The end of Winter in Wisconsin means one thing: Fish Fry! With Lent going on, your local Catholic Churches become a great place to get your fix, whether you are Catholic, or not, and many of them even offer carry out! Not only that, but Oz has plenty of great restaurants serving up Wisconsin's favorite Friday (and sometimes Wednesday, during Lent) dinner. Here are some of the best options in Oz to get your Friday Fish Fry!
Fork & Tap Port's newest restaurant on the Lake, located behind Sherper's at 203 E. Main St., is offering their gluten free Potato Chip Crusted or Beer Battered Cod Fish Fry on Wednesdays as well as Fridays through Lent.
The Bog Reservations are recommended for this restaurant on the golf course located at 3121 County Road I in Saukville. Call (262) 988-1113.
Riverview Inn in Saukville is best known for their pizza, but they also offer a great Friday Fish Fry Special that changes each week. Located at 3172 N Riverside Drive along the Milwaukee River, this little log-cabin themed restaurant can get pretty crowded, but carry-out is available.
No No's A traditional supper club on the corner of Highway 33 and County Road Y in Newburg, No No's serves a Friday night Fish Fry, as well as All-You-Can-Eat Smelt every Tuesday and Wednesday from 4-9 p.m. Call (262) 675-6960 for reservations or more information.
Newport Shores is the only restaurant on the shore of Lake Michigan in Oz, and is well known for their Friday, and Daily, Fish Fry, as well as many other seafood specials. Located at 407 E. Jackson St. in Port Washington.
Twisted Willow Port Washington's Farm-to-Table restaurant, located at 308 N. Franklin St. offers a gluten-free Friday Fish Fry served with cole slaw, tartar sauce, fries or potato pancakes, and clam chowder for $15.
Juice's Ghost Town Restaurant, located at 990 Ulao Rd. in Grafton, offers a very traditional Friday Fish Fry with a choice of Perch, Haddock, or Walleye and either breaded, beer-battered, pan fried, or broiled. Children's portions are also available.
Atlas BBQ in downtown Grafton is having a Fish Fry Bingo through Lent - just order the fried or bake cod and spin for a Bingo ball. If your number matches one of the 5 pulled earlier that day, your Fish Fry is on the house!
Lake Church Pub & Grill Located at 690 County Road D in Belgium, this humble little restaurant and Inn has quite a reputation for a good Friday Fish Fry. Perch, Walleye, Cod, Shrimp, and Poor Man's Lobster are all served between 4:30 and 9:30 p.m.
The Landmark in Friestadt is such a local gem it doesn't even have a website or social media, but they have a worthy Friday Fish Fry and they are the stuff of Ozaukee legends. Located at 10634 W. Friestadt Rd.
The Range Line Inn in Mequon was once a stagecoach stop in the early 1800's, but its been serving a good Friday Fish Fry at 2635 W. Mequon Road for a long time. Open 4:30-10 p.m.
The Cheel, located in the heart of downtown Thiensville, offers a Gluten-Free Fish Fry every Friday and often has some incredible live music lined up, to boot.
C. Weisler's is as historic as historic downtown Cedarburg can be, and they serve up a special Fish Fry, including a 3 piece Haddock Plate, a Tilapia Plate, a Lake Perch Plate, and more, from 4:30-9 p.m. every Friday at W61 N493 Washington Ave. in downtown Cedarburg.
The Farmstead in Cedarburg is normally the place to go for steaks, but they do serve a classic Friday Cod Fish Fry, as well, for just $10.95. Located at W61 N493 Washington Ave. and housed in a beautiful old farmhouse, The Farmstead is a local favorite.
St. John XXIII Catholic Parish All-You-Can-Eat-Fish Fry Friday, March 13 and 27 from 5-8 p.m. at 1800 N. Wisconsin St. in Port Washington. Dinners Include your choice of Fish (Deep Fried Shrimp, Perch, Cod, or Poor Man's Lobster for $13 or the Seafood Platter for $15); your choice of Baked Potato, French Fries or Potato Pancake; Coleslaw, Boston Clam Chowder, Coffee, Milk, and Dessert (Cake or Ice Cream). Beer and Soda are available for sale, as well. Only $6 for a children's cod or grilled cheese dinner.
St. Joseph's Fish Fry Friday, March 6, 13, 20 and 29, and April 3rd from 4:30-7:45 at 1619 Washington St. in Grafton. Dine in or carry out. Choice of 3 pc. beer battered cod, 1/2 lb. baked Icelandic cod, 4 pc. fried lake perch, 6 pc. Jumbo Fried Shrimp, 2 pc fried walleye for $13; or, try the St. Joe's Platter, featuring 1 fried perch, 2 fried cod, and 3 fried shrimp, plus all of the sides, for $15. Traditional potato pancakes available a la carte. Kids meals available for $6, with your choice of fish, shrimp, hot dog, or mac & cheese. All meals include potatoes, coleslaw, rye bread and butter, coffee* & milk*. Desserts included while they last. (*not included with carry out)
Divine Savior All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry Friday, March 6th and 20th and Friday April 3rd and 17th at 305 Fredonia Avenue. Adults $13, Seniors $12, Children under 10 $7, and Carry-Out or Curbside is $13, which includes 4 pcs. fish, potato, coleslaw and rye bread. No Kid-size fish fry is available for curbside or carryout. Grilled Cheese is available for children with potato and sides for $7. Call ahead for Curbside orders at (262) 692-2141.
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