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Filip WolakSteamed lobster at Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co

Seafood market and restaurant Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co now open

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Rheanna O’Neil Bellomo

A century-long family history in fishmongering is, oddly, not why entertainment lawyer Vincent Milburn built this north Brooklyn seafoodery. After music-industry pal Adam Geringer-Dunn noticed a plethora of butchers but zero fish shops in the nabe, the pair began hosting pop-up lobster bakes. Now they’ve ventured into purveying, sourcing only seasonal and sustainable—and sometimes local—catch like wild Alaskan salmon and Arctic char at a retail counter. They put the fresh goods to use in dishes like lobster rolls, kelp-noodle pad Thai and Baja-style fish tacos dressed with citrus-cabbage slaw and chipotle-lime mayo, doled out in a tiled space outfitted with marble counters and high-top tables. Beers also keep to the coast: Captain Lawrence Kölsch and Cisco Brewers Grey Lady are both on tap, along with Gotham Project rosé. 114 Nassau Ave at Eckford St, Greenpoint, Brooklyn (718-349-0400,

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Maine lobster roll on a buttered top-split bun, $16
Jumbo lobster roll, $20
New England clam chowder, $8
Baja fish tacos with citrus cabbage slaw, chipotle-lime mayo and radishes (two), $9
Spicy green Thai curry mussels with coconut milk, lime and Thai basil, $14
Kelp noodle pad Thai with cashews and cilantro, $12
Sockeye Salmon crudo with olive oil, citrus, sea salt, cracked pepper and dill, $10

New England clam chowder at Greenpoint Fish & Lobster CoFilip Wolak

Spicy green Thai curry mussels at Greenpoint Fish & Lobster CoFilip Wolak

Raw bar at Greenpoint Fish & Lobster CoFilip Wolak

Greenpoint Fish & Lobster CoFilip Wolak

Greenpoint Fish & Lobster CoFilip Wolak

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