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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
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Longtime Favorite - Consistently Excellent food and service

Very nice, upscale seafood restaurant. Consistently excellent food and service. My family has been going to Crab Louie's for over 25 years. It is a favorite for family celebrations, Father's days, birthdays etc. In 25 years, I don't think we ever had a bad exerience. Breads and relishes at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Rick B
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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  • Romantic
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Very nice, upscale seafood restaurant. Consistently excellent food and service. My family has been going to Crab Louie's for over 25 years. It is a favorite for family celebrations, Father's days, birthdays etc. In 25 years, I don't think we ever had a bad exerience. Breads and relishes at beginning of the meal are a unique experience to this restaurant.... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Dinner on a Sunday evening was a real delight. CL's is located in an old stage line tavern, updated to a warm relaxed atmosphere with attentive friendly service. The Mrs and I both had the Norfolk Sautéed Combination which was first rate. The wine list produced a new one for me - Predator “Old Vines” Zinfandel from Rutherford. Perfect restaurant... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My wife and I were looking for a new seafood restaurant and we decided to try Crab Louie's. That was a good decision on our part. Crab Louie's is located on Midlothian Turnpike out in the chesterfield area. It's a beautiful restaurant and is in an old local home and tavern that was built in 1745. Seafood is the specialty,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Crab Louie's has been my most favorite restaurant for many years. We always try to go for special occasions, or just whenever we can find a good excuse. Their seafood entrees of any kind are the best in town! I definitely recommend Crab Louie's, but also suggest you make a reservation for dinner.

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Enjoyed an early dinner of shrimp and grits. Shrimp was cooked perfectly, grits were good and while I enjoyed the sauce it was a bit heavy. We have been to Crab Louie's three times. They bring out a terrific selection of breads with your beverages. Staff is knowledgeable, atmosphere is nice. Good lunch and dinner menu options.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Starting with the variety of wonderful breads they serve, this warm tavern atmosphere makes for a wonderful dinner date. The fireplace is warm and inviting and the seafood always fresh. While it may seem a little out of the way, it is worth the drive for great seafood.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We went first to check it out. Happy as two bluebirds. Next we brought the friend from out of town. The food, service, and ambiance were great, even exceptional, and we had a great meal. Our take on the place, we love the bar for intimate gatherings. There are two fireplaces which we look forward to enjoying with our friends... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

good food, a bit pricey tho. they don't give you enough food for the price. nice atmosphere was a little noisy but we could still have a good conversation.

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Midlothian, Virginia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Outdoor eating opportunity for large group was delightful. Food was superb. Service was great! There are 3 areas for dining, which accommodates family, sports bar and outdoor groups.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

We'd heard a lot of great things about this place and decided to celebrate a birthday there for our first visit. Big mistake. Crowded layout, loud environment, overpriced food and drinks, mediocre food that had obviously been sitting waiting for our server to bring it to the table for quite a while. They may have been great once upon a... More 

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Additional Information about Crab Louie's

Address: 1352 Sycamore Sq Dr, Midlothian, VA 23113-4240
Phone Number: (804) 378-4977
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Midlothian
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
Average Prices: USD 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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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
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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