Amuse Bouche: Deliciously Refreshing Oysters And Steamed Blue Crabs Say Summer At Fathom Seafood House In Fishtown

Summertime is here and that means it's time to get your seafood on; Fathom Seafood House in Fishtown is a great place to start.
(Photo by Courtney Apple)

[This is the latest installment in our new post series “Amuse Bouche Philadelphia,” in which we highlight must-try menu items at restaurants and eateries around the city. We’re calling the post series “Amuse Bouche” because, like a traditional amuse bouche that you might receive before a meal, these posts are intended to tease and excite your taste buds. Only we’ll have to try to do it visually. Hope you enjoy.]

Summer means charcoal-grilled burgers, cold beers, ice cream — and fresh-from-the-seashore seafood.

Fathom Seafood House is bringing a slice of the shore to Fishtown with a cornucopia of fresh and carefully selected lobster, clams, mussels and shrimp available all summer long.

The newest addition to the seafood empire of Mike Stollenwerk, chef-owner of Fish and Little Fish, Fathom Seafood House is a gastropub that’s all about seafood.

The raw bar selection is amazing: east and west coast oysters, littleneck clams, salt roasted “we-peel” shrimp, chilled lobster and blue crabs.

Fathom is also rocking clam bakes affordably priced at $25 per person for a heaping pot of delicious seafood. Spring for a $10 pot deposit, and bring the pot back for 10% off your next clam bake.

Or you can order a la carte, with an extensive raw bar and entree menu to choose from. Wild Littleneck Clams with chorizo? Peekytoe crab cake sandwich? Lobster grilled cheese? Don’t mind if we do.

Fathom Seafood House
200 E. Girard Avenue
www.fathomphilly.com

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