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1352 Sycamore Sq, Midlothian, VA 23113-4666
(804) 378-4977
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Annapolis, Maryland
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68 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was of quaint, colonial style. Excellent service was provided by Kelsey. However, the food was what you would expect from a fast-food chain restaurant. The clam chowder tasted like it came from a can. The fried entries were over-fried and had a thick batter. Would not go back.

1 Thank Bill D
Richmond, Virginia
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went there with another couple. We had a great time. The service was excellent, the food was exquisite, and great wine choices. Great dining experience.

Thank Sharon C
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Service was impeccable. The good was delicious. The crabcakes were fabulous. They serve sweet breads beside the meal. I loved the apple bread. I ordered spinach as my side...umm delicious. The only reason I did not give them 4-stars was because the meal only comes with one side.

Thank Donna D
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I have lived in Midlothian, Virginia for over 30 years now and Crab Louie's has always been one of my favorite places for dinner. The atmosphere is warm and cozy with wide planked wood floors, classic chandeliers and often a toasty fire crackling in the dining room. They have a wonderful wine list with some of my favorite Napa Valley... More 

Thank W3569KNmaryk
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

My family loves this place--we have been coming here since my son was 10 yrs old(he is now 31), and it is his favorite seafood restaurant in Richmond. The bread other items that come with all meals is wonderful, and the Seafood Casserole is fantastic--so rich you will go into shock!

Thank Richard G
Suffolk County, NY
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Nothing felt authentic about the food at Crab Louie's. We dined ine Friday night several weeks ago and the restaurant was faily empty when we arrived at 6pm. I had the Crabcake and Seafood Latke combo - both underwhelming and tasted like frozen food that was micorwaved. It came with some undisitinguishable sauce and when I asked for tartar sauce,... More 

Thank Rita11705
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Went for a friends bday.Food is just average but prices are sorta high.My son did not like chicken tenders at all and he is not picky! The salmon was really good.Salads are basically just lettuce and tomatoe.Servers are friendly but service is slow.We do have friends that go regularly and they love it here.We will not be going back though.

Thank Deborah O
Richmond, Virginia
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I ate here a few times quite some time ago and really enjoyed the quality of the seafood but this visit left me and my wife disappointed. The choices are not what they used to be and we chose to get desert elsewhere.

Thank KerryLDS
Midlothian, Virginia
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253 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Went with friends to this restaurant which has been in Midlothian for a very long time. I had a gift certificate that was three years old so it was time to use it. I was pleasantly surprised. I had written this place off 20 years ago after a very bad experience with their food as well as service. Haven't been... More 

Thank B W
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went out with the neighbors took Crab Louie's on 8/6, a Saturday evening. My neighbor made reservations and we ended up waiting at the bar awhile, it turns out the reservation was applied to the wrong date. Not one to complain we just waited and ordered some wine and drinks. Staff was very friendly and the... More 

Thank Kevin G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1352 Sycamore Sq, Midlothian, VA 23113-4666
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Midlothian
  • Phone Number: (804) 378-4977

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?