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Good Source for Live Lobsters in the Salem Area

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Velda Mae Apr 27, 2010 08:28 AM

I'm planning a trip to the Peabody Essex Museum and would like to get some live lobsters while I'm up there. Is there a particularly good fish market I should know about? I'll be there on Saturday. I'm quite familiar with the area so please feel free to send me to neighboring towns if they've got the goods.

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    nlg RE: Velda Mae Apr 27, 2010 09:23 AM

    Although Market Basket sells "live and kicking lobsters", I prefer to get mine at Cherry Street Fish Market in Danvers. See: http://cherrystfish.com/ Also, during farmer's market season, there's a guy who sells lobsters at the market (market was on Thursdays last year, I think).

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      volleydolly RE: nlg Apr 27, 2010 11:14 AM

      I second Cherry Street! Where I call when I want mine shipped as well.

    2. ipsofatso RE: Velda Mae Apr 27, 2010 10:00 AM

      Go over the Salem Beverly Bridge towards Beverly, take a HARD right at the bottom of the bridge, go 50 yards then you will be at:

      Lynch Lobster Co‎
      38 Water Street, Beverly, MA 01915-5027
      (978) 921-8088‎

      1. drewinmrblhd RE: Velda Mae Apr 27, 2010 10:17 AM

        Rowand's in Beverly under the bridge has the best seafood around, lobsters are plentiful!

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          ipsofatso RE: drewinmrblhd Apr 27, 2010 10:51 AM

          Lynch Lobster is cheaper< same lobsters>

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          nlg RE: Velda Mae Apr 30, 2010 09:26 AM

          Just a personal preference for Cherry Street vs. Rowand's. I totally forgot about Lynch Lobster. that would be a great choice. I must admit it's been some time since I actually bought lobster as I live near generous lobster fishermen neighbors!

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            fcorv74835 RE: Velda Mae May 3, 2010 09:34 AM

            Cherry Street, no doubt

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