A place for seafood

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A place for seafood

Postby cute hat » Mon Aug 15, 2011 2:01 pm

Can anyone recommend a place that has good seafood that's not too pricey? It doesn't have to be a place that specializes in seafood, just as long as they offer some selection and it's done well.
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Re: A place for seafood

Postby Crockett » Mon Aug 15, 2011 2:14 pm

Sardine. Not extensive but decent and relatively inexpensive.

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Re: A place for seafood

Postby Detritus » Mon Aug 15, 2011 4:38 pm

Crabby Bill's, St. Pete Beach. You-peel-em shrimp, oysters on the half shell, blackened grouper--all good.

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Re: A place for seafood

Postby Henry Vilas » Mon Aug 15, 2011 4:54 pm

Detritus wrote:Crabby Bill's, St. Pete Beach. You-peel-em shrimp, oysters on the half shell, blackened grouper--all good.

Ms Vilas and I had a great meal there, mussels and something else. Can't exactly remember all the details as that was a couple decades ago. Even bought a hat and tee, both long worn out.

Glad to hear they still do it well.

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Re: A place for seafood

Postby cute hat » Mon Aug 15, 2011 5:40 pm

Oh, I forgot to say, someplace in Madison, People!

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Re: A place for seafood

Postby Shorty » Mon Aug 15, 2011 8:42 pm

Capt Bill's in Middleton. They have lighter fare menu items that are $12 or less. Also, Joey's but they aren't as good.

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Re: A place for seafood

Postby cute hat » Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:15 pm

I don't know anything about Joey's. Tell me more. Have you been there? How long have they been open? Where are they? (I know, I could look that up.)

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Re: A place for seafood

Postby TheBookPolice » Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:18 pm

cute hat wrote:I don't know anything about Joey's. Tell me more. Have you been there? How long have they been open? Where are they? (I know, I could look that up.)

Used to be a mixed-review chain. National ownership divested, local owners bought this location out. Reviews seem to have improved since then.

I second Sardine. Brasserie V has a good touch with seafood, and not just mussels.

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Re: A place for seafood

Postby cute hat » Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:43 pm

Sounds like good recommendations. I'd especially like to hear from the inexpensive contingent.

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Re: A place for seafood

Postby fennel » Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:57 pm

cute hat wrote:Sounds like good recommendations. I'd especially like to hear from the inexpensive contingent.
Meaning what? You mentioned good seafood, so that sharply limits your options in Wisconsin. Sardine isn't cheap, but you could say it's inexpensive as far as good seafood goes.

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Re: A place for seafood

Postby cute hat » Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:01 pm

Sardine is a good option.

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Re: A place for seafood

Postby babelfish » Tue Aug 30, 2011 12:40 pm

For Madison, Joey's is good and relatively inexpensive.

For St Pete's Beach, I recommend Philthy Phil's.

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Re: A place for seafood

Postby AaronTheSnob » Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:01 pm

In the years I've lived here, I have never been to the Blue Marlin, but isn't that supposed to be a decent seafood place?

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Re: A place for seafood

Postby cute hat » Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:15 pm

It's top-notch, but pricey.


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