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Aug 22, 2013 10:13 PM

shrimp rolls in Seattle?

So, I'm looking, for my wife, for a place that serves good shrimp rolls - shrimp salad in a soft, hot-doggy style bun. Comments? I hope I can pay this forward to someone else who is looking for same!
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  1. Pike Place Chowder:

    Note that they also make crab & salmon rolls.

    Shrimp rolls are also on the menu now as a "premium signature sandwich" at the Panera Bread chain:

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    1. re: Gizmo56

      Thanks, Gizmo56 - Panera Bread is close to us, although I would bet that pikeplacechowder would be more authentic. thanks for the ideas!

      1. re: claire_c

        I agree. Panera uses bigger shrimp and a less "hot-doggy" kind of a roll. It's good, but it's a little different. Pike Place Chowder is right on the money with their preparation, and they use good sustainable bay shrimp from Oregon.

        1. re: Gizmo56

          I just don't like bay shrimp so that's deal breaker for me.

    2. This sounds like something that could pop up at The Walrus and The Carpenter every once in a while, but that is idle speculation.

      Not exactly what you are looking for, but Jemil's Big Easy's fried shrimp po' boy is downright delicious.

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      1. re: equinoise

        Thanks, equinoise! omg, the fried shrimp po' boy sounds fantastic!

      2. Not shrimp, but Ballard Oyster Annex does amazing lobster and crab rolls :)

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        1. re: roolala

          I looked up the menu at Ballard Annex Oyster House and I noticed that they also offer shrimp rolls as the daily special on Mondays. Good tip!