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ruthber1 Apr 6, 2012 07:50 PM

I am looking for a restaurant in Palm Beach County that is serving fresh soft shell crabs.
Can anyone suggest one?

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  1. CFByrne RE: ruthber1 Apr 10, 2012 03:15 PM

    I don't know of any in PBC. However, Calypso in Pompano Beach posted this on their Facebook page (6PM Tues April 10)... so you might want to give them a call (or ask on FB) as perhaps they have them semi-regularly.

    "Soft Shell Crabs just arrived minutes ago."

    1. CFByrne RE: ruthber1 Apr 14, 2012 07:30 AM

      Cod and Capers fish market in North Palm Beach just posted this morning "Jumbo Soft Shells from Daytona Beach... fresh and plentiful!" on their Facebook page.

      And they DO now have an adjacent casual restaurant... so they might be serving them there too as a special perhaps. Couldn't hurt to call, or ask on their FB page.

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        CFByrne RE: CFByrne Apr 14, 2012 07:49 AM

        Yes - cod and capers will cook anything from the fish market.

        "Because they are of seasonal and unpredictable availability, we have not made them a menu item. However, we do have a Market Plate option where you can purchase anything out of the case and we will cook it for you. You could opt to have the soft shells you purchase fried or sauteed and served with your choice of a side."

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        GatorFL RE: ruthber1 Apr 30, 2012 09:08 AM

        Riggins in Lantana has them sometimes.

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          HabaneroJane RE: GatorFL Apr 30, 2012 10:57 AM

          Trattoria Romana in Boca. I was there two weeks ago and the sign was out front saying they had soft shell crab..I had some and they were fabulous..

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