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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
Good for:
Romance

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  • 13
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  • 12
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  • 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
Not like the old days

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Michael M
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Midlothian, Virginia
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Reservations
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123 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Midlothian, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Good atmosphere. Large table seating for our group. Wait staf did a great job. Food was fresh and well presentrd.

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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
Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 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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268 reviews 268 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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13 reviews 13 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
Top Contributor
189 reviews 189 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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
Senior Reviewer
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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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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