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Crab Louie's

1352 Sycamore Sq, Midlothian, VA 23113-4666
+1 804-378-4977
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab” (78 reviews)
“latkes” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (61 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1352 Sycamore Sq, Midlothian, VA 23113-4666
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our dinner party of 8 to 10 guests were disappointed by the quality and portion size at Crab Louie's - definitely not what we expected. We were there to celebrate the b'day of a distinguished member of the Richmond business community. Our waitress and the...More

Thank Arthur G
Reviewed October 3, 2018

the grilled salmon was outstanding - just perfect. The tilapia was too small a portion, dry and over-cooked. The sauteed vegetables were mushy, tasteless and useless. the relishes are excellent accompaniments to the 4 varieties of breads offered. The place is too dark, why? the...More

Thank ir0ngate69
Reviewed September 17, 2018

The atmosphere is charming and historic. The house has so much history. Service is friendly and the tables/floors are clean. I have to say the appetizer breads are the best. It reminds me of years ago when fine dining served a whole bread with honey...More

Thank LauraEvans2014
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Dinner with friends who know the choices in the area and recommended it highly. They were right. The appetizer breads were delicious, she-crab soup was perfect, the crab cake was superb as were the accompanying vegetables. Service was friendly, quick and attentive without being obtrusive....More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed August 11, 2018

This is a charming restaurant located in a historic inn in Midlothian, VA. They have a large gluten free menu. I had the Norfolk skillet which consisted of crab meat, shrimp and scallops sauteed in a butter, sherry, and lemon sauce. I thoroughly enjoyed it....More

Thank dsjhoward
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Always fresh with friendly service. I love the She Crab soup. The sweet breads served as appetizer are moist and a nice change from crackers or other white breads.

Thank Dale S
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

It took a while to be seated but everyone was very nice. The atmosphere is nice and homely. The food was well prepared and the waitress was attentive to our needs. It’s in a historic house in a cute shopping area so it can be...More

Thank Carrie L
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Excellent food, and charming atmosphere. Highly recommend. Located in old established area in Sycamore Square.

Thank debburak
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Look, I'm from Boston and if you ever try and get any kind of coastal consumption going off of the harbor, you're asking for it. Or so we say. That said, I love seafood and fish and am very open to trusting today's traveling delicacies...More

Thank April K
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

We celebrated our anniversary at Crab Louie’s. Our dinner was delicious. The seafood was fresh and the portions were huge. They have a delicious selection of complimentary breads and three small appetizers for the table. Our waitress was fantastic. We like the atmosphere and decor...More

Thank ChristineB232
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December 5, 2016|
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Response from GaryCummings | Reviewed this property |
I think the usual lunch hours apply, as far as I know.
May 13, 2016|
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Response from jennsinger | Reviewed this property |
Crab Louie's should be fine for your celebration. I would also recommend the Boathouse. The boathouse offers the view and some distractions/ attractions for the kids.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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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: +1 804-378-4977
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