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Lou's Comfort Food

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31286 Richmond Tpke, Doswell, VA 23047-2132
+1 804-876-3660
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 19:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Ashland, Virginia
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I looked for Lou's unsuccessfully a few months ago thinking it was across the street from Kings Dominion. It used to be there, but is now just south of 30 and 301. I'm glad I looked for it again. My daughter and I stopped in on a Thursday at dinner. Hopefully you won't be there for the ambience. It's an... More 

Aldie, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found Lou's on Trip Advisor after traveling to King's Dominion for the day. Lou's is less than 10 minutes north of King's Dominion. After eating horrible, over-priced park food all day, Lou's was the perfect end to the day. The staff are friendly, the restaurant is clean and the food is great. Our group loved the fried catfish and... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is place is wonderful southern home cooking. We stopped in after a trip to King's Dominion and the food was amazing. The fried catfish was perhaps the best fish I ever eaten, period. And the pies looked so good we couldn't decide which type we wanted so we tried one of each and shared them all. Fantastic soul food.... More 

Thank vietti
Ruther Glen, VA
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We love to go to Lou's to eat and to the events she holds there. Great food and service. The best home made desserts ever!

Thank Fonville H
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Our family visited Kings Dominion over the Labor Day weekend and read trip advisor reviews about Lou's... We had to make a stop and so happy that we did. The southern style food and hospitality was by far a special moment of the trip. See photo of our exceptional meal. We highly recommend the smothered pork chops, crab cakes and... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We first came here after a long day at King's Dominion in May and returned in August on our way back home from the Outer Banks. We have decided that we will stop here every time we are in the area. The crab cakes are HUGE and full of crab with no fillers. Amazing. Ribs, fried catfish, meatloaf, burgers....everything is... More 

Thank Angieskim
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We don't have soul food where we live like this! Loved it so much we ate there Wednesday, Thursday and Friday! Amy and the staff were very accommodating, corn bread and rolls were so good, fried pork chop I ordered to go was so good I ate the second one cold the next day for breakfast. We even ordered cake... More 

Thank broketravelbug
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Greasy, bland, and tasteless. If this appeals to you then go for it, it's not my idea of comfort food.

Thank Toren /
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We ate at Lou's Soul Food located on Baylor Road and it was fantastic. My son loved he catfish and my youngest said the ribs were tender and delicious. Fried chicken was crispy and moist. Loved the cabbage and mashed potatoes.

Thank Victoria R
Ruther Glen, Virginia
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Lou's is no longer located at this address. The new address is 31286 Richmond Turnpike also known as 301 in southern end of Caroline County not far from Kings Dominion. They have the best fried chicken, especially the wings. Their Fried Shrimp is so tender and very tasty. Baked Spaghetti is excellent. We try to eat there weekly since it's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31286 Richmond Tpke, Doswell, VA 23047-2132
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Doswell
  • Phone Number: +1 804-876-3660

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