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Where to find red snapper on the North Shore?

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gingerandnutmeg Apr 13, 2010 12:05 PM

Does anyone know where I can buy red snapper north of Boston? Thanks

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    9lives RE: gingerandnutmeg Apr 13, 2010 12:39 PM

    Red snapper isn't caught locally..stays in warmer Southern waters.

    New Deal in E Cambridge had it last week and WF usually carries it..or just call around the better markets in your area..and they can probably get it with a little notice.

    1. ScubaSteve RE: gingerandnutmeg Apr 13, 2010 01:42 PM

      i've seen it at C-Mart in ChinaTown.

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        silver queen RE: gingerandnutmeg Apr 13, 2010 03:00 PM

        You know, I think Costco sells whole red snapper. At least that's what I thought they were. The last time I was there, they looked nice and fresh, but my schedule didn't allow for a whole fish purchase at that time. But I made a mental note that I wanted to get one some other time.

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          volleydolly RE: gingerandnutmeg Apr 13, 2010 03:21 PM

          Might be worth calling and checking with Cherry Street Fish Market in Danvers. They always had a pretty large selection and I'm pretty sure I recall seeing it there in the past. Unfortunately I'm not there as often anymore having moved away a few years ago, but still one of my all time favorite fish markets!

          Cherry Street Fish Market
          26 Hobart St
          Danvers, MA 01923
          (978) 777-3449

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