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54 places where you can get a fish fry in WNY

Fish Fry Friday at Gene McCarthy's is even more popular during pandemic
Posted at 2:18 PM, Feb 20, 2020
and last updated 2022-03-01 12:35:18-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — There's an irresistible smell in the air across Western New York.

That's because churches, fire halls and restaurants are frying up a lot of fish and fries for Lent. We created a list of places you can get your hands on some delicious Friday dinner in your backyard.


Buffalo Irish Center
245 Abbott Road
Fridays from 4:30-8:00 p.m.
Dinners vary from $12-$15

Brother's Takeout Cafe & Catering
1281 Hertel
Fish Fry on Wednesday and Friday
Starting at $13.95
Telephone: (716) 823-2828

Can You Digg It
317 Hopkins Street
12-11 p.m.
Telephone: 716-436-3193

Doc Sullivan's
474 Abbott Road
Friday Haddock Fish Fry
Telephone: (716) 436-3302

Eddie Brady's
97 Genesee Street
Telephone: 716-854-7017

Gene McCarthy's
73 Hamburg Street
Fish Fry Wednesday and Friday
Telephone: 716-855-8948

Hamlin House
432 Franklin Street
Friday Fish Fry
Telephone: 716-885-8084

Ricotta's Pizza
349 Niagara Street
Fish Fry Dinner $10.99
Telephone: 716-768-8966

Swannie House
170 Ohio Street
Telephone: 847-2898

Wiechec's Lounge
1748 Clinton Street
Friday hours 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Telephone: 716-823-2828


Akron First United Methodist Church
7 Church Street
Fish fry on March 6th from 4:30-7 p.m.
$13 in advance, $14 at door
$10 chicken finger dinner
Telephone: 716-542-2060


The Whistle Stop
1338 Exchange Street
Telephone: 716-937-3339


St. Gregory the Great Church
200 St. Gregory Court. Fridays during lent
Presale tickets, $11. Tickets at the door, $12.
Can purchase tickets in the Family Faith Formation Office, Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Telephone: 716-688-5678.

St. Leo the Great Church
885 Sweet Home Road
Fridays through Lent
5-7 p.m. in the Parish Center. $12 at the door
Telephone: 716-835-8905


205 Martin Avenue
Friday hours 11-3 a.m.
Telephone: 716-825-9247


New Boston Hotel
9373 Boston State Road
Friday hours 11-12 a.m.
Telephone: 716-941-0908


Myrons Expressions
Knights of Columbus 2735 Union Road Cheektowaga
Fridays 4-8pm, Take out or dine in
Beer battered, broiled, breaded, shrimp, seafood platter, homemade soups.

St. Patrick's Episcopal Church
1395 George Urban Blvd.
Ash Wednesday and every Friday in Lent, 4-7 p.m.
Dinners: $12 or $13
Fried or broiled
Includes: salad, dessert, beverage, choice of two homemade sides
Call (716) 684-4206

VFW Leonard Post 6251 - Josephs Catering
2450 Walden Ave
Friday through Lent. Opens at 3:30 p.m.
Telephone: 716-684-4371


Jades Bar Restaurant
4495 Broadway Street
Telephone: 716-683-5054

Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament Church
20 French Road
Telephone: 716-684-6342


Manning's Fireside Manor
5377 West Lake Road
Telephone: 716-679-1199


St. Gabriel's Parish Center
5271 Clinton Street
Telephone: 716-668-4017


Americana Legion Post 880
2912 Legion Drive
Friday Fish Fry $13.95
Telephone: 716-992-3304

St. John's Community Church of Eden
2871 East Church Street
Fridays from 4:30-7 p.m.
Fish dinner $12, shrimp dinner $13
Telephone: 716-992-9143

Town of Evans

Lake Erie Beach Volunteer Fire Company
9483 Lake Shore Road
Every Friday through lent
Telephone: 716-549-6054

Grand Island

St. Stephen School
2080 Baseline Road
Telephone: 773-4347


Olympia Restaurant
2 Jamestown Street
Telephone: 716-532-5303


Hamburg United Methodist Church
116 Union Street
Every Friday until Easter 4:30-8:30 p.m.
Telephone: 649-8080

4100 Lake Shore Road
Friday hours 11 a.m to 10 p.m.
Telephone: 716-627-4570


Native Pride Diner
11359 Southwestern Boulevard
Every Friday from 11 a.m. -11 p.m.
Full fish, $11.49


Apollo Family Restaurant
3387 South Park Avenue
Friday hours 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Telephone: 716-822-8145

Matthew Glab Post 1477
1965 Abbott Road
4 to 8 p.m.

St. Stephen Serbian Orthodox Church
Abbott Rd. & Weber Rd.
Fridays 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Fish dinners & shrimp baskets
Dessert: nut rolls and torta rolls
Call (716) 825-9364

Pat's Submarines
1741 Abbott Rd
Phone: 716-826-0022


Davidson's Family Restaurant
398 East Fairmount Avenue
Friday hours 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Fish fry $12.49
Telephone: 716-763-9135


Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral
6298 Broadway Street
Fridays from 4-7 p.m.
Telephone: 685-5766

Olive Tree
5240 Broadway
Haddock Florentine $14.99
Telephone: 716-651-9940

Skoob's Village Grille
50 Central Avenue
Friday hours 11- 2 a.m.
Telephone: 716-473-5675


Cambria Volunteer Fire Company
4631 Cambria-Wilson Road
Telephone: 716-434-8948

Wagners Restaurant
246 Park Avenue
Friday hours 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Telephone: 716-433-1200


Kenilworth Fire Department
84 Hawthorne Avenue
Fridays through Lent
$11 for dine-in and takeout
Telephone: 838-1219 after 4 p.m.


Pendleton Center United Methodist Church
6864 Campbell Boulevard
Fridays through Lent 4-7 p.m.
Telephone: 625-8306.

Niagara Falls

Mister B's Restaurant
2201 Hyde Park Boulevard
Friday hours 11-12 a.m.
Telephone: 716-298-4028

Mr. Ventry's Pizza on the Boulevard
10051 Niagara Falls Boulevard
Friday hours 10:30-12 a.m.
Battered Haddock $10.95
Telephone: 716-297-1111

St. John de LaSalle Church
8477 Buffalo Ave.
Fridays 4 - 7 p.m.
Beer battered haddock, baked haddock, fried shrimp
Includes french fries or parsley potatoes and cole slaw
$11 eat in/take out
Telephone: (716) 283-7916

North Tonawanda

The Broadway Hotel
158 Main Street
Fish Fry $11.95
Telephone: 716-692-9810

Gratwick Hose Fire Hall
110 Ward Road
Cost: $11, Takeout available
Telephone: 692-9675

Town of Tonawanda

Sheridan Park Volunteer Company
738 Sheridan Drive
Fridays, 4-7 p.m.
Beer battered fish $11
Telephone: 716-873-1111


Gene's Junkyard Bar & Grill
501 Young Street
Telephone: 716-743-1866

St. Christopher Church
2660 Niagara Falls Boulevard
Fridays from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Telephone: 692-2660.

Silver Creek

Sheridan Memorial VFW Post #6390
2556 Route 20
Friday 4-8 p.m.
Reservations encouraged
For takeouts, call 716-672-6011

West Seneca

Ebenezar Ale House
4348 Seneca Street
Telephone: 716-674-2337

Overpass Pub
2720 Seneca Street
Ash Wednesday and Fridays from Noon to 9 p.m.
$12.95 or two for $25


Wilson Fire Co.
250 Young Street
Telephone: 716-751-6038

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