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doxiemom Jun 11, 2008 06:58 AM

Does anyone know anything about the Sansom Street Oyster House being closed? Will they be re-opening, and if not, where on earth can I get an oyster shooter and snapper soup that won't require a credit check?

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    brightman Jun 11, 2008 07:16 AM

    more info here
    http://blogs.phillynews.com/inquirer/...

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      Bigley9 Jun 18, 2008 01:31 PM

      I won't go to Snockey's since they served me an oyster sandwich that was one large fried oyster between 2 pieces of white bread. (I had specifically requested a roll and been told I could get one). They thought there was nothing wrong with it

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        Chefpaulo Jun 18, 2008 03:21 PM

        Its a sad day for us mullosk shooters. Cary Neff is apparently a better chef than owner. If Mink reopens to provide same, I'll be there. I hope that great smokey clam chowder will still be available along with the array of Pacific oysters.

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          The.Macher Dec 23, 2008 04:35 PM

          Has anyone heard if/when it will re-open.

          Thanks,

          Bill

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            devain Dec 23, 2008 11:22 PM

            They will be re-opening in Feb or march under the original owners.

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              The.Macher Jan 9, 2009 10:10 AM

              Foobooz has an update:

              http://foobooz.com/2009/01/scoop-from...

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                DobieGillis© Jan 9, 2009 11:03 AM

                nice read, thank you. Very excited, love them oysters!

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                  sylviag Jan 9, 2009 12:58 PM

                  Sansom Street Oyster House had gone down so far that we stopped going there. Really bad!
                  We have been getting good oysters at Coquette, at 5th and Bambridge. It's a pleasant, casual bistro with some enjoyable bistro items such as French onion soup and steak-frites. The frites happen to be excellent.
                  Not fine dining, but serves the purpose. Only problem is the parking problem; really tough around there.

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