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1352 Sycamore Sq Dr, Midlothian, VA 23113-4240
(804) 378-4977
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 60
  • 45
    Very good
  • 20
  • 12
  • 9
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars

Tucked away off the beaten path. Just below good and above fair. Service was good, food satisfactory. A bit outdated menu. The place could use a little pizzazz both in decor and menu.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Good for:
  • Romantic
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English first
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked away off the beaten path. Just below good and above fair. Service was good, food satisfactory. A bit outdated menu. The place could use a little pizzazz both in decor and menu.

Thank tiannaccone
Richmond, Virginia
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always enjoy dining in a historical buildings for whom all can enjoy! Our choice in a appetizer was the She Crab Dip. It was nice but the topping was a bit salty for me! I ordered Haddock fish with a side of cole slaw. I usally eat wild caught fish and Crab Louis'e offered two choices! My fish along... More 

Thank Dragonstravels
Level Contributor
22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

A retirement dinner for a coworker brought us here. We had an attentive waitress that served us cocktails in a private area of the restaurant. The menu had so many choices. It was hard to nail down, but I went with the scallops and jasmine rice. I loved it! Finished up with a creme brûlée. A wonderful evening and no... More 

Thank Joy K
Midlothian, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Crab Louie's is in an historical plantation building and the interior reflects this, with wide plank floors and huge fire places. Restaurant is very accessible with excellent ramps and easy parking. The rest rooms are clean and roomy. I have not been to Crab Louie's in the past year. I noticed a real difference in the quality of the food.... More 

Thank Criss F
Midlothian, Virginia
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

This is a great date night restaurant. Also a great spot for celebrations. A wonderful assortment of relishes and breads are served before the meal. She crab soup is my favorite starter and is available year round. During the cooler months, we go here specifically for the squash bisque which is only available seasonally. The seafood selections are fresh and... More 

Thank Mdearing39
Midlothian, Virginia
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Service was good, pleasant surroundings in decor but food was only average. Considering the prices the food should have been much better. They need to lower the prices or improve the food quality. I personally think that they are living off of their past reputation of their earlier years.

Thank Harold L
Richmond, Virginia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Service a 5 Food 3.5 Prices 1 on a scale 1-5 the place is in an old house in a strip like mall are , there is no water / ocean or any view to speak of but it's the prices of this place that will make me not return.

Thank jacy_10
Rice, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We returned here after many years to enjoy our anniversary dinner. I used to work close to Crab Louie's and we had purchased our rings in the shoppes close to the restuarant. It was our 15th anniversary so we decided to return. We enjoyed the relishes but suggest that they serve something with them other than sweet breads. When we... More 

Thank lorpohl
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We go to this restaurant at least a couple times a year. An historic building, with fireplaces and early American touches. Seafood Latkes are my menu favorite, but the Crab Cakes are a close second. Very good soups. A nice slection of relishes (pickled three bean, corn relish, sweet sauerkraut) and fresh sweetbreads (usually gingerbread, apple spice bread, pumpkin bread)... More 

Thank Barb S
Midlothian, Virginia
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Quaint atmosphere, friendly knowledgeable staff, topped with EXCELLENT food made for a very enjoyable evening.

Thank Len C

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1352 Sycamore Sq Dr, Midlothian, VA 23113-4240
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Midlothian
  • Phone Number: (804) 378-4977

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic


Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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