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Cleveland Lenten Fish Fries

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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 2013)

  • 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.

  • Fanny's - 353 E 156th St., Cleveland; 216 531-1231; Fish Fry Fridays, featuring breaded lake perch, Canadian Pike, and all-you-can-eat breaded sole

  • 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 during lent; 1130am - 8730pm

  • 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.

  • John Q's Steakhouse -- 55 Public Square, Cleveland, 216 861-0900, fish fry every Friday during lent (lunch and dinner)

  • 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 during lent; 4pm - 8pm; walleye, shrimp, baked scrod, perch; 4pm - 7pm

  • Prosperity Social Club - 1109 Starkweather, Tremont; 216 937-1938; fish fry each Friday

  • St. Charles Borrememo Chuch - 5891 Ridge Rd., Parma, 440 884-3030; fish fry each Friday during Lent, 4pm - 8pm

  • St. James Church - 17514 Detroit Ave., Lakewood; 216 226-1365; fish fry every Friday, dinner choices include fried perch, baked cod, shrimp or pierogis. Sides include steak fries, mac-n-cheese, applesauce, and cole slaw.530pm - 730pm

  • Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral - 3352 Mayfield Rd., Cleveland Hts.; 216 932-3300; Fish fry each Friday through Lent; 5pm -8pm


(Last updated 3-1-13)

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