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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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Richmond, Virginia
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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244 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Midlothian, Virginia
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90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has been around a long time and I have fond memories of delicious meals here. Took out of town guests here for a special lunch and was disappointed in our meals. The atmosphere is quaint and comfortable and our meal started off with a selection of delicious breads. Our meals included the crab cake sandwich and broiled seafood... More 

Thank LT T
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our table of four ordered the stuffed mushrooms (which were okay tasting but the mushrooms were a little soggy), trout almandine (good flavor), Caesar salads (nice light dressing but stale croutons), jambalaya (skimpy on rice but good flavor), and two shrimp Diane (good flavor, just a little skimpy). It was nice that it came with relishes, which weren't bad, but... More 

Thank Michelle391
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87 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crab Louie's is a nice restaurant where the food is not over powered with butter or seasoning like most of the seafood establishments in the Richmond area. The wait staff is friendly. I had shrimp Diane. It came with six good sized shrimps. The jasmine rice that came with it had very little flavor. They offered four freshly made breads... More 

Thank Seeing the worl... T
Manasquan, New Jersey
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On the way back from Asheville stopped for the night and was recommended this restaurant by the hotel staff. The She Crab Chowder was outstanding. Tavern jambalaya was outstanding. Others had the crab cakes. Excellent. Recommend if in the area

Thank Joseph B
Henrico, Virginia
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79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Taught my kids table manners here 30 plus years ago. We went for Sunday Brunch. Still an elegant restaurant. Now it is dinner with friends . Still fine dining in my circle.

Thank Baileyh0
Blackstone, Virginia, United States
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

I have always loved Crab Louie's but the last couple of times I have been unimpressed. This last time it was better, though. we had crab cake appetizers (greasy), salads (good), had to ask for the breads and relishes, and they don't have flounder. We both had steaks, and I had grilled shrimp with mine, and the cole slaw is... More 

Thank Janet B
Black Mountain, North Carolina
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102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

For feast food at a grand old house served with dignity, this is the place. Classic menu offerings verge on nostalgic -- crab bisque, prime rib, coconut cake. But all are turned out as if a perfect interpretation is the goal. All our sides were rated as top notch. The fish seems fresh. What a pleasure to dine in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?