Since 1991, Browne Trading Co. has been offering the highest quality, freshest fish available anywhere in the United States. We are proud to supply many of the Nation’s Most Celebrated Chefs with our products every day. Many of today’s seafood menu items were first introduced to the domestic market by Browne Trading. We continue to uphold our legacy by sourcing only the freshest and best seafoods from both our home port of Portland, Maine as well as those from fisheries across the Globe.
We have many fish and shellfish selections available (pricing and inventory change daily with market conditions), a selection of which are shown throughout our website and online store. However, if you are seeking something special, please don’t hesitate to contact us: our sales staff is happy to make recommendations based upon your menu needs. Please remember that fresh fish is subject to fishery and seasonal constraints during the course of the year.
We ship our seafood for next day delivery to your door to ensure the highest quality of freshness. Everything is hand packed by our trained packing crew with cold packs and air balloons to make sure that your order arrives chilled and in pristine condition. Whether it arrives by a Browne Trading truck, one of our partner carriers, or via UPS Overnight Delivery, you can be reassured that your fish and seafood is well cared for at every step.
For the home chef, many fresh seafood items are now available for purchase online for Home Delivery via UPS Priority Delivery.
If you are a Restaurateur/Distributor/Private Chef & Caterer seeking Wholesale Pricing, please call us 800-944-7848 for availability and the latest market prices, or inquiries may be submitted here online.
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Closely related to trout and salmon, many find Char a superior eating fish than either. It has a pink to white flesh, with a finer flake than either salmon or trout and is sweet-tasting and somewhat milder in flavor than salmon. Excellent in many preparations including sauteed, grilled or baked (prepare as you would a…
Black Sea Bass$75.00
Fished along the Eastern seaboard from Rhode Island to Virginia, the Black Sea Bass is one of the most versatile fish for preparations – and one of our most popular. Simply one of the best fish to grill or bake whole. Their white flesh is sweet and mild when cooked – and many prefer to…
Carabineros – Jumbo Prawns from Spain$120.00
Our Carabineros are caught off the coasts of Spain; ONE OF THE MOST COVETED PRAWNS IN KITCHENS WORLDWIDE, beautiful Carabineros are a large deep-sea prawn species that hail from Eastern Atlantic into the Mediterranean Sea. Known by a plethora of names – to the Spanish and Portuguese as “Carabineros”, to the English as “Scarlet Shrimp”…
Large stocks of cod in the Northeast were part of the lure of the first American settlers. It remains a tradition in New England to this day, and a true classic of our regional cooking. Ours are landed at our local Portland, Maine Fish Auction or nearby in Gloucester, Massachusetts. We also source from Icelandic…
Daurade Sea Bream$45.00
Found in Europe, the Daurade is a Silver Bream commonly know as the “gilt-nose” for the yellow band across its face. This small fish is a favorite in the kitchen because of the thin layer of flavorful fat under its skin that keeps it moist, rich and sweet when cooked. Ideal for the grill, it…
The European Dover Sole is universally considered to be one of the best tasting fish in the sea. Chefs urge to cook the Dover Sole simply and not mask their superb taste. The tender, moist flesh shines in the kitchen with even minimal attention: prepare it a la meuniere, on the grill with lemon wedges…
Fluke (Flounder) fillet$50.00
Also known as the Left Eye or Summer Flounder, fresh Fluke are caught in the cool waters off the New England and Mid-Atlantic shores. This flatfish’s white, flaky meat is sweet and lean. Although firm in texture, it can be delicate when prepared and care should be taken to not dry out the thinner fillets…
A close (but smaller) relative of the cod, our Haddock are landed fresh from the Gulf of Maine (we also source from Icelandic waters as necessary) – and is a favorite here in Maine when battered and fried as classic “Fish and Chips”. But this versatile fish is also excellent baked, poached, or in chowders –…
A rare find on US Markets, John Dory is an unique fish that seemingly has no close relative; an odd-looking species that is unlike any other in the seas. However, it is prized for its delicious fillets. The Dory is an oval-shaped, flat-bodied fish – extremely thin – with yellow-brown to a grayish olive green…
King Crab Legs$175.00
King Crab Legs from the Bering Sea off of Alaska are a coveted delicacy. The largest of commercial caught crabs, their meat is moist, sweet and rich in flavor, and can be served hot or cold. These legs are precooked and frozen; simply thaw slowly for 24 hours in the refrigerator and consume promptly for…
Langoustines are always in high demand and are widely regarded by chefs as one of the top shellfish species available on the market. Renowned for its delicate texture and flavor, they look very similar to the American lobster, but are much smaller, more slender through the body, and have elongated narrow pincers instead of wide…
Littlenecks are small cherrystone clams – which in turn are small quahogs, a name of Native American derivation. They are called “littlenecks” for the spiral-shaped point, or neck, near the valve of the shell, which is hard and strong. The meat of these clam is tender and coveted when served raw on the half shell.…