Pittsburgh February 22, 2018
These 6 Classic Fish Fry Joints Are So Perfectly Pittsburgh
Fish makes the perfect entree any time of the year. Add some crispy fries and coleslaw. Voila! You’ve got a delicious, filling meal. For many, the Lenten season means fish fry Fridays. Local churches often host fish fry Fridays. Some area restaurants have also gotten into the action, adding fish to their menus. Here are six fish fry restaurants in Pittsburgh you might want to try.
1. The Pub Chip Shop – 1830 E Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Every day's a fish fry day at the Pub Chip Shop on the South Side. The classic fish fry joint serves fish and chips at both its brick and mortar restaurant and from its food truck. Browse the menu that also features popular seafood and Turkish dishes. Dine at the Pub Chip Shop for breakfast, lunch, or dinner Sunday through Thursday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Weekend hours run Friday and Saturday from 6 a.m. to midnight.
2. Dor-Stop Restaurant – 1430 Potomac Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Sit down to a delicious fish lunch at the Dor-Stop Restaurant, which offers a special Lenten menu. Choose from such dishes as the jumbo fish sandwich, the crab Benedict, pierogies, and homemade mac and cheese. Dor-Stop Restaurant welcomes diners Monday through Saturday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
3. Original Oyster House – 20 Market Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 ·
Original Oyster House serves perhaps the most famous fish sandwich in Pittsburgh - all year-round. Order a jumbo fish sandwich with a side of fries and coleslaw for a hearty meal. The fish sandwich has gained a following for its taste and because it's so big it spills off the bun. Stop by the Original Oyster House Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
4. Meat & Potatoes – 649 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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A hearty lunch awaits at Meat & Potatoes during this Lenten season. Peruse the special Lenten menu that features such favorites as the hand breaded fish sandwich, the blackened fish sandwich, and the beer battered fish sandwich. Other dishes include the fish and chips and the bahn mi. Meat & Potatoes features its Lenten Lunch menu on Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
5. Wholey’s Fish Market – 1711 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Stock up on your favorite fish, and seafood, at Wholey's Fish Market. Or, indulge in a delicious meal from the kitchen. The menu features such sandwiches as the Icelandic cod, Wholey whaler, and whiting. Other dishes include clam strips, pierogies, and butterfly shrimp. Visit Wholey's Fish Market Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Weekend hours are Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
6. Mitchell’s Fish Market – 185 West Waterfront Drive, Homestead, PA 15120
Order traditional fish and chips at Mitchell's Fish Market. The fish joint's menu features such favorites as the fisherman's platter, shrimp cocktail, and crab stuffed flounder. Mitchell's Fish Market is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
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