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Where to buy fresh, shelled lobster?

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JENNYBEEAY Feb 6, 2012 07:00 PM

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?

  1. anyhow Feb 7, 2012 12:16 PM

    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
      j
      JENNYBEEAY Feb 7, 2012 08:49 PM

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

    2. e
      estnet Feb 6, 2012 09:24 PM

      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
        j
        JENNYBEEAY Feb 7, 2012 12:07 PM

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

      2. wolfe Feb 6, 2012 07:43 PM

        Very recent thread with possible source.
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/830508#7121011
        http://www.newenglandlobster.net/shop/

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        1. re: wolfe
          j
          JENNYBEEAY Feb 7, 2012 12:11 PM

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

        2. f
          Fine Feb 6, 2012 07:18 PM

          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
            j
            JENNYBEEAY Feb 7, 2012 12:07 PM

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

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