93 Front Street
|Clam Strips and Fries.|
In her opinion:
I love St. Lawrence Market. So any opportunity I get to wander around and pick up some delicious food, I take it. On Cinco de Mayo we decided to visit the market. We arrived as many of the stalls were finishing the lasts of their sales. We picked up a few things and as we were wandering around we noticed the long line up at Buster's Sea Cove. That could only mean one thing...this place was good.
We decided to pick up a little snack to tide us over until dinner. We had every intention of going to Grand Electric for dinner to keep with the Cinco de Mayo theme of the day. We ordered the fried calamari and the fried clam strips with fries.
When they finally called out our order number, I was surprised by the amount of food that we were presented with. The calamari would have been enough. The calamari and the clams were both served with seafood sauce and lemon on the side. The calamari was so incredibly delicious. Not rubbery and super fresh. I loved it. The fried clams were also very good. A little over fried for my taste but you could still taste the clam flavour. The fries were of the frozen variety but still very good.
Overall, I liked Buster's Sea Cove. The seafood is excellent. As a result of how delicious our little snack was, we ended up heading home since we were too full and not up to the line ups at Grand Electric!
In his opinion:
This place has line-ups all day long. What's the big deal you might ask? It's mostly known for fish and chips and the menu is a mix of grilled or deep fried seafood, with that "out East" flavour. Well...that's exactly the reason it makes this place so popular.
With limited seating and constant line-ups you would think this place would be a pass for most people strolling the south side of the St Lawrence Market. You would be wrong. The selections are immense and there is something for everyone on their menu. The smiling faces of the customers as they pick up their order says it all.
We ordered the "Fried Calamari" and the 'Fried Clams with Fries". The clams were just ok as they were over fried and too crispy for my taste. The calamari was to die for, super tender and just lightly breaded like I prefer. They must change the dipping sauce for it because the "shrimp ring" cocktail sauce does nothing to enhance this tasty sea creature.
When at the Market, this place is a must for the seafood lover. Don't expect Red Lobster but if you want a tasty and quick fix to your seafood cravings this place is it.