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Fresh Sardines

DolceFarNiente May 3, 2012 06:38 AM

Does anyone have any idea where I can find fresh sardines - I live in Ft. Lauderdale but will drive to get them. Fresh anchovies would be a bonus but I am not counting on those - I'l get my fix next month in Italy! Thanks for your suggestions.

  1. erica Jan 26, 2014 03:33 AM

    You might try phoning Captain Frank's just off I-95 in Boynton Beach. Wonderful old-school fishmonger run by an Italian family. they sell many Italian products (San Marzano tomatoes, Recca anchovies, Sicilian tuna in jars, etc etc); I would think they would be a good bet. Open limited hours on Sunday, too.


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      mutti May 6, 2012 11:29 AM

      Try the seafood market in Miami called Casablanca,hopefully I spelled that right? besides being an awsome market,they have been highly visited by many top chef's and on T.V .
      Wish I still lived in Miami it was my place to go to.

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        DolceFarNiente May 8, 2012 09:09 AM

        Casablanca does carry them - sometimes but not today! Call ahead. Thanks everyone for the suggestions.

        1. re: DolceFarNiente
          SaminSFL May 9, 2012 03:41 AM

          Try Pop's Fish market Deerfield Beach?

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        mbpg May 6, 2012 11:18 AM

        Whole Foods Market in Boca Raton usually has sardinies. The stores in Fl Lauderdale and Plantation probably do as well, just call.

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          DolceFarNiente May 8, 2012 09:02 AM

          Whole Foods in Ft. Lauderdale only has them both packaged in a marinade but not fresh!

          1. re: DolceFarNiente
            mbpg May 9, 2012 01:32 PM

            Sorry about that. DW says Whole Foods in Boca Raton for sure and possibly Coral Springs as well.

        2. jpr54_1 May 3, 2012 11:11 AM

          try triar seafood on mckinley st. in hollywood-

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            DolceFarNiente May 8, 2012 09:01 AM

            BTW - I checked with Trira and they do not carry either sardines of anchives

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            tlubow May 3, 2012 01:43 AM

            Did you call Finster Murphys? If you can't find them, you can always order them at G&B Oyster, where they grill up some plump ones.

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              DolceFarNiente May 3, 2012 02:39 AM

              Thanks! They don't always have them (Finster's) but placed me on a call list for when they do get them.

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