Skipping the Line at Swan Oyster Depot

Swan Oyster Depot proves popular with both tourists and locals, as the line attests. Recent chatter on Chowhound looks forward to the seafood counter's offerings when the commercial Dungeness crab season starts in November, and drops a tip that's useful if you're local: Skip the snaking line by calling ahead to order your seafood as takeout.

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