outside dining - on shaded picnic tables listening to great music. Live bands play on the outside stage. You will leave this gem of a place pleasantly plump and content wondering how and when you can return!”
  • 1 local recommends

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