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billybuzzy 09-05-2009 07:23 PM

I just purchased 30 lbs of live Maine Lobster at a supermarket here on the CT shoreline for $3.99/lb., They steamed them too - did we ever have a holiday feast!!!

Happy Labor Day to all of you!!!


Dave 09-05-2009 08:57 PM

Out of the tank price at our local Publix is twice that price.

janfred 09-06-2009 04:46 AM

Our Farm Fresh market wants $12.99 I need a trip to Bar Harbor !

MiamiSpartan 09-06-2009 06:10 AM

Great price!!
We go to visit my sister in Boston, and friends on the Cape every Spring or Summer, and the cheapest we've paid was $2.99 a lbs last November when my niece got married....
They are usually around $4.99 a lbs, but much more expensive on the Cape....
So much easier when they steam them for you....

Dwayne 09-06-2009 08:12 AM

Sorry Billy, I lost my invitation.

That is definitely a good price compared to here. I think it averages around $12.99.

Happy Labor Day to everyone as well!


billybuzzy 09-06-2009 11:24 AM

Dwayne - I saved the claws and tails for you!


Dwayne 09-06-2009 12:52 PM


Dwayne - I saved the claws and tails for you!Smile
Thanks! Most appropriate in a metaphoric way.

When I can afford them I have them steamed too at the store. My mom once told me I was being cruel to steam them live. So I lie to her when I take Blue Crabs I catch and steam live out to her and dad. I say they came that way.


penny3333 09-10-2009 11:20 AM

It's really strange that lobster is less expensive than steak. In fact, most seafood is less expensive now. I have to wait for hamburger (ground round) to go on sale to buy it. It normally runs around $4.49/lb., and will go on sale for $3.79 to $3.99/lb.

billybuzzy 10-11-2009 01:01 PM

No doubt the summer holidays are long past, the price of supermarket lobster is up to $8.99/lb on sale!!! It definitely is Autumn!!!

At least here, in New England, we still have great color in our trees!


Dwayne 10-11-2009 10:58 PM

Actually, $8.99/lb. is a good price for here. The fall foliage is one thing I miss about living in (S.W.) Virginia. The mountains were beautiful this time of year.

Penny, "I ain't" paying $3.99 for ground round..I hope! I wait till it's $1.99 or less and stock the freezer up.


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