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Sea Breeze Fishmarket

541 Ninth Ave., New York, NY 10018 40.757182 -73.993587
at 40th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212 -563-7537 Send to Phone

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  • Type: Gourmet Marketplace
  • Products & Services: Butchers/Fishmarkets
Photo by Shanna Ravindra

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Mon-Fri, 7am-6:30pm; Sat, 7am-5:30pm; Sun, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

A, C, E at 42nd St.-Port Authority Bus Terminal

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide


  • Butchers/Fishmarkets


Though clean, this shop isn’t much for looks, and watch out for puddles from melting ice–the mongers are sometimes too busy filling wholesale and retail requests to mop. Still, with glistening fresh trout, pearly white halibut, whole branzino and corvina, baskets of crabs or tanks of lobsters (in season), and buckets of bristling sea urchins–not to mention a multitude of shrimp (small to extra jumbo) from various waters (Ecuador, Mexico, Louisiana)–there’s little in the ocean that Sea Breeze doesn’t stock. Hand-holding is minimal: This is less a fish boutique than a working market, scales, fins, claws, and all. You’ll wait for most items to be cleaned, and some things may run out early in the day, but that’s part and parcel of the charm.


For specialty items or large-scale clambakes, order a few days ahead.