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Old 07-10-2013, 11:31 AM
 
Location: Castle Hills
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Anyone know any good places in North Dallas to buy live blue crabs?
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Old 07-10-2013, 11:39 AM
 
Location: Dallas
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Your in Carrollton? Super H Mart probably has them. It's off GBT and Old Denton.
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Old 07-10-2013, 11:56 AM
 
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Asian super markets. Fiesta may have some.
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Old 07-10-2013, 02:11 PM
 
Location: Dallas by way of ATL
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+1 for Super H Mart...they've got a decent selection of fresh seafood.
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Old 07-10-2013, 04:45 PM
 
Location: 1st Circle of Hell: Limbo
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Asian super market. I'll throw Ranch 99 (Spring Creek & 75) and Hong Kong Super Market (E Dallas off of Walnut St or Arlington)
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Old 07-11-2013, 12:41 PM
 
Location: Castle Hills
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I've been to Super H mart but their crabs are usually small to medium. I don't know if that changes come August or so. I went there last year in the summer.... I can't remember the month though and they crabs were mostly small. Will have to give them another shot in August when they are the fullest
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Old 07-12-2013, 09:41 AM
 
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I get them at Fiesta all the time. They have them out in a bin and you pick the ones you want so you know they are alive when you get them.
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Old 07-12-2013, 10:13 AM
 
Location: Castle Hills
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Pharpe.. are they good size there? or medium?
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Old 07-12-2013, 04:12 PM
 
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I'm from Maryland and I would call them medium to medium large. Usually pretty good price through. They price them by the pound which is odd but I think I got a dozen for like $10-$15
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Old 07-12-2013, 06:46 PM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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This thread is making me HUNGRY! I grew up on the central Gulf Coast and watched my mom clean countless crabs... Something I could NEVER do myself (GROSS!). I'll just have to keep trusting restaurants to choose my crab for me!
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