Cleveland Lenten Fish Fries

A Cleveland Lenten fish fry
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Every Friday during Lent, a plethora of Cleveland restaurants offer up delicious fish fries, a Northeast Ohio Lenten tradition. Below are just some of the restaurants serving Fish fries this season (in alphabetical order). Check back for more listings.(updated for 2015.)
 

  • The Academy Tavern - 12800 Larchmere Blvd, Cleveland; 216 229-1171; Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday during Lent; perch, walleye, pike, and catfish, all served with cole slaw.
     
  • Around the Corner - 18616-20 Detroit Rd., Lakewood, 216 521-4413; fish fry every Friday during Lent; choice of perch, cod, catfish; comes with pierogis.
     
  • Brennan's Colony -- 2299 Lee Rd., Cleveland Heights, 216 371-1010; fish fry special daily during Lent; Lake Erie Perch
     
  • The Cabin - 28810 Lakeshore Blvd., Willowick; 440 943-5195; Friday fish fry and sauteed Walleye
     
  • Euclid Tavern - 11625 Euclid Ave., Cleveland - Fish fry every Friday during Lent.
     
  • The Harp - 4408 Detroit Ave., Cleveland; 216 939-0200; fish fry every Friday in Lent.
     
  • Harry's Steak House - 5664 Brecksville Rd., Independence, 216 524-5300; Fish fry every Wednesday and Friday during Lent; beer-battered cod with side and salad
     
  • Holy Name Church - 8328 Broadway, Cleveland, 216 771-4242; Fish Fry each Friday through April 3; $8.50. call 216 271-4242 for more information.
     
  • Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse - Akron, Westlake, Beachwood, and Downtown; Friday fish and seafood specials through Lent, including live Maine lobster tail and fresh wild Alaskan salmon; Akron-330 670-6303, Beachwood-216 464-0688, Westlake-440 892-4933, Downtown Cleveland-216 344-2444
     
  • Inn of the Barristers - 1264 W. 3rd St., Cleveland; 216 241-4141; All-you-can-eat fish fry every Friday.
     
  • Inn on Coventry - 2785 Euclid Hts. Blvd., Cleveland Hts.; 216 371-1811; Friday fish fry; Ale-battered perch with french fries and cole slaw;
     
  • J B Milano's - 355 Richmond Rd., Richmond Hts.; 216 289-4000; All-you-can-eat fish fry every Friday during Lent
     
  • John Christie's - 991 E. 185th St., Cleveland, 216 481-9635; every Friday during Lent; pollock and ocean perch with fries and cole slaw.
     
  • Marta's - 800 E. 222st St., Euclid; 216 731-9596; Lenten fish special includes fish fry, potato pancake or fries, soup or salad, and roll.
     
  • Merry Arts Pub & Grille - 15607 Detroit Ave., Lakewood; 216 226-4080; Lake perch, walleye, Fish & chips, chowder each Friday during Lent.
     
  • Nauti Mermaid - 1378 W. 6th St., Cleveland; 216 771-6175; Perch fish fry each Friday during Lent
     
  • Normandy Party Center - 30310 Palisades Pkwy., Wickliffe; 440 585-5850; Fish fry includes salad, rolls and butter, desert, and soda; selected dates; 4pm - 7pm
     
  • Parma Elks Lodge 1938 - 2250 Snow Rd., Parma; 216 749-1919; Fridays through April 3rd; walleye, shrimp, baked scrod, perch; 430pm - 8pm
     
  • Prosperity Social Club - 1109 Starkweather, Tremont; 216 937-1938; fish fry each Friday
     
  • St. Charles Borrememo Church - 5891 Ridge Rd., Parma, 216 319-6601; fish fry each Friday through April 3, 4pm - 7pm; $8; senior and kids meals available.
     
  • St. James Church - 17514 Detroit Ave., Lakewood; 216 226-1365; fish fry every Friday through March 27; dinner choices include fried perch, baked cod, shrimp or pierogis. Sides include steak fries, mac-n-cheese, applesauce, and cole slaw. 5pm - 730pm; $8
     
  • Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral - 3352 Mayfield Rd., Cleveland Hts.; 216 932-3300; Fish fry each Friday through Lent; 5pm -8pm; $10; children under 12, $5.
  • American Legion Post 421 - 22001 Brookpark Rd., Fairview Park; 440 734-1020; Ash Wednesday and Fridays through March 27; perch, cod, shrimp, pierogis and coleslaw; from $7.
  • St. Joseph Catholic Church -- 3330 Lake Ave., Ashtabula; 440 992-0330; fried fish, baked fish and shrimp dinners; 4pm - 7pm; Fridays through Lent; from $8.50; senior discount offered.
  • St. John Vianney Catholic Church -- 7575 Bellflower Rd, Mentor; 440 255-0600; Alaskan pollock dinners with sides and dessert; hot dogs and chicken fingers available for kids; 5pm - 730pm; Fridays through March 27; $11; seniors $10; kids $5.
  • Harpersfield Township Community Center -- Cork Cold Springs Rd, just west of Route 534 in Harperfield Township (south of Geneva); February 20, March 6, March 20, April 3; 5pm - 7pm; breaded fish, shrimp, chicken or combo with sides and dessert; $9; seniors $8; children $5; benefits the Harpersfield Township Fire Department.
  • Church of the Holy Angels -- 18205 Chillicothe Rd. (Route 306), Bainbridge; 216 731-4003Fridays until March 27; 440 708-0000; choice of perch, cod, tilapia, stuffed shells or pierogi; $10 to $12.
  • Irish American Club -- 22770 Lake Shore Blvd., Euclid; Fridays from February 27 to April 3; perch, cod, shrimp with sides and dessert; clam chowder also available; 530pm -730pm; $10, kids $5.
  • St. Monica Church -- 13623 Rockside Rd., Garfield Hts.; 216 662-8685; Fridays until March 27; cod, baked salmon, shrimp with side and dessert; 4pm - 7pm; $5 to $9.
  • St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Church -- 5913 State Rd., Parma; 440 885-0468; Fridays until April 3; perch, cod or piergi with potato pancakes, clam chowder and fries plus dessert. Kids menu; 430pm - 730pm.
  • St Joseph Catholic Church -- 12700 Pearl Rd., Strongsville; 440 238-5555; February 20 and March 20; breaded and baked fish, clam chowder, pierogi, pizza, mac and cheese. 4pm - 7pm; $9; senior $8; kids $5.
  • St. Michael Catholic Church -- 6540 Brecksville Rd, Independence; 216 702 5024; Fridays through March 27. baked or fried fish, shrimp or pierogi with side and dessert; $8 and $9; kids are $5.
  • St. Gabriel Church -- 9925 Johnnycake Ridge Rd., Concord Township; 440 352-8282; Fridays through March 27; $12.50; children $5.50
  • Dr. Martin Luther Evangelical Lutheran Church -- 4470 Ridge Rd., Brooklyn; 216 749-5585; Fridays through March 20; walleye, cod, shrimp, pierogi or cabbage and noodle dinner; 430pm -7pm; $6 to $10.
  • St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church -- 435 SOM Center Rd., Mayfield; 440 449-2290; Fridays through March 27; fried fish, salmon and shrimp dinners; 5pm - 7pm; $11, senior and kids prices also available.
  • Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church -- 4423 Pearl Rd., Cleveland; 216 749-2323; Fried and baked fish with pierogi and choice of side. 430pm - 7pm; Fridays through March 27. $8, children and seniors $6.
  • St. Albert the Great Church -- 6667 Wallings Rd., North Royalton; 440 237-6760; beer-battered cod or perch with sides and beverage; 4pm - 7pm; Fridays through March 27. $7.50.
  • Jennings Center for Older Adults -- 10204 Granger Rd., Garfield Hts; 216 581-2900; Beer-battered pollack, baked lemon pepper cod with sides and dessert; Fridays through March 27. $12; children 6-12 $5; children under 6 are free.
  • Tadmor Shrine Center -- 3000 Krebs Dr., Akron; 330 644-8494; all-you-can-eat pollock or single serving shrimp or chicken with sides and beverage; 5pm - 730pm; Fridays until April 3; $9, Children 8 and under $4.
  • St. Andrew Ukrainian Catholic Church -- 7700 Hoertz Rd., Parma; 440 843-9149; baked and fried fish, shrimp and pierogi dinners with sides and dessert; 5pm - 730pm; Fridays through March 27; $8 to $10.50.
  • St. Francis de Sales Church -- 3434 George Ave., Parma; 440 884-2319; fish with pierogi, cabbage and noodles and other sides plus beverage and roll; 430pm - 730pm; Fridays through April 3; $12, seniors $10, children $6.

 


(Last updated 2-24-15)

 

  • St. John Bosco Church - 6480 Pearl Rd., Parma Hts; Every Friday during Lent 4pm to 8pm. Fish fry includes breaded Alaskan pollack, homemade pierogies, choice of side dish, coleslaw, roll and butter, homemade dessert and beverage
     
  • Yours Truly - at all eight restaurants (Beachwood, Chagrin Falls, Hudson, Mayfield Village, Medina, Mentor, Rockside Rd, and Shaker Square) - Every Friday throughout Lent;Lightly-battered cod with coleslaw and fries or redskin potatoes and fish sandwich with fries and tartar sauce.
     
  • Our Lady of Angels Church - 3644 Rocky River Dr., Cleveland; 216-252-2332;4pm - 630pm; every Friday throughout Lent; Cod and shrimp dinners; pierogies and cabbage and noodles are also available.
  • St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral -- 5720 State Road, Parma; 440 886-2108; salmon, baked and fried cod, shrimp with choice of side and dessert; 4pm - 730pm; Fridays through March 27; from $7.
  • St. Noel Church -- 35200 Chardon Rd., Willoughby Hills; 440 946-6635; all you can eat baked cod or fried pollack with side and dessert; 430pm - 730pm; Friday until March 27; $11, 6-12 years, $5.
  • Bethany English Lutheran Church -- 15460 Triskett Rd., Cleveland; 216 941-7880; lake Erie perch with side; 430pm - 7pm; Friday from March 6 to March 27; $9, seniors $8, children $4.
  • St. Justin Martyr Church -- 35781 Stevens Blvd., Eastlake; 440 946-1178; all you can eat fish with sides and dessert; 5pm - 7pm; Fridays through March 13; $12, seniors $10, children $8.
  • St. Leo the Great Church -- 4900 Broadview Rd., Cleveland; 216 661-1006; baked tilapia, baked cod or fried pollock or shrimp with sides and dessert; 430pm - 730pm; Fridays through March 27; $8.

(updated 2-21-15)