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Mar 24, 2013 11:25 AM

Shoreline Seafood in Crofton

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

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  1. 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.

    1. 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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      1. re: cb1

        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

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

          1. re: Phoebe

            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.

              1. re: agarnett100

                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.

          2. re: cb1

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

          3. 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