Go to the wholesale location of Ippolito's (Samuels and Son) on 3400 S. Lawrence St. But I can tell you from personal experience that prices can vary by the hour. We went on a Saturday morning and were quoted one price. When we returned later in the afternoon to pick the bushel up, the price came down. Supply and demand in action.
I'm going to bump this because blue crabs are my favorite food in the world. We go to Jay's Crabs in Lansdowne (Baltimore Ave) for jumbo's. Usually around $45/dozen or so. I've only had them once this year, but I have a serious hankering.
What does a bushel generally run for?
Ray, I've heard you can buy all kinds of things at Samuels & Son, but I've never been (despite driving around there weekly). Can you buy most of the things off their website there (I'd assume un-prepped, which is fine)? Their website is drool-worthy, and I'm considering having a house-warming party later this year. Will need some oysters!
We have bought bushels there for anything from $50 up to $100, it really depends on what they have available.
I haven't really bought anything else there, but they usually have a lot of different stuff on ice. If you are looking for something specific, you might want to call ahead or stop by a day or two before to check.