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Awful Arthur's Seafood Company

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1300 Sycamore Sq, Midlothian, VA 23113-4666
(804) 893-4093
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Fun little place to go reminds me of being near the beach. It is definitely a family place. Lots of noise.

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Thank Linda S
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

Was looking for an oyster place. I ordered the dozen for 15 dollars. They open them for you and serve with the requested condiments. Staff was super friendly. The place is clean, family friendly dining area and a nice bar for the sports watchers. If you do not smoke, do not eat outside, all the smokers hang out there.

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Thank Lori W
Richmond, Virginia
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I have been going to Awful Arthur's for many years. A little over a year ago they closed and eventually re-opened under new owners. Since then I have gone several times and always get the same thing, their Pursors Platter. They have 2 sizes, a small for $18 or large for $31. It's just steamed shrimp and crab legs. The... More 

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Thank Michele Q
Powhatan, Virginia
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204 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

While the food is not too bad here and there are quite a few options, it is extremely costly. A dinner for two without appetizers or drinks ran $50. Ouch this hurts the wallet.

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Thank Ray D
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Great place in a comfortable setting. All we ate was the crablegs, which were cooked perfect and very clean and good color. Staff is very friendly and attentive. Love this place

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1 Thank Joe G
Midlothian, Virginia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Enjoyed the appetizers both times we went, but the fish entrees were dull. I'll go again for drinks and appetizers, but not for dinner.

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Thank DaveR41664
Richmond, Virginia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The restaurant is nice, great ambiance. The food is average.We had their crab leggs which were very small. The lbs of shrimp was cold when served...

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Thank 09Nath2911
Midlothian, Virginia
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My favorite thing to do is sit on the deck with my friends, eating their bacon wrapped shrimp (SO good!), laughing and talking! The tables inside are great, too, for a quieter experience. Great staff, wonderful food! Give it a try, you won't be sorry!

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1 Thank TripGirl2Busy
Chesterfield, Virginia
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228 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

To be fair, we visited this in the middle of the afternoon on a cloudy summer Saturday. We would have eaten outside on the deck (even though the few was of a parking lot) but they allow people to smoke out there. They had a great special on crab legs and my partner had the swordfish even though we were... More 

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Thank DONNAandJANET
Richmond Hill, Georgia
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

As a Savannah, GA resident I don't look for seafood in Midlothian, VA. However I found myself there on Saturday night with my bride and friends. It was great. The waitress, Judith was a Peach. The appetizers, salad and entrees were great. As was the bar with great prices. I recommend Awful Arthur's to everyone, it's much more than a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 Sycamore Sq, Midlothian, VA 23113-4666
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Midlothian
  • Phone Number: (804) 893-4093

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?