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where to buy un-shucked fresh oysters-boston

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bostonfoodz Jul 12, 2009 03:23 PM

having a party this week and need whole, live oysters. would prefer to avoid whole foods. suggestions? in boston please! thanks

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    9lives RE: bostonfoodz Jul 12, 2009 03:51 PM

    If you're looking for a large quantity..100+, try Cape Cod Shellfish on the Fish Pier. Call for hours and availability.

    Otherewise I'd say James Hook.

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      Gabatta RE: bostonfoodz Jul 12, 2009 04:58 PM

      We got some great oysters New Deal this week. They were large and delicious. If you contact them in advance, you should be able to get as many as you need. I believe they were charging $1.40/per.

      Island Creek will also ship oysters in increments of 100 at $1/per if you can't get down there to buy them.

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        lexpatti RE: bostonfoodz Jul 13, 2009 05:34 AM

        How is Courhouse Seafood in Cambridge?
        http://courthouseseafood.com/market.html

        1. elbev RE: bostonfoodz Aug 18, 2009 08:07 PM

          So what did you end up doing? Those prices seem exorbitant for wholesale, or retail for that matter, esp given that several places in town have 99 cent oyster specials.

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