8 Hole-In-The-Wall Fried Fish Joints In Illinois Only The Locals Know About

If you just can’t wait for your local church or fire department to hold its annual fish fry, you can get one-of-a-kind, fresh fried fish in several towns throughout Illinois any time of year. Some of these hot spots have been part of Illinois history for generations, made popular by the locals who just can’t get enough.

Abandon fish sandwiches from fast-food restaurants and upgrade your next fish feast to a meal only a dive could supply.

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