Local Fish Fry Events for 2020: Kidlist Readers’ Top Picks

If you observe the Catholic tradition of avoiding meat on Fridays — or, like me, just love a good ol’ fashioned fish fry — you’ve got plenty of options in the west suburbs! We just put out a call on our Kidlist Facebook page for fish frys and you guys definitely delivered. Here are your suggestions for where to find a great fish fry in our area. (If we missed your favorite, drop us a comment below.)

Fried fish and chips on a platter.

Local Fish Fry Events at Restaurants, Churches, VFWs, and More for Lent 2020

Restaurants with Fish Fry Specials

Bloomingdale Golf Club (Bloomingdale)
All-you-can haddock fish fry for $15.50/person.

Brooks Kitchen & Tap (Oakbrook Terrace)
Friday for specials including: Fish & Chips and Pepper & Egg Sandwich

Eddie’s of Arlington (Arlington Heights)
All-you-can-eat fish fry on Wednesdays and Fridays year-round.

Edelweiss Restaurant (Norridge)
Krombacher beer-battered fish fry with sides for $10.95 or all-you-can-eat for $13.95; served Thursdays through Sundays.

Fitz’s Pub (Elmhurst)
Friday all-you-can-eat beer-battered fish fry; $11.95/person. Fish sandwich and egg-and-pepper sandwich specials, too.

Irish Times (Brookfield)
All-you-can-eat fish fry.

Lawrence’s Fish & Shrimp (Lombard and Westchester)
Everyday option for fried fish and shrimp.

Moveable Feast + Company (Geneva and Wheaton)
Friday fish and chip special.

Mount Prospect Golf Course (Mount Prospect)
$14.75 per person; $7 per child for the all-you-can-eat fish fry with sides.

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Off Broadway Pub (Brookfield)
All-you-can-eat fish fry with coleslaw for $12.95/adult or $9.95/child.

Pilot Pete’s (Schaumburg)
All-you-can-eat fish fry with sides on Wednesdays and Fridays for $13.95/person.

Rafferty’s Irish Pub (Countryside)
All-you-can-eat fish fry with sides on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Roosters (Bloomingdale)
All-you-can-eat beer-battered haddock with sides on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Tomczak’s Tap (Wood Dale)
Lent Fish Fry menu Fridays from 11:00am – 9:00pm.

Towne Tap (Warrenville)
Friday fish fry from 11:00am – 2:00pm and 5:00pm – 8:30pm.

Village Tavern (Carol Stream)
All-you-can eat fish fry on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Hofbräuhaus Fish Fry (Rosemont)
All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry on Fridays now through April 10.

Churches and VFWs with a Friday Night Fish Fry

St. Benedict Annual Lenten Fish Fry (Blue Island)
February 28; March 6, 13, 20, and 27; April 3, 2020| 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Fish fry in the church hall.

St. Albert the Great (Burbank)
February 28; March 6, 13, 20, and 27; April 3, 2020 | 4:00pm – 7:00pm
See website for menu and directions.

Catigny Post 367 Joliet VFW (Joliet)
Fridays | 4:00pm – 7:30pm
Dine-in and carryout fish fry. See website for menu.

St. Raphael Catholic Church (Naperville)
Lenten Fridays | 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Community welcome to this local church fish fry.

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American Legion Post 675 (Oswego)
Fridays | 4:30pm – 7:30pm
Dine-in and carryout fish fry.

St. Mary Immaculate (Plainfield)
February 28; March 6, 13, 20, and 27; April 3, 2020 | 4:30pm – about 7:30pm
See website for menu, prices, and nonperishable donation drive details.

Knights of Columbus Saint John Council 3738 (Westmont)
Every Friday, February 28 – April 10 | 5:00pm – 8:00pm
All-you-can eat with sides bar for $12/adult or $7/child.

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (Winfield)
February 28; March 6, 13, and 27; April 3, 2020 | 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Knights of Columbus fundraiser; $10/adults, $5/kids, and $9/ seniors. Kids’ options include pizza, kid-sized fish, and spaghetti.

You can also check out more of our great restaurant content, such as Kid-Friendly Restaurants that you’ll want to make a main event and Kids Eat Free deals for every day of the week.

About the Author

Rachel Matuch
Rachel is a mom to two boys (ages 2 and 4) who "certainly has her hands full," as strangers in grocery stores tell her. She's doing her best to keep up and get comfortable with the mud pies and tree-climbing her kids love. In addition to writing and editing, Rachel frequently pillages the Naperville library, plays nerdy board games with her husband, and collapses into a tired heap at 8:30 p.m.

1 Comment on "Local Fish Fry Events for 2020: Kidlist Readers’ Top Picks"

  1. Cheryl Skoda | March 4, 2020 at 12:14 am | Reply

    Holy Guardian Angels Parish, St. Louise de Marillac site, this Friday 3/6 Fish Fry starts at 5:30pm, North Campus Colonnade Room.

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