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Shoreline Seafood in Crofton

Phoebe Mar 24, 2013 11:25 AM

I'm interested in the "quality" of their seafood? Anybody been lately. What was good?

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    Sal Gee Mar 27, 2013 01:00 PM

    Phoebe - Unfortunately, there aren't many of us from the "east side of town" on Chowhound. I've never been there, but I have many friends and neighbors who are satisfied customers. Shoreline Seafood has been in business for a long time. That says something. Check it out and let us know what you think.

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      cb1 Mar 29, 2013 02:25 PM

      It's been a few years, but used to go there quite a bit. Never had any problems, although I did once get mussels from them and wasn't happy with how many were dead...but that has happened at other places as well. I've gotten crabs, boxes of frozen king crab legs, squid, rockfish and have always been pretty happy. I haven't been to the new Wegmans yet, but I wonder how much of an impact they will have on Shoreline. I do know that Shoreline will have live Crawfish, and am planning on picking some up this year.

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        Phoebe Mar 31, 2013 08:32 AM

        cb 1... I was just at Wegman's the other day, and while I LOVE the store, especially their produce and meat dept, the seafood dept is another story. Ridiculously high prices, and the quality was sorely lacking. They sell several types of mussels, clams, and other bivalves. Way too many of them were either "wide-open" or had cracked shells. Was surprised this was overlooked, since there were more than enough working in that department.

        I'll be sure to check out Shoreline while I'm up here. Any idea as to when they'll start getting in live "mudbugs"? Thanks!

        1. re: Phoebe
          agarnett100 Mar 31, 2013 01:13 PM

          I am not sure they carry "mugbugs" since they are not locally sourced

          1. re: Phoebe
            cb1 Apr 2, 2013 01:22 PM

            They had some crawfish yesterday. He wanted me to come over and buy them, but I was calling about this weekend, and he said he's not sure, as the supply has been limited this year in La. Guess it's been weather issues down there, flooding etc. Hopefully they will get some. I've never done them myself and wanted to do a test run this weekend while the family was gone.

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              agarnett100 Apr 5, 2013 06:33 AM

              Were they live?

              1. re: agarnett100
                cb1 Apr 9, 2013 07:31 AM

                I stopped by Friday and they only had frozen. Couldn't get anyone to tell me if they'd be getting live ones. Then on Sunday a friend was in there buying crabs and he said they had them live. Maybe next weekend.

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            Phoebe Mar 31, 2013 08:33 AM

            I used to go there many years ago, but it has been awhile. I'll report back.

          3. agarnett100 Mar 30, 2013 11:12 AM

            Shoreline is very reliable and they sell quality seafood. My extend family routinely buys seafood from there if they don't catch their own first

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