Detroit March 11, 2020
Dig Into Giant Plates Piled High With Fish At These 9 Fish Fries In Metro Detroit This Spring
Fish fry season is officially upon us here in the Motor City area, and there’s nothing more delicious than digging into a plate of deep-fried goodness. Whether you’re searching for a fantastic Friday night spot to explore during Lent or on the lookout for a longer-term option, you’ll find something to satisfy your cravings in Metro Detroit. Here are nine of our top selections for fish fry fanatics.
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1. Knights of Columbus Hall (870 N Main St, Clawson)
Make your way to Clawson for a feast of perfectly prepared fish at the Knights of Columbus Hall, which features an unbeatable all-you-can-eat buffet. Dig into everything from crab cakes and baked tilapia to baked potatoes and homemade mac ‘n cheese. During Lent, fish fries happen here every Friday from 4:30 until 7 p.m., with ticket prices ranging from $4 to $10. Learn more
2. St. Mary’s Catholic Church (730 S Lafayette, Royal Oak)
Through April 3rd, you can enjoy Friday fish fries between 5 and 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, and $6 for children. With this cost, you’ll enjoy baked or fried fish, delicious coleslaw, french fries, salad, and more — all available with drive-up service if you’re interested. If you’d like to find out more, click
3. Sweetest Heart of Mary (4440 Russell St, Detroit)
To enjoy a wonderful fish fry without leaving the city limits, head to Sweetest Heart of Mary and get ready to dig in. In addition to its Wednesday fish fry, the church will offer Friday evening deliciousness from 3 to 8 p.m. until April 10th. Keep it classic with a $10 dinner of cod, pollock, or baked flounder. Other options include a $12 shrimp dinner or an $8 pierogi and potato pancake selection. Find out more
4. Prush’s Bar and Grill (1212 Eureka Rd, Wyandotte)
If you’re looking for a non-church option in a more traditional dining atmosphere, head to Prush’s for its Friday fish fry. Diners rave about the eatery’s delicious lake perch, which can be enjoyed as a single order, an order and a half, or a double order. When paired with fries, coleslaw, and fresh bread, this meal is sure to delight your taste buds. Additional info can be found
5. Big Boy (30460 John R Rd, Madison Heights)
Yes, you read that correctly: Big Boy offers fish fry options at participating locations throughout the country, including the Madison Heights restaurant. Served as a buffet, the fare here is absolutely delectable and includes everything from cod and haddock to hush puppies and soup. You can enjoy the buffet for just $14.99 per person, with service kicking off at 4 p.m. Yum!
6. Carpathia Club (38000 Utica, Sterling Heights)
Head to Sterling Heights for this fish fry, which takes place every Friday through May 15th. Pricing begins at $10 and each entree includes baked cod, fried perch, or a non-fish option available on a rotating basis. Diners will also enjoy a soft drink and a variety of equally tasty sides. You can learn more about the Carpathia Club by clicking
7. Nancy Whiskey Pub (2644 Harrison, Detroit)
If you’ve never stopped in at this long-standing Detroit hangout, now is the perfect time. After all, Nancy’s is beloved among locals and out-of-towners alike for its delicious fish fries on Friday nights, which can often be enjoyed while listening to live music and sipping a few pints. This iconic spot might not be massive, but it serves some of the biggest flavors in town. More information can be found
8. St. Charles Lwanga Catholic Church (10400 Stoepel, Detroit)
This Detroit church makes it easy to enjoy your favorite fish fry flavors, offering take-out and dine-in options to keep your taste buds happy. If you request five or more orders, you can even take advantage of the local delivery service. Select sides and desserts to accompany your perch, tilapia, or catfish. Is your mouth watering yet? Details can be found at
9. Scotty Simpson’s Fish and Chips (22200 Fenkell St, Detroit)
If you’re a Detroit fish fan, you’ve undoubtedly stopped at Scotty Simpson’s at least once. After all, you can enjoy the wonders of a Friday night fish fry every day when you drop in to eat here. As its name suggests, Scotty Simpson’s serves some of the tastiest fish ‘n chips in town, but it also offers hamburgers, chicken, desserts, and so much more. Learn more by clicking
Have you checked out these or any other fish fry options throughout Metro Detroit? Do you have a family favorite to share with your fellow readers? Drop us a line below with your best recommendations!
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