Buying Dungeness Crab

If you’re not near the coastline on the West Coast of the United States, you might find it difficult to purchase fresh Dungeness crab.  Dungeness crab is found only on the West Coast of North America and available in many fish markets and grocery stores up and down throughout Alaska, Oregon, Washington, and California.  The internet provides a means for others who desire fresh Dungeness crab but are not able to purchase in their local grocery store.

There are a few seafood distributors online that ship fresh Dungeness crab either overnight or via 2-day delivery service.  The mentionable ones are,, and is an online only retailer based in San Francisco, California.  They seem to operate out of a storage unit and able to get their seafood orders out via overnight delivery service.  Current online pricing is $125 for 4 crabs.  Unfortunately customers don’t have the option of purchasing less than 4 crabs.  Moving onto the next distributor. looks to be a legit seafood company with over 30 years of experience.  Located in Southern California making it a great spot to purchase a huge assortment of seafood including Dungeness crab.  The current pricing is $45 per one Dungeness crab…not bad. is another company that has been around for nearly 30 years.  The difference with Giovanni’s Fish Market is that they are an actual fish market as compared to the previous two mentions.  It appears that they unload their own fishing boats including live Dungeness crab.  They currently price their Dungeness crabs at $29.95 each.  You choose to have them shipped live or cooked to you overnight.

In all fairness, I have provided the links that will take you directly to their Dungeness crab selling page so you can get all the information you need to make your decision when buying Dungeness crab online.

**Please note that the prices reflected may change at any time.

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