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Cheapest place for live local lobster

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kuishinbow Oct 16, 2008 01:52 PM

Can someone tell me where I can buy live local lobster for the lowest price? I live in mid-LA. Thanks!

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    jkao1817 Oct 16, 2008 01:57 PM

    Usually any 99 Ranch market stores.....

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      ReelMike84 Oct 16, 2008 02:13 PM

      You stole my suggestion!

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        Pinkayaker Oct 16, 2008 02:18 PM

        99 Ranch is good. I also heard How's has great live lobster specials around father's day.

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          kuishinbow Oct 16, 2008 02:28 PM

          Usually 99 Ranch only carries Maine lobster. I have only seen the store in Alhambra carrying local lobster. I just found some at Pacific Fresh Fish in Downtown for $13.95/lbs. Gonna head there this Saturday.

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            jkao1817 Oct 16, 2008 04:40 PM

            The 99 Ranch in Rowland Heigts and West Covina carries both. But kinda far from you!

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              russkar Oct 17, 2008 05:04 AM

              Seawin is around the corner on Stanford near 5th. $12.75 lb

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                carln Oct 17, 2008 08:01 AM

                Is Seawin open to the public? If so, do you know what their hours are?

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                  kuishinbow Oct 17, 2008 09:38 AM

                  Seawin is open to the public but is closed on saturday. Bummer.

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                    k
                    kuishinbow Oct 19, 2008 10:50 AM

                    Went to Pacific Fresh Seafood on Saturday and got live spiny lobster for $12.95 a pound. They take cash only so take note! The price seems to vary from day-to-day so call several places and shop around.

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