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“Overall a winner”

LuLu's at The Thompson House
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $28
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: New owners/chef as of Summer 2010. Chef, Brian Grimley. Fantastic food, intimate location, menu changes weekly.
Richmond VA
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Overall a winner”
Reviewed September 15, 2012

Our party of 3 had dinner. Outdoor patios are charming. We found the staff to be extremely friendly & knowledgeable; the menu was carefully explained by (I suspect) the owner. The two salads (Artisan with roasted sweet potatoes/candied pecans/mild blue cheese & Caprese) were outstanding in portion and flavor. All three of us enjoyed our entrees of grouper, shrimp & grits, and scallop/shrimp with "southern" risotto. We were too full to sample dessert. This restaurant meets all my criteria for dining out - good atmosphere, casual & not fussy, excellent food preparation with local fresh ingredients, and many dishes on the menu which sound appealing.
Overall a winner in our estimation.

  • Visited September 2012
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Don't leave LuLu's without trying the Shrimp & Grits!!”
Reviewed September 8, 2012

My husband & I enjoyed a great little getaway at LuLu's! shrimp & grits, Fish Tacos & a really cool twist on a Caprese Salad. By the end of our meal, we were raving about the food & had met some new friends at the table next to us! A
They also offer a great wine list!!


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Columbus, Ohio
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Amazing!!!”
Reviewed September 5, 2012

We went to Amelia Island for our anniversary and had the opportunity to eat at many of the restaurants around town. Lulu's was out favorite BY FAR. First, the food is just outstanding. The best shrimp and grits on the island. We went twice and got different things - all equally amazing. Second, the owners are friendly and helpful. Not only were they knowledgeable and able to accommodate my gluten sensitivity, but they also sat down and talked to us about the island and what we should be sure to see. They even directed us to where we could go to see dolphins - and they were right on the money. Awesome! My husband still talks about how good the bucket of shrimp was. If ever in the area, we will definitely return.

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank chasegl
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West Palm Beach, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Superb Lunch”
Reviewed September 1, 2012

My wife and I shared three of their "little plates" specials...sautéed crab cake, cold jumbo shrimp, and fried oysters topped off with a white wine that had hints of pineapple, lychee, and pear. All prefect and delicious. We were sorry we ran out of time to get back to Lulu's for dinner!

Visited August 2012
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Miami, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Dinner at LuLu's”
Reviewed August 26, 2012

This was the best meal I had while on Amelia Island. The scallops were tasty, and artistically plated. The wait staff was very attentive and knew exactly where all the ingredients originated and how they were prepared. Fresh herbs were plucked from a garden right outside the door. The dessert was to die for: banana,carmel,toffee, chocolate pie with whipped cream. It was a tough choice because all the desserts were homemade and sounded delicious. This is a small gem but definitely worth the trip. Make reservations!

  • Visited August 2012
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