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1352 Sycamore Sq Dr, Midlothian, VA 23113-4240
(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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Henrico, Virginia
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Thank Pomommie
Chester, Virginia
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I have had quite a few business lunches here over the last year. One thing to say is it is the food is very consistent. Service not so much depending on experience of the server. I usually go for some thing I do not make at home like the Seafood Au Gratin, Shrimp and Scallops Mornay or Broiled Seafood Platter... More 

Thank Barbie S
East Hanover
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

There were four in our party and we were seated almost immediately. Warmly greeted both at the door and by our server. We all ordered seafood dishes, each of which was prepared to our satisfaction. Crab cakes were especially good and could rival most found in Maryland restaurants. Surroundings are pleasant and overall experience was a positive one.

1 Thank Thomas M
Eldersburg, Maryland
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We had a table of 6 and the wait staff was very friendly and accommodating. The food was excellent especially the shrimp and grits. The crab dip was also delicious.

1 Thank jghodge911
Powhatan, Virginia
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202 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We arrived to have late lunch/early dinner and were welcomed immediately. We made reservations a few days ahead so that we knew that seating would not be an issue. The hostess was very courteous and helpful. Our waitress was quick to get our drinks and was ready to take our order. I started off with the she crab soup which... More 

1 Thank Ray D
Chesterfield, Virginia
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

This is a very unique place, they bring you little samples of home made daily breads, and things to sample to whet your appetite. Love their menu. It is not like any other place around. Would go there everyday if I could

1 Thank Linda S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Food was ok. Service was less than attentive. If you are looking for a special place, someplace memorable, this is not it.

1 Thank Peter H
Chester, Virginia
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

My husband and I love this place...first, the ambiance and stellar attention received pull you in. And I can't say enough about the home made bread selection. Since moving to VA about 12 years ago, we've visited Crab Louie's for special occasions. The food is excellent. Every meal we've had has been an experience. Funny thing, it's off the beat... More 

Thank nuancelj

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
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 Dr, Midlothian, VA 23113-4240
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Midlothian
  • Phone Number: (804) 378-4977

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?