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Aug 19, 2007 12:40 PM


Does anyone know of a market or store where I can buy sablefish?

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  1. The fish shack on 95th and the Calumet River has killer smoked sable. I believe it is called Calumet Fisheries. That's the bridge that the Blues Bros. jumped over years ago.
    Everything is good. order a hot meal and a pop and go to the lakefront and enjoy.

    1. Sablefish is also known as Black Cod and can be purchased from time to time at Dirks or Fox and Obel. I would imagine that it would be available most anytime if you called in advance to reserve some. More info on Dirk's can be found here and Fox and Obel is here Fox and Obel usually has a good cold smoked sable too, if that is what you are looking for.

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      1. re: deesher

        It shows up at Whole Foods sometimes; also at Japanese markets usually labeled as "black cod."

      2. I am the owner of Calumet Fisheries, Inc. We smoke on site Sable (Black Cod) but you must come into the store and make a deposit for it since we do not smoke it on a regular basis because the demand is low because it is a very expensive fish. We always have a fresh variety of Smoked Chubs, Trout, Salmon, White Fish and our specialty Extra Large Smoked Shrimp. We also sell a wide variety of Fried Seafood that we batter and bread ourselves. It's sold by the pound or half pound or in dinners that include fries and coleslaw. Our Fried items include Shrimp, Fish Chips, Frog Legs, Scallops, Smelts, Oysters, Catfish, Crab Cakes and Calamari. Shrimp is by far are Number 1 seller. We have been in business for 60 years and are located right next to the 95th Street Bridge (3259 E. 95th Street). Store hours are 10am - 10pm Monday - Sunday , 773-933-9855. Please stop by and enjoy some of the best seafood you will ever eat.