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Jun 22, 2009 05:36 PM

Mercato del Mare

I recently started working in the north end again after a year hiatus. i have not been to Mercato del Mare since then. I have been several times in the last week and have been very pleased with the quality and freshness. I have bought salmon, scallops and tuna. The tuna i had tonight was especially good. wonderful texture. If you have not tried this place in a while, I would give it a try!

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  1. I second this, I stop by there sometimes on my lunch break to grab a piece of fish for dinner and have been very pleased with the quality of the product and the service. I got cod one night for fish and chips (it was delicous), and then some sole another night that fit the bill for some fish tacos.

      1. I've been shoppping here since they opened. Their scallops are particularly good. I mentioned them the other day when someone was looking for razor clams.

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        1. re: 9lives

          9 lives, they have a good e newsletter, that tells you what they have each day, i like it.

        2. I've only gotten fish there once -- usually buy closer to home, but the one time the quality was great. Nice to have in your neighborhood.

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          1. re: yumyum

            I have gone there a number of times even though it is little out of the way from the area where I live (even the North End has mini neighborhoods!). The fish has always been fresh and the two women who run the place have always been helpful and friendly. I once stopped by to buy a very small order and after i paid and was walking out, I remembered that I needed a lemon. I went back to buy one and they just gave it to me and didn't charge. Of course not a big deal but a nice gesture and smart marketing too.