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vickii123 Dec 26, 2010 06:56 AM

Does anyone know of an establishment that has the ambiance, service and food of the old Spengers in Berkeley? Our family had our fav dishes (prawns & sherry wine, prawn curry, chowder, oysters) and we always had a swell time through the years. Current owners don't have it.

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    budnball Dec 26, 2010 08:35 AM

    You may try The Dead Fish in Crocket to get the vibe you are looking for. The other choice may be the old established places at Fishermans Wharf.

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    Dead Fish
    20050 San Pablo Avenue, Crockett, CA 94525

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      Sharuf Dec 26, 2010 09:00 AM

      At Fisherman's Wharf, Fisherman's Grotto #9 has been in business 75 years. Haven't been there recently, but decades ago when my family came down from Washington State they always looked forward to a big splurge at the place. I would imagine the same vibe still prevails.

      You can still get all the old favorites -- cioppino, crab louis, calamari steak, etc.

      http://www.fishermensgrotto.com/

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