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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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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
Good for:
Romance

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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 13
    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
Superb atmosphere in front of a real fire

Excellent seafood and with turf if needed. She-Crab soup is always superb. The pre-meal hors d’oeuvres were excellent.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
LyleBrowning
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Midlothian, Virginia
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Reservations
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Midlothian, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Excellent seafood and with turf if needed. She-Crab soup is always superb. The pre-meal hors d’oeuvres were excellent.

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Powhatan, Virginia
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72 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Although we do not frequent Crab Louie's to any great extent we've never been disappointed. Today's dinner was no exception. We we cordially greeting and had out choice of tables. The menu, water, relishes and assortment of specially breads, banana, zucchini, pumpkin and apple-cheddar arrived quickly. We ordered their grilled salmon ($20) and tilapia ($17) and both were excellent. Cooked... More 

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lanex
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267 reviews 267 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We were part of a large party that went for a birthday celebration. Our server did a very good job of handling the large party (16). I had the halibut which was only okay (probably should know better about ordering a west coast fish on the east coast). My wife and several others ordered the crab cakes and that seemed... More 

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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
2 reviews
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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108 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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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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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