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Lobsters locally?

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So it's spiny lobster season now, right? I think it starts in the beginning of October.

Just wondering if there are any good places to enjoy our local delicacy. I see it pretty regularly on Mexican seafood menus, so I was looking for a place that gives them some other kind of treatment. (But if there's a Mexican place that does it exceptionally well, I'm all ears...)

I'd love to find a place out on the Eastside, if that's possible.

Thanks in advance.

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  1. Is there no place that serves our local lobster around town?

    Even someplace like the ones down in Puerto Nuevo would be nice to enjoy this local seasonal bug.

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    1. re: socal

      Napa Valley Grille in Westwood was serving them. It just depends on the day. Maybe give them a call and see if they are still featuring them or will be having them again.

      http://www.napavalleygrille.com/westw...

      1. re: Servorg

        Around the Redondo Beach Pier is Captain Kidds and Quality Seafood. They both have them. Be prepared for a picnic table setting ( not like in Napa but several notches lower, very lower ) Heck they have the Spiny Lobster and they will be very fresh and heck you will be able to smell the salt air. This weekend I have heard its going to be hot inland so perhaps a trip to the beach..I prefer Captin Kidds.p.s. link for quality not working shows a bad address and will not link up..

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        Capt Kidd's Fish Market
        209 N Harbor Dr, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

      2. re: socal

        King's Fish House usually has them when they are in season.