Where to get fish fry in the DC area
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Lent, observed largely by Christians, begins on Ash Wednesday and ends just before Easter. This year, Ash Wednesday falls on the same day as Valentine’s Day: February 14.
Observers are not usually supposed to eat meat on Fridays during Lent. However, the fish is fine.
Lent lasts for 40 days, and there are seven collection days left before it ends. Here are some places where you can get fried fish and other seafood in the DC area.
Ted’s Fish Fry offers individual fish fries as well as a fish fry lunch special. Don’t feel like frying fish? Ted’s offers other seafood fare such as fried fish nuggets, fish tacos, clam rolls, crab cakes, scallops, and oysters.
- 1186 Western Blvd in Albany
- 203 Wolfe Road in Colonie
- 447 Third Avenue in Watervliet
- 636 New Loudoun Road in Latham
- 700 Hoosick Street in Troy
- 1663 Route 9 in Half Moon
Located at 637 3rd Ave Extension in Rensselaer, Off Shore Pier is a fish market and restaurant. The restaurant has many seafood options including fried fish, scallops, oysters, shrimp, crab cakes, oysters, and various types of fish.
Anker’s Fish House not only serves fried fish, but many different seafood options in rolls including scallops, oysters, and shrimp. The restaurant is located at 420 Altamont Street in Schenectady.
Eddie F’s has fish fries and a variety of other seafood. You can view the full menu on the restaurant’s website. Eddie F’s has two locations: 119 Clinton Street in Saratoga Springs and 1742 Route 9 in Clifton Park.
Smiles opens February 16 at Fish Fry Fridays. The restaurant will be open on Fridays from 4pm to 7pm and the full menu will also be available. Smiles Soft Service Ice Cream is located at 5 John Street in Nassau.
Ralph’s Tavern’s menu includes fish fries and clam rolls for seafood options. The restaurant is located at 1328 Central Avenue in Albany.
O’Toole’s serves a beer battered fish meal with cheese, a side of lime, coleslaw and french fries. The restaurant is located at 1814 Central Avenue in Albany.
Little Big Fatz will be open for Lent and serving fries. You can stay updated on the official opening date on the restaurant’s Facebook page. Little Big Fatz is located at 158 Main Avenue in Wynantskill.
The South Glens Falls Fire Company is holding its annual Fish Fry Friday events February 16-23 and March 8, 15, 22 and 29. Dinners also include macaroni and cheese or French fries, coleslaw, drinks and dessert. Dinner is 5pm-7pm at Station 2 on Reynolds Road in South Glens Falls.
Lil’ Britain Fish & Chip Shop serves fish sandwiches as well as fish, clams, scallops and shrimp with chips. The restaurant is located at 116 North Street in Bennington.
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