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Best Fish Market

2016 Best Fish Market

Red’s Best

Boston
Sure, you know your halibut is local, but do you know which fisherman, vessel, and port it came from? Or exactly how it was caught? […] read more»
2015 Best Fish Market

New Deal Fish Market

Cambridge
If Cheers were a fish market, it might look like New Deal, a family-owned shop where the fishmongers know practically every customer’s name (and are […] read more»
2014 Best Fish Market

Wulf's Fish Market

Brookline
We like to think of this Brookline mainstay as the ultimate neighborhood monger, one that demonstrates its openness to the community through its displays: Pristine […] read more»
New Deal Fish Market
2013 Best Fish Market

New Deal Fish Market

Cambridge
Red snapper, black sea bass, Scottish salmon—whatever you’re looking for, the fishmongers at this institution will be more than happy to help you reel it […] read more»
2012 Best Fish Market

Wulf’s Fish Market

Brookline
You can smell the ocean without leaving Brookline—just take a whiff of the salty freshness inside this bright, tiny shop. Mussels, clams, and all the […] read more»
2011 Best Fish Market

Wulf’s Fish Market

Brookline
There’s nothing flashy about this 85-year-old institution. But when it’s New England seafood you’re shopping for, quality trumps flair. The fish at Wulf’s, mostly local […] read more»
2009 Best Fish Market

New Deal

Cambridge
When trying to lay your hands on the freshest catch in Boston, you could get up at 4 a.m., pull on rubber boots, and clump […] read more»
2007 Best Fish Market

New Deal Fish Market

Cambridge
New Deal is a sure bet for dazzling, sashimi-grade specimens and a changing presentation of fresh catches such as Alaskan black cod and green sea […] read more»
2006 Best Fish Market, South

Brant Rock Fish Market

Marshfield
Brant Rock Fish Market owner Henry Dunbar is a world traveler. He’s been to Tanzania, Madagascar, and Puerto Rico. Before going on his journeys, he […] read more»
2002 Best Fish Market

Fresh Pond Seafood

Cambridge
It’s not much to look at from the outside, and the décor inside isn’t much of a confidence builder, either. But who cares? The giant […] read more»
2001 Best Fish Market, West

Captain Marden’s Seafoods

Wellesley
When restauranteurs like Gordon Hamersley, Barbara Lynch, or Frank McClelland order fish, they call Kim Marden’s wholesale operation. But the pros aren’t the only ones […] read more»
2001 Best Fish Market

Court House Fish Market

Cambridge
Never are fresh ingredients more crucial than when it comes to seafood. These friendly fish-mongers reel in customers with a vast assortment of finned favorites […] read more»
2000 Best Fish Market

Legal Sea Foods

Allston
Everyone knows the motto—”If it isn’t fresh, it isn’t legal”—but did you know that Legal Sea Foods actually started out 50 years ago as a […] read more»
1998 Best Fish Market

Captain Marden’s Seafoods

Wellesley
This is the place where restaurants like Hamersley’s and Biba get their fish. It does retail, too, and you can shop from the Captain’s Wellesley […] read more»