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Best Soft Shell Crab spot on Ct Shoreline betw New Haven and RI

few Jun 1, 2011 07:47 PM

So, CH's! Tell me your fav spot to scarf down those lovely soft shell crabs that are in season!

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    mmalmad Jun 2, 2011 09:29 AM

    I have not had them yet this year, but the Glenwood in Hamden is usually very good, I did have whole belly clams the other day that were excellent

    Glenwood Cafe
    420 Springfield St, Springfield, MA 01107

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      JackNH Jun 2, 2011 04:30 AM

      Lenny's in Branford-- the double, for sure! This year I made a mistake and ordered them at Scoozi's in downtown New Haven. Yuck.

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        Scargoe Jun 2, 2011 09:25 AM

        Had Lenny's last week and I can't recommend them as their batter has changed over time as they are not the crunchy golden brown of old but a much soggier coating and really their prices are no bargain. Better off across the street at the Blue cottage. Further west, the Westbrook Lenny and Joes Fish Tale has been consistently good. Not the Madison one, as they have batter problems on most of thr fried food...occasionally ok but not dependable.
        Bills in Westbrook usually does a good job with the crabs.

        Fish Tale Restaurant
        86 Boston Post Rd, Westbrook, CT 06498

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