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Has anyone seen razor clams on a menu yet??

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  1. Not yet, but I'll post if I see any!

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    1. re: JillO

      Was in Cannon Beach on Thursday. Saw them on a menu there..

    2. They had them at Jake's Grill yesterday

      1. I thought the season just ended? When are they in Season? (well ended in the UK)

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        1. re: echoclerk

          Crabbing season recently closed. Razor clam digging reopened in Clatsop County on October 1. The "season" varies from year to year and is mainly dependent on bacteria levels in the ocean.

          1. re: echoclerk

            Oregon razor clam harvest is closed July 15 through September 30 to protect juvenile clams, and other times when necessary due to toxins.

          2. Check w/Higgins Restaurant.

            1. We had some (very good, BTW) at Ocean City Chinese restaurant at 3016 SE 82nd, near Fubon Market.

              1. OM Seafood carries them live in their tanks for sell to the public, and their restaurant next door also has dishes with razor clams in them.

                1. We dig razor clams when crave. The season is open now. Oregon's toll free shellfish hotline is: 1-800-448-2474, always call prior to harvest. Must be aware of the season and tides when dig. Clams live on beautiful beaches. Use a long handled clam shovel or clam gun. Razor clams are not as numerous as recall in the past, but still there. Reminds me of good times with family and friends both digging and consuming. Here is the website with more information:

                  http://www.dfw.state.or.us/MRP/shellf...