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ISO best broiled seafood plate

shaebones May 18, 2010 11:24 PM

My 83 y.o walking partner is in LOVE w the broiled (NOT FRIED) seafood platter (haddock, shrimp, scallops) @ Petey's in Rye, NH. Comes w a killer cole slaw too. I must say... it IS delicious. It's a fairly good hike up there so I'm looking for something that can rival Petey's version but a little closer to home. We live in Wakefield and would go as far as the North Shore. Gotta keep Charlie happy. :)

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    shaebones May 19, 2010 11:01 PM

    Looks like Moulton's is the place to go. Thx for all your input. Will report back after we go.

    1. itaunas May 19, 2010 11:38 AM

      One option might be the Fish House in Burlington which doesn't have a broiled fisherman platter per-say, but they offer all of those broiled and have a fried fisherman's platter. Abbondanza in Everett does nice baked stuffed and has a platter of that, but you would have to call to ask if they will do it broiled.

      1. justbeingpolite May 19, 2010 11:17 AM

        Lobsta Land does a broiled dinner: haddock shrimp scallop or fillet of sole. Maybe they'd do a mixed plate for you (or maybe that's what the dinner is.

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          phonelady May 19, 2010 11:10 AM

          Twin Seafood in Reading

          1. galleygirl May 19, 2010 10:51 AM

            Moulton's in Medford...Check the board for lots of reviews, and I gottah say, it's a bar that an 82 year old would like; everyone is really friendly there...They have a dining part, too...

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              rlh May 19, 2010 01:53 PM

              Definitely Moulton's - everything above is totally accurate - always fresh, always properly cooked, and always very friendly - at really reasonable prices, too. I prefer eating in the bar to the dining room but the waiters David and his brother are outstanding in either location!

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                galleygirl May 20, 2010 07:35 AM

                Yeah, the bar is fun, in a non-rowdy way...Mostly everyone telling you what to order cuz they love the place...

            2. macca May 19, 2010 07:48 AM

              haven't been for a whle, but the Lobster Claw in North Reading used to have good broiled dinners ( good fried ones, too). They also used to have fabulous crabmeat salad. Sorry I couldn't find a wesite to post a link.

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              1. re: macca
                shaebones May 19, 2010 10:48 AM

                Just read a yelp review (March 2010) which said that Lobster Claw does not broil the seafood anymore. Just fried. :(
                Any other ideas for me.... anybody?

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