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Apr 13, 2010 12:05 PM

Where to find red snapper on the North Shore?

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

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

      1. 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.

        1. 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