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Where can I buy Fresh Sardines?

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Craig Oct 30, 2001 11:19 AM

Can anyone suggest a place to buy fresh sardines retail in Manhattan? We have enjoyed them in restaurants but want to try cooking them at home.
Thanks

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    tamara Oct 30, 2001 12:52 PM

    Central Fish Market on Ninth Ave and 39th St.

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      FattailS Oct 30, 2001 12:52 PM

      they often have them at the citarella on 3rd ave @ approx. 76th street -- probably best to call ahead first.

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        Caitlin McGrath Oct 30, 2001 12:53 PM

        I have seen them recently at Garden of Eden on 14th at 5th for around $6/pound.

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          ramen girl Oct 30, 2001 05:19 PM

          i was just at the fish market on 39 or 40 st. on 9 ave. this week got some nice sardines for 3.49 lb. and i notice they had sashimi grade tuna , which i never saw before in a regular fish market. this market is not central fish but another store close by it.

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