Where to Buy the Best Seafood in Philly
The Lobster House
Cape May | 906 Schellengers Landing Road
Commercial fishing boats pull right up to the dock to drop off plump day-boat scallops (as well as many other just-caught critters) for The Lobster House, which is open year-round.
South Philly | 1101 S. 9th Street
Anastasi Seafood built a rep on an impressive fresh crab selection, but also have many wild whole fish and fillets. Bonus: Signs always indicate where the fish is from.
Multiple locations | www.HillsQualitySeafood.com
A distributor with local retail stores and a promise to never freeze its fish. Go for the striped bass fillet or other fresh fish and shellfish.
Samuels and Son
Multiple locations | www.HMart.com
Hard-to-find cuts like this salmon belly, which is great for sushi.
Online | www.OtolithOnline.com
This local company provides sustainable seafood (like this black cod) through its buying club, which has many pickup spots around the region. otolith-online.com