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Crab Louie's

1352 Sycamore Sq, Midlothian, VA 23113-4666
+1 804-378-4977
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (55 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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1352 Sycamore Sq, Midlothian, VA 23113-4666
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had business in the area at 1 and found Crab Louie’s close by that served at 11:30. We had a wonderful lunch with the sweet breads and house made relishes. Had jambalaya that was loaded with shrimp - very tasty. My wife enjoyed the seafood...More

Thank vision2travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a great anniversary dinner at Crab Louie's. It had been some time since we had been there. We had forgotten about their pre-meal relishes and sweet breads. I was surprised that my wife (usually pretty picky) really enjoyed the relishes....More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My best friend and I ate lunch here. She is going through treatment for Cancer, so we enjoy going out and catching up. We were greeted at the door, seated promptly in a cozy corner booth. We were offered a table by the window, but...More

Thank Cathy K
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Nice interior, quiet noise level, well prepared good home cooked food. This is a local seafood restaurant with a good selection of local in season fish plus regular menu items. Their free on the table appetizers of beans salad, sauerkraut, and delicious rolls can fill...More

Thank RealtorBethKane
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Our server, Cara, was very good! We really enjoyed the sweet breads and sides (kidney bean, corn and sauerkraut salads). If was half off bottled wine night and Cara found one we would like after our first three choices were out. We split the Norfolk...More

Thank RJ P
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Not sure what the draw is here but it certainly is not the food nor the service. Our waitress never told us her name, did not offer any specials and we had to ask for napkins for our drinks. Overall the food was a 2...More

Thank Gregg-Midlo
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This restaurant is contained in a building built in 1745. Crab Louie's has been here since 1981. The floors and bar are made from a rich honey colored wood. The lighting is subdued, but ample enough to appreciate the presentation of the food. I had...More

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Eight of us visited Crab Louie's for lunch on a Sunday. We were very surprised to find the restaurant almost empty. Our experience may explain why. We arrived on time and were seated promptly. They were set up for us. Bread and relishes were already...More

1  Thank sharon c
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I've eaten at Crab Louie several times over the years. The service is always pretty good. The seafood options are decent, but not extensive. I like the homemade bread. The she crab soup is very good. On my last visit I ordered the broiled seafood...More

Thank Tasha E
Reviewed 15 July 2017

My wife and I had not eaten at this restaurant in several years and decided to visit it again. The ambience is nice. The food was prepared well, but portions and presentation were average. Our waitress delivered only average service. She rarely checked on us...More

Thank treeman
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5 December 2016|
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Response from GaryCummings | Reviewed this property |
I think the usual lunch hours apply, as far as I know.
14 May 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
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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