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Crab Louie's

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1352 Sycamore Sq Dr, Midlothian, VA 23113-4240
(804) 378-4977
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Romance

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Donna Carter

Crab Louie's is one of the best seafood restaurants in the area. From drinks, wine list, ordourves, breads, relishes, entrees to desserts you can't go wrong. You might want to dress for the occasion and get a reservation. The atmosphere is great being a refurbished ship setting with antiques.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
OwlAtHome59
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Reservations
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119 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Crab Louie's is one of the best seafood restaurants in the area. From drinks, wine list, ordourves, breads, relishes, entrees to desserts you can't go wrong. You might want to dress for the occasion and get a reservation. The atmosphere is great being a refurbished ship setting with antiques.

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Always loved Crab Louie's until it changed hands. I was surprised when we were served stale baked potatoes and the waitress was unable to open a bottle of wine. I did contact the manager about this and found out the restaurant had a new owner. He sent us a $20.00 gift card which was nice. Unfortunately Crab Louie's will no... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We have been going to Crab Louie's for over thirty years. The restaurant building hasn't changed in all that time, which is the good thing. We were looking for their breads and relishes but learned they don't serve the relishes at lunch. The meal was OK but not memorable.

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Henrico County, Virginia
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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good food, atmosphere and location close to Rt. 288. Best tasting and free breads and relishes before your meal is an additional plus. Wonderful crap cakes.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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102 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

I arranged to have a dinner for 41 people. we all came in at the same time and used the set $28.00 menu which was excellent. Plenty of choices. Even though it is a seafood restaurant I ordered the six ounce fillet mignon and it was cooked to perfection and and very tender. The Caesar salad was good as was... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Food is a bit pricey but well worth it. There were four of us and each of us gave many compliments During our meal. The service was pleasant and atmosphere calming. We truly enjoyed our experience here. Will return again.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Crab Louie's has been one of our favorite seafood restaurants in the Richmond area for many years. They have been consistantly good with their service and the preparation of the dishes that they serve. The menu has a good selection for choosing a variety of seafood meals and appetizers.

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Richmond, Virginia, Usa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Took parents for a birthday dinner here. The location is not what is expected, but the food is FABULOUS!!! They start with relishes and sweet breads that are homemade. The seafood is cooked to perfection and the service is great!

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Virginia Beach, VA
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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Crab Louie's has an excellent and vast gluten free menu! They had chicken that was good plus lots of seafood. They even had GF crab cakes and she crab soup! Tied with the crab cakes for most amazing was the delicious bananas foster as a unique GF dessert! People have to know about this great GF option outside of Richmond,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I generally do not like to write a bad review but my experience was really poor. I stopped in to order take out and waited while it was made. I got the combo plate and was expected a good helping of food for the price. There were only three shrimp, two small pieces of fish and a few small scallops.... More 

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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 0 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?