DPJ Yelper of the Week: Megan D. on Los Olivos Hand Car Wash

February 16th, 2010

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Megan D.
Phoenix, AZ
Four-star rating
01.18.10

A car wash is a car wash is a car wash. No matter how much you pay for it, there’s usually still some goopy tar or a speck of dried up bird shit stuck on your car and water spots where it didn’t get dried well. It always costs a little more than it should, and takes too much damn time out of a precious Saturday morning.

So why bother to go to Los Olivos? It’s an independent small business in a sea of Danny’s-type mega-places. They actually do a decent job, and while it’s certainly no screaming bargain, it’s reasonable. They have a buy-10-get-1-free punch card deal, which would be cool if I didn’t keep losing the cards. Now if they would only re-open their little coffee stand…

Los Olivos Hand Car Wash is located at 232 E. McDowell Rd. — 602.258.2822

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