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Where to Go in New England for Crab Cakes?

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What New England restaurants or seafood shacks have the best crab cakes that you have tried? Chances are, the coast of Maine has a few, as well as Cape Ann and Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Any along the coastlines of New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Connecticut? [Go here to post a reply.]
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REPLIES (last updated 5/16/14):

3hm wrote:
The Mattapoisett Inn in.. Mattapoisett. Charming seaside Irish pub (yes! Irish!) with the best crab cakes around.

Rich D wrote:
Amazing "all crab" cakes at Scarlet Oak Tavern in Hingham. Try them in eggs benedict for brunch!

lh wrote:
Turner's in Melrose.

cynthia wrote:
The Inn at Bay Pointe in Quincy!!! they are awesome..

@Meeps2002 wrote:
Sonsie on Newbury Street - worth trying.

M wrote:
Po's Barbecue, Acton,
They're not on his menu but they're excellent; just ask for them. Homemade jalapeno tartar, too.

@otoro7 wrote:
Capital Grille actually has very good crab and lobster cakes. Very little filler.


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