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Aug 5, 2011 04:07 PM

Lobster prices

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

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  1. MarketBasket has them for $4.99/lb.

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    1. re: ScubaSteve

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

      1. re: ScubaSteve

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

        1. re: CapeCodGuy

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

          1. re: CapeCodGuy

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

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          1. re: shaebones

            thanks for all the info. MB it is

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

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            1. re: BJK

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

            2. 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.

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              1. MB burligton. $3.99. Lb. Just now