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Feb 2, 2008 08:27 PM

Grocery store that steam seafood in PHX/Scottsdale area?

Does any of the grocery stores in the PHX/Scottsdale area steam their seafood? I''m from the east coast where every grocery store has a steamer. I can just pick out a lobster and they will steam it for me. I don't want to assume that it's the same here.


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  1. I think it's pretty rare to find here... most stores don't have a good selection of ready-to-cook product to begin with, most likely a reflection of our location and habits.

    The Super L Ranch (Asian) market in the Chinese Cultural Center will cook up seafood - but can't recall if they steam it or fry it - or offer both options.

    Lee Lee's in Chandler is somewhat similar in their seafood offerings (including a variety of live fare in tanks), but again I've never asked to have it cooked up there and can't recall what they offer. Same for the Ranch Markets (Mexican themed).

    1. I'm fairly certain Whole Foods will steam for you.

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      1. re: zebcook

        Both Albertsons and Fry's Signature stores will steam for you! I too am an East Coast transplant and sometimes I must get my fix of Maine Lobster....I just call ahead and tell them what I want and when I will be there it is always piping hot right out of the steamer!

        They will do crab legs, fish anything you want.......

        1. re: ciaogal

          Thank you went to Albertson's today and got some Jumbo King Crab legs. I'm going to go back later this week for a lobster.