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Soft-Shell Crab in NYC (is the season over?)

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My wife has a serious jones for Soft Shell Crab. Can anyone give us some advice where we might find some well prepared in NYC or the surrounding bouroughs?



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  1. Nha Trang, 87 Baxter, Chinatown. Exceptional. I believe the season is until the end of July.

    1. Great NY Noodle Town, Bowery at Bayard St.

      1. The season is much longer than it used to be, I believe due to more human intervention. They started showing up early May this year, and you can usually get them until about Labor Day.


        1. I was at Pastis last week on little west 12th and one of their specials was seared soft shell crabs and it was very good.

          1. I had some great ones at Marlow & Sons in Williamsburgh a few weeks ago.

            1. I had some great soft shell crab at Telepan on the UWS.

              1. Try my restaurant page one restaurant on long island I,ll cook you up some of the best soft shell crabs you ever had. By the way the season goes to september.

                1. I had some very good tapioca-encrusted soft-shell crab at Tabla the other night. I highly recommend it.