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Where to get a good lobster in Nashua/Manchester this time of year?

Tante Jan 20, 2011 04:41 PM

My birthday is coming up, and all I want is a lobster (at a restaurant). Not lobster in a special dish, casserole, or any other way but whole, steamed or boiled. Any suggestions on a good place to get one in the Nashua/Manchester area? I realize it'd be easier in the summer--and I'd head out to Brown's or someplace on the coast if they were open--but since it is winter, I'd prefer to stay local if I can get something good.

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    qianning Jan 21, 2011 05:55 AM

    I prefer Lobster Boat to Tinker's.

    PS- the site is adding an "automatic" address for the Lobster Boat III (?) in Litchfeild, but actually I had in mind the origina; one in Merrimack or Lobster Boat II in Nashua.

    Lobster Boat Restaurant
    273 Derry Rd, Litchfield, NH 03052

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    1. re: qianning
      Tante Jan 21, 2011 02:33 PM

      Casual is fine. Thanks for the suggestions--I'll look into both of those. Also considering the Milford Fish Market--anyone been lately?

      1. re: Tante
        eatalian Jan 21, 2011 03:10 PM

        I would prefer to take home a steamed lobster from Market Basket than to eat at MFM.

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          gryphonskeeper Jan 21, 2011 04:00 PM

          My last experience left me with a bad taste in my mouth, and an even worse one in my wallet. I paid over $12 a pound for scallops that when I got them home had a very strong ammonia smell. I didn't bother taking them back, with gas prices at $3+ a gallon it would have cost me $ to return them. I will just never go back. Shame really, because I eat mostly seafood and vegetables, and very little meat so they would have had a very loyal customer. I usually go to Market Basket because they are the least expensive and I have NEVER gotten bad seafood yet from them.

          Market Basket
          RR 1, Rockland, ME 04841

          1. re: gryphonskeeper
            eatalian Jan 21, 2011 06:30 PM

            Kind of crazy how MB is the place to shop for seafood, especially that Milford location, that store is really lacking in aesthetics.

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              gryphonskeeper Jan 22, 2011 05:24 AM

              I go to the one in Londonderry or Concord NH usually because I live on the Manchester/Litchfield line area. The MB in Concord has a large selection, and sometimes you can get Sockeye Salmon for < $6 a pound!

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        madisoneats Jan 21, 2011 02:24 AM

        If you don't mind casual-- Tinkers!

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