CLEVELAND - As Easter nears, it means fish fry season is under way. Check out our latest guide around northeast Ohio, including fish fry dinners from churches, non-profits, clubs, restaurants and other organizations.
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St. Bartholomew Catholic Church (Fridays during Lent, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. through March 15)
14865 Bagley Rd. in Middleburg Hts.
Tilapia, baked white fish, potato pierogies, crab cakes or parmesan-crusted tilapia. All dinners served with side dishes of parsley red skin potatoes or the vegetable of the day, coleslaw, roll, beverage and dessert. Weekly specials are available that alternate with clam chowder, lobster bisque and homemade cabbage and noodles. Children's dinners are also available with fish, pierogies, cheese pizza, or macaroni and cheese. Adult dinners $9, child dinners (under 10) $5. Take out orders can be placed after 3:30 p.m. (440) 842-6527.
Legend Lake Golf Club (Friday's during Lent 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
11135 Auburn Rd. in Chardon
Deep fried Lake Erie yellow perch, panko crusted tilapia and pan fried walleye served with two side dishes: fries, baked cheddar mac and cheese, coleslaw or fresh seasonal vegetables. Appetizers, desserts and children's menu also available, as is carryout (440) 285-3110. Online: www.legendlakegolfclub.com
Knights of Columbus (Fridays during Lent, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
3556 W. 130th St. in Cleveland
Fish dinners come with choice of coleslaw, applesauce, JoJos, red skin potatoes, green beans, rolls and butter, plus one of three dessert cakes. For fish options and pricing, click here: http://5.wews.com/i4dq8. Kids meals are half price and side dishes can be ordered. Carryout available (216) 251-6562.
St. Colman Church (Fridays during Lent 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., except Good Friday and March 15)
2027 West 65th St. in Cleveland
Two pieces of fish (fried or blackened), handmade pierogies, handmade cabbage and noodles, mac 'n cheese, coleslaw, French fries, roll with butter, dessert and drink. $10 for adults, $5 children. Carryout available. Questions: 216-651-0550.
The Union House Restaurant & Bar (every Friday during Lent, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.)
2713 Brookpark Rd. in Parma
Enjoy a fresh 8-10 oz. North Atlantic prime cut cod fillet, hand breaded and deep fried to perfection using "0" trans-fat corn and canola oil. All dinners are served with fries and coleslaw, plus a side of wheat bread and butter. If you prefer pierogies, we make them in house weekly. They're served with butter, onions and a side of sour cream. You can choose from: potato/cheddar, sweet cheese, sauerkraut. Also available with a serving of fries and coleslaw: 6 piece shrimp dinner, shrimp baskets, scallop dinner, seafood platter, oyster dinners, crab cake dinners. You can also get New England clam chowder by the cup or bowl, garden salads, tuna salad, grilled chicken salad and chicken Caesar salad, burgers and chicken sandwiches (served with chips and a pickle). Dinners available for dine in or take out. Questions: (216) 635-0809.
St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church (Fridays during Lent from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. through March 29)
3434 George Ave. in Parma
All you can eat fish fry. Dinners include fish, pierogies, coleslaw, French fries, roll and butter, cabbage and noodles, mac and cheese , applesauce, punch and coffee. Adult dinners are $11, seniors $9 and children $5. Takeout dinners also available: adults $9 and children $4. (Enter through glass doors of church for takeout). Questions: (440)884-2319.
St. Stephen Catholic Church (Fridays during Lenten season from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.)
1930 W. 54th St. in Cleveland
Carrying on a proud tradition of serving a great meal for a great value. Senior citizen dinners start at just $6.50 and includes fish, pierogies, fries, mac & cheese and dessert. Everything available a la carte starting at just $1. Questions: (216) 631-5633
Slovenian National Home (every other Friday beginning Feb. 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
Hosted at "The Nash" (Slovenian Lanes, 3563 E. 80th St.) with open bowling available from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Dinner includes choice of hand-breaded walleye, baked tilapia, pierogies or macaroni and cheese, all with potato and coleslaw. Dinner is $9 for adults, $5 for children. No reservations for bowling, but they are encouraged for the fish fry. Questions: theNashon80th@gmail.com. More info here (in .pdf file): http://5.wews.com/hwmdV.
Purple Bull Tavern (Fridays during Lent, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
7592 Euclid Chardon Rd. in Kirtland
Fish fry haddock either baked or deep fried. Both options are all you can eat with coleslaw and fresh cut garlic fries for $12.99. Reservations not required, but are recommended if coming between 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Questions or to make a reservation:
Saints Peter and Paul Church (Fridays beginning Feb. 15-March 22 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.)
4750 Turney Rd., Garfield Heights
Beer-battered pollock (3-pc, 2-pc, and 1-pc) and choice of French fries, mac and cheese or pierogi. Dinners include coleslaw, roll and butter, plus dessert and coffee, tea or water. Soft drinks available for purchase. Prices range from $4.50-$9.50. Pierogi dinners for $4.50, and either 4-pc shrimp or combo shrimp/fish dinners also available for $9.50. Carryout available. Questions: (216) 429-1515.
Slovenian Society Home (Feb. 13 and every Friday during Lent 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
20713 Recher Ave., Euclid
Breaded or baked cod and potato and cheese pierogies will be served. Dinners include coleslaw or applesauce, a roll and butter with a choice of one side: homefries, fresh cut French fries or macaroni and cheese. Prices range from $7.50 - $8.50. You can also buy fish sandwiches. Questions: (216) 531-8348.
Parma Elks (Fridays during Lenten season Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.)
2250 Snow Rd, Parma
All you can eat Fosters battered cod for $8.50. Other specials, children's menu and take-out also available. Located behind car wash on Snow Road. Questions: (216) 749-1919.
West Side Hungarian Reformed Church (Fridays, Feb. 15 - March 22 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.; March 29 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.)
15300 Puritas Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44135
Dinner includes your choice of breaded ocean perch, baked tilapia or breaded shrimp; one side dish, cocktail sauce, coleslaw, tartar sauce, bread, butter, coffee or tea for $8. Pop available for purchase. Side dishes include cabbage noodles, pierogies or French fries. Weekly soup also available. Dessert is homemade crepes and soups are extra. Sides also sold ala carte. Eat-in or take-out. Questions (440) 638-9111.
St. Rocco Church (Fridays beginning Feb. 15 - March 22 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
3205 Fulton Rd. in Cleveland
Meals include your choice of baked cod, fried flounder or fried shrimp. Sides include: French fries or pierogies, a dinner roll and dessert. Children's meals include one fried fish or mac n' cheese, a side of French fries and a dessert. Dinner will be served in St. Rocco Church Parish Hall. Take out is available. For more information and pricing call (216) 961-8331.
St. Andrew Ukrainian Catholic Church (Fridays beginning Feb. 15 - March 22 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.)
7700 Hoertz Rd., Parma, Ohio 44134
Dinner prices start at $7.25 and include: beverage, bakery, and choice of coleslaw or applesauce. Menu choices include: baked fish, fried fish, shrimp, homemade pierogi, cabbage & noodles, potato pancakes, and more. Carryout available 440-843-9149.
Knights of Columbus # 947 (Fridays beginning Feb. 15 - March 29 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.)
987 Mentor Ave., Painesville
Lake Erie yellow perch, walleye, shrimp, fresh cut fries, coleslaw, bread and butter included. Clam chowder and mac & cheese also available. For carryout 440-352-4600.
Wexler's Tavern in Old Brooklyn (every Friday and Ash Wednesday)
4555 State Rd. in Cleveland
Fan tail shrimp dinner $9.95, prime cut cod dinner $10.95 and Walleye dinner $13.95. All meals include fresh, hand cut fries, coleslaw, bread and butter. Side of pierogis $3.
St. Denis fish fry (Fridays 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. from Feb. 1 - March 29)
10660 Chardon Rd Chardon, Ohio 44024
House-cut and breaded Canadian cod for $13 per person, which includes tax and gratuity. The dinner includes house-made roasted red potatoes, coleslaw, fresh rolls, fresh lemon, tartar sauce. Reservations are suggested but not required and take-out orders are welcome. An alternate fried chicken finger plate is also available. A children's plate is $9.
The Cleveland Mannerchor (Fridays year-round, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.)
4515 State Rd. Cleveland, Ohio 44109
The Cleveland Mannerchor, a German organization in Old Brooklyn, opens its doors to the public every Friday night, year-round, for a fish fry. A basic meal includes one or two pieces of fried cod, bread and butter, plus your choice of apple sauce, coleslaw, or salad, and French fries or German potato salad.
The one piece dinner is $6.25, two piece is $9.50. Shrimp, scallops, schnitzel, brats, pierogis are also available.
St. John Bosco Church (Fridays, beginning Feb. 15 - March 29, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
6480 Pearl Rd. in Parma Heights
Hand-dipped Alaskan Pollack in beer batter or broiled and homemade pierogies. Also serving Bruno's famous eggplant lasagna and manicotti. Dinners include: choice of one side (manicotti, mac & cheese, cabbage & noodles, French fries, baked potato, vegetables or pizza), homemade coleslaw, roll & butter, a homemade dessert (carrot cake or brownie), and a beverage (coffee, tea, or soft drink). Prices: $9 for pierogi or eggplant lasagna dinner, $10 for fish dinner and $11 for fish and pierogi or eggplant lasagna combo dinner. Children (under 10 ) fish or pizza dinner $4.50. Beer and wine
served in dining room at additional cost. For more information, call Debbie 440-886-0061.
St. Raphael Church (Fridays beginning Feb. 15 - March 22 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.)
525 Dover Center Road - Bay Village, Ohio 44140
Choice of baked fish (1 piece haddock), fried fish (2 Perch butterflys), pierogis (6), or macaroni & cheese. Meals include: French fries, coleslaw (applesauce for children), roll with butter, dessert, iced tea, lemonade and coffee. Pop is available for purchase. $12 adults, $7 seniors (62 & over) and children 10 and under. Homemade desserts, sides and carry-out is available (440) 871-1100.
Jennings Center for Older Adults (March 1, 8, 15 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.)
10204 Granger Road - Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125
The dine-in meal is all you can eat: beer battered pollock or baked lemon pepper white fish, pasta, hot vegetables, coleslaw, rolls and butter, coffee/soda and dessert. $10 for adults, $5 children 6-12 and kids 5 and under are free. Takeout meals are also available (216) 581.2900 or www.Jenningscenter.org.
Hudson's Restaurant (Feb. 13 and each Friday through Lenten season)
Two locations: 3900 Medina Rd. Akron, Ohio
80 North Main St. Hudson, Ohio
Lenten menu features Lake Erie perch, freshly breaded with Hudson's secret recipe and served crispy with fresh cut French fries and coleslaw. Appetizers include lobster & shrimp flatbread, blazin' shrimp tacos, and New England clam chowder. Mouthwatering entrees include lobster mac & cheese, shrimp and scallop skewers and potato & cheese pierogies made locally by Hartville's The Pierogi Lady. Desserts include flaming Crème Brûlée and New York Cheesecake. Everything on the menu is under $20. For more information: www.hudsonsrestaurant.com . Reservations: Hudson (330) 650-1955, Fairlawn (330) 666-7777.
St. Clare Church (Fridays beginning Feb. 15 - March 22, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.)
5659 Mayfield Rd. in Lyndhurst
Boy Scout Troop 433 annual Lenten Fish Fry. Dine-in and carry-out dinners feature fried or baked fish, fried shrimp, pierogi or mac-n-cheese entrees. Each dinner includes fries or pierogies, cole slaw or applesauce, roll and butter, dessert and beverage. All proceeds benefit the Scouting program at St. Clare. Senior and child discounts on all dinners.