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Best tartar sauce?

SASSYMI2 May 31, 2009 06:43 PM

I love all seafood, especially fried clams and scallops. IMHO I think that often the tartar sauce can make or break the seafood. It can't be bottled, must be homemade. I especially enjoy a hint of dill. Where is the tastiest tartar sauce in Massachusetts?--it goes without saying, the seafood must also be good.

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    phatchris RE: SASSYMI2 Jun 1, 2009 07:23 AM

    Kelly's. Nothing compares.

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      katrinkala RE: phatchris Jun 1, 2009 09:58 AM


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        Danielle11 RE: katrinkala Jun 1, 2009 05:28 PM

        I concur.

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          SASSYMI2 RE: Danielle11 Jun 1, 2009 07:25 PM

          Kelly's Roast beef? All locations?

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            lipoff RE: SASSYMI2 Jun 1, 2009 07:46 PM

            Went to Tupelo the other night, a new Southern restaurant in Inman Square. The homemade tartar sauce that came with the fried oyster appetizer was really excellent.

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              hlerm2 RE: lipoff Jun 2, 2009 05:12 AM


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                Danielle11 RE: hlerm2 Jun 2, 2009 04:07 PM

                Revere Beach location is the best

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                Taralli RE: lipoff Sep 12, 2009 05:56 AM

                Thought Tupelo was serving the oysters w/a spciy remoulade...

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        tmbagadonutz RE: SASSYMI2 Sep 11, 2009 10:34 PM

        Kelly's of course. There is no question. Why do people order Kelly's fish plates with extra tartar? Because their tartar is not just a condiment, it's a side dish. My dog was crazy for their tartar sauce. Even the seagulls will steal the tartar sauce off your plate if you're not watching. They go barrel picking and fly away with tartar sauce containers in their beaks. It's that good.

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          markin617 RE: SASSYMI2 Sep 12, 2009 05:51 AM

          If the seafood is really good, I usually forget that the tartar sauce is there.

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