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Awful Arthur's Seafood Company

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1300 Sycamore Square, Midlothian, VA
+1 804-893-4093
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Henrico
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by on a weekday - were seated immediately. Wait staff at our table as soon as we sat down. Brought water and rinks almost before we had a chance to think about it. We all ordered seafood and portions were gigantic.

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Thank 99barbarajm
Midlothian, Virginia
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139 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

My best friend and I went for lunch. The place was almost empty. There was music playing, rather loudly, but not bad enough that we couldn't talk. Our waitress wasn't interested at all, she seemed bored and mad to be there. She never smiled once. When my friend asked for cocktail sauce to use with her shrimp scampi, the waitress... More 

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Thank Cathy K
Chesterfield, Virginia
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Fun little place to go reminds me of being near the beach. It is definitely a family place. Lots of noise.

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Thank Linda S
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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157 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Was looking for an oyster place. I ordered the dozen for 15 dollars. They open them for you and serve with the requested condiments. Staff was super friendly. The place is clean, family friendly dining area and a nice bar for the sports watchers. If you do not smoke, do not eat outside, all the smokers hang out there.

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Thank Lori W
Richmond, Virginia
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

I have been going to Awful Arthur's for many years. A little over a year ago they closed and eventually re-opened under new owners. Since then I have gone several times and always get the same thing, their Pursors Platter. They have 2 sizes, a small for $18 or large for $31. It's just steamed shrimp and crab legs. The... More 

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Thank Michele Q
Powhatan, Virginia
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221 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

While the food is not too bad here and there are quite a few options, it is extremely costly. A dinner for two without appetizers or drinks ran $50. Ouch this hurts the wallet.

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Thank Ray D
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

Great place in a comfortable setting. All we ate was the crablegs, which were cooked perfect and very clean and good color. Staff is very friendly and attentive. Love this place

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1 Thank Joe G
Midlothian, Virginia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

Enjoyed the appetizers both times we went, but the fish entrees were dull. I'll go again for drinks and appetizers, but not for dinner.

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1 Thank DaveR41664
Richmond, Virginia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

The restaurant is nice, great ambiance. The food is average.We had their crab leggs which were very small. The lbs of shrimp was cold when served...

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Thank 09Nath2911
Midlothian, Virginia
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014

My favorite thing to do is sit on the deck with my friends, eating their bacon wrapped shrimp (SO good!), laughing and talking! The tables inside are great, too, for a quieter experience. Great staff, wonderful food! Give it a try, you won't be sorry!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 Sycamore Square, Midlothian, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Midlothian
  • Phone Number: +1 804-893-4093

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?