Southern Suburbs Fish Fry Roundup for Lent 2024

Southern Suburbs Fish Fry Roundup for Lent 2024

SOUTH SUBURB CHICAGO — Hello, all you Friday night fried fish hoppers. Lent has officially begun and there are plenty of meat-free options being offered at churches, veterans groups, fraternal organizations, restaurants and bars. Many of them offer meat-free dishes for your kids who hate fish, such as pasta and cheese pizza and grilled cheese. Patch has had success fishing close to the 2024 action.

Churches

Our Lady of Saint Germaine (Oak Lawn)

  • 9711 S. Cullen Street, Oak Lawn
  • Every Friday during Lent from 5 to 8 pm from February 16 to March 22. Prices are still the same as last year. “We got a good deal on the fish,” the church says.
  • The 17th Annual Lenten Fish Fry presented by the Athletic Association and Men’s Club.
  • It’s still all you can eat.
  • Fish basket with choice of baked potato or hash browns and coleslaw $15
  • Meatless pasta dinner with bread, $8
  • Grilled cheese with fries, $6
  • Cheese pizza is $3
  • Baked potatoes are $3
  • Complementary coffee
  • Water, pop and beer are available for purchase
  • Call 708-636-5060 for fulfillment or more information

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Orland Park Presbyterian Church

  • 13401 Wolf Rd
  • From 4:30 to 7:30 pm on Friday, March 15
  • Two-piece ultimate dinner, $13.95
  • Shrimp dinner, $13.25
  • Fish and Shrimp Combo Dinner, $12.50
  • 2-piece chicken dinner, $12.50
  • All dinners include baked potatoes, butter, sour cream, coleslaw, cornbread, tartar sauce, cocktail, and BBQ sauce.
  • Kids’ menu: One-piece fish dinner, $9.95; One chicken dinner, $9.50; 2-piece chicken dinner, $12.50
  • Coffee, tea and lemonade
  • After dinner, enjoy one of the many desserts available at the bakery
  • Dine in or carry out, pre-orders available, order here
  • Limited entry

Saint Albert the Great (Burbank)

  • 5555 State Rd
  • 4 to 7:30 p.m. on Fridays during Lent, February 16 to March 22.
  • Fish dinner $15
  • Combo dinner $20
  • Pasta dinner $10
  • Dinner for kids is $10
  • Soup of the day is $5
  • French fries, $3
  • Beer, wine and pop available

St. Christina (Chicago/Mount Greenwood)

  • 3333 W 110th Street, Chicago
  • Fridays during Lent from February 16 to March 22, from 4:30 to 8 p.m.
  • From 4 to 7:30 p.m
  • Fish dinner for adults $13; Seniors and children (5-12) $10; Under 5 free
  • Re-order fish for $5
  • Grilled macaroni or cheese, $9 (for your kids who hate fish)
  • Beer, wine and pop are available for a small fee
  • Available postings
  • Debit and credit cards are accepted with a 3% processing fee.

St. Catherine of Alexandria (Oak Lawn)

  • 10621 S Street Kidvale, Oak Lawn, Alexandria Centre
  • Presented by SCA Men’s Club
  • 4:30 to 7:30 pm on February 16, March 1 and March 15
  • One-piece Pollock Dinner, $10; 2-piece fish dinner for $13 and 3-piece fish dinner for $15; Dinners include coleslaw and choice of french fries or baked del Santo potatoes (everyone rave about them)
  • All you can eat meatless pasta for $7 (pasta only)
  • For your kids who hate fish: Cheese or grilled cheese pizza with fries or pasta and bread for $5;
  • Additional side of french fries or baked potatoes is $3
  • Implementation is available (let them know if you want it)
  • Drink tickets are available at the bar
  • Water, pop and beer are available for purchase.
  • Dream Lottery tickets sold for $100, and only 2,000 tickets were sold; Prizes worth $100,000 will be distributed, including a grand prize of $75,000. Early bird drawings worth $1,000 are withdrawn at every fish fry.

St. John Newman Parish (formerly St. Joseph Parish, Homewood)

  • Provided by the St. Joe’s Athletic Association
  • St. John Newman Parish, 17951 Dixie Highway, Homewood
  • Every Friday during Lent from February 16 to March 22, from 4:30 to 8 p.m.
  • The menu includes a fresh Alaska pollock dinner with fries, slaw, rolls and dessert, adults $11 (additional portions can be purchased), children 12 and older and seniors, $8 all day.
  • 8-piece shrimp dinner with fries, slaw, roll and dessert, $14
  • Spaghetti or herbed butter dinner with rolls and dessert, $7
  • Beer, Coors Light, Pitcher $3/$10
  • Craft beer $5/$15 a pitcher
  • See full menu and prices.

Parish of Saint Mary Magdalene (Blue Island)

  • Saint Benedict fried fish
  • 2339 York Street (York and Gregory Street), Blue Island
  • Celebrating 54 years of fish.
  • Every Friday, from February 16 to March 22, at 5:30 p.m
  • Dinner is $12 for adults and $5 for children
  • Includes coleslaw, beets, French fries and rye bread with butter. Implementation available.
  • Drinks are available.
  • Curbside and carryout available
  • 708-385-8510

Saint Patricia Holy Name Society (Hickory Hills)

  • 9050 South 86th Blvd., Hickory Hills
  • Sidewalk only, fried fish
  • One day only, from 4-7pm on March 15; All orders must be in by March 1
  • Family Size List: Papa’s Tackle Box: 12-piece fish $30, Mom’s Tackle Box: 24-piece shrimp $27, Tackle Box Set: Fish and Shrimp $35, Minnow Box Set: $27
  • All orders include Hush Puppies and Coleslaw
  • 708-598-5222

The two holy martyrs – Saint. Symphorosa/St. Rene Grubel (Chicago)

  • The Sharp Center Community Hall at St. Symphorosa Campus, 5940 West 62nd Street, Chicago
  • From 5 to 7 p.m., February 16, March 1 and March 15
  • Dine in and carry out available
  • Fish platter (2 pieces of fish, coleslaw, french fries, bread), $12
  • Fish reorders, $3
  • A plate of french fries, $2
  • Pierogi, cheese, potatoes, cabbage, and fruit ($4)
  • Additional items include potato pancakes ($6), cheese quesadilla ($6), soup ($6), and pound cake slice ($2).
  • Kids meal, quesadilla, chips, juice, box of cookies, $6
  • Water, Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, $2; $1 juice box
  • 773-767-1523

ancient warrior

March-Mayer American Legion Post 991 (Worth)

  • 111001 S. Depot Drive, Worth, Illinois
  • Fish fry every Friday during Lent from February through April 7, from 4 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Adults $17; Children 12 and under, $10; Children under 3 years free; Tote, $18
  • Cod, catfish, shrimp or chicken fillet, soup, salad, baked potatoes and French fries.
  • Coffee, tea, soft drinks and sweets
  • Eating or throwing food
  • No phone calls or pre-orders
  • No dog bags, please come hungry

Harry E. Anderson VFW 9545 (New Lenox)

  • 320 Old Hickory Road
  • From 4:30 to 7 p.m. Fridays all year round
  • Breaded Icelandic cod fillet, shrimp, scallops, half chicken
  • All meals include baked potatoes, coleslaw, hash browns, bread and butter
  • Suitable for kids, try the chicken tenders
  • See full list for pricing
  • Free coffee and tea
  • Full service bar available
  • Credit cards available
  • Plenty of parking
  • Slots
  • Online ordering is available

Park Forest American Legion Post 1198 (Chicago Heights)

  • 1631 Western Blvd., Chicago Heights
  • Every Friday during Lent through Good Friday from February 16 to March 29, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Cod, Perch, Shrimp, and Walleye Dinner, Combo (Choice of Two), 15; Leader Board (all of the above) $26.
  • All dinners include hash browns or hash browns, coleslaw, bread and butter.
  • Eating or throwing food
  • For more information or to order delivery, call 708-481-3055.
  • Whatever you do, don’t remove the menu from the bar, take a picture with your phone.

Bremen VFW Post 2791 (Tinley Park)

  • 17147 Oak Park Road, Tinley Park
  • Fridays, February 16 through April 5, from 4 to 7 p.m
  • Panfish, fried cod, fried catfish, shrimp, coleslaw, bread and butter.
  • Two full cash bars are available.
  • Cash only

John Olson Lockport American Legion Post 18

  • 15052 Archer Street, Lockport
  • Every Friday from 4 to 7 pm
  • The meal helps support veterans, enlisted men and women, and their families.
  • Cod 3 Piece ($13), Catfish Dinner ($12), Walleye ($13), Shrimp Basket ($14), Shrimp and Cod Combo ($13) and 3 Piece Chicken Strips and Onion Rings ($10). .
  • All dinners include: baked potatoes or onion rings, coleslaw, bread and butter. Sometimes they have surprise specials.
  • A bowl of homemade soup, $4
  • See full list for pricing.

  • Possibility of dining inside and outside the home.

Markham VFW 9801

  • 3220 W. 159th St., Markham
  • Fridays during Lent, February 16 to March 22, from 3:30 to 7 p.m. (or until the fish runs out)
  • Catfish, Cajun catfish, shrimp dinner $15, combo $18
  • Chicken tenders, $8
  • Grilled cheese is $5
  • Dinner includes coleslaw and french fries
  • For transfers, call 708-596-6990

Fraternal Order of Eagles 1332 (Blue Island)

  • 2427 Grove Street, Blue Island
  • From 4 to 8 p.m. on Fridays during Lent,
  • Cod ($15), shrimp ($17), perch ($15), walleye ($15), whitefish ($12), and chicken tenders ($13)
  • Dinner is served with your choice of French fries or baked potatoes and coleslaw
  • Sides include jalapenos ($7) and onion rings ($6); Additional fries $1.50
  • Mac and Cheese or Jalapeno Mac and Cheese $3
  • Ladies’ homemade bake sale and live entertainment all Fridays

Restaurants and bars

Chuck’s Southern Comfort Cafe (Burbank)

  • 6501 W. 79th St., Burbank
  • Fridays during Lent from February 16 to March 22
  • Available for pickup, delivery and dine-in. Call us at 708-229-8700
  • Chuck’s Seafood Duo – Fried Shrimp, Fried Walleye Strips, Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread Muffin, Fries and Coleslaw
  • Fried Chicken Dinner – Beer-Fried Fish Fillet, Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread Muffins, French Fries and Coleslaw
  • Grilled Mahi Mahi Tacos – Three mahi mahi tacos, honey chipotle coleslaw; Mexican rice, super caesar salad
  • Egg salad sandwich – boiled eggs, mayonnaise, mustard, celery, onions, choice of white or wheat bread.
  • Tuna salad sandwich – tuna, mayonnaise, celery, onion, choice of white bread or wheat bread.

Sammie’s Cafe (Hickory Hills)

  • 8110 W. 95th St., Hickory Hills
  • Fridays during Lent, February 16 to March 29, from 3 to 8 p.m
  • Catfish, fresh ocean perch, Alaskan whitefish dinner, $15.99, and fried shrimp dinner, $17.99; Fried chicken, $15.99
  • Fish and chicken dinner for kids, $9.99
  • All dinners are served with homemade soup, coleslaw, pasta salad, bean and potato salad, fresh homemade rolls, and dessert.

Uncle Bud (Oak Lawn)

  • 9700 Cicero Street, Oak Lawn (97th Street and Cicero Avenue), large parking lot.
  • Fridays during Lent through February 16 through March 22, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m
  • Pepper and egg sandwich, served with bites, $12
  • A perch sandwich served on brioche buns with bite-sized pieces is $16
  • Bang Bang Shrimp Basket Served with French Fries, $18
  • Veggie pizza is $18
  • Shrimp Alfredo pasta served with garlic bread, $18
  • Perch dinner served with coleslaw, tartar sauce and fries is $18

Irish legend

  • Irish Legend, 8933 Archer Street, Willow Springs

  • Special offers for fish appetizers on Fridays during Lent, from February 16 to March 22
  • Pepper and egg sandwich, $9
  • Irish salmon, $22
  • Fish and chips, $18
  • Shrimp tacos, $15
  • Shrimp and spinach rigatoni $18

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