By Jill Nagy
Moby Rick’s Seafood has moved its Saratoga Springs business to 26 Congress St., in Congress Plaza.
The new shop opened just after Christmas.
The old location, a blue and white clapboard building at 173 Lake Ave. in Saratoga Springs, was demolished. It is owned by Richard Lofstad.
The business had been at the Lake Avenue location for eight years, the last of a series of tenants dating back to 1891.
Moby Rick’s sells fresh fish and seafood sourced on Long Island and in Boston, along with prepared entrees available for takeout.
Earlier in 2020, Lofstad opened a location at 22 Clifton Country Road in Clifton Park.
Originally, he announced plans to move to a spot on South Broadway. But he ended up choosing the Congress Plaza location instead when that became available. It is located where the R.S. Taylor & Sons Brewey taproom was previously. It was a laundromat prior to that.
Lofstad also sells product at the Troy and Saratoga Springs farmers’ markets under the flag of Pura Vida Fisheries.
The telephone number for the Saratoga Springs location is 518 584-8584. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday. The telephone number for the Clifton Park store is 518 280-1573.
By Jill Nagy