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Looking for Fried Scallops / Shrimp in Westchester

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yankeenut Mar 26, 2011 09:55 AM

Hi,

Looking for Fried Scallops / Shrimp in Westchester.

Looking for something like EBB TIDE that closed

Rather not travel to to City Island.

Lower fairfield or Putnam ok too.

Thanks.

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    MRS RE: yankeenut Mar 26, 2011 12:38 PM

    High Ridge Fish in Yonkers off Central Ave used to have THE BEST fried shrimp!! I am told they are back to the original owners again ( from when I recall it being very good), so they might be worth a shot.

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      Ho_Nutha_Levoo RE: MRS Apr 7, 2011 04:02 PM

      I wasn't sure if they still offered the shrimp and fries lunch but confirmed a few days ago that they do. Bought one for 8 bucks plus 1.25 for a half pound of cole slaw. Came with store mixed tartar sauce (lots of pickle) and ketchup packets.Pretty good indeed.

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      valerie RE: yankeenut Mar 26, 2011 12:48 PM

      Here is a recent thread...

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/765093

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        Ho_Nutha_Levoo RE: yankeenut Mar 26, 2011 01:25 PM

        I've looked for fried shrimp in Westchester with mixed results (click the link that Valerie posted). You probably want a New England fish shack, something Westchester lacks and lower Fairfield only has at higher prices (more mid than lower: Osetra, Westfair, Rowayton Seafood??? Haven't tried them but did some research).

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          rich51 RE: yankeenut Mar 26, 2011 02:04 PM

          close your eyes as you sit outside at garden catering (on midland ave. in port chester) and pretend you are by the water- probably won't work. they do offer fried shrimp however and while not a seafood shack most of their fried food is pretty good. some may send you to leno's in new rochelle, but i don't even like their burgers so won't even try anything more "ambitious"

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            laylag RE: yankeenut Mar 28, 2011 07:22 PM

            Sono Seaport Seafood sounds like what you are looking for. It's a shack style restaurant on the water in Norwalk. Good fried shellfish, steamers, lobsters, etc. Not amazing but definitely good. Tried to link it but not attaching so including the in the post.

            http://www.sonoseaportseafood.com/

            1. menton1 RE: yankeenut Apr 8, 2011 09:17 AM

              Lonnie's Fish & Chips, Ossining.

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                Ho_Nutha_Levoo RE: menton1 Apr 8, 2011 07:06 PM

                I was there during the summer, went a little overboard after seeing the low prices and got a large fish and chips and a macaroni salad. The fish was way greasy and mostly breading. Some people here like the place though and that's fine. My usual pick for fish and chips around here is City Limits (more of a diner style than classic version, but very fresh). La Mer seafood in Armonk does it well, their cole slaw is kind of lame but they give you garlic bread and their lemonade is good and cheap.

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