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Where can I find the best Fresh Fish in RWC?

GreenLightJerky Aug 10, 2007 06:17 AM

Any recommendations for where to find the freshest raw fish in the Redwood City Area?
Whole foods has been dissapointing me lately and I wondered if anyone has any suggestions.

Thank you.


  1. bbulkow Aug 11, 2007 03:32 AM

    I've been having very good luck at the Stanford Shopping Center's Andronicos. They've had some freakishly good salmon the last few times I've been in the mood, and claim to get deliveries every day except sunday. Not the widest selection, however. I've been alternating between Dragers and Andronicos for special occasion meat and fish, and am starting to prefer Andronicos.

    1. Melanie Wong Aug 10, 2007 02:00 PM

      If San Mateo isn't too far, I'd go to Marina Super, just off the Hillsdale exit of 101, for live fish. Also, we've been getting some excellent Petrale sole there.

      Marina Food
      2992 S Norfolk St, San Mateo, CA 94403

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        unsalted Aug 10, 2007 01:57 PM

        Cook's listing and map: <http://local.yahoo.com/details?id=213...>
        There is no better place for both fresh and cooked fish in the RWC area...

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          juliunruly Aug 10, 2007 01:12 PM

          Drager's in Menlo Park, or Piazza's in Palo Alto (on Middlefield, just north of San Antonio road. Not too far of a trip down 101).

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            paternite Aug 10, 2007 06:51 AM

            I have also been disappointed with Whole Foods in RWC. Next time I'm looking for quality seafood I'm going to go to Cook's in Menlo Park (on El Camino). It's a bit of a drive but always worth it.

            4 Replies
            1. re: paternite
              sgwood415 Aug 10, 2007 08:30 AM

              if you go to Menlo Park, you might find better fish at Draegers.

              1. re: sgwood415
                screetchycello Aug 10, 2007 09:47 AM

                Yeah, Draeger's has an excellent meat department. And a great wine department. Those are the two reasons to shop there, IMHO. I like Whole Foods better for everything else.

              2. re: paternite
                GreenLightJerky Aug 10, 2007 10:14 AM

                Im very close to Cooks (southern redwood city) and I totally forgot about their fresh fish counter! I will give that a go next time.
                I will also check out Dreagers, where in Menlo park?

                1. re: GreenLightJerky
                  screetchycello Aug 10, 2007 11:17 AM

                  They're in downtown Menlo Park, near the Trader Joes.

                  Draeger's Supermarket
                  1010 University Dr, Menlo Park, CA 94025

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