Enjoy one of our Featured Wines

                                                                                                                  Glass          Bottle

Hidden Crush                                                              $8               $27


Aromas of lime & lemon blossom, green apple, pineapple & white peach


Cabernet Sauvignon

Medium bodied with  aromas of cherry & black currant and layers of cedar, spice, 

coconut & vanilla


Carmel Road Monterey Pinot Noir (Soledad, CA. 2012)      $11            $40

French oak aged briefly to add earthy, dark toast undertones to this brightly fragrant, 

berry spiced wine. The balance of this wine is fantastic as it comes together in a velvety finish.


Natura Chardonnay, un-oaked (Valley De Casablanca, Chili 2012)    $7         $25

Refreshing citrus aromas of grapefruit & lime and tropical fruit aromas, especially pineapple with 

a touch of herbs. On the palate it’s a balanced, fresh & fruity wine, with a velvety texture & finish 


Join us on Tuesday evenings for wine appreciation night. All bottles of our featured wines and  

wines from our regular wine list are half price! 

Soups and Chowders

Mediterranean  Fish Chowder                   Cup    $2.95   Bowl    $3.95

Fresh fish, sautéed garlic, onions, leeks, diced tomatoes, and spices, in a hearty sherry

saffron fennel broth  

   New England Clam Chowder Cup $3.75 Bowl $4.95

    A Northeastern favorite perfected in the Old South. Sea clams, bacon, herbs 

    and spices simmered in our creamy chowder

   She Crab Soup             Cup $5.75 Bowl $6.95

    Simmered with sherry and fresh lump crabmeat

   Gazpacho $4.95

    Our signature tomato-cucumber soup flavored with a full garden of fresh vegetables, 

    cucumbers, peppers, onions, garlic and fresh spices. With sour cream and garlic croutons




Baked She Crab Dip            $9.95

   Plenty for two. Served with Grilled Flatbread


Nantua Stuffed Mushrooms             $8.95

    Crab, Shrimp, and Lobster baked in a lightly spiced Cajun mix


Coconut Fried Shrimp            $8.95

    Tropical Fruit and Horseradish Marmalade


Oysters Rockefeller    $7.95

    Topped with a lightly spiced mixture of Spinach, Onions and 

    Parmesan cheese


Bluepoint Oysters (1/2 dozen)    $9.95

    Bluepoint oysters from the cold waters off Cape Cod. Served with

    Champagne Mignonette Ice and Cocktail Sauce


Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail    1/2 dozen    $9.95

    Jumbo Gulf shrimp on ice with Lemon and Cocktail Sauce


Crab Cake Petites    $8.95

    Three of our famous Crab Cakes, only smaller, golden fried


Garlic Rolls    $2.50

    Four rolls drizzled with Olive Oil, Garlic, Spices, Poppy Seeds, and 

    Kosher Salt



Fresh Fish Selection


All entrees served with our complimentary house made sweet breads and relishes.

Served with tossed salad and one side dish: Sautéed vegetables primavera, sizzler spinach, 

cole slaw, french fries, baked potato (Loaded add $1.75), or ginger jasmine rice


Upgrade your House salad

Topped with Maytag blue cheese crumbles  $1.50    Caesar $1.50    or     Martha $2.50


Our Hand Cut Fresh Fish Filets can be prepared in a variety of ways, including but not limited to:

* Broiled * With fresh Cilantro Lime Butter
* Grilled * With Roasted Lemon Chive Butter
* Poached * Blackened with Southwestern Remoulade
* Broiled Almondine * Hazelnut Crusted with Norfolk Butter


Get any fish selection Norfolk Crab Crusted Add $6.95


Tilapia                             Best grilled or blackened                                              $17.95

Atlantic Salmon           Lends itself well to poaching, grilling or blackening    $19.95

Haddock                         Mild, moist, and flaky. Best Hazelnut crusted             $21.95

Chilean Sea Bass       Wild caught, best broiled or grilled with any topping!   $27.95

Alaskan Halibut                  Firm, textured and mild. A West Coast Favorite  $23.95



Uniquely Crab Louie’s


Salmon Cakes     $16.95

    Fresh Salmon prepared with onions and peppers, broiled 

    and topped with a Roasted Lemon-Dill cream sauce


Shrimp & Scallops Mornay         $20.95

    Gulf shrimp and scallops prepared in a white wine cheese sauce, topped 

    with Havarti cheese and baked


The Tavern’s Jambalaya      $19.95

    Shrimp, chicken, and Andouille sausage, sautéed in a mildly spicy Creole tomato

    sauce with celery, onions, and peppers. Served over ginger jasmine rice. (salad only)


Shrimp & Grits     $22.95

    Gulf shrimp sautéed in Tasso ham gravy with mushrooms and fresh chives,

    wine and tarragon, spooned over organic stone ground cheddar cheese grits.

    Low country cooking at its finest (salad only)


Shrimp Diane     $19.95

    Gulf shrimp sautéed in a spicy Cajun garlic butter with mushrooms

    and fresh chives. Served over ginger jasmine rice (salad only)


Salmon & Shrimp      $21.95

    Sautéed with vegetables in a Roasted Lemon-Chive butter, over ginger jasmine rice 

    (salad only)


Seafood Latkes      $18.95

    Crabmeat, shrimp and lobster with onions and fresh herbs

    broiled and topped with a sweet red bell pepper sauce


Walla Walla Salmon      $19.95

    Fresh salmon filet, pan seared with Ponzu-Teriyaki caramelized onions,

    with toasted coconut and lemon toasted almonds



Crab Louie Classics


Seafood Au Gratin      $22.95

    Fresh Virginia crabmeat, sea scallops and gulf shrimp in a

    classic sherry cream sauce, topped with Havarti cheese and baked


Fried Shrimp     $19.95

    Gulf Shrimp lightly breaded and golden fried


Crab Cakes     $24.95

    Our award winning fresh Virginia lump crab cakes sautéed in butter

    until crisp. Also available broiled


Nantucket Fried Sea Scallops, or Broiled with Cream Sherry      $22.95

    Fresh Nantucket Sea Scallops lightly breaded and deep fried golden brown


Fried Oysters     $19.95

    Select oysters lightly breaded and deep fried


Entrees are served with tossed salad and one side dish: Sautéed vegetables primavera, 

sizzler spinach, cole slaw, french fries, baked potato (Loaded add $1.75), or ginger 

jasmine rice


Upgrade your house salad

Topped with Maytag blue cheese crumbles $1.50    Caesar $1.50     or    Martha $2.50




Seafood Combinations


Crab Cake and Latke Combination      $21.95

    Our two most popular entrees; a crab cake and our seafood latke


Broiled Seafood Combination        $24.95

    Nantucket scallops, gulf shrimp, chef’s choice of two fresh fish and a mini salmon cake


Three Fish Grill         $20.95

    Chef’s choice of three fish from tonight’s fresh catch


Crab Cake & Gulf Shrimp        $23.95

    Choice of grilled or fried gulf shrimp and one of our jumbo lump crab cakes


Fried Seafood Combination        $23.95

    Gulf shrimp, Nantucket scallops, oysters and fresh fish lightly breaded and fried


Norfolk Sautéed Combination          $24.95

    Fresh Virginia crab lumps, Nantucket scallops and gulf shrimp sautéed

    in butter, fresh lemon, and sherry


Filet Mignon with Grilled or Fried Gulf Shrimp       $27.95

    6 oz Cut “in house” Angus Filet Mignon paired with our jumbo gulf shrimp


Filet Mignon and Crab Cake        $29.95

    Our award winning crab cake and 6 oz Cut “in house” Angus Filet Mignon



Steaks & Chicken


Aged New York Strip Steak   $23.95

    12-ounce Aged Angus Beef, neatly trimmed, grilled to your preference


Filet Mignon      $23.95

    6 oz Cut “in house” Angus Filet Mignon grilled to your preference


Grilled Chicken Dijon    $16.95

    Char grilled boneless chicken breasts in a garlic white wine Dijon sauce


Southwest Chicken        $16.95

    Boneless chicken spice rubbed and grilled served with our Southwestern 

    remoulade sauce.






The Tavern’s Seafood Alfredo Pasta      $24.95

    Fresh salmon, sea scallops, gulf shrimp and baby spinach sautéed in garlic, 

    flamed with sherry and finished in a Parmesan cheese sauce


Chicken & Smithfield Pasta      $18.95

    Boneless chicken breast sautéed with Smithfield ham and red bell peppers in a 

    Parmesan cream sauce with freshly cooked linguine


Lobster Ravioli (Made in house)      $19.95

    Jumbo ravioli, stuffed with sweet New England lobster meat, ricotta, mozzarella & 

    Parmesan cheeses in light pink alfredo sauce served with a house salad  



Lighter Fare


Aruba Shrimp Salad         $15.95

    Coconut shrimp over Windmill Farms mixed greens, red onions, Applewood 

    smoked bacon, glazed pecans, tomatoes, cucumbers, and Maytag blue 

    cheese, with strawberry vinaigrette (available with grilled chicken)


Martha’s Vineyard Salad Chicken    $16.95  or  Salmon  $17.95

    Windmill Farms mixed greens, red onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, sun dried 

    sweet cherries, cornbread croutons and Maytag bleu cheese, with maple 

    vinaigrette and your choice of grilled or blackened chicken or salmon


Crab Louie Salad       $17.95

    A splendid offering of crabmeat and shrimp on layers of fresh vegetables

    Windmill Farms chilled greens and hard boiled egg


Crab Cake Sandwich       $14.95

    One of our famous fresh Virginia lump crab cake served on a toasted Kaiser roll 

    with a choice of one side dish


Chesapeake Sandwich        $15.95

    Fresh Virginia lump crabmeat, Smithfield ham and Havarti cheese

    served on a toasted Kaiser roll with a choice of one side dish





Caramelized Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee      $5.95

    A classic custard dessert with just a hint of orange zest


Black Bottom Peanut Butter Pie     $5.75

    Creamy peanut butter filling layered over sweet chocolate in a

    chocolate Oreo crust, with a salted caramel drizzle

    and whipped cream


Chocolate Praline Sundae     $4.95

    Chocolate fudge praline sauce served over vanilla ice cream, and

    garnished with baked sugared pecans and whipped cream


Mini Praline Sundae      $3.50

    A petite version of our regular sundae for those die hards who don't

    leave room for dessert


Bananas Foster Sundae      $5.75

    Slices of banana flamed with brown sugar, cinnamon and rum

    over vanilla ice cream, and topped with whipped cream


Key Lime Pie      $5.95

    With a ginger snap-Macadamia nut crust, whipped cream and 

    toasted coconut


Chefs Featured Cheesecake       $6.95

    Please ask your server for today's selection 



 Dessert Martini’s    $9.50


Chocolate Espresso

    Godiva Chocolate, Espresso, Tia Maria Absolute

    Vanilla, and cream


Chocolate Raspberry

    Raspberry Stoli, Godiva White Chocolate,

    and cream


Glacier Ice

    Captain Morgan's, Amaretto, White Godiva, Dark

    Godiva, cream, and a splash of Coca-Cola



Our Specialty Libations


Category 5 Hurricane - Bacardi Rum, Southern Comfort, 

    orange, pineapple & cranberry juices   $8


Berry-Mint Mojito - Fresh mint, strawberries, and sugar muddled 

    together, topped off with Three Olives Berry vodka & sprite  $9


Shipwreck - Parrot Bay rum, Midori, grenadine, orange and pineapple juices    $8


The Colonial - Absolut vodka, peach schnapps, orange, cranberry and pineapple juices   $8


Sunset Spritzer - Absolute vodka, orange juice, sprite, grenadine, and fresh lemon   $8


Mojito - Bacardi Limon, fresh mint and limes   $8






Chilled & well shaken, served straight up


Raspberry Lemon Drop      $9

    Absolute Citron, lemon juice, sweet & sour, Chambord, Stoli 

     raspberry, and a splash of sprite. Rimmed with sugar


Lemon Drop     $9

    Absolut Citron, Grand Marnier, fresh lemon and sweet & sour


Mango Breeze     $8 

    Three Olives Mango vodka, triple sec, orange & cranberry juice


Raspberry Martini     $8 

    Stoli raspberry, crème de cassis, cranberry juice and fresh lime


Cosmopolitan     $8

    Grey Goose vodka, Grand Marnier, cranberry and fresh lime


Bikini Martini     $8

    Coconut rum, Absolute vodka, pineapple juice with a splash of grenadine


Tropical Splash     $8

    Absolut Citron, Three Olives Orange vodka, cranberry and pineapple juice 

    with a splash of grenadine


Island Cherry Blossom     $8

    Kettle One vodka, cherry brandy, Triple Sec, fresh squeezed lemon, sour mix 

    with a splash of soda


Undercurrent Martini     $9

    Absolute vodka, Blue Curacao, sprite, splash of sweet & sour with a 

    Chambord layer



Thursdays are $5 dollar Martini Nights!


Wines by the Glass

These are our wines by the glass. We also have an extensive

wine list of moderately priced wines

Sycamore Lane Chardonnay Sycamore Lane Cabernet Sauvignon
Mezza Corona Pinot Grigio Woodbridge Merlot
Seaglass Riesling Mondavi Pinot Noir
Sycamore Lane White Zinfandel Maschio Prosecco Sparkling Wine (Split)





Legend Brown Ale  Heineken Yuengling Lager Sam Adams Lager
Legend Lager Amstel Light Coors's Light Sam Adams Seasonal
Legend Pale Ale Corona Extra Blue Moon Belgium White Miller Lite
Michelob Ultra Bud Light Budweiser O’Doul’s




Crab Louie’s Early Dinner Menu



Available Sunday thru Thursday most holidays excluded

Your entire party must be seated by 5:15pm to order from this menu

Not for groups or parties over 10 persons

(sorry, no exceptions)



Crab Cake

Our award winning lump crab cake sautéed in

butter until crisp. Available broiled


Fried Shrimp

Gulf shrimp lightly breaded and golden fried


Seafood Latke

Crabmeat, shrimp and lobster mixed with onions and fresh herbs

             broiled and topped with a sweet red bell pepper sauce


Salmon Cakes

 Fresh salmon prepared with onions and peppers, broiled 

             and topped with a roasted lemon dill cream sauce


Fresh Catch

Your server will inform you of this evening’s selections


Crab Cake Sandwich

One of our famous fresh Virginia lump crab cakes served on a 

toasted Kaiser roll


Grilled Chicken Dijonnaise

    Char grilled boneless chicken breasts topped with a garlic white wine Dijon sauce .



All entrees served with our Complimentary Housemade Sweet Breads and Relishes,

 Tossed Salad, and your choice of Sautéed Vegetables Primavera, Sizzler Spinach, 

Cole Slaw, French Fries,  Baked Potato (Loaded add 1.75), or Ginger Jasmine Rice


Upgrade your House salad

Maytag Blue Cheese 1.50              Caesar 1.50    or    Martha 2.50



Crab Louie’s Happy Hour

Sunday thru Thursday 4:00pm until 6:30pm



Well Drinks



Domestic Beers



Sycamore Lane Wines



Cup She Crab Soup



Cup Clam Chowder



Nantua Stuffed Mushrooms

or Coconut Fried Shrimp



 Gift Cards make the perfect gift for any occasion

They are available in any denomination Ask your server how get a Crab Louie’s gift card


 Private dining room available for

large groups, rehearsal dinners, luncheons and family get together's


All of our homemade sweetbreads are available in

1 1/2 Lb loaves


All items from our menu can be packaged for carry out


Crab Louie’s Seafood Tavern

1352 Sycamore Square

Midlothian, VA 23113





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