HOME > Chowhound > Greater Boston Area >

Lobster prices

Locutus Aug 5, 2011 04:07 PM

I need to grab 5-6 1.5-2lb bugs tomorrow. Anyone know who has the best price?

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
  1. ScubaSteve RE: Locutus Aug 5, 2011 04:25 PM

    MarketBasket has them for $4.99/lb.

    4 Replies
    1. re: ScubaSteve
      hotoynoodle RE: ScubaSteve Aug 5, 2011 05:55 PM

      and they will steam them for no extra charge. call ahead.

      1. re: ScubaSteve
        CapeCodGuy RE: ScubaSteve Aug 5, 2011 06:24 PM

        Really? $4.99 for selects and not just chix? Soft shelled I assume. That;'s a great price.

        1. re: CapeCodGuy
          emannths RE: CapeCodGuy Aug 5, 2011 07:16 PM

          Ask for the largest they have. 1.5lb are no problem, 2lb might be harder. Yes, soft shells now.

          1. re: CapeCodGuy
            LStaff RE: CapeCodGuy Aug 6, 2011 09:26 AM

            All sizes are usually the same price. You have to ask if they have hardshells. Last time I got lobsters at MB in Burlington (in june), they tried to give me a 6 pounder. I ended up taking a 3lb. and a 2lb. hardshells for the wife and I. Hardshells may be harder to come by this time of year.

        2. s
          shaebones RE: Locutus Aug 6, 2011 01:08 AM

          $3.50/lb off the dock in Cushing ME. Mmmm :)

          1 Reply
          1. re: shaebones
            Locutus RE: shaebones Aug 6, 2011 03:12 AM

            thanks for all the info. MB it is

          2. b
            BJK RE: Locutus Aug 6, 2011 11:26 AM

            Just brought back 5 of them from the Market Basket in Bellingham where they had an unadvertised special price of $3.99/pound.

            1 Reply
            1. re: BJK
              Locutus RE: BJK Aug 6, 2011 12:42 PM

              yep.just got them $3.99 pound. thanks for the info

            2. j
              justicenow RE: Locutus Aug 6, 2011 11:43 AM

              Oh, the pain that these live lobster price threads cause to those of us Rocky Mountain folks
              who yearn for lobster. High shipping costs result in $20 a pound prices for us.

              1 Reply
              1. re: justicenow
                StriperGuy RE: justicenow Aug 6, 2011 04:43 PM

                We'll Fedex you a box!

              2. Locutus RE: Locutus Aug 14, 2011 10:01 AM

                MB burligton. $3.99. Lb. Just now

                1. p
                  ParisLady RE: Locutus Aug 14, 2011 12:34 PM

                  MB North Andover last night $4.99/lb. They are not advertising. I'm on my way again! How much weight can I gain eating a one lb lobster every night? DO NOT answer that please..:)

                  1. c
                    Chris B. RE: Locutus Aug 14, 2011 06:36 PM

                    Woburn MB $3.99/lb.

                    Show Hidden Posts