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Where to buy fresh, shelled lobster?

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I am going to be making a composed lobster salad. Does anyone out there have some suggestions for a good place to buy fresh, shelled lobster on the peninsula?

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  1. I don't believe I've ever seen lobster sold shelled.

    It's pretty quick and easy to shell and probably best to buy live, cook, then shell.

    BTW, I believe Eastern lobs are considered much tastier during the summer months; Dungeness??

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    1. re: Fine

      Those are really good thoughts. Thanks for offering that advice..

    2. Very recent thread with possible source.
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/8305...
      http://www.newenglandlobster.net/shop/

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      1. re: wolfe

        That's a great source. Thanks for passing that on. I will be contacting them....

      2. costco has some in the section near where they have packaged cheese, etc but if you can get it fresh that's probably better.

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        1. re: estnet

          Thanks. I'll keep that as 'Plan B'.

        2. Have you contacted Cook's Seafood in Menlo Park? Their record is 100% for us, but I cannot say if the shelled lobster is available now.

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          Cook's Seafood Restaurant & Market
          751 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025

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          1. re: anyhow

            I hadn't thought of that option...thanks. It's right in my backyard too.