$15 for $30 Worth of Fresh-Caught Seafood at #1 Fish Market

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The ocean is a completely different world from our own, one that we will never know a single thing about because we can't breathe under there or get our skin wet. Go on a culinary expedition with this Groupon.

$15 for $30 Worth of Fresh-Caught Seafood

Guests peruse an impressive spread of fresh-caught and frozen seafood, such as Nantucket Bay scallops ($26.99/lb.), dayboat cod ($13.99/lb.), wild Alaskan king salmon ($24.99/lb.), Alaskan king crab legs ($25.99/lb), and freshly picked lobster meat ($49.99/lb.).

#1 Fish Market

#1 Fish Market's Bobby McNeil always had a deep affinity for seafood. He spent his childhood perusing Gambardella's Fish Market with his Sicilian mother, and his young adulthood hauling cumbersome fish as a wholesale seafood trucker. “There was something I liked about handling raw fish, handling nature,” McNeil told the Yale Daily News. “I sort of found my calling.” When he opened a fish market of his own, McNeil honored New Haven's maritime heritage by offering a spread of live lobsters and blue crabs, local Connecticut river-boned shad, wild salmon, and an ample assortment of steamers, mussels, and cockels. And while many modern-day fishmongers rely on direct-order flights to fill their display cases, McNeil gets his stock the old-fashioned way: through twice-weekly trips to New York's Fulton Market—a bustling hub of activity filled with professional fisherfolk, wholesalers, and seafood plucked fresh from local waters.

Popular among Yale professors and local seafood connoisseurs, #1 Fish Market satisfies discriminating palates with its fresh shellfish and sushi-grade tuna, while a lineup of pre-prepared dishes, such as Rhode Island clam chowder and homemade lobster bisque, delights visitors with a taste of hearty New England fare. The market's ever-changing stock always features a variety of fresh-caught fish, such as scallops, sole, halibut, and cod, as well as a selection of frozen items that presents guests with more exotic feasts of Chilean sea bass, octopus, and Alaskan crab.

Reviews

They offer sushi grade fish and we've been enjoyed sashimi with flounder, tuna, black fish, bay scallops.

Yoni K., Yelp, 1/7/12

I have had most of the fish here, my favorite by far is the chilean sea bass which is fantastic.

M I., Yelp, 1/30/13
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    Hamden

    2239 State St.

    Hamden, Connecticut 06517

    203-624-6171

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In a Nutshell

Fishmonger Robert McNeil uses 34 years of experience to source fresh seafood from Fulton Fish Market, Cape Cod, Maine & Nova Scotia

The Fine Print

Expires Jul 17th, 2013. Limit 1 per person. Not valid for sale items. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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