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Jun 25, 2007 07:20 AM

ISO: Soft Shell Crab

I will be visiting DC this week and was wondering where I can buy fresh soft shell crab. Will be staying in the Georgetown/Dupont Circle area, but am willing to travel on the weekend.

I'm looking for ones that are still live, but places that will also clean them for you. High-end stores here in Boston are selling them at $6.99 each, but I'm hoping for a better deal!

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  1. Hi there -- The Maine Avenue Fish Market might be your best bet:

    1. There's a guy that sells them every Sunday at the Dupont Farmer's Market -- at 20th & Q St NW. He has live and pre-cleaned. I think they are $6 -- used to be $5.