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Cheap Live Lobsters on West Side?

junipero Aug 19, 2009 11:24 AM

Thinking about grilling some lobsters for a dinner party on Friday, but wondering if I need to drive all the way to Chinatown (I live in Venice) to get them for a good price. Any suggestions?

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    TracyS Aug 19, 2009 01:23 PM

    Bit further than the westside, but I'd try the 99 Ranch Market in Van Nuys.

    1. OCAnn Aug 19, 2009 01:49 PM

      or Quality Seafoods on the Redondo Beach pier.

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        sparkareno Aug 19, 2009 04:53 PM

        If you are going to Redondo, check out Captain Kidds. I had lobster from there a few weeks ago & they were very good. They were about 1-1/2 lbs & were under $20 each. We had them cook them & then just picked them up & they split them & cracked all the claws too. I don't know what the uncooked ones go for.

        1. monku Aug 19, 2009 04:55 PM

          Your best bet is going to be Chinatown or an Asian market like 99 Ranch.
          I've seen them in Monterey Park this week starting at $5.95/lb. for the smaller Maine lobsters

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